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z
  • n  the ending of a series or sequence
  • n  the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet
    the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee
    he doesn't know A from izzard
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z-axis
  • n  the third axis in a 3-dimensional coordinate system
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zabaglione
  • n  light foamy custard-like dessert served hot or chilled
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zacharias
  • n  a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 6th century BC
  • n  an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zechariah which are concerned mainly with the renewal of Israel after the Babylonian Captivity
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zachary taylor
  • n  12th President of the United States; died in office (1784-1850)
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zag
  • n  an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
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zaire
  • n  the basic unit of money in Zaire
  • n  a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
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zaire river
  • n  a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic
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zakat
  • n  the fourth pillar of Islam is almsgiving as an act of worship
    the zakat is earmarked for the poor and disabled
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