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 Asterope

asterope means: one of the stars in the star cluster Pleiades

Meaning of Asterope

asterope means: (Greek mythology) one of the 7 Pleiades

Meaning of Ballyhoo artist

ballyhoo artist means: someone who uses exaggerated or lurid material in order to gain public attention

Meaning of Bay stater

bay stater means: a native or resident of Massachusetts

Meaning of Chief constable

chief constable means: the head of the police force in a county (or similar area)

Meaning of Cough up

cough up means: discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth

Meaning of Cough up

cough up means: give reluctantly

Meaning of Desynchronization

desynchronization means: the relation that exists when things occur at unrelated times

Meaning of Eidos

eidos means: (anthropology) the distinctive expression of the cognitive or intellectual character of a culture or a social group

Meaning of Flee

flee means: run away quickly

Meaning of Genus sarcocystis

genus sarcocystis means: chief genus of the order Sarcosporidia

Meaning of Honey oil

honey oil means: street names for ketamine

Meaning of Inverse cosecant

inverse cosecant means: the angle that has a cosecant equal to a given number

Meaning of Logistician

logistician means: a person skilled at symbolic logic

Meaning of Musketry

musketry means: the technique of using small arms (especially in battle)

Meaning of Musketry

musketry means: musketeers and their muskets collectively

Meaning of Pinus edulis

pinus edulis means: small compact two-needled pinon of southwestern United States; important as a nut pine

Meaning of Platinum blonde

platinum blonde means: a blond whose hair is a pale silvery (often artificially colored) blond

Meaning of Scallop shell

scallop shell means: a shell of a scallop

Meaning of Steel wool

steel wool means: a mass of woven steel fibers used as an abrasive

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