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* '''[[abronia fragrans]]''' - taller than Abronia elliptica and having night-blooming flowers
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* '''[[accessory fruit]]''' - noun fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary; as apple or strawberry
* '''[[accessory fruit]]''' - fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary; as apple or strawberry
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* '''[[acer negundo]]''' - common shade tree of eastern and central United States
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* '''[[achene]]''' - noun small dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall
* '''[[acer saccharinum]]''' - a common North American maple tree; five-lobed leaves are light green above and silvery white beneath; source of hard close-grained but brittle light-brown wood
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* '''[[acer saccharum]]''' - maple of eastern and central North America having three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and hard close-grained wood much used for cabinet work especially the curly-grained form; sap is chief source of maple syrup and maple sugar; many subspecies
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* '''[[ackee]]''' - noun red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe
* '''[[acetaldehyde]]''' - a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugs
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* '''[[acetate]]''' - a salt or ester of acetic acidk; a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate
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* '''[[acorn squash]]''' - noun small dark green or yellow ribbed squash with yellow to orange flesh: squash plant bearing small acorn-shaped fruits having yellow flesh and dark green or yellow rind with longitudinal ridges
* '''[[acetic acid]]''' - a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals
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* '''[[acorus]]''' - sweet flags; sometimes placed in subfamily Acoraceae
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* '''[[actinidia arguta]]''' - noun climbing Asiatic vine having long finely serrate leaves and racemes of white flowers followed by greenish-yellow edible fruit
* '''[[adulterant]]''' -  making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materialsk; noun any substance that adulterates (lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance)
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* '''[[agaricus arvensis]]''' - coarse edible mushroom with a hollow stem and abroad white cap
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* '''[[actinidia chinensis]]''' - noun climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
* '''[[agaricus campestris]]''' - common edible mushroom found naturally in moist open soil; the cultivated mushroom of commerce
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* '''[[agastache foeniculum]]''' - much-branched North American herb with an odor like fennel
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* '''[[actinidia deliciosa]]''' - noun climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
* '''[[agriculture]]''' - the class of people engaged in growing foodk; the practice of cultivating the land or raising stockk; a large-scale farming enterprisek; the federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy); created in 1862
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* '''[[al dente]]''' -  of pasta cooked so as to be firm when eaten
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* '''[[actinidia polygama]]''' - noun ornamental vine of eastern Asia having yellow edible fruit and leaves with silver-white markings
* '''[[albizia]]''' - any of numerous trees of the genus Albizia
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* '''[[albizia lebbeck]]''' - large spreading Old World tree having large leaves and globose clusters of greenish-yellow flowers and long seed pods that clatter in the wind
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* '''[[adams]]''' - noun a mountain peak in southwestern Washington in the Cascade Range (12,307 feet high): 2nd President of the United States (1735-1826): 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848): American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803)
* '''[[aleuria aurantia]]''' - a discomycete with bright orange cup-shaped or saucer-shaped fruiting bodies and pale orange exteriors
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* '''[[alfalfa]]''' - leguminous plant grown for hay or foragek; important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop
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* '''[[adansonia]]''' - noun baobab; cream-of-tartar tree
* '''[[alginic acid]]''' - a gum used especially as a thickener or emulsifier
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* '''[[allium ampeloprasum]]''' - coarse Old World perennial having a large bulb and tall stalk of greenish purple-tinged flowers; widely naturalized
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* '''[[adansonia digitata]]''' - noun African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread
* '''[[allium canadense]]''' - North American bulbous plant
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* '''[[allium fistulosum]]''' - Asiatic onion with slender bulbs; used as early green onions
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* '''[[adansonia gregorii]]''' - noun Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
* '''[[allium scorodoprasum]]''' - European leek cultivated and used like leeks
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* '''[[allium tricoccum]]''' - North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers
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* '''[[adenanthera pavonina]]''' - noun East Indian tree with racemes of yellow-white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental
* '''[[allium tuberosum]]''' - a plant of eastern Asia; larger than Allium schoenoprasum
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* '''[[almond]]''' - oval-shaped edible seed of the almond treek; small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
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* '''[[adobo]]''' - noun a dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish; served with rice
* '''[[amanita caesarea]]''' - widely distributed edible mushroom resembling the fly agaric
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* '''[[amaranth]]''' - any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for foodk; seed of amaranth plants used as a native cereal in Central and South America
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* '''[[aframomum melegueta]]''' - noun West African plant bearing pungent peppery seeds
* '''[[amaranthus caudatus]]''' - young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal
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* '''[[amaranthus cruentus]]''' - tall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long spikes of usually red flowers above leaves deeply flushed with purple; seeds often used as cereal
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* '''[[aggregate fruit]]''' - noun fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple
* '''[[amaranthus graecizans]]''' - bushy plant of western United States
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* '''[[ambrosia]]''' - (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortalk; fruit dessert made of oranges and bananas with shredded coconutk; any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthmak; a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae
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* '''[[alca]]''' - noun type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill
* '''[[amelanchier]]''' - North American deciduous trees or shrubs
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* '''[[amelanchier alnifolia]]''' - shrub or small tree of northwestern North America having fragrant creamy white flowers and small waxy purple-red fruits
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* '''[[alexander]]''' - noun king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC): European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb
* '''[[american chestnut]]''' - large tree found from Maine to Alabama
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* '''[[ammonium chloride]]''' - a white salt used in dry cells
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* '''[[almond]]''' - noun oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree: small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
* '''[[amylase]]''' - any of a group of proteins found in saliva and pancreatic juice and parts of plants; help convert starch to sugar
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* '''[[anadama bread]]''' - a yeast-raised bread made of white flour and cornmeal and molasses
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* '''[[almond extract]]''' - noun flavoring made from almonds macerated in alcohol
* '''[[anatomy]]''' - a detailed analysisk; the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animalsk; alternative names for the body of a human being
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* '''[[anderson]]''' - United States physicist who discovered antimatter in the form of an antielectron that is called the positron (1905-1991)k; United States contralto noted for her performance of spirituals (1902-1993)k; United States dramatist (1888-1959)k; United States physicist who studied the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems (1923-)k; United States author whose works were frequently autobiographical (1876-1941)
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* '''[[almond oil]]''' - noun pale yellow fatty oil expressed from sweet or bitter almonds
* '''[[angel cake]]''' - a light sponge cake made without egg yolks
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* '''[[angel food cake]]''' - a light sponge cake made without egg yolks
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* '''[[amaretto]]''' - noun an Italian almond liqueur
* '''[[animal product]]''' - a product made from animal material
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* '''[[annonaceae]]''' - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs
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* '''[[ambrosia]]''' - noun (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal: fruit dessert made of oranges and bananas with shredded coconut: any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma: a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae
* '''[[antipasto]]''' - a course of appetizers in an Italian meal
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* '''[[amelanchier]]''' - noun North American deciduous trees or shrubs
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* '''[[amphora]]''' - noun an ancient jar with two handles and a narrow neck; used to hold oil or wine
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* '''[[ananas]]''' - noun a genus of tropical American plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy compound fruits composed of the fruits of several flowers (such as pineapples): large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
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* '''[[ananas comosus]]''' - noun a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics
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* '''[[anderson]]''' - noun United States physicist who discovered antimatter in the form of an antielectron that is called the positron (1905-1991): United States contralto noted for her performance of spirituals (1902-1993): United States dramatist (1888-1959): United States physicist who studied the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems (1923-): United States author whose works were frequently autobiographical (1876-1941)
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* '''[[anna]]''' - noun a former copper coin of Pakistan
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* '''[[annona]]''' - noun type genus of the Annonaceae; tropical American trees or shrubs
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* '''[[annona glabra]]''' - noun small evergreen tree of tropical America with edible fruit; used chiefly as grafting stock
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* '''[[annona reticulata]]''' - noun small tropical American tree bearing a bristly heart-shaped acid tropical fruit
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* '''[[annonaceae]]''' - noun chiefly tropical trees or shrubs
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* '''[[antarctica]]''' - noun an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep
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* '''[[appellation]]''' - noun identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
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* '''[[apple]]''' - noun fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh: native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits
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* '''[[apple butter]]''' - noun thick dark spicy puree of apples
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* '''[[apple dumpling]]''' - noun apples wrapped in pastry and baked
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* '''[[apple juice]]''' - noun the juice of apples
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* '''[[apple pie]]''' - noun pie (with a top crust) containing sliced apples and sugar
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* '''[[apple sauce]]''' - noun puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spiced
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* '''[[applejack]]''' - noun distilled from hard cider
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* '''[[applesauce cake]]''' - noun moist spicy cake containing applesauce
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* '''[[apricot]]''' - noun downy yellow to rosy-colored fruit resembling a small peach: Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach: a shade of pink tinged with yellow
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* '''[[arbutus unedo]]''' - noun small evergreen European shrubby tree bearing many-seeded scarlet berries that are edible but bland; of Ireland, southern Europe, Asia Minor
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* '''[[areca catechu]]''' - noun southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk)
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* '''[[arenga pinnata]]''' - noun Malaysian feather palm with base densely clothed with fibers; yields a sweet sap used in wine and trunk pith yields sago
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* '''[[aristotelia serrata]]''' - noun graceful deciduous shrub or small tree having attractive foliage and small red berries that turn black at maturity

Revision as of 09:00, 31 July 2020

  • accessory fruit - noun fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary; as apple or strawberry
  • achene - noun small dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall
  • ackee - noun red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe
  • acorn squash - noun small dark green or yellow ribbed squash with yellow to orange flesh: squash plant bearing small acorn-shaped fruits having yellow flesh and dark green or yellow rind with longitudinal ridges
  • actinidia arguta - noun climbing Asiatic vine having long finely serrate leaves and racemes of white flowers followed by greenish-yellow edible fruit
  • actinidia chinensis - noun climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
  • actinidia deliciosa - noun climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
  • actinidia polygama - noun ornamental vine of eastern Asia having yellow edible fruit and leaves with silver-white markings
