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* '''[[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
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* '''[[abronia fragrans]]''' - noun taller than Abronia elliptica and having night-blooming flowers
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* '''[[absinthe]]''' - noun strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise; aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
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* '''[[acer negundo]]''' - noun common shade tree of eastern and central United States
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* '''[[acer saccharinum]]''' - noun 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]]''' - noun 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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* '''[[achillea millefolium]]''' - noun ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white florets; widely naturalized in North America
  
 
* '''[[ackee]]''' - noun red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe
 
* '''[[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
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* '''[[acorn]]''' - noun fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base
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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
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* '''[[acorus]]''' - noun sweet flags; sometimes placed in subfamily Acoraceae
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* '''[[acorus calamus]]''' - noun perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots
  
 
* '''[[actinidia arguta]]''' - noun climbing Asiatic vine having long finely serrate leaves and racemes of white flowers followed by greenish-yellow edible fruit
 
* '''[[actinidia arguta]]''' - noun climbing Asiatic vine having long finely serrate leaves and racemes of white flowers followed by greenish-yellow edible fruit
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* '''[[actinidia polygama]]''' - noun ornamental vine of eastern Asia having yellow edible fruit and leaves with silver-white markings
 
* '''[[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)
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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)
  
 
* '''[[adansonia]]''' - noun baobab; cream-of-tartar tree
 
* '''[[adansonia]]''' - noun baobab; cream-of-tartar tree
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* '''[[adansonia gregorii]]''' - noun Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
 
* '''[[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
 
* '''[[adobo]]''' - noun a dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish; served with rice
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* '''[[aframomum melegueta]]''' - noun West African plant bearing pungent peppery seeds
 
* '''[[aframomum melegueta]]''' - noun West African plant bearing pungent peppery seeds
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[agastache foeniculum]]''' - noun much-branched North American herb with an odor like fennel
  
* '''[[alca]]''' - noun type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill
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* '''[[agave]]''' - noun tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[agriculture]]''' - noun the class of people engaged in growing food; the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock; a large-scale farming enterprise; 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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[agrimonia eupatoria]]''' - noun erect perennial Old World herb of dry grassy habitats
  
* '''[[almond extract]]''' - noun flavoring made from almonds macerated in alcohol
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* '''[[aioli]]''' - noun garlic mayonnaise
  
* '''[[almond oil]]''' - noun pale yellow fatty oil expressed from sweet or bitter almonds
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* '''[[albizia]]''' - noun any of numerous trees of the genus Albizia
  
* '''[[amaretto]]''' - noun an Italian almond liqueur
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* '''[[albizia lebbeck]]''' - noun large spreading Old World tree having large leaves and globose clusters of greenish-yellow flowers and long seed pods that clatter in the wind
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[alca]]''' - noun type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill
  
* '''[[amelanchier]]''' - noun North American deciduous trees or shrubs
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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
  
* '''[[amphora]]''' - noun an ancient jar with two handles and a narrow neck; used to hold oil or wine
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* '''[[alfalfa]]''' - noun leguminous plant grown for hay or forage; important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop
  
* '''[[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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* '''[[alga]]''' - noun primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves
  
* '''[[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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* '''[[algae]]''' - noun primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves
  
* '''[[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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* '''[[allium acuminatum]]''' - noun a common North American wild onion with a strong onion odor and an umbel of pink flowers atop a leafless stalk; British Columbia to California and Arizona and east to Wyoming and Colorado
  
* '''[[anna]]''' - noun a former copper coin of Pakistan
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* '''[[allium ampeloprasum]]''' - noun coarse Old World perennial having a large bulb and tall stalk of greenish purple-tinged flowers; widely naturalized
  
* '''[[annona]]''' - noun type genus of the Annonaceae; tropical American trees or shrubs
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* '''[[allium canadense]]''' - noun North American bulbous plant
  
* '''[[annona glabra]]''' - noun small evergreen tree of tropical America with edible fruit; used chiefly as grafting stock
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* '''[[allium carinatum]]''' - noun Eurasian bulbous plant
  
* '''[[annona reticulata]]''' - noun small tropical American tree bearing a bristly heart-shaped acid tropical fruit
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* '''[[allium cernuum]]''' - noun widely distributed North American wild onion with white to rose flowers
  
* '''[[annonaceae]]''' - noun chiefly tropical trees or shrubs
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* '''[[allium fistulosum]]''' - noun Asiatic onion with slender bulbs; used as early green onions
  
* '''[[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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* '''[[allium paradoxum]]''' - noun leek producing bulbils instead of flowers; Russia and Iran
  
* '''[[appellation]]''' - noun identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
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* '''[[allium sativum]]''' - noun bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong-flavored cloves
  
* '''[[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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* '''[[allium scorodoprasum]]''' - noun European leek cultivated and used like leeks
  
* '''[[apple butter]]''' - noun thick dark spicy puree of apples
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* '''[[allium tricoccum]]''' - noun North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers
  
* '''[[apple dumpling]]''' - noun apples wrapped in pastry and baked
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* '''[[allium triquetrum]]''' - noun European leek naturalized in Great Britain; leaves triangular in section
  
* '''[[apple juice]]''' - noun the juice of apples
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* '''[[allium tuberosum]]''' - noun a plant of eastern Asia; larger than Allium schoenoprasum
  
* '''[[apple pie]]''' - noun pie (with a top crust) containing sliced apples and sugar
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* '''[[allium ursinum]]''' - noun pungent Old World weedy plant
  
* '''[[apple sauce]]''' - noun puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spiced
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* '''[[allspice]]''' - noun ground dried berrylike fruit of a West Indian allspice tree; suggesting combined flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg and cloves; deciduous shrubs having aromatic bark; eastern China; southwestern and eastern United States; aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries
  
* '''[[applejack]]''' - noun distilled from hard cider
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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
  
* '''[[applesauce cake]]''' - noun moist spicy cake containing applesauce
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* '''[[almond extract]]''' - noun flavoring made from almonds macerated in alcohol
  
* '''[[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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* '''[[almond oil]]''' - noun pale yellow fatty oil expressed from sweet or bitter almonds
  
* '''[[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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* '''[[alpinia galanga]]''' - noun southeastern Asian perennial with aromatic roots
  
* '''[[areca catechu]]''' - noun southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk)
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* '''[[alpinia officinarum]]''' - noun Chinese perennial with pyramidal racemes of white flowers and pungent aromatic roots used medicinally and as flavoring
  
* '''[[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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* '''[[amaranth]]''' - noun any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food; seed of amaranth plants used as a native cereal in Central and South America
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[amaranthus caudatus]]''' - noun young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal
  
* '''[[army officer]]''' - noun an officer in the armed forces
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* '''[[amaranthus cruentus]]''' - noun 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
  
* '''[[artocarpus altilis]]''' - noun native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread
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* '''[[amaranthus graecizans]]''' - noun bushy plant of western United States
  
* '''[[artwork]]''' - noun photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
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* '''[[amaretto]]''' - noun an Italian almond liqueur
  
* '''[[asimina]]''' - noun pawpaw
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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
  
* '''[[asimina triloba]]''' - noun small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit
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* '''[[amelanchier]]''' - noun North American deciduous trees or shrubs
  
* '''[[asparagus bean]]''' - noun South American bean having very long succulent pods
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* '''[[amelanchier alnifolia]]''' - noun shrub or small tree of northwestern North America having fragrant creamy white flowers and small waxy purple-red fruits
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[american chestnut]]''' - noun large tree found from Maine to Alabama
  
* '''[[autolysis]]''' - noun lysis of plant or animal tissue by an internal process
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* '''[[american ginseng]]''' - noun North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng
  
* '''[[averrhoa bilimbi]]''' - noun East Indian evergreen tree bearing very acid fruit
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* '''[[amphicarpaea bracteata]]''' - noun vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one-seeded pods resembling peanuts
  
* '''[[averrhoa carambola]]''' - noun East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit
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* '''[[amphora]]''' - noun an ancient jar with two handles and a narrow neck; used to hold oil or wine
  
* '''[[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
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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
  
* '''[[azalea]]''' - noun any of numerous ornamental shrubs grown for their showy flowers of various colors
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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
  
* '''[[baked potato]]''' - noun potato that has been cooked by baking it in an oven
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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)
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[angelica archangelica]]''' - noun a biennial cultivated herb; its stems are candied and eaten and its roots are used medicinally
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[anise]]''' - noun liquorice-flavored seeds or oil used in cookies or cakes or pickles; native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery
  
* '''[[banana boat]]''' - noun a ship designed to transport bananas
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* '''[[anisette]]''' - noun liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed
  
* '''[[banana bread]]''' - noun moist bread containing banana pulp
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* '''[[anna]]''' - noun a former copper coin of Pakistan
  
* '''[[banana peel]]''' - noun the skin of a banana (especially when it is stripped off and discarded)
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* '''[[annona]]''' - noun type genus of the Annonaceae; tropical American trees or shrubs
  
* '''[[banana split]]''' - noun a banana split lengthwise and topped with scoops of ice cream and sauces and nuts and whipped cream
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* '''[[annona glabra]]''' - noun small evergreen tree of tropical America with edible fruit; used chiefly as grafting stock
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[annona reticulata]]''' - noun small tropical American tree bearing a bristly heart-shaped acid tropical fruit
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[annonaceae]]''' - noun chiefly tropical trees or shrubs
  
* '''[[baum]]''' - noun United States writer of children's books (1856-1919)
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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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[anthriscus sylvestris]]''' - noun coarse erect biennial Old World herb introduced as a weed in eastern North America
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[apios americana]]''' - noun a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[appellation]]''' - noun identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
  
* '''[[beefsteak tomato]]''' - noun any of several large tomatoes with thick flesh
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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
  
* '''[[beep]]''' - noun a short high tone produced as a signal or warning: verb call, summon, or alert with a beeper: make a loud noise
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* '''[[apple butter]]''' - noun thick dark spicy puree of apples
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[apple dumpling]]''' - noun apples wrapped in pastry and baked
  
* '''[[bellini]]''' - noun Italian composer of operas (1801-1835)
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* '''[[apple juice]]''' - noun the juice of apples
  
* '''[[berberis]]''' - noun large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old Worlds
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* '''[[apple pie]]''' - noun pie (with a top crust) containing sliced apples and sugar
  
* '''[[bergamot orange]]''' - noun small tree with pear-shaped fruit whose oil is used in perfumery; Italy
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* '''[[apple sauce]]''' - noun puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spiced
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[applejack]]''' - noun distilled from hard cider
  
* '''[[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
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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
  
* '''[[betel]]''' - noun Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians
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* '''[[arabidopsis thaliana]]''' - noun a small invasive self-pollinating weed with small white flowers; much studied by plant geneticists; the first higher plant whose complete genome sequence was described
  
* '''[[beverage]]''' - noun any liquid suitable for drinking
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* '''[[arachis]]''' - noun a genus of plants with pods that ripen underground (see peanut)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[arachis hypogaea]]''' - noun 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
  
* '''[[bing cherry]]''' - noun dark red or blackish sweet cherry
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* '''[[arak]]''' - noun any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses
  
* '''[[bird cherry]]''' - noun any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds
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* '''[[aralia elata]]''' - noun deciduous clump-forming Asian shrub or small tree; adventive in the eastern United States
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[aralia spinosa]]''' - noun small deciduous clump-forming tree or shrub of eastern United States
  
* '''[[bitter almond]]''' - noun almond trees having white blossoms and poisonous nuts yielding an oil used for flavoring and for medicinal purposes
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* '''[[arame]]''' - noun an edible seaweed with a mild flavor
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[araucaria araucana]]''' - noun large Chilean evergreen conifer having intertwined branches and bearing edible nuts
  
* '''[[black mulberry]]''' - noun European mulberry having dark foliage and fruit
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* '''[[araucaria bidwillii]]''' - noun Australian conifer bearing two-inch seeds tasting like roasted chestnuts; among the aborigines the tree is hereditary property protected by law
  
* '''[[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
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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
  
* '''[[black raspberry]]''' - noun raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit
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* '''[[arctium]]''' - noun burdock
  
* '''[[black rot]]''' - noun a fungous disease causing darkening and decay of the leaves of fruits and vegetables
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* '''[[arctium lappa]]''' - noun burdock having heart-shaped leaves found in open woodland, hedgerows and rough grassland of Europe (except extreme N) and Asia Minor; sometimes cultivated for medicinal and culinary use
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[arctostaphylos]]''' - noun bearberry; manzanita
  
* '''[[blackheart]]''' - noun heart cherry with dark flesh and skin cherry: any of various diseases in which the central tissues blacken
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* '''[[areca catechu]]''' - noun southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk)
  
* '''[[blackleg]]''' - noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike: verb take the place of work of someone on strike
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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
  
* '''[[blancmange]]''' - noun sweet almond-flavored milk pudding thickened with gelatin or cornstarch; usually molded
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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 and are used for making wine
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[army]]''' - noun a large number of people united for some specific purpose; a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state; the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
  
* '''[[blueberry pie]]''' - noun pie containing blueberries and sugar
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* '''[[arrowroot]]''' - noun white-flowered West Indian plant whose root yields arrowroot starch; a nutritive starch obtained from the root of the arrowroot plant; canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained
  
* '''[[boeuf]]''' - noun meat from an adult domestic bovine
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* '''[[artemisia absinthium]]''' - noun aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
  
* '''[[bog bilberry]]''' - noun an evergreen shrub with leathery leaves
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* '''[[artemisia tridentata]]''' - noun aromatic shrub of arid regions of western North America having hoary leaves
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[artemisia vulgaris]]''' - noun European tufted aromatic perennial herb having hairy red or purple stems and dark green leaves downy white below and red-brown florets
  
* '''[[borassus]]''' - noun palmyra
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* '''[[artichoke]]''' - noun a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart; Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[artocarpus altilis]]''' - noun native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread
  
* '''[[borges]]''' - noun Argentinian writer remembered for his short stories (1899-1986)
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* '''[[asafoetida]]''' - noun the brownish gum resin of various plants; has strong taste and odor; formerly used as an antispasmodic
  
* '''[[botanist]]''' - noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
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* '''[[asarum]]''' - noun wild ginger
  
* '''[[botany]]''' - noun the branch of biology that studies plants: all the plant life in a particular region or period
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* '''[[asarum canadense]]''' - noun deciduous low-growing perennial of Canada and eastern and central United States
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[asarum europaeum]]''' - noun thick creeping evergreen herb of western Europe
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[ascophyllum]]''' - noun brown algae distinguished by compressed or inflated branchlets along the axis
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[asimina]]''' - noun pawpaw
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[asimina triloba]]''' - noun small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit
  
