Words starting with s

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Meaning of Sabbatical year

sabbatical year means: a sabbatical leave lasting one year

Meaning of Sabbatum

sabbatum means: the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians

Meaning of Sabellian

sabellian means: an extinct Osco-Umbrian language of ancient Italy that survives only in a few inscriptions

Meaning of Saber

saber means: a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back

Meaning of Saber

saber means: a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle

Meaning of Saber

saber means: kill with a saber

Meaning of Saber

saber means: cut or injure with a saber

Meaning of Saber rattling

saber rattling means: the ostentatious display of military power (with the implied threat that it might be used)

Meaning of Saber saw

saber saw means: a portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut

Meaning of Saber-toothed

saber-toothed means: having teeth that resemble sabers

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Meaning of Animal pigment

animal pigment means: pigment occurring in animals

Meaning of Arianist

arianist means: an adherent of Arianism (the belief that Jesus Christ was not truly God)

Meaning of Capetian dynasty

capetian dynasty means: a Frankish dynasty founded by Hugh Capet that ruled from 987 to 1328

Meaning of Chlorura

chlorura means: towhees

Meaning of Circumflex iliac artery

circumflex iliac artery means: an artery that supplies the lower abdominal walls and skin and the sartorius muscle

Meaning of Dardanelles campaign

dardanelles campaign means: the unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia; defeated by the Turks

Meaning of European ash

european ash means: tall ash of Europe to the Caucasus having leaves shiny dark-green above and pale downy beneath

Meaning of Farcically

farcically means: in a farcical manner

Meaning of Fire walking

fire walking means: the ceremony of walking barefoot over hot stones or a bed of embers

Meaning of Galvani

galvani means: Italian physiologist noted for his discovery that frogs' muscles contracted in an electric field (which led to the galvanic cell) (1737-1798)

Meaning of Haleakala national park

haleakala national park means: a national park in Hawaii including a dormant volcano

Meaning of Hemoprotein

hemoprotein means: a conjugated protein linked to a compound of iron and porphyrin

Meaning of Holiday resort

holiday resort means: a hotel located in a resort area

Meaning of Lampooner

lampooner means: mimics literary or musical style for comic effect

Meaning of Mythologic

mythologic means: based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity

Meaning of Oligoporus

oligoporus means: a genus of fungi belonging to the family Polyporaceae

Meaning of Pipidae

pipidae means: tongueless frogs

Meaning of Prevaricator

prevaricator means: a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly

Meaning of Tallin

tallin means: a port city on the Gulf of Finland that is the capital and largest city of Estonia

Meaning of White bryony

white bryony means: white-flowered vine having thick roots and bearing small black berries; Europe to Iran

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