  • adams - noun a mountain peak in southwestern Washington in the Cascade Range (12,307 feet high): 2nd President of the United States (1735-1826): 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848): American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803)
  • adansonia - noun baobab; cream-of-tartar tree
  • adansonia digitata - noun African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread
  • adansonia gregorii - noun Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
  • adenanthera pavonina - noun East Indian tree with racemes of yellow-white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental
  • adobo - noun a dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish; served with rice
  • aggregate fruit - noun fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple
  • alca - noun type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill
  • alexander - noun king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC): European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb
  • almond - noun oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree: small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
  • almond extract - noun flavoring made from almonds macerated in alcohol
  • almond oil - noun pale yellow fatty oil expressed from sweet or bitter almonds
  • amaretto - noun an Italian almond liqueur
  • ambrosia - noun (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal: fruit dessert made of oranges and bananas with shredded coconut: any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma: a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae
  • amelanchier - noun North American deciduous trees or shrubs
  • amphora - noun an ancient jar with two handles and a narrow neck; used to hold oil or wine
  • ananas - noun a genus of tropical American plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy compound fruits composed of the fruits of several flowers (such as pineapples): large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
  • ananas comosus - noun a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics
  • anderson - noun United States physicist who discovered antimatter in the form of an antielectron that is called the positron (1905-1991): United States contralto noted for her performance of spirituals (1902-1993): United States dramatist (1888-1959): United States physicist who studied the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems (1923-): United States author whose works were frequently autobiographical (1876-1941)
  • anna - noun a former copper coin of Pakistan
  • annona - noun type genus of the Annonaceae; tropical American trees or shrubs
  • annona glabra - noun small evergreen tree of tropical America with edible fruit; used chiefly as grafting stock
  • annona reticulata - noun small tropical American tree bearing a bristly heart-shaped acid tropical fruit
  • annonaceae - noun chiefly tropical trees or shrubs
  • antarctica - noun an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep
  • appellation - noun identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
  • apple - noun fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh: native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits
  • apple pie - noun pie (with a top crust) containing sliced apples and sugar
  • apple sauce - noun puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spiced
  • apricot - noun downy yellow to rosy-colored fruit resembling a small peach: Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach: a shade of pink tinged with yellow
  • arbutus unedo - noun small evergreen European shrubby tree bearing many-seeded scarlet berries that are edible but bland; of Ireland, southern Europe, Asia Minor
  • areca catechu - noun southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk)
  • arenga pinnata - noun Malaysian feather palm with base densely clothed with fibers; yields a sweet sap used in wine and trunk pith yields sago
  • aristotelia serrata - noun graceful deciduous shrub or small tree having attractive foliage and small red berries that turn black at maturity and are used for making wine
  • artocarpus altilis - noun native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread
  • artwork - noun photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
  • asimina triloba - noun small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit
  • asparagus bean - noun South American bean having very long succulent pods
  • australia - noun a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony: the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean
  • autolysis - noun lysis of plant or animal tissue by an internal process
  • avocado - adj. of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado: noun a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed: tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
  • azalea - noun any of numerous ornamental shrubs grown for their showy flowers of various colors
  • baked potato - noun potato that has been cooked by baking it in an oven
  • baldwin - noun an American eating apple with red or yellow and red skin: English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947): United States author who was an outspoken critic of racism (1924-1987)
  • banana - noun elongated crescent-shaped yellow fruit with soft sweet flesh: any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits
  • banana boat - noun a ship designed to transport bananas
  • banana peel - noun the skin of a banana (especially when it is stripped off and discarded)
  • banana split - noun a banana split lengthwise and topped with scoops of ice cream and sauces and nuts and whipped cream
  • banner - adj. unusually good; outstanding: noun long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising: a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
  • barrel - noun a cylindrical container that holds liquids: a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired: any of various units of capacity: the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold: a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends: verb put in barrels
  • baum - noun United States writer of children's books (1856-1919)
  • beacon - noun a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships: a fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance: a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes: verb guide with a beacon: shine like a beacon
  • bean - noun any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food: any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods: any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans: informal terms for a human head: verb hit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball
  • bear claw - noun claw of a bear; often used in jewelry: an incised design resembling the claw of a bear; used in Native American pottery: almond-flavored yeast-raised pastry shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear's claw
  • beep - noun a short high tone produced as a signal or warning: verb call, summon, or alert with a beeper: make a loud noise
  • bell pepper - noun large bell-shaped sweet pepper in green or red or yellow or orange or black varieties: plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
  • bellini - noun Italian composer of operas (1801-1835)
  • berberis - noun large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old Worlds
  • bergamot orange - noun small tree with pear-shaped fruit whose oil is used in perfumery; Italy
  • berry - noun any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves: United States rock singer (born in 1931): a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry): verb pick or gather berries
  • beta - adj. preliminary or testing stage of a software or hardware product: second in order of importance: noun the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet: beets
  • betel - noun Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians
  • beverage - noun any liquid suitable for drinking
  • bilberry - noun blue-black berries similar to American blueberries: erect blueberry of western United States having solitary flowers and somewhat sour berries: erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries
  • bird cherry - noun any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds
  • bismarck - noun capital of the state of North Dakota; located in south central North Dakota overlooking the Missouri river: German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
  • bitter almond - noun almond trees having white blossoms and poisonous nuts yielding an oil used for flavoring and for medicinal purposes
  • bitter orange - noun highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade: any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock
  • black pepper - noun pepper that is ground from whole peppercorns with husks on: climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam
  • black raspberry - noun raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit
  • black rot - noun a fungous disease causing darkening and decay of the leaves of fruits and vegetables
  • blackberry - noun large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus: bramble with sweet edible black or dark purple berries that usually do not separate from the receptacle: verb pick or gather blackberries
  • blackheart - noun heart cherry with dark flesh and skin cherry: any of various diseases in which the central tissues blacken
  • blackleg - noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike: verb take the place of work of someone on strike
  • blancmange - noun sweet almond-flavored milk pudding thickened with gelatin or cornstarch; usually molded
  • blueberry - noun sweet edible dark-blue berries of either low-growing or high-growing blueberry plants: any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries
  • boeuf - noun meat from an adult domestic bovine
  • bombay - noun a city in western India just off the coast of the Arabian Sea; India's 2nd largest city (after Calcutta); has the only natural deep-water harbor in western India
  • borassus flabellifer - noun 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
  • borges - noun Argentinian writer remembered for his short stories (1899-1986)
  • botanist - noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
  • botany - noun the branch of biology that studies plants: all the plant life in a particular region or period
  • bottle - noun a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped: a vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formula; used as a substitute for breast feeding infants and very young children: the quantity contained in a bottle: verb put into bottles: store (liquids or gases) in bottles
  • bounty - noun a ship of the British navy; in 1789 part of the crew mutinied against their commander William Bligh and set him afloat in an open boat: generosity evidenced by a willingness to give freely: payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military: the property of copious abundance
  • boysenberry - noun large raspberry-flavored fruit; cross between blackberries and raspberries: cultivated hybrid bramble of California having large dark wine-red fruit with a flavor resembling raspberries
  • brand - noun a recognizable kind: identification mark on skin, made by burning: a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning: a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard: a symbol of disgrace or infamy: a name given to a product or service: verb burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals: mark or expose as infamous: to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful
  • brandy - noun distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
  • breadfruit - noun a large round seedless or seeded fruit with a texture like bread; eaten boiled or baked or roasted or ground into flour; the roasted seeds resemble chestnuts: native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread
  • brio - noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
  • brooks - noun United States literary critic and historian (1886-1963)
  • brown - adj. (of skin) deeply suntanned: of a color similar to that of wood or earth: noun an orange of low brightness and saturation: abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1858): Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858): a university in Rhode Island: verb fry in a pan until it changes color
  • brown betty - noun baked pudding of apples and breadcrumbs
  • bullace - noun small wild or half-domesticated Eurasian plum bearing small ovoid fruit in clusters
  • bung - noun a plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask: verb close with a cork or stopper: give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
  • burnham - noun United States architect who designed the first important skyscraper with a skeleton (1846-1912)
  • bush lawyer - noun stout-stemmed trailing shrub of New Zealand that scrambles over other growth
  • businessman - noun a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
  • butternut squash - noun buff-colored squash with a long usually straight neck and sweet orange flesh: plant bearing buff-colored squash having somewhat bottle-shaped fruit with fine-textured edible flesh and a smooth thin rind
  • cake - noun a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax): made from or based on a mixture of flour and sugar and eggs: small flat mass of chopped food: verb form a coat over
  • calabash - noun a pipe for smoking; has a curved stem and a large bowl made from a calabash gourd: tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds: round gourd of the calabash tree: bottle made from the dried shell of a bottle gourd: Old World climbing plant with hard-shelled bottle-shaped gourds as fruits
  • california - noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
  • calvados - noun dry apple brandy made in Normandy
  • cameo - noun engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring)
  • campbell - noun United States mythologist (1904-1987)
  • candy - noun a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts: verb coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
  • candy apple - noun an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance (usually caramelized sugar)
  • canopy - noun a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather: the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air: the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit: verb cover with a canopy
  • cantaloupe - noun a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh: the fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh
  • capsicum baccatum - noun plant bearing very small and very hot oblong red fruits; includes wild forms native to tropical America; thought to be ancestral to the sweet pepper and many hot peppers
  • capsicum frutescens - noun plant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers; grown principally in the Gulf Coast states for production of hot sauce
  • capsule - noun a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside: a small container: a structure that encloses a body part: a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses: a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute: a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space: a shortened version of a written work: verb enclose in a capsule: put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume
  • carabao - noun water buffalo of the Philippines
  • carafe - noun a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water
  • carambola - noun deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit; used raw as a vegetable or in salad or when fully ripe as a dessert: East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit
  • caramel apple - noun an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance (usually caramelized sugar)
  • carboy - noun a large bottle for holding corrosive liquids; usually cushioned in a special container
  • cardinal - adj. serving as an essential component: being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order: noun crested thick-billed North American finch having bright red plumage in the male: a variable color averaging a vivid red: (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes: the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
