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Meaning of Ibizan podenco

ibizan podenco means: breed of slender agile medium-sized hound found chiefly in the Balearic Islands; said to have been bred originally by the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt

Meaning of Ibn al-haytham

ibn al-haytham means: an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)

Meaning of Ibn talal hussein

ibn talal hussein means: king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)

Meaning of Ibn-roshd

ibn-roshd means: Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198)

Meaning of Ibn-sina

ibn-sina means: Persian physician and influential philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)

Meaning of Ibolium privet

ibolium privet means: fast-growing and tightly branched hybrid of Ligustrum ovalifolium and Ligustrum obtusifolium

Meaning of Ibota privet

ibota privet means: fast-growing and tightly branched hybrid of Ligustrum ovalifolium and Ligustrum obtusifolium

Meaning of Ibrahim

ibrahim means: the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son

Meaning of Ibrd

ibrd means: a United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments

Meaning of Ibsen

ibsen means: realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906)

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Meaning of Aftershaft

aftershaft means: a supplementary feather (usually small) on the underside of the base of the shaft of some feathers in some birds

Meaning of Asafoetida

asafoetida means: the brownish gum resin of various plants; has strong taste and odor; formerly used as an antispasmodic

Meaning of Cerotic acid

cerotic acid means: a white solid fatty acid found in waxes (such as beeswax)

Meaning of Division schizophyta

division schizophyta means: former term for the Cyanophyta

Meaning of Edified

edified means: instructed and encouraged in moral, intellectual, and spiritual improvement

Meaning of Escrow funds

escrow funds means: funds held in escrow

Meaning of Genus berteroa

genus berteroa means: hoary alyssum

Meaning of Huskily

huskily means: in a hoarse or husky voice

Meaning of June 21

june 21 means: June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point

Meaning of La tour

la tour means: French painter of religious works (1593-1652)

Meaning of Manganese

manganese means: a hard brittle grey polyvalent metallic element that resembles iron but is not magnetic; used in making steel; occurs in many minerals

Meaning of Multivalent

multivalent means: having many values, meanings, or appeals

Meaning of Multivalent

multivalent means: having more than one valence, or having a valence of 3 or higher

Meaning of Multivalent

multivalent means: used of the association of three or more homologous chromosomes during the first division of meiosis

Meaning of Nalline

nalline means: a narcotic antagonist (trade name Nalline) that counteracts the effects of narcotics (especially the effects of poisoning by morphine)

Meaning of Olive-colored

olive-colored means: having the color of green olives

Meaning of Order sirenia

order sirenia means: an animal order including: manatees; dugongs; Steller's sea cow

Meaning of Skunk cabbage

skunk cabbage means: clump-forming deciduous perennial swamp plant of western North America similar to Symplocarpus foetidus but having a yellow spathe

Meaning of Skunk cabbage

skunk cabbage means: deciduous perennial low-growing fetid swamp plant of eastern North America having minute flowers enclosed in a mottled greenish or purple cowl-shaped spathe

Meaning of Somatotrophic hormone

somatotrophic hormone means: a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans

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