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Meaning of Aare river

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

Meaning of Aarhus

aarhus means: port city of Denmark in eastern Jutland

Meaning of Aaron

aaron means: (Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf

Meaning of Aaron

aaron means: United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)

Meaning of Aaron burr

aaron burr means: United States politician who served as vice president under Jefferson; he mortally wounded his political rival Alexander Hamilton in a duel and fled south (1756-1836)

Meaning of Aaron copland

aaron copland means: United States composer who developed a distinctly American music (1900-1990)

Meaning of Aaron montgomery ward

aaron montgomery ward means: United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)

Meaning of Aaron's rod

aaron's rod means: tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches

Meaning of Aarp

aarp means: an association of people to promote the welfare of senior citizens

Meaning of Aas

aas means: an associate degree in applied science

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Backbencher

backbencher means: a member of the House of Commons who is not a party leader

Meaning of Cps

cps means: the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second (named for Heinrich Rudolph Hertz)

Meaning of Cyanogenetic

cyanogenetic means: capable of producing cyanide

Meaning of Endicott

endicott means: born in England; in 1629 he became the founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (1588-1665)

Meaning of Flight attendant

flight attendant means: an attendant on an airplane

Meaning of Forsythia

forsythia means: any of various early blooming oleaceous shrubs of the genus Forsythia; native to eastern Asia and southern Europe but widely cultivated for their branches of bright yellow bell-shaped flowers

Meaning of Geb

geb means: Egyptian god of the earth; father of Osiris and Isis

Meaning of Genus kohleria

genus kohleria means: genus of tropical American shrubs

Meaning of Haddock

haddock means: important food fish on both sides of the Atlantic; related to cod but usually smaller

Meaning of Haddock

haddock means: lean white flesh of fish similar to but smaller than cod; usually baked or poached or as fillets sauteed or fried

Meaning of Iron deficiency anemia

iron deficiency anemia means: a form of anemia due to lack of iron in the diet or to iron loss as a result of chronic bleeding

Meaning of Myoclonus

myoclonus means: a clonic spasm of a muscle or muscle group

Meaning of Organza

organza means: a fabric made of silk or a silklike fabric that resembles organdy

Meaning of Primary election

primary election means: a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen

Meaning of Relative-in-law

relative-in-law means: a relative by marriage

Meaning of Sistrurus miliaris

sistrurus miliaris means: small pygmy rattlesnake

Meaning of Stercobilinogen

stercobilinogen means: a chromogen formed in the intestine from the breakdown of bilirubin; yields urobilins on oxidation; some is excreted in the feces and some is resorbed and excreted in bile or urine

Meaning of Teetotal

teetotal means: practice teetotalism and abstain from the consumption of alcoholic beverages

Meaning of Teetotal

teetotal means: practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages

Meaning of Triassic

triassic means: from 230 million to 190 million years ago; dinosaurs, marine reptiles; volcanic activity

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