  • caribou - noun arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called `reindeer' in Eurasia and `caribou' in North America
  • carica papaya - noun tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
  • carissa macrocarpa - noun very large closely branched South African shrub having forked bright green spines and shiny leaves
  • carrot juice - noun usually freshly squeezed juice of carrots
  • caryocar nuciferum - noun large South American evergreen tree trifoliate leaves and drupes with nutlike seeds used as food and a source of cooking oil
  • caryopsis - noun dry seedlike fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn
  • caryota urens - noun fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago
  • cascade - noun a succession of stages or operations or processes or units: a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls: a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower: verb arrange (open windows) on a computer desktop so that they overlap each other, with the title bars visible: rush down in big quantities, like a cascade
  • cashew - noun kidney-shaped nut edible only when roasted: tropical American evergreen tree bearing kidney-shaped nuts that are edible only when roasted
  • castanea sativa - noun wild or cultivated throughout southern Europe, northwestern Africa and southwestern Asia
  • castile soap - noun a good hard soap made from olive oil and sodium hydroxide
  • castilla - noun a region of central Spain; a former kingdom that comprised most of modern Spain and united with Aragon to form Spain in 1479
  • catawba - noun the Siouan language spoken by the Catawba: slipskin grape; a reddish American table grape: a member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Carolinas
  • cayenne pepper - noun a long and often twisted hot red pepper: ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum: plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
  • champ - noun someone who has won first place in a competition: verb chafe at the bit, like horses: chew noisily
  • champion - adj. holding first place in a contest: noun someone who fights for a cause: someone who has won first place in a competition: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field: a person who backs a politician or a team etc.: verb protect or fight for as a champion
  • chancellor - noun the honorary or titular head of a university: the person who is head of state (in several countries)
  • cherimoya - noun large tropical fruit with leathery skin and soft pulp; related to custard apples: small tropical American tree bearing round or oblong fruit
  • cherry - adj. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies: noun a red fruit with a single hard stone: any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood: wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry: a red the color of ripe cherries
  • cherry plum - noun small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit; used in Europe as budding stock
  • cherry tomato - noun small red to yellow tomatoes: plant bearing small red to yellow fruit
  • chestnut - adj. (of hair) of a golden brown to reddish brown color: noun a dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse: a small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg: edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea: any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur: wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
  • chili pepper - noun very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency: plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
  • chili powder - noun powder made of ground chili peppers mixed with e.g. cumin and garlic and oregano
  • chipotle - noun a ripe jalapeno that has been dried for use in cooking
  • chocolate - noun a medium brown to dark-brown color: a food made from roasted ground cacao beans: a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot
  • chocolate syrup - noun sauce made with unsweetened chocolate or cocoa and sugar and water
  • christmas cake - noun a rich fruitcake (usually covered with icing and marzipan) and eaten at Christmas
  • chrysophyllum cainito - noun evergreen tree of West Indies and Central America having edible purple fruit star-shaped in cross section and dark green leaves with golden silky undersides
  • cider - noun a beverage made from juice pressed from apples
  • cider mill - noun mill that extracts juice from apples to make apple cider
  • citrange - noun more aromatic and acid tasting than oranges; used in beverages and marmalade: more aromatic and acidic than oranges
  • citric acid cycle - noun in all plants and animals: a series of enzymatic reactions in mitochondria involving oxidative metabolism of acetyl compounds to produce high-energy phosphate compounds that are the source of cellular energy
  • citron - noun large lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind; usually preserved: thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind
  • citrus - noun any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions: any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds
  • citrus aurantium - noun any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock
  • citrus limetta - noun lemon tree having fruit with a somewhat insipid sweetish pulp
  • citrus maxima - noun southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
  • citrus medica - noun thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind
  • citrus reticulata - noun shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia
  • clementine - noun a mandarin orange of a deep reddish orange color and few seeds: a variety of mandarin orange that is grown around the Mediterranean and in South Africa
  • climacteric - noun a period in a man's life corresponding to menopause: the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
  • cocktail - noun an appetizer served as a first course at a meal: a short mixed drink
  • cocoa bean - noun seed of the cacao tree; ground roasted beans are source of chocolate
  • coconut - noun large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk: the edible white meat a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries: tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics
  • coconut cake - noun cake containing shredded coconut in batter and frosting
  • coconut cream - noun white liquid obtained from compressing fresh coconut meat
  • coconut milk - noun clear to whitish fluid from within a fresh coconut: white liquid obtained from compressing fresh coconut meat
  • coconut water - noun clear to whitish fluid from within a fresh coconut
  • cocos - noun coconut palms
  • cocos nucifera - noun tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics
  • coddle - verb cook in nearly boiling water: treat with excessive indulgence
  • coir - noun stiff coarse fiber from the outer husk of a coconut
  • color - adj. having or capable of producing colors: noun the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation: a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect: the timbre of a musical sound: interest and variety and intensity: (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; each flavor of quarks comes in three colors: a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks): an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading: any material used for its color: verb add color to: gloss or excuse: decorate with colors: modify or bias: change color, often in an undesired manner: affect as in thought or feeling
  • comfit - noun candy containing a fruit or nut: verb make into a confection
  • common fig - noun Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
  • company - noun an institution created to conduct business: a unit of firefighters including their equipment: a social gathering of guests or companions: organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical): small military unit; usually two or three platoons: the state of being with someone: crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship: a band of people associated temporarily in some activity: a social or business visitor: verb be a companion to somebody
  • compote - noun dessert of stewed or baked fruit
  • concord grape - noun slipskin grape; a purple table grape of the northeastern United States
  • confetti - noun small pieces or streamers of colored paper that are thrown around on festive occasions (as at a wedding)
  • cookie - noun a short line of text that a web site puts on your computer's hard drive when you access the web site: any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term): the cook on a ranch or at a camp
  • cooking - noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
  • cooking apple - noun an apple used primarily in cooking for pies and applesauce etc
  • cooperative - adj. done with or working with others for a common purpose or benefit: willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement: involving the joint activity of two or more: noun a jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners: an association formed and operated for the benefit of those using it
  • copra - noun the dried meat of the coconut from which oil is extracted
  • coq au vin - noun chicken and onions and mushrooms braised in red wine and seasonings
  • cordia - noun tropical deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs of the family Boraginaceae
  • cork - noun the plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle): a port city in southern Ireland: outer bark of the cork oak; used for stoppers for bottles etc.: a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line: (botany) outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells: verb stuff with cork: close a bottle with a cork
  • corkscrew - noun a bottle opener that pulls corks: verb move in a spiral or zigzag course
  • cornus mas - noun deciduous European shrub or small tree having bright red fruit
  • coronation - noun the ceremony of installing a new monarch
  • cortland - noun large apple with a red skin
  • cosmopolitan - adj. of worldwide scope or applicability: composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests: growing or occurring in many parts of the world: noun a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries
  • cote - noun a small shelter for domestic animals (as sheep or pigeons)
  • cotoneaster - noun any shrub of the genus Cotoneaster: erect or creeping shrubs having richly colored autumn foliage and many small white to pinkish flowers followed by tiny red or black fruits
  • cowberry - noun low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries: tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
  • crabapple - noun small sour apple; suitable for preserving: any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acid fruit: any of numerous varieties of crab apples cultivated for their small acid (usually bright red) fruit used for preserving or as ornamentals for their blossoms
  • cranberry - noun very tart red berry used for sauce or juice: any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberries
  • cranberry juice - noun the juice of cranberries (always diluted and sweetened)
  • crataegus aestivalis - noun hawthorn of southern United States bearing juicy acid scarlet fruit often used in jellies or preserves
  • crescentia - noun a genus of tropical American trees of the family Bignoniaceae; has a short trunk and crooked limbs and drooping branches
  • crescentia cujete - noun tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds
  • criollo - noun cocoa of superior quality: a Spanish American of pure European stock (usually Spanish)
  • crisp - adj. brief and to the point; effectively cut short: (of something seen or heard) clearly defined: of hair in small tight curls: pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed: pleasantly cold and invigorating: tender and brittle: noun a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat: verb make brown and crisp by heating: make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface
  • crookneck squash - noun yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin
  • croquette - noun minced cooked meats (or vegetables) in thick white sauce; breaded and deep-fried
  • crumble - verb break or fall apart into fragments: fall apart: fall into decay or ruin
  • crush - noun the act of crushing: a dense crowd of people: temporary love of an adolescent: leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated: verb break into small pieces: become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure: humiliate or depress completely: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict: make ineffective: crush or bruise: to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition: come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
  • cucumber - noun cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons: a melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit
  • cucurbita - noun type genus of the Cucurbitaceae
  • cucurbita maxima - noun any of several winter squash plants producing large greyish-green football-shaped fruit with a rough warty rind: plant bearing buff-colored squash having somewhat bottle-shaped fruit with fine-textured edible flesh and a smooth thin rind
  • cucurbita moschata - noun any of various plants bearing squash having hard rinds and elongated recurved necks
  • cucurbita pepo - noun a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
  • daiquiri - noun a cocktail made with rum and lime or lemon juice
  • damson - noun sweet dark purple plum
  • date palm - noun tall tropical feather palm tree native to Syria bearing sweet edible fruit
  • date plum - noun an Asiatic persimmon tree cultivated for its small yellow or purplish-black edible fruit much valued by Afghan tribes
  • decanter - noun a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water
  • dehiscence - noun (biology) release of material by splitting open of an organ or tissue; the natural bursting open at maturity of a fruit or other reproductive body to release seeds or spores or the bursting open of a surgically closed wound
  • delaware - noun the Algonquian language spoken by the Delaware: a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies: one of the British colonies that formed the United States: a river that rises in the Catskills in southeastern New York and flows southward along the border of Pennsylvania with New York and New Jersey to northern Delaware where it empties into Delaware Bay: a member of an Algonquian people formerly living in New Jersey and New York and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania
  • delonix regia - noun showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
  • dessert - noun a dish served as the last course of a meal
  • dessert wine - noun still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal
  • dewberry - noun blackberry-like fruits of any of several trailing blackberry bushes: any of several trailing blackberry brambles especially of North America
  • diamante - noun adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
  • diamond - noun a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more red rhombuses on it: a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem: very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem: the baseball playing field: the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
  • dinka - noun a Nilotic language
  • dionysus - noun (Greek mythology) god of wine and fertility and drama; the Greek name of Bacchus
  • diospyros - noun a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
  • diospyros kaki - noun small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruit
  • discovery - noun the act of discovering something: a productive insight: something that is discovered: (law) compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case; enables one side in a litigation to elicit information from the other side concerning the facts in the case
  • disease - noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
