Words starting with h

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Meaning of Habeas corpus

habeas corpus means: a writ ordering a prisoner to be brought before a judge

Meaning of Habenaria

habenaria means: chiefly terrestrial orchids with tubers or fleshy roots often having long slender spurs and petals and lip lobes; includes species formerly placed in genus Gymnadeniopsis

Meaning of Habenaria albiflora

habenaria albiflora means: bog orchid of eastern North America with a spike of pure white fringed flowers

Meaning of Habenaria bifolia

habenaria bifolia means: south European orchid having fragrant greenish-white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Habenaria

Meaning of Habenaria chlorantha

habenaria chlorantha means: south European orchid with dark green flowers that are larger and less fragrant than Platanthera bifolia; sometimes placed in genus Habenaria

Meaning of Habenaria dilatata

habenaria dilatata means: orchid with spikes of many fragrant white flowers on erect leafy stems; of wet or boggy ground through most of the West and northern North America

Meaning of Habenaria elegans

habenaria elegans means: slender inland rein orchid similar to coastal rein orchid but with pale greenish-yellow flowers

Meaning of Habenaria fimbriata

habenaria fimbriata means: North American orchid similar to Habenaria psycodes with larger paler flowers

Meaning of Habenaria greenei

habenaria greenei means: stout orchid of central California to northern Washington having racemes of white fragrant bilaterally symmetrical flowers

Meaning of Habenaria hookeri

habenaria hookeri means: a long-spurred orchid with base leaves and petals converging under the upper sepal

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Acting

acting means: the performance of a part or role in a drama

Meaning of Acting

acting means: serving temporarily especially as a substitute

Meaning of American crayfish

american crayfish means: common large crayfishes of eastern North America

Meaning of As

as means: a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa

Meaning of As

as means: a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar

Meaning of As

as means: to the same degree (often followed by `as')

Meaning of Ateleiosis

ateleiosis means: a form of infantilism characterized by physical underdevelopment but normal intelligence

Meaning of Baldrick

baldrick means: a wide (ornamented) belt worn over the right shoulder to support a sword or bugle by the left hip

Meaning of Bimetallism

bimetallism means: a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by stated amounts of two metals (usually gold and silver) with values set at a predetermined ratio

Meaning of Cabaret

cabaret means: a series of acts at a night club

Meaning of Cabaret

cabaret means: a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink

Meaning of Chilopoda

chilopoda means: arthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs: centipedes

Meaning of Corypha umbraculifera

corypha umbraculifera means: tall palm of southern India and Sri Lanka with gigantic leaves used as umbrellas and fans or cut into strips for writing paper

Meaning of Float

float means: an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy

Meaning of Float

float means: something that floats on the surface of water

Meaning of Float

float means: a hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco

Meaning of Float

float means: an elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade

Meaning of Float

float means: a drink with ice cream floating in it

Meaning of Float

float means: the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public

Meaning of Float

float means: the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment

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