Words that contain 'd' and end in 'dea'

The combination requested has 24 solutions.

6 letter words

  • giddea

8 letter words

  • diomedea
  • gadoidea

9 letter words

  • discoidea
  • hydroidea

10 letter words

  • dendroidea
  • gordioidea
  • raphidodea

11 letter words

  • ascidioidea
  • cycadeoidea
  • coccidiidea
  • raphidoidea

12 letter words

  • chalcidoidea
  • delphinoidea
  • pyralidoidea
  • proctodeudea
  • stomodeumdea

13 letter words

  • cassiduloidea
  • hadentomoidea
  • triodontoidea

14 letter words

  • edriasteroidea

15 letter words

  • edrioasteroidea
  • iguanodontoidea
  • tenthredinoidea

How many acceptable words are possible to put together using the combination specified?
It's possible to derive 24 words using the combination of words that have 'd' in and end with 'dea'.

In Scrabble, what is the highest possible score you can get using this list of words containing 'd' and ending with 'dea'?
From this particular combination, the best word to play is 'diomedea' for a total score of 12 in Scrabble.

Is there a distinct word from this page of word that has 'd' in and ends with 'dea' that could be thought of as unusual?
There are a handful of interesting words in this list, that being said our favorite word is 'ascidioidea'. The standard definition of 'ascidioidea' is as follows: "A group of Tunicata, often shaped like a two-necked bottle. The group includes, social, and compound species. The gill is a netlike structure within the oral aperture. The integument is usually leathery in texture. See Illustration in Appendix.".

What is the largest word you can construct from the combination specified?
There are 15 letters in the word 'edrioasteroidea', that makes it the biggest word Dictionarypedia has.