  • dish - noun a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food: directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation: a particular item of prepared food: the quantity that a dish will hold: an activity that you like or at which you are superior: a very attractive or seductive looking woman: verb make concave; shape like a dish: provide (usually but not necessarily food)
  • donald duck - noun a fictional duck created in animated film strips by Walt Disney
  • dovyalis caffra - noun vigorous South African spiny shrub grown for its round yellow juicy edible fruits
  • drag - noun the act of dragging (pulling with force): clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man): something tedious and boring: something that slows or delays progress: the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid: a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke): verb proceed for an extended period of time: persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting: pull, as against a resistance: to lag or linger behind: move slowly and as if with great effort: use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu: suck in or take (air): search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost: draw slowly or heavily: walk without lifting the feet: force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
  • drink - noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess: a single serving of a beverage: any large deep body of water: the act of swallowing: any liquid suitable for drinking: verb take in liquids: consume alcohol: drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic: be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to: propose a toast to
  • drinking cup - noun a disposable cup made of paper; for holding drinks
  • drupe - noun fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
  • duff - noun a stiff flour pudding steamed or boiled usually and containing e.g. currants and raisins and citron
  • duncan - noun United States dancer and pioneer of modern dance (1878-1927)
  • durian - noun huge fruit native to southeastern Asia `smelling like Hell and tasting like Heaven'; seeds are roasted and eaten like nuts: tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind
  • durio zibethinus - noun tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind
  • eccles cake - noun a flat round cake of sweetened pastry filled with dried fruit
  • edelweiss - noun alpine perennial plant native to Europe having leaves covered with whitish down and small flower heads held in stars of glistening whitish bracts
  • eggplant - noun egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow: hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
  • elderberry - noun berrylike fruit of an elder used for e.g. wines and jellies: a common shrub with black fruit or a small tree of Europe and Asia; fruit used for wines and jellies
  • empire - noun an eating apple that somewhat resembles a McIntosh; used as both an eating and a cooking apple: a group of countries under a single authority: a monarchy with an emperor as head of state: the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised: a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
  • engineer - noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems: the operator of a railway locomotive: verb design as an engineer: plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
  • ensete - noun Old World tropical herbs: Abyssinian bananas
  • ensete ventricosum - noun large evergreen arborescent herb having huge paddle-shaped leaves and bearing inedible fruit that resemble bananas but edible young flower shoots; sometimes placed in genus Musa
  • enterprise - noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness): readiness to embark on bold new ventures: an organization created for business ventures
  • envy - noun spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins): a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another: verb be envious of; set one's heart on: feel envious towards; admire enviously
  • espalier - noun a trellis on which ornamental shrub or fruit tree is trained to grow flat
  • fermentation - noun a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol: a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
  • fern - noun any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
  • fiasco - noun a sudden and violent collapse
  • ficus carica - noun Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
  • ficus sycomorus - noun thick-branched wide-spreading tree of Africa and adjacent southwestern Asia often buttressed with branches rising from near the ground; produces cluster of edible but inferior figs on short leafless twigs; the biblical sycamore
  • fiesta - noun an elaborate party (often outdoors)
  • fils - noun a fractional monetary unit in Bahrain and Iraq and Jordan and Kuwait; equal to one thousandth of a dinar: 100 Yemeni fils are worth one Yemeni rial
  • fire blight - noun a disease blackening the leaves of pear and apple trees
  • flacourtia indica - noun small shrubby tree of Madagascar cultivated in tropical regions as a hedge plant and for its deep red acid fruits resembling small plums
  • flamenco - noun a style of dancing characteristic of the Andalusian Gypsies; vigorous and rhythmic with clapping and stamping of feet: guitar music composed for dancing the flamenco
  • flavour - noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth: (physics) the six kinds of quarks: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people: verb lend flavor to
  • flora - noun a living organism lacking the power of locomotion: all the plant life in a particular region or period
  • florida - noun a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
  • flowering quince - noun Asiatic ornamental shrub with spiny branches and pink or red blossoms
  • follicle - noun any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity
  • food - noun any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue: anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking: any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
  • forbidden fruit - noun originally an apple from the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden; it is now used to refer to anything that is tempting but dangerous (as sexuality)
  • ford - noun the act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car or on a horse: a shallow area in a stream that can be forded: United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass production (1863-1947): 38th President of the United States; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-): English writer and editor (1873-1939): son of Henry Ford (1893-1943): grandson of Henry Ford (1917-1987): United States film maker (1896-1973): verb cross a river where it's shallow
  • fortified wine - noun wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
  • foxberry - noun low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries
  • fragaria chiloensis - noun wild strawberry of western United States and South America; source of many varieties of cultivated strawberries
  • fragaria virginiana - noun North American wild strawberry with sweet scarlet fruit; a source of many cultivated strawberries
  • framboise - noun the common European raspberry; fruit red or orange
  • frangipane - noun pastry with a creamy almond-flavored filling
  • fruit - noun the consequence of some effort or action: the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant: an amount of a product: verb bear fruit: cause to bear fruit
  • fruitcake - noun a rich cake containing dried fruit and nuts and citrus peel and so on: a whimsically eccentric person
  • fudge - noun soft creamy candy: verb fake or falsify: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
  • fuji - noun an extinct volcano in south central Honshu that is the highest peak in Japan; last erupted in 1707; famous for its symmetrical snow-capped peak; a sacred mountain and site for pilgrimages: shrubby Japanese cherry tree having pale pink blossoms
  • gala - noun a gay festivity
  • garnish - noun any decoration added as a trimming or adornment: something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration: verb decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods: take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support
  • gary - noun a city in northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan; steel production
  • gaylussacia baccata - noun low shrub of the eastern United States bearing shiny black edible fruit; best known of the huckleberries
  • gaylussacia frondosa - noun huckleberry of the eastern United States with pink flowers and sweet blue fruit
  • gazpacho - noun a soup made with chopped tomatoes and onions and cucumbers and peppers and herbs; served cold
  • general - adj. prevailing among and common to the general public: not specialized or limited to one class of things: applying to all or most members of a category or group: of national scope: affecting the entire body: somewhat indefinite: of worldwide scope or applicability: noun a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular): a general officer of the highest rank: the head of a religious order or congregation: verb command as a general
  • genipa americana - noun tree of the West Indies and northern South America bearing succulent edible orange-sized fruit
  • gimlet - noun a cocktail made of gin or vodka and lime juice: hand tool for boring holes
  • glenn - noun made the first orbital rocket-powered flight by a United States astronaut in 1962; later in United States Senate (1921-)
  • goethe - noun German poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749-1832)
  • gold rush - noun a large migration of people to a newly discovered gold field: a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
  • gooseberry - noun currant-like berry used primarily in jams and jellies: spiny Eurasian shrub having greenish purple-tinged flowers and ovoid yellow-green or red-purple berries
  • graham - noun United States dancer and choreographer whose work was noted for its austerity and technical rigor (1893-1991): United States evangelical preacher famous as a mass evangelist (born in 1918): flour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran; (`whole meal flour' is British usage)
  • granada - noun a city in southeastern Spain that was the capital of the Moorish kingdom until it was captured by Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492; site of the Alhambra (a palace and fortress built by Moors in the Middle Ages) which is now a major tourist attraction
  • granny smith - noun apple with a green skin and hard tart flesh
  • grape - noun any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters: any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
  • grapefruit - noun large yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp; usual serving consists of a half: citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp
  • green bean - noun immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable: a common bean plant cultivated for its slender green edible pods
  • green river - noun a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River
  • greengage - noun sweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum
  • grenadier - noun deep-sea fish with a large head and body and long tapering tail: an infantryman equipped with grenades
  • greyhound - noun a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog
  • griot - noun a storyteller in West Africa; perpetuates the oral traditions of a family or village
  • guacamole - noun a dip made of mashed avocado mixed with chopped onions and other seasonings
  • guava - noun tropical fruit having yellow skin and pink pulp; eaten fresh or used for e.g. jellies: small tropical American shrubby tree; widely cultivated in warm regions for its sweet globular yellow fruit: small tropical shrubby tree bearing small yellowish fruit
  • harvest - noun the season for gathering crops: the gathering of a ripened crop: the consequence of an effort or activity: the yield from plants in a single growing season: verb remove from a culture or a living or dead body, as for the purposes of transplantation: gather, as of natural products
  • herbert - noun United States musician and composer and conductor noted for his comic operas (1859-1924)
  • hereford - noun hardy English breed of dairy cattle raised extensively in United States
  • herm - noun a statue consisting of a squared stone pillar with a carved head (usually a bearded Hermes) on top; used in ancient Greece as a boundary marker or signpost
  • hibernal - adj. characteristic of or relating to winter
  • hideous - adj. so extremely ugly as to be terrifying: grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
  • hieroglyph - noun a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt: writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)
  • highbush cranberry - noun deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three-lobed leaves and red berries
  • hill - noun a local and well-defined elevation of the land: risque English comedian (1925-1992): United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916): structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones: (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands: verb form into a hill
  • hock - noun tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle: any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage): verb disable by cutting the hock: leave as a guarantee in return for money
  • hogshead - noun a large cask especially one holding 63 gals: a British unit of capacity for alcoholic beverages
  • home fries - noun sliced pieces of potato fried in a pan until brown and crisp
  • honeydew - noun the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine; a large smooth greenish-white melon with pale green flesh
  • howe - noun United States inventor who built early sewing machines and won suits for patent infringement against other manufacturers (including Isaac M. Singer) (1819-1867): United States feminist who was active in the women's suffrage movement (1819-1910): Canadian hockey player who holds the record for playing the most games (born 1928): United States editor (1920-1993)
  • huckleberry - noun blue-black berry similar to blueberries and bilberries of the eastern United States: any of several shrubs of the genus Gaylussacia bearing small berries resembling blueberries: any of various dark-fruited as distinguished from blue-fruited blueberries
  • hugo - noun French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885)
  • ice cream - noun frozen dessert containing cream and sugar and flavoring
  • ilama - noun whitish tropical fruit with a pinkish tinge related to custard apples; grown in the southern United States: tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit
  • incorporated - adj. introduced into as a part of the whole: organized and maintained as a legal corporation: formed or united into a whole
  • inga edulis - noun ornamental evergreen tree with masses of white flowers; tropical and subtropical America
  • ingredient - noun a component of a mixture or compound: food that is a component of a mixture in cooking: an abstract part of something
  • inventor - noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
  • irvingia gabonensis - noun African tree with edible yellow fruit resembling mangos; valued for its oil-rich seed and hardy green wood that resists termites
  • isabella - noun the queen of Castile whose marriage to Ferdinand of Aragon in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and sponsored the voyages of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1451-1504)
  • isinglass - noun any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
  • italia - noun a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
  • ivory - noun a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses: a shade of white the color of bleached bones
  • jackfruit - noun immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted: East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds
  • jakarta - noun capital and largest city of Indonesia; located on the island of Java; founded by the Dutch in 17th century
  • jazz - noun a style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands: a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles: empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk: verb play something in the style of jazz: have sexual intercourse with
  • jesus - noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
  • job's tears - noun hard pearly seeds of an Asiatic grass; often used as beads
  • johnny appleseed - noun United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled (1774-1845)
  • jonah - noun a book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale: a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him: (Old Testament) Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a ship; he was saved by being swallowed by a whale that vomited him out onto dry land
  • jonathan - noun red late-ripening apple; primarily eaten raw
  • jones - noun English phonetician (1881-1967): one of the first great English architects and a theater designer (1573-1652): American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792): United States golfer (1902-1971): United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900): United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)
  • joseph - noun (New Testament) husband of Mary and (in Christian belief) the foster father of Jesus: (Old Testament) the 11th son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel; Jacob gave Joseph a coat of many colors, which made his brothers jealous and they sold him into slavery in Egypt: leader of the Nez Perce in their retreat from United States troops (1840-1904)
  • jug wine - noun inexpensive wine sold in large bottles or jugs
  • juglans regia - noun Eurasian walnut valued for its large edible nut and its hard richly figured wood; widely cultivated
  • juice - noun any of several liquids of the body: the liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue: electric current: energetic vitality
  • juicer - noun a squeezer with a conical ridged center that is used for squeezing juice from citrus fruit: a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
  • jujube - noun chewy fruit-flavored jellied candy (sometimes medicated to soothe a sore throat): dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees: spiny tree having dark red edible fruits
  • jupiter - noun the largest planet and the 5th from the sun; has many satellites and is one of the brightest objects in the night sky: (Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek Zeus
  • kamikaze - noun a fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II: a pilot trained and willing to cause a suicidal crash
  • kava - noun an alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub
  • kent - noun a county in southeastern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom, it was the first to be colonized by the Romans: United States painter noted for his woodcuts (1882-1971)
  • ketchup - noun thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes
  • key lime - noun small yellow-green limes of southern Florida
  • kirsch - noun from fermented juice of black morello cherries
  • knish - noun (Yiddish) baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese; often eaten as a snack
  • komodo dragon - noun the largest lizard in the world (10 feet); found on Indonesian islands
  • kumquat - noun small oval citrus fruit with thin sweet rind and very acid pulp: any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp
  • kylix - noun a shallow drinking cup with two handles; used in ancient Greece
  • la crosse - noun a town in western Wisconsin on the Mississippi River
  • lambda - noun the craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and lamboid sutures of the skull: the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet
  • lardizabala - noun evergreen monoecious climbers of South America having dark mauve-blue edible berries
  • lava - noun rock that in its molten form (as magma) issues from volcanos; lava is what magma is called when it reaches the surface
  • leaf - noun hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door): a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book): the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants: verb produce leaves, of plants: turn over pages: look through a book or other written material
  • lees - noun the sediment from fermentation of an alcoholic beverage
  • legume - noun the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils): an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae: the fruit or seed of any of various bean or pea plants consisting of a case that splits along both sides when ripe and having the seeds attach to one side of the case
  • lemon - noun an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory: a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons: yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh: a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit: a strong yellow color
  • lemon drop - noun a hard candy with lemon flavor and a yellow color and (usually) the shape of a lemon
  • lemon juice - noun usually freshly squeezed juice of lemons
  • lemon tree - noun a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit
  • lemonade - noun sweetened beverage of diluted lemon juice
  • liberty - noun freedom of choice: personal freedom from servitude or confinement or oppression: an act of undue intimacy: immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence: leave granted to a sailor or naval officer
  • lime - noun the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees: any of various related trees bearing limes: any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber: a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds: a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide: a caustic substance produced by heating limestone: verb cover with lime so as to induce growth: spread birdlime on branches to catch birds
  • limeade - noun sweetened beverage of lime juice and water
  • limit - noun the greatest possible degree of something: the boundary of a specific area: as far as something can go: the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed: the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity: final or latest limiting point: verb restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day": place limits on (extent or access): decide upon or fix definitely
  • lingonberry - noun tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller: low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries
  • liqueur - noun strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
  • liquor - noun the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked: an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented: a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process
  • loganberry - noun large red variety of the dewberry: red-fruited bramble native from Oregon to Baja California
  • loment - noun pods constricted between seeds and breaking apart when ripe into one-seed segments
  • long pepper - noun slender tropical climber of the eastern Himalayas: plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
  • longan - noun tree of southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet edible fruit resembling litchi nuts; sometimes placed in genera Euphorbia or Nephelium
  • loquat - noun yellow olive-sized semitropical fruit with a large free stone and relatively little flesh; used for jellies: evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan
  • love - noun any object of warm affection or devotion: a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction: a strong positive emotion of regard and affection: a score of zero in tennis or squash: sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people: a beloved person; used as terms of endearment: verb have a great affection or liking for: be enamored or in love with: get pleasure from: have sexual intercourse with
  • lowbush cranberry - noun tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
  • luffa - noun any of several tropical annual climbers having large yellow flowers and edible young fruits; grown commercially for the mature fruit's dried fibrous interior that is used as a sponge: the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer
  • luffa acutangula - noun loofah of Pakistan; widely cultivated throughout tropics
  • lychee - noun Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
  • lycium barbarum - noun deciduous erect or spreading shrub with spiny branches and violet-purple flowers followed by orange-red berries; southeastern Europe to China
  • macaroon - noun chewy cookie usually containing almond paste
  • macedonia - noun landlocked republic on the Balkan Peninsula; achieved independence from Yugoslavia in 1991: the ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria
  • maceration - noun softening due to soaking or steeping: extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
  • maize - noun a strong yellow color: tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
  • major - adj. greater in number or size or amount: greater in scope or effect: of full legal age: of a scale or mode: of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes: of greater importance or stature or rank: of greater seriousness or danger: noun the principal field of study of a student at a university: a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain: a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject: British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943): verb have as one's principal field of study
  • malus - noun apple trees; found throughout temperate zones of the northern hemisphere
  • malus angustifolia - noun small tree or shrub of southeastern United States; cultivated as an ornamental for its rose-colored blossoms
  • malus baccata - noun Asian wild crab apple cultivated in many varieties for it small acid usually red fruit used for preserving
  • malus coronaria - noun medium-sized tree of the eastern United States having pink blossoms and small yellow fruit
  • malus fusca - noun small tree or shrub of western United States having white blossoms and tiny yellow or red fruit
  • malus ioensis - noun wild crab apple of western United States with fragrant pink flowers
  • malus pumila - noun native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits
  • malus sylvestris - noun wild crab apple native to Europe; a chief ancestor of cultivated apples
  • mandarin orange - noun a somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of China: shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia
  • mandelbrot - noun French mathematician (born in Poland) noted for inventing fractals (born in 1924)
  • manduca sexta - noun moth whose larvae are tobacco hornworms: large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tobacco and related plants; similar to tomato hornworm
  • mangifera indica - noun large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit
  • mango - noun large oval tropical fruit having smooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seed: large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit
  • mangosteen - noun two- to three-inch tropical fruit with juicy flesh suggestive of both peaches and pineapples: East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit
  • manilkara zapota - noun large tropical American evergreen yielding chicle gum and edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Achras
  • mara - noun hare-like rodent of the pampas of Argentina: god of death; opposite of Kama
  • marasca cherry - noun Dalmatian bitter wild cherry tree bearing fruit whose juice is made into maraschino liqueur
  • maraschino - noun cherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino liqueur: distilled from fermented juice of bitter wild marasca cherries
  • maraschino cherry - noun cherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino liqueur: Dalmatian bitter wild cherry tree bearing fruit whose juice is made into maraschino liqueur
  • margarita - noun a cocktail made of tequila and triple sec with lime and lemon juice
  • marmalade - noun a preserve made of the pulp and rind of citrus fruits
  • marquette - noun a town on Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula in northwest Michigan: French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)
  • marrakesh - noun a city in western Morocco; tourist center
  • marrow - noun the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones: large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins: very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones: any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
  • mary pickford - noun United States film actress (born in Canada) who starred in silent films (1893-1979)
  • mashed potato - noun potato that has been peeled and boiled and then mashed
  • massasoit - noun Wampanoag leader who aided the Pilgrims (1580-1661)
  • mast - noun a vertical spar for supporting sails: any sturdy upright pole: nuts of forest trees used as feed for swine: nuts of forest trees (as beechnuts and acorns) accumulated on the ground; used especially as food for swine
  • material - adj. derived from or composed of matter: directly relevant to a matter especially a law case: concerned with or affecting physical as distinct from intellectual or psychological well-being: concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests: having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary: having material or physical form or substance: noun things needed for doing or making something: information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form: a person judged suitable for admission or employment: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
  • may wine - noun a punch made of Moselle and sugar and sparkling water or champagne flavored with sweet woodruff
  • mayhaw - noun hawthorn of southern United States bearing juicy acid scarlet fruit often used in jellies or preserves
  • mcintosh - noun early-ripening apple popular in the northeastern United States; primarily eaten raw but suitable for applesauce
  • medlar - noun crabapple-like fruit used for preserves: a South African globular fruit with brown leathery skin and pithy flesh having a sweet-acid taste: small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples: small deciduous tree of southern Africa having edible fruit
  • melba - noun Australian operatic soprano (1861-1931)
  • melody - noun the perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes: a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
  • melon - noun any of numerous fruits of the gourd family having a hard rind and sweet juicy flesh: any of various fruit of cucurbitaceous vines including: muskmelons; watermelons; cantaloupes; cucumbers
  • mespilus germanica - noun small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples
  • mimosa - noun a mixed drink containing champagne and orange juice: any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Mimosa having usually yellow flowers and compound leaves: evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers
  • mincemeat - noun spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat
  • monroe - noun a town in north central Louisiana: a town of southeast Michigan on Lake Erie: 5th President of the United States; author of the Monroe Doctrine (1758-1831): United States film actress noted for sex appeal (1926-1962)
  • monstera deliciosa - noun tropical American vine having roots that hang like cords and cylindrical fruit with a pineapple and banana flavor
  • moore - noun British sculptor whose works are monumental organic forms (1898-1986): United States poet noted for irony and wit (1887-1872): Irish poet who wrote nostalgic and patriotic verse (1779-1852): English philosopher (1873-1958): English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935): United States composer of works noted for their use of the American vernacular (1893-1969)
  • moron - noun a person of subnormal intelligence
  • mors - noun (Roman mythology) Roman god of death; counterpart of Thanatos