* '''[[brandy]]''' - noun distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
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* '''[[asparagus]]''' - noun edible young shoots of the asparagus plant; plant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[asparagus bean]]''' - noun South American bean having very long succulent pods
  
* '''[[brio]]''' - noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
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* '''[[astragalus]]''' - noun large genus of annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of north temperate regions; largest genus in the family Leguminosae; the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
  
* '''[[british columbia]]''' - noun a province in western Canada
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* '''[[atole]]''' - noun eaten as mush or as a thin gruel
  
* '''[[brooks]]''' - noun United States literary critic and historian (1886-1963)
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* '''[[atriplex hortensis]]''' - noun Asiatic plant resembling spinach often used as a potherb; naturalized in Europe and North America
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[attalea]]''' - noun unarmed feather palms of central and northern South America
  
* '''[[brown betty]]''' - noun baked pudding of apples and breadcrumbs
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[bubble and squeak]]''' - noun leftover cabbage and potatoes and meat fried together
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* '''[[autolysis]]''' - noun lysis of plant or animal tissue by an internal process
  
* '''[[bullace]]''' - noun small wild or half-domesticated Eurasian plum bearing small ovoid fruit in clusters
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* '''[[avena]]''' - noun oats
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[avena sativa]]''' - noun widely cultivated in temperate regions for its edible grains
  
* '''[[burnham]]''' - noun United States architect who designed the first important skyscraper with a skeleton (1846-1912)
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* '''[[averrhoa bilimbi]]''' - noun East Indian evergreen tree bearing very acid fruit
  
* '''[[bush lawyer]]''' - noun stout-stemmed trailing shrub of New Zealand that scrambles over other growth
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* '''[[averrhoa carambola]]''' - noun East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit
  
* '''[[businessman]]''' - noun a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[azadirachta indica]]''' - noun large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[babassu oil]]''' - noun fatty oil from kernels of babassu nuts similar to coconut oil
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[bacchus]]''' - noun (classical mythology) god of wine; equivalent of Dionysus
  
* '''[[california]]''' - noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
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* '''[[bail]]''' - noun the legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial); (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial; verb remove (water) from a vessel with a container; empty (a vessel) by bailing; secure the release of (someone) by providing security; deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period; release after a security has been paid
  
* '''[[calvados]]''' - noun dry apple brandy made in Normandy
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* '''[[baked potato]]''' - noun potato that has been cooked by baking it in an oven
  
* '''[[cameo]]''' - noun engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring)
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* '''[[bakery]]''' - noun a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
  
* '''[[campbell]]''' - noun United States mythologist (1904-1987)
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* '''[[baking chocolate]]''' - noun pure unsweetened chocolate used in baking and icings and sauces and candy
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[baklava]]''' - noun rich Middle Eastern cake made of thin layers of flaky pastry filled with nuts and honey
  
* '''[[candy apple]]''' - noun an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance (usually caramelized sugar)
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* '''[[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)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[balsam]]''' - noun an ointment containing a fragrant resin; any seed plant yielding balsam; any of various fragrant oleoresins used in medicines and perfumes
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[balsam of peru]]''' - noun dark brown syrupy balsam from the Peruvian balsam tree used especially in dressing wounds and treating certain skin diseases
  
* '''[[capparis mitchellii]]''' - noun small Australian tree bearing edible dark purple fruit
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* '''[[bamboo]]''' - noun woody tropical grass having hollow woody stems; mature canes used for construction and furniture; the hard woody stems of bamboo plants; used in construction and crafts and fishing poles
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[bamboo shoot]]''' - noun edible young shoots of bamboo
  
* '''[[capsicum frutescens]]''' - noun plant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers; grown principally in the Gulf Coast states for production of hot sauce
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[banana boat]]''' - noun a ship designed to transport bananas
  
* '''[[carabao]]''' - noun water buffalo of the Philippines
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* '''[[banana bread]]''' - noun moist bread containing banana pulp
  
* '''[[carafe]]''' - noun a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water
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* '''[[banana peel]]''' - noun the skin of a banana (especially when it is stripped off and discarded)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[banana split]]''' - noun a banana split lengthwise and topped with scoops of ice cream and sauces and nuts and whipped cream
  
* '''[[caramel apple]]''' - noun an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance (usually caramelized sugar)
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* '''[[barbarea]]''' - noun biennial or perennial herbs of north temperate regions: winter cress
  
* '''[[carboy]]''' - noun a large bottle for holding corrosive liquids; usually cushioned in a special container
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* '''[[barbarea verna]]''' - noun of southwestern Europe; cultivated in Florida
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[barbarossa]]''' - noun Barbary pirate (died in 1546); Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190; conceded supremacy to the pope; drowned leading the Third Crusade (1123-1190)
  
* '''[[caribou]]''' - noun arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called `reindeer' in Eurasia and `caribou' in North America
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* '''[[barley]]''' - noun a grain of barley; cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain
  
* '''[[carica papaya]]''' - noun tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
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* '''[[baroque]]''' - adj. having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation; noun elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century
  
* '''[[carissa macrocarpa]]''' - noun very large closely branched South African shrub having forked bright green spines and shiny leaves
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[carrot juice]]''' - noun usually freshly squeezed juice of carrots
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* '''[[basil]]''' - noun leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried; (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379); any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum
  
* '''[[caryocar nuciferum]]''' - noun large South American evergreen tree trifoliate leaves and drupes with nutlike seeds used as food and a source of cooking oil
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* '''[[baum]]''' - noun United States writer of children's books (1856-1919)
  
* '''[[caryopsis]]''' - noun dry seedlike fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn
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* '''[[bay leaf]]''' - noun dried leaf of the bay laurel
  
* '''[[caryota urens]]''' - noun fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[cashew]]''' - noun kidney-shaped nut edible only when roasted: tropical American evergreen tree bearing kidney-shaped nuts that are edible only when roasted
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* '''[[bean dip]]''' - noun a dip made of cooked beans
  
* '''[[castanea sativa]]''' - noun wild or cultivated throughout southern Europe, northwestern Africa and southwestern Asia
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[castile soap]]''' - noun a good hard soap made from olive oil and sodium hydroxide
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* '''[[beech]]''' - noun any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; north temperate regions; wood of any of various beech trees; used for flooring and containers and plywood and tool handles
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[beefsteak tomato]]''' - noun any of several large tomatoes with thick flesh
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[beep]]''' - noun a short high tone produced as a signal or warning; verb call, summon, or alert with a beeper; make a loud noise
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[beetroot]]''' - noun beet having a massively swollen red root; widely grown for human consumption; round red root vegetable
  
* '''[[centrolobium]]''' - noun a genus of Centrolobium
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[chaenomeles]]''' - noun flowering quince
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* '''[[bellini]]''' - noun Italian composer of operas (1801-1835)
  
* '''[[champ]]''' - noun someone who has won first place in a competition: verb chafe at the bit, like horses: chew noisily
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* '''[[benzoin]]''' - noun used in some classifications for the American spicebush and certain other plants often included in the genus Lindera; gum resin used especially in treating skin irritation
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[berberis canadensis]]''' - noun deciduous shrub of eastern North America whose leaves turn scarlet in autumn and having racemes of yellow flowers followed by ellipsoid glossy red berries
  
* '''[[chancellor]]''' - noun the honorary or titular head of a university: the person who is head of state (in several countries)
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* '''[[berberis vulgaris]]''' - noun upright deciduous European shrub widely naturalized in United States having clusters of juicy berries
  
* '''[[cheerio]]''' - noun a farewell remark
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* '''[[bergamot orange]]''' - noun small tree with pear-shaped fruit whose oil is used in perfumery; Italy
  
* '''[[cherimoya]]''' - noun large tropical fruit with leathery skin and soft pulp; related to custard apples: small tropical American tree bearing round or oblong fruit
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* '''[[bertholletia excelsa]]''' - noun tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[cherry plum]]''' - noun small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit; used in Europe as budding stock
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* '''[[beta vulgaris]]''' - noun biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop
  
* '''[[cherry tomato]]''' - noun small red to yellow tomatoes: plant bearing small red to yellow fruit
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* '''[[betel]]''' - noun Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[betula alleghaniensis]]''' - noun tree of eastern North America with thin lustrous yellow or grey bark
  
* '''[[chili pepper]]''' - noun very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency: plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
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* '''[[betula nigra]]''' - noun birch of swamps and river bottoms throughout the eastern United States having reddish-brown bark
  
* '''[[chili powder]]''' - noun powder made of ground chili peppers mixed with e.g. cumin and garlic and oregano
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* '''[[beverage]]''' - noun any liquid suitable for drinking
  
* '''[[chipotle]]''' - noun a ripe jalapeno that has been dried for use in cooking
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* '''[[bialy]]''' - noun flat crusty-bottomed onion roll
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[bigos]]''' - noun a Polish stew of cabbage and meat
  
* '''[[chocolate bar]]''' - noun a bar of chocolate candy
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* '''[[bing cherry]]''' - noun dark red or blackish sweet cherry
  
* '''[[chocolate ice cream]]''' - noun ice cream flavored with chocolate
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* '''[[bird cherry]]''' - noun any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds
  
* '''[[chocolate syrup]]''' - noun sauce made with unsweetened chocolate or cocoa and sugar and water
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* '''[[biryani]]''' - noun an Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or fish or vegetables
  
* '''[[christmas cake]]''' - noun a rich fruitcake (usually covered with icing and marzipan) and eaten at Christmas
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* '''[[biscuit]]''' - noun small round bread leavened with baking-powder or soda; any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
  
* '''[[chrysobalanus icaco]]''' - noun small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit
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* '''[[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)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[bitter almond]]''' - noun almond trees having white blossoms and poisonous nuts yielding an oil used for flavoring and for medicinal purposes
  
* '''[[cider]]''' - noun a beverage made from juice pressed from apples
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[cider mill]]''' - noun mill that extracts juice from apples to make apple cider
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* '''[[bitterroot]]''' - noun showy succulent ground-hugging plant of Rocky Mountains regions having deep to pale pink flowers and fleshy farinaceous roots; the Montana state flower
  
* '''[[citrange]]''' - noun more aromatic and acid tasting than oranges; used in beverages and marmalade: more aromatic and acidic than oranges
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[black rot]]''' - noun a fungous disease causing darkening and decay of the leaves of fruits and vegetables
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[blackheart]]''' - noun heart cherry with dark flesh and skin cherry; any of various diseases in which the central tissues blacken
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[blackleg]]''' - noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike; verb take the place of work of someone on strike
  
* '''[[citrus aurantium]]''' - noun any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock
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* '''[[blanc]]''' - noun a white sauce of fat, broth, and vegetables (used especially with braised meat)
  
* '''[[citrus limetta]]''' - noun lemon tree having fruit with a somewhat insipid sweetish pulp
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* '''[[blancmange]]''' - noun sweet almond-flavored milk pudding thickened with gelatin or cornstarch; usually molded
  
* '''[[citrus maxima]]''' - noun southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[citrus medica]]''' - noun thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind
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* '''[[blueberry pie]]''' - noun pie containing blueberries and sugar
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[boeuf]]''' - noun meat from an adult domestic bovine
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[bok choy]]''' - noun elongated head of dark green leaves on thick white stalks; Asiatic plant grown for its cluster of edible white stalks with dark green leaves
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[cocktail]]''' - noun an appetizer served as a first course at a meal: a short mixed drink
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* '''[[bonbon]]''' - noun a candy that usually has a center of fondant or fruit or nuts coated in chocolate
  
* '''[[cocoa bean]]''' - noun seed of the cacao tree; ground roasted beans are source of chocolate
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* '''[[book]]''' - noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge; a major division of a long written composition; a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made; a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game; the sacred writings of the Christian religions; the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina; a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone; a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance; a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; verb engage for a performance; record a charge in a police register; register in a hotel booker; arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[borage]]''' - noun leaves flavor sauces and punches; young leaves eaten in salads or cooked; hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinach
  
* '''[[coconut cake]]''' - noun cake containing shredded coconut in batter and frosting
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* '''[[borassus]]''' - noun palmyra
  
* '''[[coconut cream]]''' - noun white liquid obtained from compressing fresh coconut meat
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[coconut milk]]''' - noun clear to whitish fluid from within a fresh coconut: white liquid obtained from compressing fresh coconut meat
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* '''[[borges]]''' - noun Argentinian writer remembered for his short stories (1899-1986)
  
* '''[[coconut oil]]''' - noun oil from coconuts
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* '''[[borscht]]''' - noun a Russian soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation
  
* '''[[coconut water]]''' - noun clear to whitish fluid from within a fresh coconut
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* '''[[boston baked beans]]''' - noun dried navy beans baked slowly with molasses and salt pork
  
* '''[[cocos]]''' - noun coconut palms
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* '''[[boston cream pie]]''' - noun layer cake filled with custard
  
* '''[[cocos nucifera]]''' - noun tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics
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* '''[[botanist]]''' - noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
  
* '''[[coddle]]''' - verb cook in nearly boiling water: treat with excessive indulgence
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* '''[[botany]]''' - noun the branch of biology that studies plants; all the plant life in a particular region or period
  
* '''[[coffea]]''' - noun coffee trees
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[coir]]''' - noun stiff coarse fiber from the outer husk of a coconut
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[comfit]]''' - noun candy containing a fruit or nut: verb make into a confection
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* '''[[brachychiton populneus]]''' - noun widely distributed tree of eastern Australia yielding a tough durable fiber and soft light attractively grained wood; foliage is an important emergency food for cattle
  
* '''[[common fig]]''' - noun Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
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* '''[[bracken]]''' - noun large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan; fern of southeastern Asia; not hardy in cold temperate regions
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[bran]]''' - noun food prepared from the husks of cereal grains; broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
  
* '''[[compote]]''' - noun dessert of stewed or baked fruit
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[concord grape]]''' - noun slipskin grape; a purple table grape of the northeastern United States
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* '''[[brandy]]''' - noun distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
  
* '''[[confetti]]''' - noun small pieces or streamers of colored paper that are thrown around on festive occasions (as at a wedding)
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* '''[[brasenia]]''' - noun alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[brassica juncea]]''' - noun Asiatic mustard used as a potherb
  
