Words containing dc

Meaning of Alehoof

alehoof means: trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta

Meaning of Antipode

antipode means: direct opposite

Meaning of Artificial additive

artificial additive means: an additive to food intended to improve its flavor or appearance or shelf-life

Meaning of Carpet bomb

carpet bomb means: bomb a large area systematically and extensively

Meaning of Chloasma

chloasma means: a tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives

Meaning of Crapaud

crapaud means: large toothed frog of South America and Central America resembling the bullfrog

Meaning of Gristle

gristle means: tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults

Meaning of Hydrous

hydrous means: containing combined water (especially water of crystallization as in a hydrate)

Meaning of In stages

in stages means: a little bit at a time

Meaning of Lounge car

lounge car means: railroad car having a bar and tables and lounge chairs

Meaning of Mantis

mantis means: predacious long-bodied large-eyed insect of warm regions; rests with forelimbs raised as in prayer

Meaning of Municipal center

municipal center means: the center of a city

Meaning of Patching

patching means: the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it

Meaning of Physiological nystagmus

physiological nystagmus means: small involuntary tremors of the eyeballs; when it is eliminated by stabilizing the image on the retina, visual perception fades rapidly from fatigue of the retinal receptors

Meaning of Saame

saame means: the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula

Meaning of Saame

saame means: a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer

Meaning of Sexual practice

sexual practice means: activities associated with sexual intercourse

Meaning of Shoo

shoo means: drive away by crying `shoo!'

Meaning of Sight bill

sight bill means: a draft payable on presentation

Meaning of Triglochin

triglochin means: perennial or annual bog or marsh plants; includes arrow grass

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