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Crossword Answers for: ZE??

zeal

zeal
(n.) Passionate ardor in the pursuit of anything; eagerness in favor of a person or cause; ardent and active interest; engagedness; enthusiasm; fervor.
(n.) A zealot.
(v. i.) To be zealous.

zebu

zebu
(n.) A bovine mammal (Ros Indicus) extensively domesticated in India, China, the East Indies, and East Africa. It usually has short horns, large pendulous ears, slender legs, a large dewlap, and a large, prominent hump over the shoulders; but these characters vary in different domestic breeds, which range in size from that of the common ox to that of a large mastiff.

zein

zein
(n.) A nitrogenous substance of the nature of gluten, obtained from the seeds of Indian corn (Zea) as a soft, yellowish, amorphous substance.

zend

zend
(n.) Properly, the translation and exposition in the Huzv/resh, or literary Pehlevi, language, of the Avesta, the Zoroastrian sacred writings; as commonly used, the language (an ancient Persian dialect) in which the Avesta is written.

zeno

zeno
Ancient Greek philosopher who founded the Stoic school (circa 335-263 BC)
Ancient Greek philosopher who formulated paradoxes that defended the belief that motion and change are illusory (circa 495-430 BC)

zero

zero
(n.) A cipher; nothing; naught.
(n.) The point from which the graduation of a scale, as of a thermometer, commences.
(n.) Fig.: The lowest point; the point of exhaustion; as, his patience had nearly reached zero.

zest

zest
(n.) A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to liquor, etc.
(n.) Hence, something that gives or enhances a pleasant taste, or the taste itself; an appetizer; also, keen enjoyment; relish; gusto.
(n.) The woody, thick skin inclosing the kernel of a walnut.
(v. t.) To cut into thin slips, as the peel of an orange, lemon, etc.; to squeeze, as peel, over the surface of anything.
(v. t.) To give a relish or flavor to; to heighten the taste or relish of; as, to zest wine.

zeta

zeta
(n.) A Greek letter corresponding to our z.

zeus

zeus
(n.) The chief deity of the Greeks, and ruler of the upper world (cf. Hades). He was identified with Jupiter.