* '''[[cooking]]''' - noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
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* '''[[brassica nigra]]''' - noun widespread Eurasian annual plant cultivated for its pungent seeds; a principal source of table mustard
  
* '''[[cooking apple]]''' - noun an apple used primarily in cooking for pies and applesauce etc
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* '''[[brassica rapa]]''' - noun widely cultivated plant having a large fleshy edible white or yellow root
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[brazil nut]]''' - noun three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell; tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts
  
* '''[[copra]]''' - noun the dried meat of the coconut from which oil is extracted
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* '''[[bread]]''' - noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked; informal terms for money; verb cover with bread crumbs
  
* '''[[coq au vin]]''' - noun chicken and onions and mushrooms braised in red wine and seasonings
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[cordia]]''' - noun tropical deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs of the family Boraginaceae
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* '''[[breakaway]]''' - adj. having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude; noun the act of breaking away or withdrawing from
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[british columbia]]''' - noun a province in western Canada
  
* '''[[corkscrew]]''' - noun a bottle opener that pulls corks: verb move in a spiral or zigzag course
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* '''[[brittle]]''' - adj. having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped; (of metal or glass) not annealed and consequently easily cracked or fractured; lacking warmth and generosity of spirit; noun caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
  
* '''[[cornus mas]]''' - noun deciduous European shrub or small tree having bright red fruit
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* '''[[broad-bean]]''' - noun Old World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder
  
* '''[[coronation]]''' - noun the ceremony of installing a new monarch
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* '''[[broccoli]]''' - noun branched green undeveloped flower heads; plant with dense clusters of tight green flower buds
  
* '''[[cortland]]''' - noun large apple with a red skin
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* '''[[brooks]]''' - noun United States literary critic and historian (1886-1963)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[cote]]''' - noun a small shelter for domestic animals (as sheep or pigeons)
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* '''[[brown betty]]''' - noun baked pudding of apples and breadcrumbs
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[brown rice]]''' - noun unpolished rice retaining the yellowish-brown outer layer
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[brussels sprout]]''' - noun plant grown for its stout stalks of edible small green heads resembling diminutive cabbages
  
* '''[[cox's orange pippin]]''' - noun a yellow Pippin with distinctive flavor
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* '''[[bryonia dioica]]''' - noun bryony having fleshy roots pale green flowers and very small red berries; Europe; North Africa; western Asia
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[bubble and squeak]]''' - noun leftover cabbage and potatoes and meat fried together
  
* '''[[cranberry]]''' - noun very tart red berry used for sauce or juice: any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberries
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* '''[[buckwheat]]''' - noun grain ground into flour; a member of the genus Fagopyrum; annual Asian plant with clusters of small pinkish white flowers and small edible triangular seeds which are used whole or ground into flour
  
* '''[[cranberry juice]]''' - noun the juice of cranberries (always diluted and sweetened)
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* '''[[bullace]]''' - noun small wild or half-domesticated Eurasian plum bearing small ovoid fruit in clusters
  
* '''[[cranberry sauce]]''' - noun sauce made of cranberries and sugar
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[crataegus aestivalis]]''' - noun hawthorn of southern United States bearing juicy acid scarlet fruit often used in jellies or preserves
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* '''[[burger]]''' - noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court by Richard Nixon (1907-1995); a sandwich consisting of a fried cake of minced beef served on a bun, often with other ingredients
  
* '''[[crescentia]]''' - noun a genus of tropical American trees of the family Bignoniaceae; has a short trunk and crooked limbs and drooping branches
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* '''[[burnham]]''' - noun United States architect who designed the first important skyscraper with a skeleton (1846-1912)
  
* '''[[crescentia cujete]]''' - noun tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds
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* '''[[burton]]''' - noun a strong dark English ale; Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984); English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
  
* '''[[criollo]]''' - noun cocoa of superior quality: a Spanish American of pure European stock (usually Spanish)
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cabbage]]''' - noun any of various types of cabbage; any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers; informal terms for money; verb make off with belongings of others
  
* '''[[crookneck squash]]''' - noun yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin
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* '''[[cabernet sauvignon]]''' - noun superior Bordeaux type of red wine
  
* '''[[croquette]]''' - noun minced cooked meats (or vegetables) in thick white sauce; breaded and deep-fried
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* '''[[caesar salad]]''' - noun typically having fried croutons and dressing made with a raw egg
  
* '''[[crumble]]''' - verb break or fall apart into fragments: fall apart: fall into decay or ruin
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* '''[[cajanus cajan]]''' - noun tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[cucurbita]]''' - noun type genus of the Cucurbitaceae
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* '''[[calamus rotang]]''' - noun climbing palm of Sri Lanka and southern India remarkable for the great length of the stems which are used for malacca canes
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[calendula officinalis]]''' - noun the common European annual marigold
  
* '''[[cucurbita moschata]]''' - noun any of various plants bearing squash having hard rinds and elongated recurved necks
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* '''[[california]]''' - noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[calochortus amabilis]]''' - noun globe lily having open branched clusters of clear yellow egg-shaped flowers; northern California
  
* '''[[daiquiri]]''' - noun a cocktail made with rum and lime or lemon juice
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* '''[[calochortus elegans]]''' - noun small plant with slender bent stems bearing branched clusters of a few white star-shaped flowers with petals shaped like cat's ears; southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon to Montana
  
* '''[[damson]]''' - noun sweet dark purple plum
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* '''[[calochortus nuttallii]]''' - noun perennial plant having clusters of one to four showy white bell-shaped flowers atop erect unbranched stems; edible bulbs useful in times of scarcity; eastern Montana and western North Dakota south to northern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico
  
* '''[[date palm]]''' - noun tall tropical feather palm tree native to Syria bearing sweet edible fruit
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* '''[[calvados]]''' - noun dry apple brandy made in Normandy
  
* '''[[date plum]]''' - noun an Asiatic persimmon tree cultivated for its small yellow or purplish-black edible fruit much valued by Afghan tribes
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* '''[[calypso bulbosa]]''' - noun rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf
  
* '''[[decanter]]''' - noun a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water
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* '''[[camassia]]''' - noun genus of scapose herbs of North and South America having large edible bulbs
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[camassia quamash]]''' - noun plant having a large edible bulb and linear basal leaves and racemes of light to deep violet-blue star-shaped flowers on tall green scapes; western North America
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cameo]]''' - noun engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[campanula rapunculus]]''' - noun bellflower of Europe and Asia and North Africa having bluish flowers and an edible tuberous root used with the leaves in salad
  
* '''[[dessert]]''' - noun a dish served as the last course of a meal
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* '''[[campbell]]''' - noun United States mythologist (1904-1987)
  
* '''[[dessert wine]]''' - noun still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal
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* '''[[camphor]]''' - noun a resin obtained from the camphor tree; used in making celluloid and liniment
  
* '''[[dewberry]]''' - noun blackberry-like fruits of any of several trailing blackberry bushes: any of several trailing blackberry brambles especially of North America
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* '''[[cananga odorata]]''' - noun evergreen Asian tree with aromatic greenish-yellow flowers yielding a volatile oil; widely grown in the tropics as an ornamental
  
* '''[[diamante]]''' - noun adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
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* '''[[canary grass]]''' - noun Canary Islands grass; seeds used as feed for caged birds
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[canavalia gladiata]]''' - noun twining tropical Old World plant bearing long pods usually with red or brown beans; long cultivated in Orient for food
  
* '''[[dinka]]''' - noun a Nilotic language
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[dionysus]]''' - noun (Greek mythology) god of wine and fertility and drama; the Greek name of Bacchus
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* '''[[candy apple]]''' - noun an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance (usually caramelized sugar)
  
* '''[[diospyros]]''' - noun a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
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* '''[[canella]]''' - noun highly aromatic inner bark of the Canella winterana used as a condiment and a tonic
  
* '''[[diospyros kaki]]''' - noun small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruit
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* '''[[canna indica]]''' - noun canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cannabis]]''' - noun the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect; any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs
  
* '''[[disease]]''' - noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
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* '''[[canola oil]]''' - noun vegetable oil made from rapeseed
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[donald duck]]''' - noun a fictional duck created in animated film strips by Walt Disney
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[dovyalis caffra]]''' - noun vigorous South African spiny shrub grown for its round yellow juicy edible fruits
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* '''[[caper]]''' - noun a playful leap or hop; a crime (especially a robbery); pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces; any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis; a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement; gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; verb jump about playfully
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[capparis mitchellii]]''' - noun small Australian tree bearing edible dark purple fruit
  
* '''[[dried apricot]]''' - noun apricots preserved by drying
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[dried fruit]]''' - noun fruit preserved by drying
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* '''[[capsicum frutescens]]''' - noun plant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers; grown principally in the Gulf Coast states for production of hot sauce
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[carabao]]''' - noun water buffalo of the Philippines
  
* '''[[drinking cup]]''' - noun a disposable cup made of paper; for holding drinks
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* '''[[carafe]]''' - noun a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water
  
* '''[[drupe]]''' - noun fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
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* '''[[caragana arborescens]]''' - noun large spiny shrub of eastern Asia having clusters of yellow flowers; often cultivated in shelterbelts and hedges
  
* '''[[duff]]''' - noun a stiff flour pudding steamed or boiled usually and containing e.g. currants and raisins and citron
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[duncan]]''' - noun United States dancer and pioneer of modern dance (1878-1927)
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* '''[[caramel apple]]''' - noun an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance (usually caramelized sugar)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[caraway]]''' - noun leaves used sparingly in soups and stews; a Eurasian plant with small white flowers yielding caraway seed
  
* '''[[durio zibethinus]]''' - noun tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind
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* '''[[carboy]]''' - noun a large bottle for holding corrosive liquids; usually cushioned in a special container
  
* '''[[eau de vie]]''' - noun strong coarse brandy
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* '''[[cardamine diphylla]]''' - noun North American herb with pungent scaly or toothed roots
  
* '''[[eccles cake]]''' - noun a flat round cake of sweetened pastry filled with dried fruit
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* '''[[cardamom]]''' - noun aromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces; rhizomatous herb of India having aromatic seeds used as seasoning
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cardiff]]''' - noun the capital and largest city of Wales
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[elaeis guineensis]]''' - noun oil palm of Africa
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* '''[[cardoon]]''' - noun only parts eaten are roots and especially stalks (blanched and used as celery); related to artichokes; southern European plant having spiny leaves and purple flowers cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[caribou]]''' - noun arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called `reindeer' in Eurasia and `caribou' in North America
  
* '''[[empetrum]]''' - noun crowberries
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* '''[[carica papaya]]''' - noun tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[carissa macrocarpa]]''' - noun very large closely branched South African shrub having forked bright green spines and shiny leaves
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[carnation]]''' - adj. pink or pinkish; noun a pink or reddish-pink color; Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers; widely cultivated in many varieties and many colors
  
* '''[[ensete]]''' - noun Old World tropical herbs: Abyssinian bananas
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* '''[[carob]]''' - noun powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree; used as a chocolate substitute; evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob; long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[carpobrotus edulis]]''' - noun low-growing South African succulent plant having a capsular fruit containing edible pulp
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[carrot]]''' - noun promise of reward as in "carrot and stick"; orange root; important source of carotene; perennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots; temperate and tropical regions; deep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[carrot juice]]''' - noun usually freshly squeezed juice of carrots
  
* '''[[eriobotrya]]''' - noun Asiatic evergreen fruit trees
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* '''[[carrot pudding]]''' - noun pudding made with grated carrots
  
* '''[[espalier]]''' - noun a trellis on which ornamental shrub or fruit tree is trained to grow flat
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* '''[[carya glabra]]''' - noun an American hickory tree having bitter nuts
  
* '''[[european blueberry]]''' - noun blue-black berries similar to American blueberries
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* '''[[carya laciniosa]]''' - noun hickory of the eastern United States resembling the shagbark but having a much larger nut
  
* '''[[european raspberry]]''' - noun the common European raspberry; fruit red or orange
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* '''[[carya myristiciformis]]''' - noun hickory of southern United States and Mexico having hard nutmeg-shaped nuts
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[carya ovata]]''' - noun North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nuts
  
* '''[[fern]]''' - noun any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
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* '''[[carya tomentosa]]''' - noun smooth-barked North American hickory with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard-shelled edible nut
  
* '''[[fiasco]]''' - noun a sudden and violent collapse
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* '''[[caryota urens]]''' - noun fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago
  
* '''[[ficus carica]]''' - noun Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cashew]]''' - noun kidney-shaped nut edible only when roasted; tropical American evergreen tree bearing kidney-shaped nuts that are edible only when roasted
  
* '''[[fiesta]]''' - noun an elaborate party (often outdoors)
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* '''[[cassava]]''' - noun any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch; cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and leaching; source of tapioca; a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant; the source of tapioca; a staple food in the tropics
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[castanea]]''' - noun chestnuts; chinkapins
  
* '''[[fire blight]]''' - noun a disease blackening the leaves of pear and apple trees
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* '''[[castanea crenata]]''' - noun a spreading tree of Japan that has a short trunk
  
* '''[[fish and chips]]''' - noun fried fish and french-fried potatoes
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* '''[[castanea dentata]]''' - noun large tree found from Maine to Alabama
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[castanea mollissima]]''' - noun a small tree with small sweet nuts; wild or naturalized in Korea and China
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[castanea pumila]]''' - noun shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[castanea sativa]]''' - noun wild or cultivated throughout southern Europe, northwestern Africa and southwestern Asia
  
* '''[[flora]]''' - noun a living organism lacking the power of locomotion: all the plant life in a particular region or period
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* '''[[castile soap]]''' - noun a good hard soap made from olive oil and sodium hydroxide
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[flowering quince]]''' - noun Asiatic ornamental shrub with spiny branches and pink or red blossoms
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[follicle]]''' - noun any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity
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* '''[[catechu]]''' - noun East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu; extract of the heartwood of Acacia catechu used for dying and tanning and preserving fishnets and sails; formerly used medicinally
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cauliflower]]''' - noun compact head of white undeveloped flowers; a plant having a large edible head of crowded white flower buds
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[celeriac]]''' - noun thickened edible aromatic root of a variety of celery plant; grown for its thickened edible aromatic root
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[celery]]''' - noun stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning; widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked
  
* '''[[fortified wine]]''' - noun wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
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* '''[[celosia]]''' - noun annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and Africa
  
* '''[[foxberry]]''' - noun low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries
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* '''[[celosia argentea]]''' - noun weedy annual with spikes of silver-white flowers
  
