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Meaning of 11-plus

11-plus means: (formerly in Britain) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school

Meaning of A. testudineus

a. testudineus means: a small perch of India whose gills are modified to allow it to breathe air; has spiny pectoral fins that enable it to travel on land

Meaning of Aarhus

aarhus means: port city of Denmark in eastern Jutland

Meaning of Abacus

abacus means: a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves

Meaning of Abacus

abacus means: a tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave

Meaning of Abdominal nerve plexus

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

Meaning of Abdominous

abdominous means: having a large belly

Meaning of Abecedarius

abecedarius means: a poem having lines beginning with letters of the alphabet in regular order

Meaning of Abelmoschus

abelmoschus means: genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers

Meaning of Abelmoschus esculentus

abelmoschus esculentus means: tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus

Meaning of Buff-colored

buff-colored means: having a buff color

Meaning of Clematis verticillaris

clematis verticillaris means: climber of northeastern North America having waxy purplish-blue flowers

Meaning of Departmental

departmental means: of or relating to a department

Meaning of Fusee drive

fusee drive means: a spirally grooved spindle in a clock that counteracts the diminishing power of the uncoiling mainspring

Meaning of Genus lavatera

genus lavatera means: widespread genus of herbs or softwood arborescent shrubs cultivated for their showy flowers

Meaning of Giovanni angelo braschi

giovanni angelo braschi means: Italian pope from 1775 to 1799 who served during the French Revolution; Napoleon attacked the Papal States and in 1797 Pius VI was taken to France where he died (1717-1799)

Meaning of Lustiness

lustiness means: the property of being strong and healthy in constitution

Meaning of Menacingly

menacingly means: in a menacing manner

Meaning of Musales

musales means: tropical plants

Meaning of Musically

musically means: in a musical manner

Meaning of Paperer

paperer means: one whose occupation is decorating walls with wallpaper

Meaning of Percolator

percolator means: a coffeepot in which boiling water ascends through a central tube and filters back down through a basket of ground coffee beans

Meaning of Pina cloth

pina cloth means: a fine cloth made from pineapple fibers

Meaning of Silver spoon

silver spoon means: the inherited wealth of established upper-class families

Meaning of Sutura intermaxillaris

sutura intermaxillaris means: the suture between the two maxillae of the upper jawbone

Meaning of Trade-in

trade-in means: an item of property that is given in part payment for a new one

Meaning of Ununderstood

ununderstood means: not understood

Meaning of Verbal creation

verbal creation means: creating something by the use of speech and language

Meaning of Water lobelia

water lobelia means: erect perennial aquatic herb of Europe and North America having submerged spongy leaves and pendulous racemes of blue flowers above the water

Meaning of Wide-angle

wide-angle means: of or relating to a fisheye lens

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