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 Asheville

asheville means: a town in western North Carolina in the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west of Charlotte

Meaning of Assay-mark

assay-mark means: a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity

Meaning of Coast mountains

coast mountains means: a string of mountain ranges along the Pacific coast of North America from southeastern Alaska to Lower California

Meaning of Conepatus

conepatus means: a genus of Mustelidae

Meaning of Defang

defang means: remove the fangs from

Meaning of Dropsy

dropsy means: swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities

Meaning of Dual carriageway

dual carriageway means: a highway divided down the middle by a barrier that separates traffic going in different directions

Meaning of Edward young

edward young means: English poet (1683-1765)

Meaning of Gymnastic horse

gymnastic horse means: a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs

Meaning of Hairy finger grass

hairy finger grass means: a European forage grass grown for hay; a naturalized weed in United States

Meaning of Imperviable

imperviable means: not admitting of passage or capable of being affected

Meaning of Palometa simillima

palometa simillima means: smaller than Florida pompano; common in West Indies

Meaning of President andrew johnson

president andrew johnson means: 17th President of the United States; was elected vice president and succeeded Lincoln when Lincoln was assassinated; was impeached but acquitted by one vote (1808-1875)

Meaning of Raffle

raffle means: a lottery in which the prizes are goods rather than money

Meaning of Raffle

raffle means: dispose of in a lottery

Meaning of Seedcase

seedcase means: the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)

Meaning of Self-education

self-education means: the process of educating yourself

Meaning of Wop

wop means: (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent

Meaning of Word-splitting

word-splitting means: making too fine distinctions of little importance

Meaning of Work unit

work unit means: a unit of measurement for work

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