* '''[[fragaria]]''' - noun strawberries
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* '''[[celtuce]]''' - noun leaves having celery-like stems eaten raw or cooked; lettuce valued especially for its edible stems
  
* '''[[fragaria chiloensis]]''' - noun wild strawberry of western United States and South America; source of many varieties of cultivated strawberries
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* '''[[cenchrus ciliaris]]''' - noun erect tussock-forming perennial bur grass used particularly in South Africa and Australia for pasture and forage
  
* '''[[fragaria vesca]]''' - noun Europe
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* '''[[centranthus ruber]]''' - noun European herb with small fragrant crimson or white spurred flowers
  
* '''[[fragaria virginiana]]''' - noun North American wild strawberry with sweet scarlet fruit; a source of many cultivated strawberries
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* '''[[cereal]]''' - adj. made of grain or relating to grain or the plants that produce it; noun a breakfast food prepared from grain; grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet; foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
  
* '''[[framboise]]''' - noun the common European raspberry; fruit red or orange
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* '''[[chaenomeles]]''' - noun flowering quince
  
* '''[[francis ford coppola]]''' - noun United States filmmaker (born in 1939)
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* '''[[chamomile]]''' - noun Eurasian plant apple-scented foliage and white-rayed flowers and feathery leaves used medicinally; in some classification systems placed in genus Anthemis
  
* '''[[frangipane]]''' - noun pastry with a creamy almond-flavored filling
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* '''[[champ]]''' - noun someone who has won first place in a competition; verb chafe at the bit, like horses; chew noisily
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[fruit salad]]''' - noun salad composed of fruits
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* '''[[chancellor]]''' - noun the honorary or titular head of a university; the person who is head of state (in several countries)
  
* '''[[fruit tree]]''' - noun tree bearing edible fruit
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* '''[[chard]]''' - noun long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves; beet lacking swollen root; grown as a vegetable for its edible leaves and stalks
  
* '''[[fruitcake]]''' - noun a rich cake containing dried fruit and nuts and citrus peel and so on: a whimsically eccentric person
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* '''[[chardonnay]]''' - noun dry white table wine resembling Chablis but made from Chardonnay grapes; white wine grape
  
* '''[[fudge]]''' - noun soft creamy candy: verb fake or falsify: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
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* '''[[charlotte]]''' - noun a mold lined with cake or crumbs and filled with fruit or whipped cream or custard; the largest city in North Carolina; located in south central North Carolina
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[chartreuse]]''' - adj. of something having the yellowish green color of Chartreuse liqueur; noun aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel and hyssop and peppermint; made at monastery near Grenoble, France; a shade of green tinged with yellow
  
* '''[[gala]]''' - noun a gay festivity
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* '''[[cheerio]]''' - noun a farewell remark
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[chenin blanc]]''' - noun made in California and the Loire valley in France; white grape grown especially in California and the lower Loire valley of France
  
* '''[[gary]]''' - noun a city in northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan; steel production
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* '''[[chenopodium album]]''' - noun common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb
  
* '''[[gaylussacia baccata]]''' - noun low shrub of the eastern United States bearing shiny black edible fruit; best known of the huckleberries
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* '''[[cherimoya]]''' - noun large tropical fruit with leathery skin and soft pulp; related to custard apples; small tropical American tree bearing round or oblong fruit
  
* '''[[gaylussacia frondosa]]''' - noun huckleberry of the eastern United States with pink flowers and sweet blue fruit
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[gazpacho]]''' - noun a soup made with chopped tomatoes and onions and cucumbers and peppers and herbs; served cold
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* '''[[cherry plum]]''' - noun small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit; used in Europe as budding stock
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cherry tomato]]''' - noun small red to yellow tomatoes; plant bearing small red to yellow fruit
  
* '''[[genipa americana]]''' - noun tree of the West Indies and northern South America bearing succulent edible orange-sized fruit
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* '''[[chervil]]''' - noun fresh ferny parsley-like leaves used as a garnish with chicken and veal and omelets and green salads and spinach; aromatic annual Old World herb cultivated for its finely divided and often curly leaves for use especially in soups and salads
  
* '''[[gimlet]]''' - noun a cocktail made of gin or vodka and lime juice: hand tool for boring holes
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[glenn]]''' - noun made the first orbital rocket-powered flight by a United States astronaut in 1962; later in United States Senate (1921-)
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* '''[[chicha]]''' - noun an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water
  
* '''[[goethe]]''' - noun German poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749-1832)
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* '''[[chickpea]]''' - noun large white roundish Asiatic legume; usually dried; Asiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds; the seed of the chickpea plant
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[chicory]]''' - noun crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste; root of the chicory plant roasted and ground to substitute for or adulterate coffee; perennial Old World herb having rayed flower heads with blue florets cultivated for its root and its heads of crisp edible leaves used in salads; the dried root of the chicory plant: used as a coffee substitute
  
* '''[[golden delicious]]''' - noun a sweet eating apple with yellow skin
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* '''[[chili con carne]]''' - noun ground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[chili dog]]''' - noun a hotdog with chili con carne on it
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[chili pepper]]''' - noun very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency; plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[chili powder]]''' - noun powder made of ground chili peppers mixed with e.g. cumin and garlic and oregano
  
* '''[[granny smith]]''' - noun apple with a green skin and hard tart flesh
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* '''[[chinese cabbage]]''' - noun elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves; plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[chinese yam]]''' - noun hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the tropics for its edible tubers
  
* '''[[grape arbor]]''' - noun an arbor where grapes are grown
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* '''[[chipotle]]''' - noun a ripe jalapeno that has been dried for use in cooking
  
* '''[[grape juice]]''' - noun the juice of grapes
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* '''[[chives]]''' - noun cylindrical leaves used fresh as a mild onion-flavored seasoning; perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[chloris gayana]]''' - noun perennial grass of South Africa introduced into United States; cultivated as forage grass in dry regions
  
* '''[[grapefruit juice]]''' - noun the juice of grapefruits
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[green bean]]''' - noun immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable: a common bean plant cultivated for its slender green edible pods
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* '''[[chocolate bar]]''' - noun a bar of chocolate candy
  
* '''[[green river]]''' - noun a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River
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* '''[[chocolate cake]]''' - noun cake containing chocolate
  
* '''[[greengage]]''' - noun sweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum
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* '''[[chocolate chip cookie]]''' - noun cookies containing chocolate chips
  
* '''[[grenadier]]''' - noun deep-sea fish with a large head and body and long tapering tail: an infantryman equipped with grenades
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* '''[[chocolate ice cream]]''' - noun ice cream flavored with chocolate
  
* '''[[greyhound]]''' - noun a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog
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* '''[[chocolate liquor]]''' - noun the liquid or paste that is produced when cocoa beans are roasted and ground; the basis of all chocolate
  
* '''[[griot]]''' - noun a storyteller in West Africa; perpetuates the oral traditions of a family or village
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* '''[[chocolate milk]]''' - noun milk flavored with chocolate syrup
  
* '''[[guacamole]]''' - noun a dip made of mashed avocado mixed with chopped onions and other seasonings
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* '''[[chocolate pudding]]''' - noun sweet chocolate flavored custard-like pudding usually thickened with flour rather than eggs
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[chocolate syrup]]''' - noun sauce made with unsweetened chocolate or cocoa and sugar and water
  
* '''[[hand grenade]]''' - noun a grenade designed to be thrown by hand
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* '''[[chocolate truffle]]''' - noun creamy chocolate candy
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[chondrus crispus]]''' - noun dark purple edible seaweed of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America
  
* '''[[herbert]]''' - noun United States musician and composer and conductor noted for his comic operas (1859-1924)
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* '''[[chrism]]''' - noun a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam
  
* '''[[hereford]]''' - noun hardy English breed of dairy cattle raised extensively in United States
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* '''[[christmas cake]]''' - noun a rich fruitcake (usually covered with icing and marzipan) and eaten at Christmas
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[chrysanthemum]]''' - noun any of numerous perennial Old World herbs having showy brightly colored flower heads of the genera Chrysanthemum, Argyranthemum, Dendranthema, Tanacetum; widely cultivated; the flower of a chrysanthemum plant
  
* '''[[hibernal]]''' - adj. characteristic of or relating to winter
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* '''[[chrysobalanus icaco]]''' - noun small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit
  
* '''[[hideous]]''' - adj. so extremely ugly as to be terrifying: grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
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* '''[[chrysolepis]]''' - noun two species: golden chinkapins
  
* '''[[hieroglyph]]''' - noun a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt: writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[highbush cranberry]]''' - noun deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three-lobed leaves and red berries
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* '''[[cicer]]''' - noun chickpea plant; Asiatic herbs
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cicer arietinum]]''' - noun Asiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cichorium endivia]]''' - noun widely cultivated herb with leaves valued as salad green; either curly serrated leaves or broad flat ones that are usually blanched
  
* '''[[hogshead]]''' - noun a large cask especially one holding 63 gals: a British unit of capacity for alcoholic beverages
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* '''[[cider]]''' - noun a beverage made from juice pressed from apples
  
* '''[[home fries]]''' - noun sliced pieces of potato fried in a pan until brown and crisp
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* '''[[cider mill]]''' - noun mill that extracts juice from apples to make apple cider
  
* '''[[honeydew]]''' - noun the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine; a large smooth greenish-white melon with pale green flesh
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* '''[[cinnamomum camphora]]''' - noun large evergreen tree of warm regions whose aromatic wood yields camphor
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[cinnamomum cassia]]''' - noun Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cinnamon]]''' - noun spice from the dried aromatic bark of the Ceylon cinnamon tree; used as rolled strips or ground; tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon; aromatic bark used as a spice
  
* '''[[hugo]]''' - noun French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885)
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* '''[[cinnamon roll]]''' - noun rolled dough spread with cinnamon and sugar (and raisins) then sliced before baking
  
* '''[[ice cream]]''' - noun frozen dessert containing cream and sugar and flavoring
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* '''[[cirsium arvense]]''' - noun European thistle naturalized in United States and Canada where it is a pernicious weed
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cirsium vulgare]]''' - noun European thistle with rather large heads and prickly leaves; extensively naturalized as a weed in the United States
  
* '''[[incorporated]]''' - adj. introduced into as a part of the whole: organized and maintained as a legal corporation: formed or united into a whole
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* '''[[citrange]]''' - noun more aromatic and acid tasting than oranges; used in beverages and marmalade; more aromatic and acidic than oranges
  
* '''[[infructescence]]''' - noun the fruiting stage of the inflorescence
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[inga edulis]]''' - noun ornamental evergreen tree with masses of white flowers; tropical and subtropical America
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[ingredient]]''' - noun a component of a mixture or compound: food that is a component of a mixture in cooking: an abstract part of something
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[inventor]]''' - noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
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* '''[[citrus aurantium]]''' - noun any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock
  
* '''[[irvingia]]''' - noun wild mango
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* '''[[citrus limetta]]''' - noun lemon tree having fruit with a somewhat insipid sweetish pulp
  
* '''[[irvingia gabonensis]]''' - noun African tree with edible yellow fruit resembling mangos; valued for its oil-rich seed and hardy green wood that resists termites
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* '''[[citrus maxima]]''' - noun southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[citrus medica]]''' - noun thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[claviceps purpurea]]''' - noun a fungus that infects various cereal plants forming compact black masses of branching filaments that replace many grains of the plant; source of medicinally important alkaloids and of lysergic acid
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[claytonia virginica]]''' - noun small cormous perennial grown for its low rosette of succulent foliage and racemes of pink-tinged white flowers; eastern North America
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[jakarta]]''' - noun capital and largest city of Indonesia; located on the island of Java; founded by the Dutch in 17th century
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* '''[[cleome serrulata]]''' - noun plant of western North America having trifoliate leaves and white or pink spider-shaped flowers; sometimes used as an ornamental
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[clinton]]''' - noun a town in east central Iowa; United States politician who as governor of New York supported the project to build the Erie Canal (1769-1828); 42nd President of the United States (1946-); wife of President Clinton and later a woman member of the United States Senate (1947-)
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[closure]]''' - noun termination of operations; a Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive incomplete objects as complete and to close or fill gaps and to perceive asymmetric stimuli as symmetric; a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body; approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap; the act of blocking; an obstruction in a pipe or tube; something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making; verb terminate debate by calling for a vote
  
* '''[[job's tears]]''' - noun hard pearly seeds of an Asiatic grass; often used as beads
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* '''[[clove]]''' - noun spice from dried unopened flower bud of the clove tree; used whole or ground; one of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulb; moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves; aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice
  
* '''[[johnny appleseed]]''' - noun United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled (1774-1845)
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* '''[[clover]]''' - noun a plant of the genus Trifolium
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[club]]''' - noun stout stick that is larger at one end; a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more black trefoils on it; a formal association of people with similar interests; a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink; a building that is occupied by a social club; golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball; a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together; verb strike with a club or a bludgeon; gather and spend time together; unite with a common purpose
  
* '''[[jonathan]]''' - noun red late-ripening apple; primarily eaten raw
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* '''[[cobbler]]''' - noun tall sweetened iced drink of wine or liquor with fruit; a person who makes or repairs shoes; made of fruit with rich biscuit dough usually only on top of the fruit
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[cochlearia]]''' - noun a genus of the family Cruciferae
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[cocktail]]''' - noun an appetizer served as a first course at a meal; a short mixed drink
  
* '''[[jug wine]]''' - noun inexpensive wine sold in large bottles or jugs
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* '''[[cocoa bean]]''' - noun seed of the cacao tree; ground roasted beans are source of chocolate
  
* '''[[juglans regia]]''' - noun Eurasian walnut valued for its large edible nut and its hard richly figured wood; widely cultivated
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* '''[[cocoa butter]]''' - noun the vegetable fat from the cacao that is extracted from chocolate liquor; the basis for white chocolate; a yellow-white fat from cocoa beans
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[coconut cake]]''' - noun cake containing shredded coconut in batter and frosting
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[coconut milk]]''' - noun clear to whitish fluid from within a fresh coconut; white liquid obtained from compressing fresh coconut meat
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[coconut oil]]''' - noun oil from coconuts
  
* '''[[just right]]''' - adv. in every detail
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* '''[[coconut water]]''' - noun clear to whitish fluid from within a fresh coconut
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cocos]]''' - noun coconut palms
  
