Words ending with us

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 Dirty word

dirty word means: a word that is considered to be unmentionable

Meaning of Dirty word

dirty word means: an offensive or indecent word or phrase

Meaning of Egyptian paper reed

egyptian paper reed means: tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times

Meaning of Flannel bush

flannel bush means: any of several handsome evergreen shrubs of California and northern Mexico having downy lobed leaves and showy yellow flowers

Meaning of Genus alopex

genus alopex means: arctic foxes

Meaning of Governing board

governing board means: a board that manages the affairs of an institution

Meaning of Gym shoe

gym shoe means: a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole

Meaning of Nansen

nansen means: Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)

Meaning of Naucrates

naucrates means: a genus of Carangidae

Meaning of Night court

night court means: a criminal court (in large cities) that sits at night

Meaning of Noah and the flood

noah and the flood means: (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings

Meaning of Oort cloud

oort cloud means: (astronomy) a hypothetical huge collection of comets orbiting the sun far beyond the orbit of Pluto; perturbations (as by other stars) can upset a comet's orbit and may send it tumbling toward the sun

Meaning of Plastic wrap

plastic wrap means: wrapping consisting of a very thin transparent sheet of plastic

Meaning of Ponderosa

ponderosa means: common and widely distributed tall timber pine of western North America having dark green needles in bunches of 2 to 5 and thick bark with dark brown plates when mature

Meaning of Scullion

scullion means: a kitchen servant employed to do menial tasks (especially washing)

Meaning of Soutane

soutane means: a long cassock with buttons down the front; worn by Roman Catholic priests

Meaning of Sticktight

sticktight means: parasitic on especially the heads of chickens

Meaning of Sticktight

sticktight means: any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing

Meaning of Stomach sweetbread

stomach sweetbread means: edible pancreas of an animal

Meaning of Unmoved

unmoved means: being in the original position; not having been moved

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