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Meaning of Aah

aah means: express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'

Meaning of Aaland islands

aaland islands means: an archipelago of some 6,000 islands in the Gulf of Bothnia under Finnish control

Meaning of Aalborg

aalborg means: a city and port in northern Jutland

Meaning of Aalii

aalii means: a small Hawaiian tree with hard dark wood

Meaning of Aalst

aalst means: a town in central Belgium

Meaning of Aalto

aalto means: Finnish architect and designer of furniture (1898-1976)

Meaning of Aar

aar means: a river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine

Meaning of Aardvark

aardvark means: nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata

Meaning of Aardwolf

aardwolf means: striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects

Meaning of Aare

aare means: a river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine

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Meaning of Arrowleaf groundsel

arrowleaf groundsel means: perennial with sharply toothed triangular leaves on leafy stems bearing a cluster of yellow flower heads; moist places in mountains of western North America

Meaning of Auriculariaceae

auriculariaceae means: fungi having gelatinous sporophores

Meaning of Bootlegger

bootlegger means: someone who makes or sells illegal liquor

Meaning of Crosscurrent

crosscurrent means: actions counter to the main group activity

Meaning of Crosscurrent

crosscurrent means: a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current

Meaning of Dreadnought

dreadnought means: battleship that has big guns all of the same caliber

Meaning of Edward james muggeridge

edward james muggeridge means: United States motion-picture pioneer remembered for his pictures of running horses taken with a series of still cameras (born in England) (1830-1904)

Meaning of Edward vernon rickenbacker

edward vernon rickenbacker means: the most decorated United States combat pilot in World War I (1890-1973)

Meaning of Family aphyllanthaceae

family aphyllanthaceae means: one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted; includes genus Aphyllanthes

Meaning of Genus sabinea

genus sabinea means: small genus of deciduous West Indian trees or shrubs: carib wood

Meaning of Hard rubber

hard rubber means: a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber

Meaning of Hogfish

hogfish means: found from Long Island southward

Meaning of Hogfish

hogfish means: large wrasse of western Atlantic; head of male resembles a pig's snout

Meaning of Homeric

homeric means: relating to or characteristic of Homer or his age or the works attributed to him

Meaning of Mak

mak means: a terrorist organization founded by Osama bin Laden in the 1980s to provide money and recruit fighters around the world; enlisted and transported thousands of men to Afghanistan to fight the Russians; a split in the group led bin Laden and the extremist faction of MAK to form al-Qaeda

Meaning of Meat packer

meat packer means: a wholesaler in the meat-packing business

Meaning of Mitella diphylla

mitella diphylla means: miterwort of northeastern North America usually with two opposite leaves on erect flowering stems that terminate in erect racemes of white flowers

Meaning of Paying back

paying back means: a reciprocal group action

Meaning of Planetoid

planetoid means: any of numerous small celestial bodies that move around the sun

Meaning of Souring

souring means: the process of becoming sour

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