* '''[[kava]]''' - noun an alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub
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* '''[[cocos nucifera]]''' - noun tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[coddle]]''' - verb cook in nearly boiling water; treat with excessive indulgence
  
* '''[[ketchup]]''' - noun thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes
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* '''[[coffea]]''' - noun coffee trees
  
* '''[[key lime]]''' - noun small yellow-green limes of southern Florida
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* '''[[coffea arabica]]''' - noun shrubby tree of northeastern tropical Africa widely cultivated in tropical or near tropical regions for its seed which form most of the commercial coffee
  
* '''[[kirsch]]''' - noun from fermented juice of black morello cherries
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* '''[[coffea canephora]]''' - noun native to West Africa but grown in Java and elsewhere; resistant to coffee rust
  
* '''[[knish]]''' - noun (Yiddish) baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese; often eaten as a snack
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* '''[[coffea liberica]]''' - noun small tree of West Africa
  
* '''[[komodo dragon]]''' - noun the largest lizard in the world (10 feet); found on Indonesian islands
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* '''[[coffee]]''' - noun a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans; any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans; a medium brown to dark-brown color; a seed of the coffee tree; ground to make coffee
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[coffee bean]]''' - noun a seed of the coffee tree; ground to make coffee
  
* '''[[kylix]]''' - noun a shallow drinking cup with two handles; used in ancient Greece
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* '''[[cohune oil]]''' - noun semisolid fat from nuts of the cohune palm; used in cooking and soap making
  
* '''[[la crosse]]''' - noun a town in western Wisconsin on the Mississippi River
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* '''[[coir]]''' - noun stiff coarse fiber from the outer husk of a coconut
  
* '''[[lambda]]''' - noun the craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and lamboid sutures of the skull: the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet
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* '''[[coleslaw]]''' - noun basically shredded cabbage
  
* '''[[lardizabala]]''' - noun evergreen monoecious climbers of South America having dark mauve-blue edible berries
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* '''[[collard]]''' - noun variety of kale having smooth leaves
  
* '''[[lava]]''' - noun rock that in its molten form (as magma) issues from volcanos; lava is what magma is called when it reaches the surface
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* '''[[colocasia esculenta]]''' - noun 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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[lees]]''' - noun the sediment from fermentation of an alcoholic beverage
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* '''[[colorado potato beetle]]''' - noun black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leaves; originally of eastern Rocky Mountains; now worldwide
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[colza oil]]''' - noun edible light yellow to brown oil from rapeseed used also as a lubricant or illuminant
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[comfit]]''' - noun candy containing a fruit or nut; verb make into a confection
  
* '''[[lemon drop]]''' - noun a hard candy with lemon flavor and a yellow color and (usually) the shape of a lemon
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* '''[[common fig]]''' - noun Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
  
* '''[[lemon juice]]''' - noun usually freshly squeezed juice of lemons
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* '''[[common wheat]]''' - noun widely cultivated in temperate regions in many varieties for its commercially important grain
  
* '''[[lemon meringue pie]]''' - noun pie containing lemon custard and topped with meringue
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[lemon tree]]''' - noun a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit
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* '''[[compote]]''' - noun dessert of stewed or baked fruit
  
* '''[[lemonade]]''' - noun sweetened beverage of diluted lemon juice
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* '''[[concord grape]]''' - noun slipskin grape; a purple table grape of the northeastern United States
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[condiment]]''' - noun a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[conestoga]]''' - noun a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century
  
* '''[[limeade]]''' - noun sweetened beverage of lime juice and water
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* '''[[confectionery]]''' - noun the occupation and skills of a confectioner; a confectioner's shop; candy and other sweets considered collectively
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[confetti]]''' - noun small pieces or streamers of colored paper that are thrown around on festive occasions (as at a wedding)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[liqueur]]''' - noun strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
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* '''[[cooking]]''' - noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cooking apple]]''' - noun an apple used primarily in cooking for pies and applesauce etc
  
* '''[[loganberry]]''' - noun large red variety of the dewberry: red-fruited bramble native from Oregon to Baja California
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[loment]]''' - noun pods constricted between seeds and breaking apart when ripe into one-seed segments
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* '''[[copaiba]]''' - noun an oleoresin used in varnishes and ointments
  
* '''[[long pepper]]''' - noun slender tropical climber of the eastern Himalayas: plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
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* '''[[copra]]''' - noun the dried meat of the coconut from which oil is extracted
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[coptis]]''' - noun small genus of low perennial herbs having yellow rhizomes and white or yellow flowers
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[coq au vin]]''' - noun chicken and onions and mushrooms braised in red wine and seasonings
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[corchorus]]''' - noun widely distributed genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs; especially Asia; any of various plants of the genus Corchorus having large leaves and cymose clusters of yellow flowers; a source of jute
  
* '''[[lowbush cranberry]]''' - noun tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
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* '''[[cordia]]''' - noun tropical deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs of the family Boraginaceae
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cordial]]''' - adj. sincerely or intensely felt; showing warm and heartfelt friendliness; diffusing warmth and friendliness; noun strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
  
* '''[[luffa acutangula]]''' - noun loofah of Pakistan; widely cultivated throughout tropics
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* '''[[cordyline australis]]''' - noun elegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red flowers; New Zealand
  
* '''[[lychee]]''' - noun Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
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* '''[[coriander]]''' - noun parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish; dried coriander seeds used whole or ground; Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley
  
* '''[[lycium barbarum]]''' - noun deciduous erect or spreading shrub with spiny branches and violet-purple flowers followed by orange-red berries; southeastern Europe to China
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[macaroon]]''' - noun chewy cookie usually containing almond paste
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* '''[[corkscrew]]''' - noun a bottle opener that pulls corks; verb move in a spiral or zigzag course
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[corn belt]]''' - noun midwestern United States (Iowa, Illinois, Indiana); excellent for raising corn and corn-fed livestock
  
* '''[[maceration]]''' - noun softening due to soaking or steeping: extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
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* '''[[corn chowder]]''' - noun chowder containing corn
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[corn exchange]]''' - noun an exchange where grains are bought and sold
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[corn fritter]]''' - noun fritter containing corn or corn kernels
  
* '''[[malus]]''' - noun apple trees; found throughout temperate zones of the northern hemisphere
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* '''[[corn oil]]''' - noun oil from the germs of corn grains
  
* '''[[malus angustifolia]]''' - noun small tree or shrub of southeastern United States; cultivated as an ornamental for its rose-colored blossoms
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* '''[[corn pudding]]''' - noun pudding made of corn and cream and egg
  
* '''[[malus baccata]]''' - noun Asian wild crab apple cultivated in many varieties for it small acid usually red fruit used for preserving
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* '''[[corn smut]]''' - noun a smut fungus attacking Indian corn
  
* '''[[malus coronaria]]''' - noun medium-sized tree of the eastern United States having pink blossoms and small yellow fruit
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* '''[[corn syrup]]''' - noun syrup prepared from corn
  
* '''[[malus fusca]]''' - noun small tree or shrub of western United States having white blossoms and tiny yellow or red fruit
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* '''[[corn whiskey]]''' - noun whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
  
* '''[[malus ioensis]]''' - noun wild crab apple of western United States with fragrant pink flowers
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* '''[[cornbread]]''' - noun bread made primarily of cornmeal
  
* '''[[malus pumila]]''' - noun native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits
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* '''[[corncob]]''' - noun the hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn
  
* '''[[malus sylvestris]]''' - noun wild crab apple native to Europe; a chief ancestor of cultivated apples
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* '''[[cornmeal]]''' - noun coarsely ground corn
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cornus mas]]''' - noun deciduous European shrub or small tree having bright red fruit
  
* '''[[mandelbrot]]''' - noun French mathematician (born in Poland) noted for inventing fractals (born in 1924)
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* '''[[coronation]]''' - noun the ceremony of installing a new monarch
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cortland]]''' - noun large apple with a red skin
  
* '''[[mangifera indica]]''' - noun large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit
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* '''[[corylus americana]]''' - noun nut-bearing shrub of eastern North America
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[corylus cornuta]]''' - noun hazel of western United States with conspicuous beaklike involucres on the nuts
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[manilkara zapota]]''' - noun large tropical American evergreen yielding chicle gum and edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Achras
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[manzanilla]]''' - noun very dry pale sherry from Spain
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* '''[[cottonseed oil]]''' - noun edible oil pressed from cottonseeds
  
* '''[[mara]]''' - noun hare-like rodent of the pampas of Argentina: god of death; opposite of Kama
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* '''[[covered smut]]''' - noun a smut fungus causing a smut disease of grains in which the spore masses are covered or held together by the grain membranes
  
* '''[[marasca cherry]]''' - noun Dalmatian bitter wild cherry tree bearing fruit whose juice is made into maraschino liqueur
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* '''[[cowpea]]''' - noun sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure; fruit or seed of the cowpea plant; eaten fresh as shell beans or dried
  
* '''[[maraschino]]''' - noun cherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino liqueur: distilled from fermented juice of bitter wild marasca cherries
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* '''[[cox's orange pippin]]''' - noun a yellow Pippin with distinctive flavor
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[margarita]]''' - noun a cocktail made of tequila and triple sec with lime and lemon juice
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* '''[[crambe maritima]]''' - noun perennial of coastal sands and shingles of northern Europe and Baltic and Black Seas having racemes of small white flowers and large fleshy blue-green leaves often used as potherbs
  
* '''[[marmalade]]''' - noun a preserve made of the pulp and rind of citrus fruits
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* '''[[cranberry]]''' - noun very tart red berry used for sauce or juice; any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberries
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[cranberry juice]]''' - noun the juice of cranberries (always diluted and sweetened)
  
* '''[[marrakesh]]''' - noun a city in western Morocco; tourist center
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* '''[[cranberry sauce]]''' - noun sauce made of cranberries and sugar
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[crataegus]]''' - noun thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple
  
* '''[[mary pickford]]''' - noun United States film actress (born in Canada) who starred in silent films (1893-1979)
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* '''[[crataegus aestivalis]]''' - noun hawthorn of southern United States bearing juicy acid scarlet fruit often used in jellies or preserves
  
* '''[[mashed potato]]''' - noun potato that has been peeled and boiled and then mashed
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* '''[[crescentia]]''' - noun a genus of tropical American trees of the family Bignoniaceae; has a short trunk and crooked limbs and drooping branches
  
* '''[[massasoit]]''' - noun Wampanoag leader who aided the Pilgrims (1580-1661)
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* '''[[crescentia cujete]]''' - noun tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[criollo]]''' - noun cocoa of superior quality; a Spanish American of pure European stock (usually Spanish)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[may wine]]''' - noun a punch made of Moselle and sugar and sparkling water or champagne flavored with sweet woodruff
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* '''[[crocus sativus]]''' - noun Old World crocus having purple or white flowers with aromatic pungent orange stigmas used in flavoring food
  
* '''[[mayhaw]]''' - noun hawthorn of southern United States bearing juicy acid scarlet fruit often used in jellies or preserves
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* '''[[crookneck squash]]''' - noun yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin
  
* '''[[mcintosh]]''' - noun early-ripening apple popular in the northeastern United States; primarily eaten raw but suitable for applesauce
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* '''[[croquette]]''' - noun minced cooked meats (or vegetables) in thick white sauce; breaded and deep-fried
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[croton oil]]''' - noun viscid acrid brownish-yellow oil from the seeds of Croton tiglium having a violent cathartic action
  
* '''[[melba]]''' - noun Australian operatic soprano (1861-1931)
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* '''[[crumble]]''' - verb break or fall apart into fragments; fall apart; fall into decay or ruin
  
* '''[[melody]]''' - noun the perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes: a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[melon ball]]''' - noun a bite of melon cut as a sphere
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* '''[[cucurbita]]''' - noun type genus of the Cucurbitaceae
  
* '''[[mespilus germanica]]''' - noun small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples
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* '''[[cucurbita argyrosperma]]''' - noun plant bearing squash having globose to ovoid fruit with variously striped grey and green and white warty rinds
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[cucurbita foetidissima]]''' - noun perennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit
  
* '''[[mince pie]]''' - noun pie containing mincemeat
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[mincemeat]]''' - noun spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat
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* '''[[cucurbita moschata]]''' - noun any of various plants bearing squash having hard rinds and elongated recurved necks
  
* '''[[momordica balsamina]]''' - noun a tropical Old World flowering vine with red or orange warty fruit
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[momordica charantia]]''' - noun tropical Old World vine with yellow-orange fruit
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* '''[[curry powder]]''' - noun pungent blend of cumin and ground coriander seed and turmeric and other spices
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[cycloloma]]''' - noun a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Chenopodiaceae
  
* '''[[monstera deliciosa]]''' - noun tropical American vine having roots that hang like cords and cylindrical fruit with a pineapple and banana flavor
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* '''[[cyclopia]]''' - noun a developmental abnormality in which there is only one eye
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[cynodon dactylon]]''' - noun trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India
  
* '''[[moron]]''' - noun a person of subnormal intelligence
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* '''[[cyperus esculentus]]''' - noun European sedge having small edible nutlike tubers
  
* '''[[mors]]''' - noun (Roman mythology) Roman god of death; counterpart of Thanatos
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* '''[[cyperus rotundus]]''' - noun a widely distributed perennial sedge having small edible nutlike tubers
  
* '''[[morus]]''' - noun type genus of the Moraceae: mulberries
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* '''[[dactylis glomerata]]''' - noun widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass
  
* '''[[morus alba]]''' - noun Asiatic mulberry with white to pale red fruit; leaves used to feed silkworms
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* '''[[dahlia]]''' - noun any of several plants of or developed from the species Dahlia pinnata having tuberous roots and showy rayed variously colored flower heads; native to the mountains of Mexico and Central America and Colombia
  
* '''[[morus nigra]]''' - noun European mulberry having dark foliage and fruit
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* '''[[daikon]]''' - noun radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked
  
* '''[[morus rubra]]''' - noun North American mulberry having dark purple edible fruit
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* '''[[daiquiri]]''' - noun a cocktail made with rum and lime or lemon juice
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[damson]]''' - noun sweet dark purple plum
  
* '''[[moussaka]]''' - noun casserole of eggplant and ground lamb with onion and tomatoes bound with white sauce and beaten eggs
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* '''[[dash]]''' - noun a quick run; the act of moving with great haste; distinctive and stylish elegance; the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code; a footrace run at top speed; a punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text; verb add an enlivening or altering element to; destroy or break; break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; hurl or thrust violently; cause to lose courage; run or move very quickly or hastily
  
