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  • English Word Ys Definition of Y
  • English Word Ysame Definition Together.
  • English Word Yt Definition Alt. of Yt
  • English Word Yt Definition an old method of printing that (AS. /aet, /aet) the "y" taking the place of the old letter "thorn" (/). Cf. Ye, the.
  • English Word Ythrowe Definition p. p. of Throw.
  • English Word Ytterbic Definition Pertaining to, or derived from, ytterbium; containing ytterbium.
  • English Word Ytterbium Definition A rare element of the boron group, sometimes associated with yttrium or other related elements, as in euxenite and gadolinite. Symbol Yb; provisional atomic weight 173.2. Cf. Yttrium.
  • English Word Yttria Definition The oxide, Y2O3, or earth, of yttrium.
  • English Word Yttric Definition Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, yttrium.
  • English Word Yttriferous Definition Bearing or containing yttrium or the allied elements; as, gadolinite is one of the yttriferous minerals.
  • English Word Yttrious Definition Same as Yttric.
  • English Word Yttrium Definition A rare metallic element of the boron-aluminium group, found in gadolinite and other rare minerals, and extracted as a dark gray powder. Symbol Y. Atomic weight, 89.
  • English Word Yttro-cerite Definition A mineral of a violet-blue color, inclining to gray and white. It is a hydrous fluoride of cerium, yttrium, and calcium.
  • English Word Yttro-columbite Definition Alt. of Yttro-tantalite
  • English Word Yttro-tantalite Definition A tantalate of uranium, yttrium, and calcium, of a brown or black color.
  • English Word Yu Definition Jade.
  • English Word Yucca Definition See Flicker, n., 2.
  • English Word Yucca Definition A genus of American liliaceous, sometimes arborescent, plants having long, pointed, and often rigid, leaves at the top of a more or less woody stem, and bearing a large panicle of showy white blossoms.
  • English Word Yuck Definition To itch.
  • English Word Yuck Definition To scratch.
  • English Word Yuckel Definition Same as Yockel.
  • English Word Yuen Definition The crowned gibbon (Hylobates pileatus), native of Siam, Southern China, and the Island of Hainan. It is entirely arboreal in its habits, and has very long arms. the males are dark brown or blackish, with a caplike mass of long dark hair, and usually with a white band around the face. The females are yellowish white, with a dark spot on the breast and another on the crown. Called also wooyen, and wooyen ape.
  • English Word Yufts Definition Russia leather.
  • English Word Yug Definition Alt. of Yuga
  • English Word Yuga Definition Any one of the four ages, Krita, or Satya, Treta, Dwapara, and Kali, into which the Hindoos divide the duration or existence of the world.
  • English Word Yuke Definition Same as Yuck.
  • English Word Yulan Definition A species of Magnolia (M. conspicua) with large white blossoms that open before the leaves. See the Note under Magnolia.
  • English Word Yule Definition Christmas or Christmastide; the feast of the Nativity of our Savior.
  • English Word Yuletide Definition Christmas time; Christmastide; the season of Christmas.
  • English Word Yumas Definition A tribe of Indians native of Arizona and the adjacent parts of Mexico and California. They are agricultural, and cultivate corn, wheat, barley, melons, etc.