Words starting with Q

Words that start with Q

A quaint quail and quince quiche was served to the Queen.

Animals starting with QAnimals
Food starting with QFood
Plants that start with QPlants
Adjectives that start with QAdjectives
Countries that start with QCountries

is for
Qatar

Photo of the Qatar flag
Photo by Pedronet
Attribution-Sharealike

Qatar is a state in the middle east. The capital of Qatar is Doha. People in Qatar speak Arabic.

is for
Quack

Photo of a duck quacking.
Photo by UpturnedFace
Attribution-Sharealike

Quack is the noise a duck makes.

is for
Quail

Scientific name: family: phasianidae

A quail is a small bird that lives on the ground. There are many different types of quail, and they are in the same family of birds as the pheasant. They eat mostly seeds but will also eat insects. Quails build their nests on the ground.

is for
Quaint

Something is quaint when it has a certain old-fashioned charm, or if it is interesting in a nice way but a little strange too.

is for
Quandong

Photo of a quandong
Photo by H3_six
Attribution-Sharealike
Scientific name: santalum acuminatum

Quandongs are a type of fruit found in Australia, and are also known as the native peach. They are semi-parasitic and will get some nutrients from the roots of nearby trees and plants. Quandongs grow right across Australia, even in the dryest areas. The fruit itself had a big seed and a very thin coating of fruit on the outside. The seeds are textured and can be made into interesting jewelry.
Quandongs can be used to make jam and pies.

is for
Quarry

Photo of a quarry
Photo by Shandchem
Attribution-Sharealike

A quarry is a large hole in the ground where rock is cut from to use for other purposes. Stone for making buildings from was taken from quarries before bricks were in widespread use.

is for
Quart

A quart measures liquid. It is one quarter of a gallon, or 0.946 liters in the U.S. 1.136 liters in Great Britain.

is for
Quarter

Photo of a quartered apple
Photo by Lucy Downey
Attribution-Sharealike

This apple has been cut into quarters. This means it has been cut into four equal sized pieces.

is for
Quarter

A quarter is an American or Canadian coin that is worth a quarter dollar, or twenty five cents.

The American Quarterhorse is a breed of horse that is very fast over very short distances, hence the name - coming from a quarter mile race. They are also used at rodeos and as working horses.

Follow on Twitter
Subscribe by e-Mail