* '''[[mulled wine]]''' - noun wine heated with sugar and spices and often citrus fruit
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* '''[[date palm]]''' - noun tall tropical feather palm tree native to Syria bearing sweet edible 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
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* '''[[date plum]]''' - noun an Asiatic persimmon tree cultivated for its small yellow or purplish-black edible fruit much valued by Afghan tribes
  
* '''[[muscatel]]''' - noun sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine: wine from muscat grapes
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* '''[[daylily]]''' - noun any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lilylike flowers that bloom for only a day
  
* '''[[museum]]''' - noun a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value
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* '''[[debit]]''' - noun an accounting entry acknowledging sums that are owing; verb enter as debit
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[decanter]]''' - noun a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[deity]]''' - noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
  
* '''[[nara]]''' - noun the independent agency that oversees management of federal government records including presidential libraries and historic collections
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[demulcent]]''' - adj. having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin; noun a medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[dent corn]]''' - noun corn whose kernels contain both hard and soft starch and become indented at maturity
  
* '''[[negus]]''' - noun wine and hot water with sugar and lemon juice and nutmeg
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* '''[[descurainia pinnata]]''' - noun North American herb with bitter-tasting pinnate leaves resembling those of tansy
  
* '''[[nelumbo nucifera]]''' - noun native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers
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* '''[[desmodium]]''' - noun beggarweed; tick trefoil
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[dessert]]''' - noun a dish served as the last course of a meal
  
* '''[[nixon]]''' - noun vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United States; resigned after the Watergate scandal in 1974 (1913-1994)
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* '''[[dessert wine]]''' - noun still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[devil's food cake]]''' - noun very dark chocolate cake
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[diamante]]''' - noun adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
  
* '''[[northern ireland]]''' - noun a division of the United Kingdom located on the northern part of the island of Ireland
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[northern spy]]''' - noun large late-ripening apple with skin striped with yellow and red
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* '''[[dill]]''' - noun aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning; aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning
  
* '''[[nougat]]''' - noun nuts or fruit pieces in a sugar paste
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* '''[[dinka]]''' - noun a Nilotic language
  
* '''[[nurseryman]]''' - noun someone who takes care of a garden
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* '''[[dionysus]]''' - noun (Greek mythology) god of wine and fertility and drama; the Greek name of Bacchus
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[dioscorea alata]]''' - noun grown in Australasia and Polynesia for its large root with fine edible white flesh
  
* '''[[oenology]]''' - noun the art of wine making
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* '''[[dioscorea bulbifera]]''' - noun yam of tropical Africa and Asia cultivated for it large tubers
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[dioscorea elephantipes]]''' - noun South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[dioscorea trifida]]''' - noun tropical American yam with small yellow edible tubers
  
* '''[[old south]]''' - noun the South of the United States before the American Civil War
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* '''[[diospyros]]''' - noun a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[diospyros kaki]]''' - noun small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruit
  
* '''[[olive branch]]''' - noun something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace
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* '''[[diospyros virginiana]]''' - noun medium-sized tree of dry woodlands in the southern and eastern United States bearing yellow or orange very astringent fruit that is edible when fully ripe
  
* '''[[olive oil]]''' - noun oil from olives
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* '''[[diplotaxis tenuifolia]]''' - noun yellow-flowered European plant that grows on old walls and in waste places; an adventive weed in North America
  
* '''[[onion]]''' - noun an aromatic flavorful bulb: bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb: edible bulb of an onion plant
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* '''[[dipteryx odorata]]''' - noun tall tropical South American tree having pulpy egg-shaped pods of fragrant black almond-shaped seeds used for flavoring
  
* '''[[opal]]''' - noun a translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[opuntia]]''' - noun large genus of cactuses native to America: prickly pears
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* '''[[disease]]''' - noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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)
  
* '''[[orange juice]]''' - noun bottled or freshly squeezed juice of oranges
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* '''[[donald duck]]''' - noun a fictional duck created in animated film strips by Walt Disney
  
* '''[[orchard]]''' - noun garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth
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* '''[[dovyalis caffra]]''' - noun vigorous South African spiny shrub grown for its round yellow juicy edible fruits
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[drambuie]]''' - noun a sweet Scotch whisky liqueur
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[dried apricot]]''' - noun apricots preserved by drying
  
* '''[[palmer]]''' - noun United States golfer (born in 1929)
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* '''[[dried fruit]]''' - noun fruit preserved by drying
  
* '''[[pandanus tectorius]]''' - noun Polynesian screw pine
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* '''[[drimys winteri]]''' - noun South American evergreen tree yielding winter's bark and a light soft wood similar to basswood
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[paprika]]''' - noun a mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos: plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
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* '''[[drupe]]''' - noun fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
  
* '''[[partridgeberry]]''' - noun creeping woody plant of eastern North America with shiny evergreen leaves and scarlet berries
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* '''[[duff]]''' - noun a stiff flour pudding steamed or boiled usually and containing e.g. currants and raisins and citron
  
* '''[[passiflora]]''' - noun type genus of the Passifloraceae
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* '''[[duncan]]''' - noun United States dancer and pioneer of modern dance (1878-1927)
  
* '''[[passiflora edulis]]''' - noun Brazilian passionflower cultivated for its deep purple fruit
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[passiflora ligularis]]''' - noun considered best for fruit
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* '''[[durio zibethinus]]''' - noun tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind
  
* '''[[passion fruit]]''' - noun egg-shaped tropical fruit of certain passionflower vines; used for sherbets and confectionery and drinks
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* '''[[durum]]''' - noun wheat with hard dark-colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in southern Russia, North Africa, and northern central North America
  
* '''[[pastry]]''' - noun any of various baked foods made of dough or batter: a dough of flour and water and shortening
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* '''[[eau de vie]]''' - noun strong coarse brandy
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[eccles cake]]''' - noun a flat round cake of sweetened pastry filled with dried fruit
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[echinochloa]]''' - noun annual or perennial succulent grasses of warm regions
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[echinochloa frumentacea]]''' - noun coarse annual grass cultivated in Japan and southeastern Asia for its edible seeds and for forage; important wildlife food in United States
  
* '''[[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"
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[peach melba]]''' - noun ice cream and peaches with a liqueur
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* '''[[edward]]''' - noun son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War (1330-1376); third son of Elizabeth II (born in 1964); King of England from 1272 to 1307; conquered Wales (1239-1307); King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I; was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots led by Robert the Bruce; was deposed and died in prison (1284-1327); son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377; his claim to the French throne provoked the Hundred Years' War; his reign was marked by an epidemic of the Black Plague and by the emergence of the House of Commons as the powerful arm of British Parliament (1312-1377); King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483; was dethroned in 1470 but regained the throne in 1471 by his victory at the battle of Tewkesbury (1442-1483); King of England who was crowned at the age of 13 on the death of his father Edward IV but was immediately confined to the Tower of London where he and his younger brother were murdered (1470-1483); King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553); King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910); King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[egg cream]]''' - noun made of milk and flavored syrup with soda water
  
* '''[[peanut butter]]''' - noun a spread made from ground peanuts
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[elaeis]]''' - noun oil palms
  
* '''[[pear-shaped]]''' - adj. having a round shape tapered at one end: (of sounds) full and rich
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* '''[[elaeis guineensis]]''' - noun oil palm of Africa
  
* '''[[pearmain]]''' - noun any of several varieties of apples with red skins
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* '''[[elaeis oleifera]]''' - noun palm of Central and South America
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[eleocharis dulcis]]''' - noun Chinese sedge yielding edible bulb-shaped tubers
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[elettaria]]''' - noun cardamom
  
* '''[[pepin]]''' - noun king of the Franks and father of Charlemagne who defended papal interests and founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751 (714-768)
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* '''[[elettaria cardamomum]]''' - noun rhizomatous herb of India having aromatic seeds used as seasoning
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[eleusine coracana]]''' - noun East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[emir]]''' - noun an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[emmenagogue]]''' - noun any agent that promotes menstrual discharge
  
* '''[[persimmon]]''' - noun orange fruit resembling a plum; edible when fully ripe: any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
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* '''[[emmer]]''' - noun hard red wheat grown especially in Russia and Germany; in United States as stock feed
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[emperor]]''' - noun large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings; red table grape of California; the male ruler of an empire; large richly colored butterfly
  
* '''[[physalis]]''' - noun ground cherries
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[physalis peruviana]]''' - noun annual of tropical South America having edible purple fruits
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* '''[[endive]]''' - noun widely cultivated herb with leaves valued as salad green; either curly serrated leaves or broad flat ones that are usually blanched; variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges
  
* '''[[physalis pruinosa]]''' - noun stout hairy annual of eastern North America with sweet yellow fruits
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* '''[[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)
  
* '''[[pimiento]]''' - noun fully ripened sweet red pepper; usually cooked: plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
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* '''[[ensete]]''' - noun Old World tropical herbs: Abyssinian bananas
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[pineapple juice]]''' - noun the juice of pineapples (usually bottled or canned)
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[pink lady]]''' - noun a cocktail made of gin and brandy with lemon juice and grenadine shaken with an egg white and ice
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[pinot]]''' - noun any of several purple or white wine grapes used especially for burgundies and champagnes
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* '''[[ergot]]''' - noun a fungus that infects various cereal plants forming compact black masses of branching filaments that replace many grains of the plant; source of medicinally important alkaloids and of lysergic acid; a plant disease caused by the ergot fungus
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[eriobotrya]]''' - noun Asiatic evergreen fruit trees
  
* '''[[piper]]''' - noun someone who plays the bagpipe: type genus of the Piperaceae: large genus of chiefly climbing tropical shrubs
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* '''[[erodium cicutarium]]''' - noun European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage
  
* '''[[piper cubeba]]''' - noun tropical southeast Asian shrubby vine bearing spicy berrylike fruits
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* '''[[erodium moschatum]]''' - noun low annual European herb naturalized in America; similar to alfilaria
  
* '''[[piper longum]]''' - noun slender tropical climber of the eastern Himalayas
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* '''[[erythronium]]''' - noun perennial bulbous herbs most of northern United States: dogtooth violet; adder's tongue; trout lily; fawn lily
  
* '''[[piper nigrum]]''' - noun climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam
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* '''[[espalier]]''' - noun a trellis on which ornamental shrub or fruit tree is trained to grow flat
  
* '''[[pistachio]]''' - noun nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel: small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts
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* '''[[essential oil]]''' - noun an oil having the odor or flavor of the plant from which it comes; used in perfume and flavorings
  
* '''[[pistacia]]''' - noun a dicotyledonous genus of trees of the family Anacardiaceae having drupaceous fruit
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* '''[[eucalyptus oil]]''' - noun an essential oil obtained from the leaves of eucalypts
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[eyespot]]''' - noun an eyelike marking (as on the wings of some butterflies); usually a spot of color inside a ring of another color
  
* '''[[plant disease]]''' - noun a disease that affects plants
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* '''[[fagopyrum esculentum]]''' - noun a member of the genus Fagopyrum; annual Asian plant with clusters of small pinkish white flowers and small edible triangular seeds which are used whole or ground into flour
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[fagus grandifolia]]''' - noun North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[fagus sylvatica]]''' - noun large European beech with minutely-toothed leaves; widely planted as an ornamental in North America
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[falafel]]''' - noun small croquette of mashed chick peas or fava beans seasoned with sesame seeds
  
* '''[[plum sauce]]''' - noun for Chinese dishes: plum preserves and chutney
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* '''[[famine]]''' - noun a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death; an acute insufficiency
  
* '''[[plum tomato]]''' - noun oblong cherry tomato: a kind of cherry tomato that has an oblong shape
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* '''[[farina]]''' - noun fine meal made from cereal grain especially wheat; often used as a cooked cereal or in puddings
  
* '''[[poi]]''' - noun Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment
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* '''[[fava bean]]''' - noun shell beans cooked as lima beans; seed of the broad-bean plant
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[fennel]]''' - noun fennel seeds are ground and used as a spice or as an ingredient of a spice mixture; leaves used for seasoning; aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads; any of several aromatic herbs having edible seeds and leaves and stems
  
* '''[[pome]]''' - noun a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy part
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* '''[[fenugreek]]''' - noun aromatic seeds used as seasoning especially in curry; annual herb or southern Europe and eastern Asia having off-white flowers and aromatic seeds used medicinally and in curry
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[pomelo]]''' - noun large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp: southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
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* '''[[fern]]''' - noun any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
  
* '''[[pomology]]''' - noun the branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruits
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* '''[[fiasco]]''' - noun a sudden and violent collapse
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[ficus carica]]''' - noun Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
  
* '''[[potato chip]]''' - noun a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[potato pancake]]''' - noun made of grated potato and egg with a little flour
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* '''[[fiddlehead fern]]''' - noun New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green fronds; the early uncurling fronds are edible
  
* '''[[potato salad]]''' - noun any of various salads having chopped potatoes as the base
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* '''[[field]]''' - noun a particular kind of commercial enterprise; the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument); all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event; all of the horses in a particular horse race; (mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1; (computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information; a region in which active military operations are in progress; somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected; a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found; the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it; a place where planes take off and land; a branch of knowledge; a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; a piece of land prepared for playing a game; extensive tract of level open land; a particular environment or walk of life; verb select (a team or individual player) for a game; answer adequately or successfully; play as a fielder; catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
  
* '''[[praline]]''' - noun cookie-sized candy made of brown sugar and butter and pecans
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* '''[[field corn]]''' - noun corn grown primarily for animal feed or market grain
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[field pea]]''' - noun coarse small-seeded pea often used as food when young and tender; variety of pea plant native to the Mediterranean region and North Africa and widely grown especially for forage; seed of the field pea plant
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[fiesta]]''' - noun an elaborate party (often outdoors)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[film]]''' - noun a thin coating or layer; photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies; a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things; a medium that disseminates moving pictures; a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; verb make a film or photograph of something; record in film
  
* '''[[provenance]]''' - noun where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
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* '''[[financier]]''' - noun a person skilled in large scale financial transactions; verb conduct financial operations, often in an unethical manner
  
* '''[[prune]]''' - noun dried plum: verb weed out unwanted or unnecessary things: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
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* '''[[fines herbes]]''' - noun a mixture of finely chopped fresh herbs
  
* '''[[prunus]]''' - noun a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
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* '''[[fire blight]]''' - noun a disease blackening the leaves of pear and apple trees
  
