Words containing ssus

Meaning of Battle of issus

battle of issus means: a battle (333 BC) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians under Darius III

Meaning of Blissus

blissus means: chinch bugs

Meaning of Blissus leucopterus

blissus leucopterus means: small black-and-white insect that feeds on cereal grasses

Meaning of Borassus

borassus means: palmyra

Meaning of Borassus flabellifer

borassus flabellifer means: tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving

Meaning of Byssus

byssus means: tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface

Meaning of Cnossus

cnossus means: an ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC

Meaning of Colossus

colossus means: a person of exceptional importance and reputation

Meaning of Colossus

colossus means: someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful

Meaning of Colossus of rhodes

colossus of rhodes means: a huge bronze statue of the sun god Helios that was built around 285 BC and that stood beside the harbor entrance on the island of Rhodes for about 50 years before it was toppled by an earthquake

Meaning of Angiospermous yellowwood

angiospermous yellowwood means: any of various angiospermous trees having yellow wood

Meaning of Cocklebur

cocklebur means: burdock having heart-shaped leaves found in open woodland, hedgerows and rough grassland of Europe (except extreme N) and Asia Minor; sometimes cultivated for medicinal and culinary use

Meaning of Cocklebur

cocklebur means: any coarse weed of the genus Xanthium having spiny burrs

Meaning of Desmodium gyrans

desmodium gyrans means: erect tropical Asian shrub whose small lateral leaflets rotate on their axes and jerk up and down under the influence of sunshine

Meaning of Family euglenaceae

family euglenaceae means: considered green algae

Meaning of Guar gum

guar gum means: a gum from seeds of the guar plant; used to thicken foods and as sizing for paper and cloth

Meaning of John addington symonds

john addington symonds means: English writer (1840-1893)

Meaning of Least shrew

least shrew means: small brown shrew of grassy regions of eastern United States

Meaning of Lufkin

lufkin means: a town in eastern Texas

Meaning of Oscillatory

oscillatory means: having periodic vibrations

Meaning of Overage

overage means: a surplus or excess of money or merchandise that is actually on hand and that exceeds expectations

Meaning of Overage

overage means: too old to be useful

Meaning of Punctiliousness

punctiliousness means: strict attention to minute details

Meaning of Single prop

single prop means: a propeller plane with a single propeller

Meaning of Sketch pad

sketch pad means: a book containing sheets of paper on which sketches can be drawn

Meaning of Steroidal

steroidal means: of or relating to steroid hormones or their effects

Meaning of Stitching

stitching means: joining or attaching by stitches

Meaning of Suborder clamatores

suborder clamatores means: used in some classification systems; a suborder or superfamily nearly coextensive with suborder Tyranni; Passeriformes having relatively simple vocal organs and little power of song; clamatorial birds

Meaning of Tracery

tracery means: decoration consisting of an open pattern of interlacing ribs

Meaning of Unprovable

unprovable means: not provable

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