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Meaning of Abies balsamea

abies balsamea means: medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees

Meaning of Abies bracteata

abies bracteata means: a pyramidal fir of southwestern California having spiny pointed leaves and cone scales with long spines

Meaning of Abies concolor

abies concolor means: medium to tall fir of central to western United States having a narrow erect crown and soft wood

Meaning of Abies fraseri

abies fraseri means: small fast-growing but short-lived fir of southern Alleghenies similar to balsam fir but with very short leaves

Meaning of Abies grandis

abies grandis means: lofty fir of the Pacific coast of northwestern America having long curving branches and deep green leaves

Meaning of Abies lasiocarpa

abies lasiocarpa means: medium-tall timber tree of the Rocky Mountains having a narrowly conic to columnar crown

Meaning of Abies lowiana

abies lowiana means: medium to tall fir of central to western United States having a narrow erect crown and soft wood

Meaning of Abies venusta

abies venusta means: a pyramidal fir of southwestern California having spiny pointed leaves and cone scales with long spines

Meaning of Abila

abila means: a promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar; one of the Pillars of Hercules

Meaning of Abilene

abilene means: a town in central Kansas to the west of Topeka; home of Dwight D. Eisenhower

Meaning of Ahura

ahura means: (Zoroastrianism) title for benevolent deities

Meaning of Antiserum

antiserum means: blood serum containing antibodies against specific antigens; provides immunity to a disease

Meaning of Clergyman

clergyman means: a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church

Meaning of Enigmatical

enigmatical means: not clear to the understanding

Meaning of Genus swertia

genus swertia means: genus of herbs of mountains of North America and Eurasia and Africa

Meaning of Hundred-and-seventieth

hundred-and-seventieth means: the ordinal number of one hundred seventy in counting order

Meaning of John constable

john constable means: English landscape painter (1776-1837)

Meaning of John rupert firth

john rupert firth means: English linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960)

Meaning of Knowable

knowable means: capable of being known

Meaning of Kundt's tube

kundt's tube means: a measuring instrument used to measure the speed of sound

Meaning of Meningoencephalitis

meningoencephalitis means: inflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges

Meaning of Muscular tissue

muscular tissue means: animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells

Meaning of Myoclonus

myoclonus means: a clonic spasm of a muscle or muscle group

Meaning of Plains lemon monarda

plains lemon monarda means: annual of southern United States

Meaning of Primordial

primordial means: having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state

Meaning of Pub crawl

pub crawl means: a tour of bars or public houses (usually taking one drink at each stop)

Meaning of Sebum

sebum means: the oily secretion of the sebaceous glands; with perspiration it moistens and protects the skin

Meaning of Silverstein

silverstein means: United States poet and cartoonist remembered for his stories and poems for children (1932-1999)

Meaning of Viburnum trilobum

viburnum trilobum means: deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three-lobed leaves and red berries

Meaning of Xylosma

xylosma means: shrub or small tree grown as an ornamental in mild climates for its neat evergreen foliage and fragrant late flowers; native of China

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