* '''[[prunus alleghaniensis]]''' - noun wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh
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* '''[[fish and chips]]''' - noun fried fish and french-fried potatoes
  
* '''[[prunus americana]]''' - noun wild plum trees of eastern and central North America having red-orange fruit with yellow flesh
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* '''[[fitness]]''' - noun the condition of being suitable; the quality of being qualified; good physical condition; being in shape or in condition; fitness to traverse the seas
  
* '''[[prunus angustifolia]]''' - noun small native American shrubby tree bearing small edible yellow to reddish fruit
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* '''[[five spice powder]]''' - noun Chinese seasoning made by grinding star anise and fennel and pepper and cloves and cinnamon
  
* '''[[prunus armeniaca]]''' - noun temperate zone tree bearing downy yellow to rosy fruits
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[prunus avium]]''' - noun large Eurasian tree producing small dark bitter fruit in the wild but edible sweet fruit under cultivation
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[prunus caroliniana]]''' - noun small flowering evergreen tree of southern United States
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* '''[[flapjack]]''' - noun a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
  
* '''[[prunus cerasifera]]''' - noun small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit; used in Europe as budding stock
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* '''[[flax]]''' - noun plant of the genus Linum that is cultivated for its seeds and for the fibers of its stem; fiber of the flax plant that is made into thread and woven into linen fabric
  
* '''[[prunus cerasus]]''' - noun rather small Eurasian tree producing red to black acid edible fruit
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* '''[[flint corn]]''' - noun corn having kernels with a hard outer layer enclosing the soft endosperm
  
* '''[[prunus domestica]]''' - noun any of various widely distributed plums grown in the cooler temperate areas
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* '''[[flora]]''' - noun a living organism lacking the power of locomotion; all the plant life in a particular region or period
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[prunus glandulosa]]''' - noun small Chinese shrub with smooth unfurrowed dark red fruit grown especially for its red or pink or white flowers
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* '''[[florida arrowroot]]''' - noun small tough woody zamia of Florida and West Indies and Cuba; roots and half-buried stems yield an arrowroot
  
* '''[[prunus ilicifolia]]''' - noun California evergreen wild plum with spiny leathery leaves and white flowers
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* '''[[flour]]''' - noun fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain; verb convert grain into flour; cover with flour
  
* '''[[prunus incisa]]''' - noun shrubby Japanese cherry tree having pale pink blossoms
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* '''[[flour corn]]''' - noun corn having kernels almost entirely of soft starch
  
* '''[[prunus japonica]]''' - noun woody oriental plant with smooth unfurrowed red fruit grown especially for its white or pale pink blossoms
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* '''[[flowering quince]]''' - noun Asiatic ornamental shrub with spiny branches and pink or red 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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[prunus maritima]]''' - noun seacoast shrub of northeastern North America having showy white blossoms and edible purple fruit
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* '''[[food manufacturer]]''' - noun a person who manufactures food products
  
* '''[[prunus mexicana]]''' - noun small tree of southwestern United States having purplish-red fruit sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its large leaves
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* '''[[forage]]''' - noun the act of searching for food and provisions; animal food for browsing or grazing; verb wander and feed; collect or look around for (food)
  
* '''[[prunus mume]]''' - noun Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits
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* '''[[force]]''' - noun physical energy or intensity; a powerful effect or influence; a group of people having the power of effective action; group of people willing to obey orders; (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity; a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base; an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists); (of a law) having legal validity; a unit that is part of some military service; one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority; verb impose or thrust urgently, importunately, or inexorably; do forcibly; exert force; force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; cause to move by pulling; squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; take by force; urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate; move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"; to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
  
* '''[[prunus nigra]]''' - noun small tree native to northeastern North America having oblong orange-red fruit
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[prunus padus]]''' - noun small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry
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* '''[[fortified wine]]''' - noun wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
  
* '''[[prunus pensylvanica]]''' - noun small shrubby North American wild cherry with small bright red acid fruit
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* '''[[foxtail millet]]''' - noun coarse drought-resistant annual grass grown for grain, hay and forage in Europe and Asia and chiefly for forage and hay in United States
  
* '''[[prunus persica]]''' - noun cultivated in temperate regions
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* '''[[fragaria]]''' - noun strawberries
  
* '''[[prunus pumila]]''' - noun small straggling American cherry growing on sandy soil and having minute scarcely edible purplish-black fruit
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* '''[[fragaria chiloensis]]''' - noun wild strawberry of western United States and South America; source of many varieties of cultivated strawberries
  
* '''[[prunus salicina]]''' - noun small tree of China and Japan bearing large yellow to red plums usually somewhat inferior to European plums in flavor
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* '''[[fragaria vesca]]''' - noun Europe
  
* '''[[prunus serotina]]''' - noun large North American wild cherry with round black sour edible fruit
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* '''[[fragaria virginiana]]''' - noun North American wild strawberry with sweet scarlet fruit; a source of many cultivated strawberries
  
* '''[[prunus serrulata]]''' - noun ornamental tree with inedible fruits widely cultivated in many varieties for its white blossoms
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* '''[[framboise]]''' - noun the common European raspberry; fruit red or orange
  
* '''[[prunus spinosa]]''' - noun a thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits
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* '''[[francis ford coppola]]''' - noun United States filmmaker (born in 1939)
  
* '''[[prunus subcordata]]''' - noun shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States bearing small red insipid fruit
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* '''[[frangipane]]''' - noun pastry with a creamy almond-flavored filling
  
* '''[[prunus subhirtella]]''' - noun shrub or tree native to Japan cultivated as an ornamental for its rose-pink flowers
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* '''[[french fries]]''' - noun strips of potato fried in deep fat
  
* '''[[prunus tenella]]''' - noun Asiatic shrub cultivated for its rosy red flowers
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[prunus triloba]]''' - noun deciduous Chinese shrub or small tree with often trilobed leaves grown for its pink-white flowers
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* '''[[fruit salad]]''' - noun salad composed of fruits
  
* '''[[prunus virginiana]]''' - noun a common wild cherry of eastern North America having small bitter black berries favored by birds
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* '''[[fruit tree]]''' - noun tree bearing edible fruit
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[fruitcake]]''' - noun a rich cake containing dried fruit and nuts and citrus peel and so on; a whimsically eccentric person
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[fucus vesiculosus]]''' - noun a common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[fudge]]''' - noun soft creamy candy; verb fake or falsify; avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[pumpkin pie]]''' - noun pie made of mashed pumpkin and milk and eggs and sugar
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* '''[[gala]]''' - noun a gay festivity
  
* '''[[pumpkin seed]]''' - noun the edible seed of a pumpkin
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* '''[[galangal]]''' - noun southeastern Asian perennial with aromatic roots; European sedge having rough-edged leaves and spikelets of reddish flowers and aromatic roots
  
* '''[[punica]]''' - noun coextensive with the family Punicaceae
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* '''[[galium odoratum]]''' - noun Old World fragrant stoloniferous perennial having small white flowers and narrow leaves used as flavoring and in sachets; widely cultivated as a ground cover; in some classifications placed in genus Asperula
  
* '''[[punica granatum]]''' - noun shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
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* '''[[galliano]]''' - noun golden Italian liqueur flavored with herbs
  
* '''[[punnet]]''' - noun a small light basket used as a measure for fruits
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* '''[[garden cress]]''' - noun cress cultivated for salads and garnishes
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[garlic]]''' - noun aromatic bulb used as seasoning; bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong-flavored cloves
  
* '''[[pyrus]]''' - noun fruit trees native to the Old World: pears
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* '''[[garlic bread]]''' - noun French or Italian bread sliced and spread with garlic butter then crisped in the oven
  
* '''[[pyrus communis]]''' - noun Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties
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* '''[[garlic butter]]''' - noun butter seasoned with mashed garlic
  
* '''[[pythium debaryanum]]''' - noun fungus causing damping off disease in seedlings
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* '''[[garlic press]]''' - noun a press for extracting juice from garlic
  
* '''[[quince]]''' - noun aromatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves: small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated
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* '''[[garlic salt]]''' - noun ground dried garlic and salt
  
* '''[[racking]]''' - adj. causing great physical or mental suffering
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[gary]]''' - noun a city in northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan; steel production
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[gaultheria hispidula]]''' - noun slow-growing procumbent evergreen shrublet of northern North America and Japan having white flowers and numerous white fleshy rough and hairy seeds
  
* '''[[raisin]]''' - noun dried grape
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* '''[[gaultheria procumbens]]''' - noun creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil
  
* '''[[raisin bread]]''' - noun bread containing raisins
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* '''[[gaultheria shallon]]''' - noun small evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having edible dark purple grape-size berries
  
* '''[[rambutan]]''' - noun pleasantly acid bright red oval Malayan fruit covered with soft spines: Malayan tree bearing spiny red fruit
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* '''[[gaylussacia baccata]]''' - noun low shrub of the eastern United States bearing shiny black edible fruit; best known of the huckleberries
  
* '''[[rangpur]]''' - noun hybrid between mandarin orange and lemon having very acid fruit with orange peel
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* '''[[gazpacho]]''' - noun a soup made with chopped tomatoes and onions and cucumbers and peppers and herbs; served cold
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[geisha]]''' - noun a Japanese woman trained to entertain men with conversation and singing and dancing
  
* '''[[red delicious]]''' - noun a sweet eating apple with bright red skin; most widely grown apple worldwide
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[regal]]''' - adj. belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler
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* '''[[genipa americana]]''' - noun tree of the West Indies and northern South America bearing succulent edible orange-sized fruit
  
* '''[[regent]]''' - noun someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch: members of a governing board
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* '''[[genus]]''' - noun a general kind of something; (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[gimlet]]''' - noun a cocktail made of gin or vodka and lime juice; hand tool for boring holes
  
* '''[[restaurant]]''' - noun a building where people go to eat
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* '''[[ginger]]''' - adj. (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color; noun pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant; used fresh as a seasoning especially in Oriental cookery; dried ground gingerroot; perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems; liveliness and energy; verb add ginger to in order to add flavor
  
* '''[[rhubarb pie]]''' - noun pie containing diced rhubarb and much sugar
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* '''[[ginger ale]]''' - noun ginger-flavored carbonated drink
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[ginger beer]]''' - noun carbonated slightly alcoholic drink flavored with fermented ginger
  
* '''[[ribes]]''' - noun a flowering shrub bearing currants or gooseberries; native to northern hemisphere
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* '''[[ginger snap]]''' - noun a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
  
* '''[[ribes nigrum]]''' - noun widely cultivated current bearing edible black aromatic berries
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* '''[[gingerbread]]''' - noun cake flavored with ginger
  
* '''[[rioja]]''' - noun dry red table wine from the Rioja region of northern Spain
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* '''[[gingerbread man]]''' - noun gingerbread cut in the shape of a person
  
* '''[[ripening]]''' - noun acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time: coming to full development; becoming mature
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* '''[[gingerol]]''' - noun derived from ginger; source of the hotness of ginger
  
* '''[[rom]]''' - noun (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
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* '''[[ginkgo biloba]]''' - noun deciduous dioecious Chinese tree having fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds; exists almost exclusively in cultivation especially as an ornamental street tree
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[ginseng]]''' - noun Chinese herb with palmately compound leaves and small greenish flowers and forked aromatic roots believed to have medicinal powers; aromatic root of ginseng plants
  
* '''[[rondo]]''' - noun a musical form that is often the last movement of a sonata
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* '''[[glasswort]]''' - noun fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers; formerly used in making glass; bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash
  
* '''[[rose hip]]''' - noun the fruit of a rose plant
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* '''[[glenn]]''' - noun made the first orbital rocket-powered flight by a United States astronaut in 1962; later in United States Senate (1921-)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[glycerol]]''' - noun a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils
  
* '''[[rossini]]''' - noun Italian composer remembered for his operas (1792-1868)
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* '''[[glycine max]]''' - noun erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
  
* '''[[royalty]]''' - noun royal persons collectively: payment to the holder of a patent or copyright or resource for the right to use their property
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* '''[[glycyrrhiza glabra]]''' - noun deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots
  
* '''[[rubus chamaemorus]]''' - noun creeping raspberry of north temperate regions with yellow or orange berries
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* '''[[gnetum gnemon]]''' - noun small tropical tree with tiered branches and divaricate branchlets having broad glossy dark green leaves; exploited for its edible young leaves and seeds that provide a fine flour
  
* '''[[rubus flagellaris]]''' - noun of eastern North America
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* '''[[godfather]]''' - noun someone having a relation analogous to that of a male sponsor to his godchild; any man who serves as a sponsor for a child at baptism
  
* '''[[rubus idaeus]]''' - noun the common European raspberry; fruit red or orange
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* '''[[goethe]]''' - noun German poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749-1832)
  
* '''[[rubus occidentalis]]''' - noun raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit
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* '''[[golden delicious]]''' - noun a sweet eating apple with yellow skin
  
* '''[[rubus odoratus]]''' - noun shrubby raspberry of eastern North America having showy rose to purplish flowers and red or orange thimble-shaped fruit
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* '''[[golden star]]''' - noun California plant having grasslike leaves and showy orange flowers
  
* '''[[rubus parviflorus]]''' - noun white-flowered raspberry of western North America and northern Mexico with thimble-shaped orange berries
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* '''[[good]]''' - adj. thorough; generally admired; resulting favorably; not left to spoil; not forged; having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; morally admirable; in excellent physical condition; appealing to the mind; agreeable or pleasing; most suitable or right for a particular purpose; capable of pleasing; of moral excellence; promoting or enhancing well-being; having the normally expected amount; with or in a close or intimate relationship; exerting force or influence; tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health; deserving of esteem and respect; having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; financially sound; adv. (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well'); in a complete and thorough manner (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'); noun moral excellence or admirableness; that which is pleasing or valuable or useful; benefit; articles of commerce
  
* '''[[rubus phoenicolasius]]''' - noun raspberry of China and Japan having pale pink flowers grown for ornament and for the small red acid fruits
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[rubus spectabilis]]''' - noun large erect red-flowered raspberry of western North America having large pinkish-orange berries
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* '''[[gossypium hirsutum]]''' - noun native tropical American plant now cultivated in the United States yielding short-staple cotton
  
* '''[[rubus strigosus]]''' - noun red raspberry of North America
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* '''[[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)
  
