Words containing otam

Meaning of Aegospotami

aegospotami means: a river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); in the mouth of this river the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (404 BC)

Meaning of Aegospotami

aegospotami means: a creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day Turkey; at its mouth in 405 BC the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians and ended the Peloponnesian War

Meaning of Aegospotamos

aegospotamos means: a river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); in the mouth of this river the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (404 BC)

Meaning of Aegospotamos

aegospotamos means: a creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day Turkey; at its mouth in 405 BC the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians and ended the Peloponnesian War

Meaning of Ergotamine

ergotamine means: an alkaloid derived from ergot that is less toxic than ergot; causes constriction of blood vessels and is used to treat migraine

Meaning of Family hippopotamidae

family hippopotamidae means: hippopotami

Meaning of Family potamogalidae

family potamogalidae means: otter shrews

Meaning of Family potamogetonaceae

family potamogetonaceae means: plants that grow in ponds and slow streams; sometimes includes family Zosteraceae

Meaning of Genus hippopotamus

genus hippopotamus means: type genus of the Hippopotamidae

Meaning of Genus potamogale

genus potamogale means: type genus of the family Potamogalidae: otter shrews

Meaning of Blind flying

blind flying means: using only instruments for flying an aircraft because you cannot see through clouds or mists etc.

Meaning of Buddha

buddha means: founder of Buddhism (c 563-483 BC)

Meaning of Buddha

buddha means: one who has achieved a state of perfect enlightenment

Meaning of Calm down

calm down means: become quiet or less intensive

Meaning of Calm down

calm down means: become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation

Meaning of Calm down

calm down means: make calm or still

Meaning of Chess club

chess club means: a club of people to play chess

Meaning of Dachsie

dachsie means: small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows

Meaning of Fancy man

fancy man means: a woman's lover

Meaning of Fancy man

fancy man means: someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)

Meaning of Genus cercidium

genus cercidium means: spiny shrubs or small trees sometimes placed in genus Parkinsonia: paloverde

Meaning of Halogen

halogen means: any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions

Meaning of Improper fraction

improper fraction means: a fraction whose numerator is larger than the denominator

Meaning of Landlubberly

landlubberly means: inexperienced in seamanship

Meaning of Litchi

litchi means: Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried

Meaning of Litchi

litchi means: Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium

Meaning of Nolina

nolina means: perennial plants resembling yucca; found in southern United States and Mexico

Meaning of Northern territory

northern territory means: a territory in north central Australia

Meaning of Pinus rigida

pinus rigida means: large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine

Meaning of Police cruiser

police cruiser means: a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters

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