  • morus - noun type genus of the Moraceae: mulberries
  • morus alba - noun Asiatic mulberry with white to pale red fruit; leaves used to feed silkworms
  • morus nigra - noun European mulberry having dark foliage and fruit
  • morus rubra - noun North American mulberry having dark purple edible fruit
  • moses - noun (Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus; Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai: United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961)
  • moussaka - noun casserole of eggplant and ground lamb with onion and tomatoes bound with white sauce and beaten eggs
  • mulled wine - noun wine heated with sugar and spices and often citrus fruit
  • multiple fruit - noun fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple
  • muscatel - noun sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine: wine from muscat grapes
  • museum - noun a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value
  • muskmelon - noun the fruit of a muskmelon vine; any of several sweet melons related to cucumbers: any of several varieties of vine whose fruit has a netted rind and edible flesh and a musky smell
  • must - adj. highly recommended: noun grape juice before or during fermentation: a necessary or essential thing: the quality of smelling or tasting old or stale or mouldy
  • nara - noun the independent agency that oversees management of federal government records including presidential libraries and historic collections
  • nectar - noun fruit juice especially when undiluted: a sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators: (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal
  • nectarine - noun a variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin: variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh
  • negus - noun wine and hot water with sugar and lemon juice and nutmeg
  • nelumbo nucifera - noun native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers
  • niagara - noun a river flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario; forms boundary between Ontario and New York: waterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe Falls; in the United States it is the American Falls
  • nixon - noun vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United States; resigned after the Watergate scandal in 1974 (1913-1994)
  • noah - noun the Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his family and the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40 days and 40 nights of rain; the story of Noah and the flood is told in the Book of Genesis
  • nonpareil - adj. eminent beyond or above comparison: noun a flat disk of chocolate covered with beads of colored sugar: colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies: model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
  • northern ireland - noun a division of the United Kingdom located on the northern part of the island of Ireland
  • northern spy - noun large late-ripening apple with skin striped with yellow and red
  • nougat - noun nuts or fruit pieces in a sugar paste
  • nurseryman - noun someone who takes care of a garden
  • oak - noun a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves: the hard durable wood of any oak; used especially for furniture and flooring
  • oil - noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist: a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water: any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants: verb cover with oil, as if by rubbing: administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
  • okra - noun 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: long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant: long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
  • old south - noun the South of the United States before the American Civil War
  • olive - adj. of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive: noun a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation: one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish: hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork: evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits: small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  • olive branch - noun something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace
  • onion - noun an aromatic flavorful bulb: bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb: edible bulb of an onion plant
  • opal - noun a translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones
  • opuntia - noun large genus of cactuses native to America: prickly pears
  • orange - adj. of the color between red and yellow; similar to the color of a ripe orange: noun orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow: round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees: a river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic Ocean: any citrus tree bearing oranges: any pigment producing the orange color
  • orange juice - noun bottled or freshly squeezed juice of oranges
  • orchard - noun garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth
  • organisation - noun the act of forming something: the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically: the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business: an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized: an organized structure for arranging or classifying: a group of people who work together: the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
  • orion - noun a constellation on the equator east of Taurus; contains Betelgeuse and Rigel: (Greek mythology) a giant Boeotian hunter who pursued the Pleiades and was eventually slain by Artemis; was then placed in the sky as a constellation
  • palm - noun the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers: any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves: a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand: an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event: verb touch, lift, or hold with the hands
  • palmer - noun United States golfer (born in 1929)
  • papaya - noun large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh: tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
  • paprika - noun a mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos: plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
  • partridgeberry - noun creeping woody plant of eastern North America with shiny evergreen leaves and scarlet berries
  • passiflora - noun type genus of the Passifloraceae
  • passiflora edulis - noun Brazilian passionflower cultivated for its deep purple fruit
  • passion fruit - noun egg-shaped tropical fruit of certain passionflower vines; used for sherbets and confectionery and drinks
  • pastry - noun any of various baked foods made of dough or batter: a dough of flour and water and shortening
  • pasty - adj. resembling paste in color; pallid: having the sticky properties of an adhesive: noun (usually used in the plural) one of a pair of adhesive patches worn to cover the nipples of exotic dancers and striptease performers: small meat pie or turnover
  • pattypan squash - noun round greenish-white squash having one face flattened with a scalloped edge: squash plant having flattened round fruit with a scalloped edge; usually greenish white
  • pea - noun seed of a pea plant used for food: a leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds: the fruit or seed of a pea plant
  • peach - noun downy juicy fruit with sweet yellowish or whitish flesh: cultivated in temperate regions: a shade of pink tinged with yellow: a very attractive or seductive looking woman: verb divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"
  • peach melba - noun ice cream and peaches with a liqueur
  • peanut - adj. of little importance or influence or power; of minor status: noun pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms: a young child who is small for his age: widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground: underground pod of the peanut vine
  • pear - noun sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties: Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties
  • pear-shaped - adj. having a round shape tapered at one end: (of sounds) full and rich
  • pearmain - noun any of several varieties of apples with red skins
  • pecan - noun smooth brown oval nut of south central United States: tree of southern United States and Mexico cultivated for its nuts: wood of a pecan tree
  • peel - noun the rind of a fruit or vegetable: British politician (1788-1850): the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit): verb get undressed: come off in flakes or thin small pieces: strip the skin off
  • pepin - noun king of the Franks and father of Charlemagne who defended papal interests and founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751 (714-768)
  • pepper - noun sweet and hot varieties of fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum: pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground: climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam: any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers: verb attack and bombard with or as if with missiles: add pepper to
  • perry - noun a fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears; similar in taste to hard cider: United States commodore who led the fleet that defeated the British on Lake Erie during the War of 1812; brother of Matthew Calbraith Perry (1785-1819): United States admiral who led a naval expedition to Japan and signed a treaty in 1854 opening up trade relations between United States and Japan; brother of Oliver Hazard Perry (1794-1858): United States philosopher (1876-1957)
  • persian melon - noun the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine; a large green melon with orange flesh: any of a variety of muskmelon vines having fruit with a smooth white rind and white or greenish flesh that does not have a musky smell
  • persimmon - noun orange fruit resembling a plum; edible when fully ripe: any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
  • phoenix - noun the state capital and largest city located in south central Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural area thanks to irrigation: a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor: a legendary Arabian bird said to periodically burn itself to death and emerge from the ashes as a new phoenix; according to most versions only one phoenix lived at a time and it renewed itself every 500 years: a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa
  • physalis pruinosa - noun stout hairy annual of eastern North America with sweet yellow fruits
  • pimiento - noun fully ripened sweet red pepper; usually cooked: plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
  • pineapple - noun large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated: a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics
  • pink lady - noun a cocktail made of gin and brandy with lemon juice and grenadine shaken with an egg white and ice
  • pinot - noun any of several purple or white wine grapes used especially for burgundies and champagnes
  • pioneer - noun one the first colonists or settler in a new territory: someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art: verb open up and explore a new area: open up an area or prepare a way: take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of
  • piper - noun someone who plays the bagpipe: type genus of the Piperaceae: large genus of chiefly climbing tropical shrubs
  • piper cubeba - noun tropical southeast Asian shrubby vine bearing spicy berrylike fruits
  • piper longum - noun slender tropical climber of the eastern Himalayas
  • piper nigrum - noun climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam
  • pistachio - noun nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel: small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts
  • pistacia - noun a dicotyledonous genus of trees of the family Anacardiaceae having drupaceous fruit
  • plant - noun a living organism lacking the power of locomotion: buildings for carrying on industrial labor: something planted secretly for discovery by another: an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience: verb put firmly in the mind: place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive: put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground: place into a river: fix or set securely or deeply: set up or lay the groundwork for
  • plantain - noun starchy banana-like fruit; eaten (always cooked) as a staple vegetable throughout the tropics: a banana tree bearing hanging clusters of edible angular greenish starchy fruits; tropics and subtropics: any of numerous plants of the genus Plantago; mostly small roadside or dooryard weeds with elliptic leaves and small spikes of very small flowers; seeds of some used medicinally
  • plonk - noun the noise of something dropping (as into liquid): a cheap wine of inferior quality: verb set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
  • plum - adv. completely; used as intensifiers: exactly: noun a highly desirable position or assignment: any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit: any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
  • plum sauce - noun for Chinese dishes: plum preserves and chutney
  • plum tomato - noun oblong cherry tomato: a kind of cherry tomato that has an oblong shape
  • poi - noun Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment
  • politician - noun a person active in party politics: a leader engaged in civil administration: a schemer who tries to gain advantage in an organization in sly or underhanded ways
  • pome - noun a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy part
  • pomegranate - noun large globular fruit having many seeds with juicy red pulp in a tough brownish-red rind: shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
  • pomelo - noun large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp: southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
  • pomology - noun the branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruits
  • potato - noun an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland: annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous
  • potato chip - noun a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
  • potato pancake - noun made of grated potato and egg with a little flour
  • potato salad - noun any of various salads having chopped potatoes as the base
  • praline - noun cookie-sized candy made of brown sugar and butter and pecans
  • pressing - adj. compelling immediate action: noun a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press: the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
  • pro - adj. in favor of (an action or proposal etc.): adv. favoring a proposition, opinion, etc.: noun an argument in favor of a proposal: an athlete who plays for pay
  • produce - noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market: verb create or manufacture a man-made product: bring forth or yield: cause to happen, occur or exist: bring out for display: bring onto the market or release: come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes): cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
  • provenance - noun where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
  • prune - noun dried plum: verb weed out unwanted or unnecessary things: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
  • prunus - noun a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
  • prunus alleghaniensis - noun wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh
  • prunus americana - noun wild plum trees of eastern and central North America having red-orange fruit with yellow flesh
  • prunus angustifolia - noun small native American shrubby tree bearing small edible yellow to reddish fruit
  • prunus avium - noun large Eurasian tree producing small dark bitter fruit in the wild but edible sweet fruit under cultivation
  • prunus cerasifera - noun small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit; used in Europe as budding stock
  • prunus cerasus - noun rather small Eurasian tree producing red to black acid edible fruit
