Words containing ple

Meaning of A couple of

a couple of means: more than one but indefinitely small in number

Meaning of Abdominal nerve plexus

abdominal nerve plexus means: a large plexus of sympathetic nerves in the abdomen behind the stomach

Meaning of Accounting principle

accounting principle means: a principle that governs current accounting practice and that is used as a reference to determine the appropriate treatment of complex transactions

Meaning of Adam's apple

adam's apple means: the largest cartilage of the larynx

Meaning of Adam's apple

adam's apple means: tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand

Meaning of Adrianople

adrianople means: a city in northwestern Turkey; a Thracian town that was rebuilt and renamed by the Roman Emperor Hadrian

Meaning of Affirmative pleading

affirmative pleading means: any defensive pleading that affirms facts rather than merely denying the facts alleged by the plaintiff

Meaning of Aimee semple mcpherson

aimee semple mcpherson means: United States evangelist (born in Canada) noted for her extravagant religious services (1890-1944)

Meaning of Alternative pleading

alternative pleading means: a pleading that alleges facts so separate that it is difficult to determine which facts the person intends to rely on

Meaning of American crab apple

american crab apple means: medium-sized tree of the eastern United States having pink blossoms and small yellow fruit

Meaning of Autistic

autistic means: characteristic of or affected with autism

Meaning of Brinjal

brinjal means: hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable

Meaning of Common mood

common mood means: a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact

Meaning of Cornelian cherry

cornelian cherry means: deciduous European shrub or small tree having bright red fruit

Meaning of Corneum

corneum means: the outermost layer of the epidermis consisting of dead cells that slough off

Meaning of Dutchman's-pipe

dutchman's-pipe means: hardy deciduous vine having large leaves and flowers with the calyx tube curved like the bowl of a pipe

Meaning of Eupatorium coelestinum

eupatorium coelestinum means: rhizomatous plant of central and southeastern United States and West Indies having large showy heads of clear blue flowers; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium

Meaning of Genus hydrocharis

genus hydrocharis means: frogbit

Meaning of Infant death

infant death means: sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep

Meaning of Judas tree

judas tree means: small tree of the eastern Mediterranean having abundant purplish-red flowers growing on old wood directly from stems and appearing before the leaves: widely cultivated in mild regions; wood valuable for veneers

Meaning of Leptosporangium

leptosporangium means: a sporangium formed from a single epidermal cell; characteristic of the Filicales or of almost all modern ferns

Meaning of Parliamentary procedure

parliamentary procedure means: a body of rules followed by an assembly

Meaning of Quercus agrifolia

quercus agrifolia means: highly variable often shrubby evergreen oak of coastal zone of western North America having small thick usually spiny-toothed dark-green leaves

Meaning of Reproductive cloning

reproductive cloning means: making a full living copy of an organism; requires a surrogate mother

Meaning of Rodgers

rodgers means: United States composer of musical comedies (especially in collaboration with Oscar Hammerstein II and with Lorenz Hart) (1902-1979)

Meaning of Sedge

sedge means: grasslike or rushlike plant growing in wet places having solid stems, narrow grasslike leaves and spikelets of inconspicuous flowers

Meaning of Senegal

senegal means: a republic in northwestern Africa on the coast of the Atlantic; formerly a French colony but achieved independence in 1960

Meaning of Spanish gorse

spanish gorse means: erect shrub of southwestern Europe having racemes of golden yellow flowers

Meaning of Vena basivertebralis

vena basivertebralis means: one of a number of veins draining the spongy substance of the vertebrae and emptying into the anterior internal vertebral venous plexus

Meaning of Wages

wages means: a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing

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