Words starting with K

Words that start with K

Kevin the king of kangaroos kept koalas in Kentucky.

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Kis forKale

Kale is a vegetable that is dark green or purple in color. Kale is related to cabbage and has a bitter taste. Kale is very high in nutrients.
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Kis forKangaroo

Scientific name: family: macropodidae
Kangaroos (Macropus rufus) are a marsupial that lives in Australia. Marsupials are animals that keep their babies their pouches. Kangaroos eat mostly grasses and small shrubs. Kangaroos travel by hopping along on their hind legs, using their tail to balance themselves. They can travel very fast, and can grow to be taller and heavier than an adult man. A baby kangaroo is called a joey.
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Scientific name: anigozanthos flavidus and other anigozanthos
Kangaroo paw is the common name for a flowering plant from south Western Australia. It copes well with drought, and is a popular garden plant, especially in native Australian gardens. There are a number of newer and prettier varieties that have been bred as the plant becomes domesticated. There are dwarf varieties, but the larger kind can grow up to 1.5m high. It comes in a range of colours from the original oranges and reds to new pink shades.
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Kis forKebab

Kebabs are a dish made from small peices of spiced meat threaded onto a skewer and cooked over a flame. Kebabs are seen in many different cultures, and there are lots of varieties of kebabs where fruits and vegetables are also threaded onto the skewer. Meat that has been cooked on a very large skewer and then sliced off and wrapped up with sauces and vegetables in some kind of bread is called a döner kebab.

Kis forKeg

A keg is another name for a cask or barrel. Modern kegs tend to be made from metal, and contain drinks stored under pressure.

Kis forKelp

Kelp is a kind of seaweed that grows in large forests in shallow oceans. Kelp grows fast, and can grow to be 80-100m tall.
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Kis forKelpie

The Australian kelpie is a medium sized dog that was bred to herd animals like sheep, cows and goats. Kelpies come in a range of colours but the most familiar one is a reddish-brown coat. Kelpies are very energetic and are only suitable to be kept as pets by people who have a lot of time and space to exercise them. Bored kelpies can be noisy and destructive.
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Kis forKennel

A kennel, or doghouse is a small house you have in your backyard for a dog to live in. A kennel is also used to mean a place where a lot of dogs are kept, or somewhere your dog can stay while you are away on vacation or holidays.

Kis forKerosene

Kerosene is a liquid fuel that can be used for a variety of things. It is often used as the fuel in oil lamps, for heating in houses, and as a fuel for small engines or even some kinds of aircraft.