  • prunus domestica - noun any of various widely distributed plums grown in the cooler temperate areas
  • prunus dulcis - noun small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
  • prunus glandulosa - noun small Chinese shrub with smooth unfurrowed dark red fruit grown especially for its red or pink or white flowers
  • prunus ilicifolia - noun California evergreen wild plum with spiny leathery leaves and white flowers
  • prunus incisa - noun shrubby Japanese cherry tree having pale pink blossoms
  • prunus japonica - noun woody oriental plant with smooth unfurrowed red fruit grown especially for its white or pale pink blossoms
  • prunus laurocerasus - noun frequently cultivated Eurasian evergreen shrub or small tree having showy clusters of white flowers and glossy foliage and yielding oil similar to bitter almond oil
  • prunus maritima - noun seacoast shrub of northeastern North America having showy white blossoms and edible purple fruit
  • prunus mexicana - noun small tree of southwestern United States having purplish-red fruit sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its large leaves
  • prunus mume - noun Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits
  • prunus nigra - noun small tree native to northeastern North America having oblong orange-red fruit
  • prunus padus - noun small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry
  • prunus pensylvanica - noun small shrubby North American wild cherry with small bright red acid fruit
  • prunus pumila - noun small straggling American cherry growing on sandy soil and having minute scarcely edible purplish-black fruit
  • prunus salicina - noun small tree of China and Japan bearing large yellow to red plums usually somewhat inferior to European plums in flavor
  • prunus serotina - noun large North American wild cherry with round black sour edible fruit
  • prunus serrulata - noun ornamental tree with inedible fruits widely cultivated in many varieties for its white blossoms
  • prunus subcordata - noun shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States bearing small red insipid fruit
  • prunus subhirtella - noun shrub or tree native to Japan cultivated as an ornamental for its rose-pink flowers
  • prunus tenella - noun Asiatic shrub cultivated for its rosy red flowers
  • prunus triloba - noun deciduous Chinese shrub or small tree with often trilobed leaves grown for its pink-white flowers
  • prunus virginiana - noun a common wild cherry of eastern North America having small bitter black berries favored by birds
  • pucker - noun an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth): verb to gather something into small wrinkles or folds: become wrinkled or drawn together: draw fabric together and sew it tightly
  • pudding - noun any of various soft sweet desserts thickened usually with flour and baked or boiled or steamed: (British) the dessert course of a meal (`pud' is used informally): any of various soft thick unsweetened baked dishes
  • pulasan - noun fruit of an East Indian tree similar to the rambutan but sweeter: East Indian fruit tree bearing fruit similar to but sweeter than that of the rambutan
  • pumpkin - noun usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn: a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
  • pumpkin pie - noun pie made of mashed pumpkin and milk and eggs and sugar
  • punica - noun coextensive with the family Punicaceae
  • punica granatum - noun shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
  • punnet - noun a small light basket used as a measure for fruits
  • punt - noun (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground: an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole: formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence: verb propel with a pole: kick the ball: place a bet on
  • pyrus - noun fruit trees native to the Old World: pears
  • pyrus communis - noun Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties
  • quince - noun aromatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves: small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated
  • racking - adj. causing great physical or mental suffering
  • raffia palm - noun a large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fiber from its leafstalks
  • rag - noun a boisterous practical joke (especially by college students): a small piece of cloth or paper: a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities: newspaper with half-size pages: music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano): verb break into lumps before sorting: play in ragtime: censure severely or angrily: harass with persistent criticism or carping: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations: treat cruelly
  • rambutan - noun pleasantly acid bright red oval Malayan fruit covered with soft spines: Malayan tree bearing spiny red fruit
  • rangpur - noun hybrid between mandarin orange and lemon having very acid fruit with orange peel
  • raspberry - noun red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries: woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries: a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
  • red delicious - noun a sweet eating apple with bright red skin; most widely grown apple worldwide
  • regal - adj. belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler
  • regent - noun someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch: members of a governing board
  • relish - noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth: spicy or savory condiment: vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment: verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
  • restaurant - noun a building where people go to eat
  • rhubarb pie - noun pie containing diced rhubarb and much sugar
  • rhythm - noun recurring at regular intervals: the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements: the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music: natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle): an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
  • ribes - noun a flowering shrub bearing currants or gooseberries; native to northern hemisphere
  • ribes nigrum - noun widely cultivated current bearing edible black aromatic berries
  • rioja - noun dry red table wine from the Rioja region of northern Spain
  • ripening - noun acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time: coming to full development; becoming mature
  • rom - noun (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
  • roman - adj. of or relating to or derived from Rome (especially ancient Rome): relating to or characteristic of people of Rome: of or relating to or supporting Romanism: characteristic of the modern type that most directly represents the type used in ancient Roman inscriptions: noun a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions: a resident of modern Rome: an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire
  • rondo - noun a musical form that is often the last movement of a sonata
  • rose hip - noun the fruit of a rose plant
  • rosette - noun an ornament or pattern resembling a rose that is worn as a badge of office or as recognition of having won an honor: a cluster of leaves growing in crowded circles from a common center or crown (usually at or close to the ground): circular window filled with tracery: rhizoctinia disease of potatoes
  • rossini - noun Italian composer remembered for his operas (1792-1868)
  • royalty - noun royal persons collectively: payment to the holder of a patent or copyright or resource for the right to use their property
  • rubus chamaemorus - noun creeping raspberry of north temperate regions with yellow or orange berries
  • rubus idaeus - noun the common European raspberry; fruit red or orange
  • rubus occidentalis - noun raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit
  • rubus odoratus - noun shrubby raspberry of eastern North America having showy rose to purplish flowers and red or orange thimble-shaped fruit
  • rubus parviflorus - noun white-flowered raspberry of western North America and northern Mexico with thimble-shaped orange berries
  • rubus phoenicolasius - noun raspberry of China and Japan having pale pink flowers grown for ornament and for the small red acid fruits
  • rubus spectabilis - noun large erect red-flowered raspberry of western North America having large pinkish-orange berries
  • ruby - adj. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies: noun a transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem: a transparent deep red variety of corundum; used as a gemstone and in lasers: a deep and vivid red color
  • rum - adj. beyond or deviating from the usual or expected: noun liquor distilled from fermented molasses: a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
  • run-down - adj. having the spring unwound: worn and broken down by hard use
  • sack - noun the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter: a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases: a woman's full loose hiplength jacket: any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry): the quantity contained in a sack: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart): a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist: a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily: an enclosed space: verb put in a sack: plunder (a town) after capture: make as a net profit: terminate the employment of
  • saguaro - noun extremely large treelike cactus of desert regions of southwestern United States having a thick columnar sparsely branched trunk bearing white flowers and edible red pulpy fruit
  • saigon - noun a city in South Vietnam; formerly (as Saigon) it was the capital of French Indochina
  • salsa - noun spicy sauce of tomatoes and onions and chili peppers to accompany Mexican foods
  • salvador - noun a republic on the Pacific coast of Central America
  • samara - noun a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple
  • sambucus canadensis - noun common elder of central and eastern North America bearing purple-black berries; fruit used in wines and jellies
  • sambucus nigra - noun a common shrub with black fruit or a small tree of Europe and Asia; fruit used for wines and jellies
  • san francisco - noun a port in western California near the Golden Gate that is one of the major industrial and transportation centers; it has one of the world's finest harbors; site of the Golden Gate Bridge
  • sangria - noun sweetened red wine and orange or lemon juice with soda water
  • sapote - noun brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet: tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum
  • satsuma - noun medium-sized largely seedless mandarin orange with thin smooth skin: a variety of mandarin orange
  • sauce - noun flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food: verb add zest or flavor to, make more interesting: dress (food) with a relish: behave saucy or impudently towards
  • scale - noun a flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals: an indicator having a graduated sequence of marks: a measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass: (music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave): a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin: a specialized leaf or bract that protects a bud or catkin: relative magnitude: the ratio between the size of something and a representation of it: an ordered reference standard: a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners): verb size or measure according to a scale: measure with or as if with scales: remove the scales from: pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard: climb up by means of a ladder: reach the highest point of: take by attacking with scaling ladders: measure by or as if by a scale
  • schinus molle - noun small Peruvian evergreen with broad rounded head and slender pendant branches with attractive clusters of greenish flowers followed by clusters of rose-pink fruits
  • schizocarp - noun a dry dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more parts each with a single seed
  • scientist - noun a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
  • scuppernong - noun amber-green muscadine grape of southeastern United States
  • sea breeze - noun a cooling breeze from the sea (during the daytime)
  • seasoning - noun the act of adding a seasoning to food: something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
  • sediment - noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process: verb settle as sediment: deposit as a sediment
  • sensation - noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation: a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest: a state of widespread public excitement and interest: the faculty through which the external world is apprehended: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
  • sexton - noun an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects: United States poet (1928-1974)
  • shepherd's pie - noun pie of hash covered with mashed potatoes and browned in the oven
  • sherry - noun dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif
  • shortcake - noun very short biscuit dough baked as individual biscuits or a round loaf; served with sweetened fruit and usually whipped cream
  • sidecar - noun conveyance consisting of a small carrier attached to the side of a motorcycle: a cocktail made of orange liqueur with lemon juice and brandy
  • silicle - noun short broad silique occurring in some cruciferous plants
  • silique - noun narrow elongated seed capsule peculiar to the family Cruciferae
  • sir - noun term of address for a man: a title used before the name of knight or baronet
  • ski - noun narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow: verb move along on skis
  • slice - noun a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer: a spatula for spreading paint or ink: a thin flat piece cut off of some object: a share of something: a serving that has been cut from a larger portion: a wound made by cutting: verb hit a ball so that it causes a backspin: cut into slices: hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction: make a clean cut through
  • slivovitz - noun a colorless plum brandy popular in the Balkans
  • sloe gin - noun gin flavored with sloes (fruit of the blackthorn)
  • smash - adv. with a loud crash: noun a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles): a conspicuous success: the act of colliding with something: a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head: a vigorous blow: verb break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over: overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful): hit hard: collide or strike violently and suddenly: hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke: hit violently: damage or destroy as if by violence: humiliate or depress completely: reduce to bankruptcy
  • smoothie - noun a thick smooth drink consisting of fresh fruit pureed with ice cream or yoghurt or milk: someone with an assured and ingratiating manner
  • snap pea - noun variety of pea plant producing peas having crisp rounded edible pods
  • snow pea - noun green peas with flat edible pods: variety of pea plant producing peas having thin flat edible pods
  • soft drink - noun nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
  • solanum aviculare - noun Australian annual sometimes cultivated for its racemes of purple flowers and edible yellow egg-shaped fruit
  • solanum melongena - noun hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
  • solanum quitoense - noun small perennial shrub cultivated in uplands of South America for its edible bright orange fruits resembling tomatoes or oranges
  • sommelier - noun a waiter who manages wine service in a hotel or restaurant
  • song - noun the act of singing: a short musical composition with words: a distinctive or characteristic sound: a very small sum: the characteristic sound produced by a bird: the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy
  • sorbus domestica - noun medium-sized European tree resembling the rowan but bearing edible fruit
  • soup - noun liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food: an unfortunate situation: any composition having a consistency suggestive of soup: verb dope (a racehorse)
  • sour - adj. smelling of fermentation or staleness: having a sharp biting taste: one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons: showing a brooding ill humor: inaccurate in pitch: in an unpalatable state: noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth: a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar: the property of being acidic: verb go sour or spoil: make sour or more sour
  • soursop - noun large spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp related to custard apples: small tropical American tree bearing large succulent slightly acid fruit
  • spade - noun a sturdy hand shovel that can be pushed into the earth with the foot: a playing card in the major suit that has one or more black figures on it: (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person: verb dig (up) with a spade
  • spaghetti squash - noun medium-sized oval squash with flesh in the form of strings that resemble spaghetti: squash plant bearing oval fruit with smooth yellowish skin and tender stranded flesh resembling spaghetti
  • spain - noun a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
  • spartan - adj. resolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity: of or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people: practicing great self-denial: unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment: noun a resident of Sparta
  • speer - noun German Nazi architect who worked for Hitler (1905-1981)
  • spirit - noun a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character: any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings: the vital principle or animating force within living things: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people: an inclination or tendency of a certain kind: animation and energy in action or expression: the intended meaning of a communication: the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection): verb infuse with spirit
  • spirits - noun an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  • splendour - noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand: a quality that outshines the usual
  • spondias - noun tropical trees having one-seeded fruit
  • spondias purpurea - noun common tropical American shrub or small tree with purplish fruit
  • sponge cake - noun a light porous cake made with eggs and flour and sugar without shortening
  • spritzer - noun a mixed drink made of wine mixed with a sparkling water
  • squash - noun a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets: edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable: any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits: verb to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
  • squeeze - noun the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space: the act of gripping and pressing firmly: a twisting squeeze: (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend: a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer: a tight or amorous embrace: an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power: a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high: verb press firmly: squeeze or press together: squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness: squeeze tightly between the fingers: squeeze like a wedge into a tight space: to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition: press or force: obtain by coercion or intimidation: to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
  • squirt - noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid): someone who is small and insignificant: verb wet with a spurt of liquid: cause to come out in a squirt
  • stayman - noun apple grown chiefly in the Shenandoah Valley
  • straw wine - noun sweet wine from grapes partially sun-dried on the vine or on straw mats
  • strawberry - noun a soft red birthmark: sweet fleshy red fruit: any of various low perennial herbs with many runners and bearing white flowers followed by edible fruits having many small achenes scattered on the surface of an enlarged red pulpy berry
  • sugar apple - noun sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
  • suite - noun apartment consisting of a series of connected rooms used as a living unit (as in a hotel): a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected: a matching set of furniture: the group following and attending to some important person
  • sula - noun type genus of the Sulidae
  • sultana - noun pale yellow seedless grape used for raisins and wine: dried seedless grape
  • summer squash - noun any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden: any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
  • sunflower seed - noun edible seed of sunflowers; used as food and poultry feed and as a source of oil
  • sunset - adj. providing for termination: of a declining industry or technology: noun the daily event of the sun sinking below the horizon: atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun: the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
  • suntan - noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun: verb get a tan from being exposed to the sun
  • sup - noun a small amount of liquid food: verb take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon
  • surge - noun a sudden or abrupt strong increase: a large sea wave: a sudden forceful flow: verb see one's performance improve: rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave: rise or move forward: rise rapidly: rise and move, as in waves or billows
  • surprise - noun the act of surprising someone: a sudden unexpected event: the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you: verb cause to be surprised: come upon or take unawares: attack by storm; attack suddenly
  • sweet almond oil - noun pale yellow fatty oil expressed from sweet or bitter almonds
  • sweetie - noun a person loved by another person
  • syconium - noun the fleshy multiple fruit of the fig consisting of an enlarged hollow receptacle containing numerous fruitlets
  • symbolism - noun the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning: a system of symbols and symbolic representations: an artistic movement in the late 19th century that tried to express abstract or mystical ideas through the symbolic use of images
  • symposium - noun a meeting or conference for the public discussion of some topic especially one in which the participants form an audience and make presentations
  • tabasco pepper - noun plant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers; grown principally in the Gulf Coast states for production of hot sauce
  • table wine - noun wine containing not more than 14 percent alcohol usually served with a meal
  • tamarillo - noun South American arborescent shrub having pale pink blossoms followed by egg-shaped reddish-brown edible fruit somewhat resembling a tomato in flavor
  • tamarind - noun large tropical seed pod with very tangy pulp that is eaten fresh or cooked with rice and fish or preserved for curries and chutneys: long-lived tropical evergreen tree with a spreading crown and feathery evergreen foliage and fragrant flowers yielding hard yellowish wood and long pods with edible chocolate-colored acidic pulp
  • tangelo - noun large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin: hybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orange; cultivated especially in Florida
  • tangerine - adj. of a strong reddish orange color: noun a reddish to vivid orange color: any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa: a variety of mandarin orange
  • tango - noun a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin: music written in duple time for dancing the tango: verb dance a tango
  • tangor - noun large citrus tree having large sweet deep orange fruit that is easily peeled; widely cultivated in Florida
  • tannin - noun any of various complex phenolic substances of plant origin; used in tanning and in medicine
  • taro - noun tropical starchy tuberous root: herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves: edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
  • template - noun a model or standard for making comparisons
  • test pilot - noun a pilot hired to fly experimental airplanes through maneuvers designed to test them
  • tetrazzini - noun a pasta dish with cream sauce and mushrooms
  • titus - noun Emperor of Rome; son of Vespasian (39-81): a Greek disciple and helper of Saint Paul: a new Testament book containing Saint Paul's epistle to Titus; contains advice on pastoral matters
  • tom collins - noun tall iced drink of liquor (usually gin) with fruit juice
  • tomatillo - noun small edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladderlike husk: annual of Mexico and southern United States having edible purplish viscid fruit resembling small tomatoes: Mexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes
  • tomato - noun mildly acid red or yellow pulpy fruit eaten as a vegetable: native to South America; widely cultivated in many varieties
  • tomato juice - noun the juice of tomatoes (usually bottled or canned)
  • tomato sauce - noun sauce made with a puree of tomatoes (or strained tomatoes) with savory vegetables and other seasonings; can be used on pasta
  • topaz - noun a mineral (fluosilicate of aluminum) that occurs in crystals of various colors and is used as a gemstone: a yellow quartz: a light brown the color of topaz
  • transfusion - noun the action of pouring a liquid from one vessel to another: the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery
  • trifoliate orange - noun small fast-growing spiny deciduous Chinese orange tree bearing sweetly scented flowers and decorative but inedible fruit: used as a stock in grafting and for hedges
  • troika - noun a Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast: a modern Russian triumvirate
  • turban squash - noun large squash shaped somewhat like a turban usually with a rounded central portion protruding from the blossom end: squash plants bearing hard-shelled fruit shaped somewhat like a turban with a rounded central portion protruding from the end opposite the stem
  • tutti-frutti - noun ice cream containing chopped candied fruits
  • ullage - noun the amount that a container (as a wine bottle or tank) lacks of being full
  • unit - noun a single undivided whole: an organization regarded as part of a larger social group: a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else: an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole: an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity: any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
  • united states - noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776: the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
  • vaccinium arboreum - noun shrub or small tree of eastern United States having black inedible berries
  • vaccinium corymbosum - noun high-growing deciduous shrub of eastern North America bearing edible blueish to blackish berries with a distinct bloom; source of most cultivated blueberries
  • vaccinium myrsinites - noun shrub of the eastern United States having shining evergreen leaves and bluish-black fruit
  • vaccinium ovatum - noun stiff bushy evergreen shrub of western North America having sour black berries and glossy green foliage used in floral arrangements
  • vaccinium pallidum - noun low deciduous shrub of the eastern United States bearing dark blue sweet berries
  • valencia - noun a city in eastern Spain on the Mediterranean: an industrial city in northern Venezuela
  • varietal - noun a wine made principally from one grape and carrying the name of that grape
  • vault - noun the act of jumping over an obstacle: an arched brick or stone ceiling or roof: a burial chamber (usually underground): a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables: verb bound vigorously: jump across or leap over (an obstacle)
  • vegetable - adj. of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from plants: noun edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant: any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower
  • viburnum trilobum - noun deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three-lobed leaves and red berries
  • vichyssoise - noun a creamy potato soup flavored with leeks and onions; usually served cold
  • vineyard - noun a farm of grapevines where wine grapes are produced
  • vintage - noun the oldness of wines: a season's yield of wine from a vineyard
  • vintner - noun someone who makes wine: someone who sells wine
  • viticulture - noun the cultivation of grapes and grape vines; grape growing
  • vitis - noun the type genus of the family Vitaceae; woody vines with simple leaves and small flowers; includes a wide variety of grapes
  • vitis labrusca - noun native grape of northeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties e.g. Concord grapes
  • vitis rotundifolia - noun native grape of southeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties
  • vitis vinifera - noun common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes
  • waldorf salad - noun typically made of apples and celery with nuts or raisins and dressed with mayonnaise
  • wassail - noun a punch made of sweetened ale or wine heated with spices and roasted apples; especially at Christmas: verb propose a toast to: celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities
  • watermelon - noun large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp: an African melon
  • wealthy - adj. having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
  • whinberry - noun erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries
  • white wine - noun pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
  • wild apple - noun any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acid fruit
  • wine - noun a red as dark as red wine: fermented juice (of grapes especially): verb treat to wine: drink wine
  • wine bar - noun a bar that serves only wine
  • wine cellar - noun storage space where wines are stored
  • wine sauce - noun white or veloute sauce with wine and stock variously seasoned with onions and herbs; for fish or meat
  • winemaking - noun the craft and science of growing grapes and making wine
  • winepress - noun a press that is used to extract the juice from grapes
  • winery - noun distillery where wine is made
  • winesap - noun crisp apple with dark red skin
  • wineskin - noun an animal skin (usually a goatskin) that forms a bag and is used to hold and dispense wine
  • winged bean - noun a tuberous twining annual vine bearing clusters of purplish flowers and pods with four jagged wings; Old World tropics
  • winter squash - noun any of various fruits of the gourd family with thick rinds and edible yellow to orange flesh that mature in the fall and can be stored for several months: any of various plants of the species Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata producing squashes that have hard rinds and mature in the fall
  • wisconsin - noun a midwestern state in north central United States: a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
  • woodcock - noun game bird of the sandpiper family that resembles a snipe
  • xylopia aethiopica - noun tropical west African evergreen tree bearing pungent aromatic seeds used as a condiment and in folk medicine
  • yucca baccata - noun tall yucca of the southwestern United States and Mexico having a woody stem and stiff swordlike pointed leaves and a large cluster of white flowers
  • zanthoxylum - noun deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs: prickly ash
  • zest - noun a tart spicy quality: vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment: verb add herbs or spices to
  • zill - noun one of a pair of small metallic cymbals worn on the thumb and middle finger; used in belly dancing in rhythm with the dance
  • zucchini - noun small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow; typically dark green: marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when small