* '''[[rubus ursinus]]''' - noun American blackberry with oblong black fruit
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* '''[[grain]]''' - noun the direction or texture of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric; foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses; a small hard particle; dry seedlike fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn; 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams; 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams; a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat; verb paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood; become granular; form into grains; thoroughly work in
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[granary]]''' - noun a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
  
* '''[[run-down]]''' - adj. having the spring unwound: worn and broken down by hard use
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* '''[[granny smith]]''' - noun apple with a green skin and hard tart flesh
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[granola]]''' - noun cereal made of especially rolled oats with dried fruits and nuts and honey or brown sugar
  
* '''[[sacramental wine]]''' - noun used in a communion service
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[grape arbor]]''' - noun an arbor where grapes are grown
  
* '''[[saigon]]''' - noun a city in South Vietnam; formerly (as Saigon) it was the capital of French Indochina
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* '''[[grape juice]]''' - noun the juice of grapes
  
* '''[[salsa]]''' - noun spicy sauce of tomatoes and onions and chili peppers to accompany Mexican foods
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[salvador]]''' - noun a republic on the Pacific coast of Central America
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* '''[[grapefruit juice]]''' - noun the juice of grapefruits
  
* '''[[samara]]''' - noun a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple
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* '''[[greco]]''' - noun Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)
  
* '''[[sambucus]]''' - noun elder; elderberry
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* '''[[green]]''' - adj. of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass; not fully developed or mature; not ripe; looking pale and unhealthy; concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party; naive and easily deceived or tricked; noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass; an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course; a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River; an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party; United States labor leader who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1924 to 1952 and who led the struggle with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (1873-1952); street names for ketamine; any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables; a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; verb turn or become green
  
* '''[[sambucus canadensis]]''' - noun common elder of central and eastern North America bearing purple-black berries; fruit used in wines and jellies
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* '''[[green bean]]''' - noun immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable; a common bean plant cultivated for its slender green edible pods
  
* '''[[sambucus nigra]]''' - noun a common shrub with black fruit or a small tree of Europe and Asia; fruit used for wines and jellies
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* '''[[green river]]''' - noun a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River
  
* '''[[sambucus racemosa]]''' - noun Eurasian shrub
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* '''[[greengage]]''' - noun sweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[grenadier]]''' - noun deep-sea fish with a large head and body and long tapering tail; an infantryman equipped with grenades
  
* '''[[sangria]]''' - noun sweetened red wine and orange or lemon juice with soda water
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* '''[[greyhound]]''' - noun a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[grist]]''' - noun grain intended to be or that has been ground
  
* '''[[sarcocephalus]]''' - noun genus of tropical African trees and shrubs
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* '''[[grit]]''' - noun a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone; fortitude and determination; verb clench together; cover with a grit
  
* '''[[satsuma]]''' - noun medium-sized largely seedless mandarin orange with thin smooth skin: a variety of mandarin orange
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* '''[[grits]]''' - noun coarsely ground hulled corn boiled as a breakfast dish in the southern United States
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[groat]]''' - noun a former English silver coin worth four pennies
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[guacamole]]''' - noun a dip made of mashed avocado mixed with chopped onions and other seasonings
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[guar]]''' - noun drought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing material
  
* '''[[schizocarp]]''' - noun a dry dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more parts each with a single seed
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[scientist]]''' - noun a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
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* '''[[halo blight]]''' - noun a blight of bean plants; a blight affecting the leaves of oats and other grasses
  
* '''[[scuppernong]]''' - noun amber-green muscadine grape of southeastern United States
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* '''[[hand grenade]]''' - noun a grenade designed to be thrown by hand
  
* '''[[sea breeze]]''' - noun a cooling breeze from the sea (during the daytime)
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[seasoning]]''' - noun the act of adding a seasoning to food: something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
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* '''[[hasty pudding]]''' - noun cornmeal mush served with sweetening (maple syrup or brown sugar); sweetened porridge made of tapioca or flour or oatmeal cooked quickly in milk or water
  
* '''[[sediment]]''' - noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process: verb settle as sediment: deposit as a sediment
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* '''[[hazel]]''' - adj. of a light brown or yellowish brown color; noun the fine-grained wood of a hazelnut tree (genus Corylus) and the hazel tree (Australian genus Pomaderris); Australian tree grown especially for ornament and its fine-grained wood and bearing edible nuts; any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[hazelnut]]''' - noun nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus; any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk
  
* '''[[sexton]]''' - noun an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects: United States poet (1928-1974)
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* '''[[helianthus annuus]]''' - noun annual sunflower grown for silage and for its seeds which are a source of oil; common throughout United States and much of North America
  
* '''[[shepherd's pie]]''' - noun pie of hash covered with mashed potatoes and browned in the oven
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* '''[[hemp]]''' - noun a plant fiber; a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging; any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs
  
* '''[[sherry]]''' - noun dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif
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* '''[[herb]]''' - noun aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities; a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
  
* '''[[shortcake]]''' - noun very short biscuit dough baked as individual biscuits or a round loaf; served with sweetened fruit and usually whipped cream
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* '''[[herbal tea]]''' - noun tea-like drink made of leaves of various herbs
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[herbert]]''' - noun United States musician and composer and conductor noted for his comic operas (1859-1924)
  
* '''[[silicle]]''' - noun short broad silique occurring in some cruciferous plants
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* '''[[hickory]]''' - noun American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts; valuable tough heavy hardwood from various hickory trees
  
* '''[[silique]]''' - noun narrow elongated seed capsule peculiar to the family Cruciferae
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* '''[[hideous]]''' - adj. so extremely ugly as to be terrifying; grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
  
* '''[[sir]]''' - noun term of address for a man: a title used before the name of knight or baronet
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* '''[[hieroglyph]]''' - noun a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt; writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)
  
* '''[[ski]]''' - noun narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow: verb move along on skis
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[hogshead]]''' - noun a large cask especially one holding 63 gals; a British unit of capacity for alcoholic beverages
  
* '''[[slivovitz]]''' - noun a colorless plum brandy popular in the Balkans
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* '''[[home fries]]''' - noun sliced pieces of potato fried in a pan until brown and crisp
  
* '''[[sloe gin]]''' - noun gin flavored with sloes (fruit of the blackthorn)
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* '''[[hominy]]''' - noun hulled corn with the bran and germ removed
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[honey]]''' - adj. of something having the color of honey; noun a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees; a beloved person; used as terms of endearment; verb sweeten with honey
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[honey locust]]''' - noun tall usually spiny North American tree having small greenish-white flowers in drooping racemes followed by long twisting seed pods; yields very hard durable reddish-brown wood; introduced to temperate Old World
  
* '''[[snap pea]]''' - noun variety of pea plant producing peas having crisp rounded edible pods
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* '''[[honeydew]]''' - noun the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine; a large smooth greenish-white melon with pale green flesh
  
* '''[[snow pea]]''' - noun green peas with flat edible pods: variety of pea plant producing peas having thin flat edible pods
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* '''[[hordeum pusillum]]''' - noun annual barley native to western North America and widespread in southern United States and tropical America
  
* '''[[so long]]''' - noun a farewell remark
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* '''[[hordeum vulgare]]''' - noun grass yielding grain used for breakfast food and animal feed and in malt beverages
  
* '''[[soft drink]]''' - noun nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
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* '''[[horseradish]]''' - noun grated horseradish root; coarse Eurasian plant cultivated for its thick white pungent root; the root of the horseradish plant; it is grated or ground and used for seasoning
  
* '''[[solanum aviculare]]''' - noun Australian annual sometimes cultivated for its racemes of purple flowers and edible yellow egg-shaped fruit
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* '''[[hot chocolate]]''' - noun a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot
  
* '''[[solanum melongena]]''' - noun hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
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* '''[[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)
  
* '''[[solanum quitoense]]''' - noun small perennial shrub cultivated in uplands of South America for its edible bright orange fruits resembling tomatoes or oranges
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* '''[[huarache]]''' - noun a sandal with flat heels and an upper of woven leather straps
  
* '''[[sommelier]]''' - noun a waiter who manages wine service in a hotel or restaurant
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[hummus]]''' - noun a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East
  
* '''[[sorbus domestica]]''' - noun medium-sized European tree resembling the rowan but bearing edible fruit
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* '''[[humulus]]''' - noun hops: hardy perennial vines of Europe, North America and central and eastern Asia producing a latex sap; in some classifications included in the family Urticaceae
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[hushpuppy]]''' - noun deep-fried cornbread ball (southern)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[hypericum perforatum]]''' - noun yellow-flowered perennial common in fields and waste places but a weed in rangelands
  
* '''[[soursop]]''' - noun large spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp related to custard apples: small tropical American tree bearing large succulent slightly acid fruit
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* '''[[hypochaeris radicata]]''' - noun European weed widely naturalized in North America having yellow flower heads and leaves resembling a cat's ears
  
* '''[[south australia]]''' - noun a state in south central Australia
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* '''[[hyssopus]]''' - noun Eurasian genus of perennial herbs or subshrubs
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[hyssopus officinalis]]''' - noun a European mint with aromatic and pungent leaves used in perfumery and as a seasoning in cookery; often cultivated as a remedy for bruises; yields hyssop oil
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[ice cream]]''' - noun frozen dessert containing cream and sugar and flavoring
  
* '''[[spain]]''' - noun a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
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* '''[[iceberg lettuce]]''' - noun lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head
  
* '''[[sparkling wine]]''' - noun effervescent wine
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* '''[[icebox cake]]''' - noun ice cream molded to look like a cake
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[speer]]''' - noun German Nazi architect who worked for Hitler (1905-1981)
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* '''[[ilex paraguariensis]]''' - noun South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[illicium verum]]''' - noun small tree of China and Vietnam bearing anise-scented star-shaped fruit used in food and medicinally as a carminative
  
* '''[[spirits]]''' - noun an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
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* '''[[illinois]]''' - noun the Algonquian language of the Illinois and Miami; a Midwest state in north-central United States; a member of the Algonquian people formerly of Illinois and regions to the west
  
* '''[[splendour]]''' - noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand: a quality that outshines the usual
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* '''[[incorporated]]''' - adj. introduced into as a part of the whole; organized and maintained as a legal corporation; formed or united into a whole
  
* '''[[spondias]]''' - noun tropical trees having one-seeded fruit
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* '''[[indian lettuce]]''' - noun a plant of the genus Montia having edible pleasant-tasting leaves
  
* '''[[spondias mombin]]''' - noun tropical American tree having edible yellow fruit
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* '''[[inga edulis]]''' - noun ornamental evergreen tree with masses of white flowers; tropical and subtropical America
  
* '''[[spondias purpurea]]''' - noun common tropical American shrub or small tree with purplish fruit
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* '''[[ingredient]]''' - noun a component of a mixture or compound; food that is a component of a mixture in cooking; an abstract part of something
  
* '''[[sponge cake]]''' - noun a light porous cake made with eggs and flour and sugar without shortening
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* '''[[inventor]]''' - noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
  
* '''[[spotted dick]]''' - noun a suet pudding containing currants
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* '''[[ireland]]''' - noun an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland; a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
  
* '''[[spritzer]]''' - noun a mixed drink made of wine mixed with a sparkling water
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* '''[[irvingia]]''' - noun wild mango
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[irvingia gabonensis]]''' - noun African tree with edible yellow fruit resembling mangos; valued for its oil-rich seed and hardy green wood that resists termites
  
* '''[[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"
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* '''[[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)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[stayman]]''' - noun apple grown chiefly in the Shenandoah Valley
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[straw wine]]''' - noun sweet wine from grapes partially sun-dried on the vine or on straw mats
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[strawberry ice cream]]''' - noun ice cream flavored with fresh strawberries
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* '''[[jaffa orange]]''' - noun sweet almost seedless orange of Israel
  
* '''[[sugar apple]]''' - noun sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
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* '''[[jakarta]]''' - noun capital and largest city of Indonesia; located on the island of Java; founded by the Dutch in 17th century
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[japanese millet]]''' - noun coarse annual grass cultivated in Japan and southeastern Asia for its edible seeds and for forage; important wildlife food in United States
  
* '''[[sula]]''' - noun type genus of the Sulidae
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* '''[[japanese radish]]''' - noun radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked
  
* '''[[sultana]]''' - noun pale yellow seedless grape used for raisins and wine: dried seedless grape
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[jerk]]''' - noun an abrupt spasmodic movement; raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms; a dull stupid fatuous person; (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration; a sudden abrupt pull; meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun; verb throw or toss with a quick motion; move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; pull, or move with a sudden movement; jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
  
* '''[[sunflower seed]]''' - noun edible seed of sunflowers; used as food and poultry feed and as a source of oil
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* '''[[jerusalem artichoke]]''' - noun sunflower tuber eaten raw or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips; tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers; edible tuber of the Jerusalem artichoke
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[job's tears]]''' - noun hard pearly seeds of an Asiatic grass; often used as beads
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[johnny appleseed]]''' - noun United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled (1774-1845)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[johnnycake]]''' - noun cornbread usually cooked pancake-style on a griddle (chiefly New England)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[johnson grass]]''' - noun tall perennial grass that spreads by creeping rhizomes and is grown for fodder; naturalized in southern United States where it is a serious pest on cultivated land
  
* '''[[swamp dewberry]]''' - noun of eastern North America
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[sweet almond oil]]''' - noun pale yellow fatty oil expressed from sweet or bitter almonds
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* '''[[jonathan]]''' - noun red late-ripening apple; primarily eaten raw
  
* '''[[sweetie]]''' - noun a person loved by another person
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* '''[[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)
  
* '''[[syconium]]''' - noun the fleshy multiple fruit of the fig consisting of an enlarged hollow receptacle containing numerous fruitlets
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* '''[[jug wine]]''' - noun inexpensive wine sold in large bottles or jugs
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[juglans]]''' - noun type genus of the Juglandaceae
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[juglans californica]]''' - noun medium-sized tree with somewhat aromatic compound leaves and edible nuts
  
* '''[[tabasco pepper]]''' - noun plant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers; grown principally in the Gulf Coast states for production of hot sauce
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* '''[[juglans cinerea]]''' - noun North American walnut tree having light-brown wood and edible nuts; source of a light-brown dye
  
* '''[[table wine]]''' - noun wine containing not more than 14 percent alcohol usually served with a meal
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* '''[[juglans nigra]]''' - noun North American walnut tree with hard dark wood and edible nut
  
* '''[[tamarillo]]''' - noun South American arborescent shrub having pale pink blossoms followed by egg-shaped reddish-brown edible fruit somewhat resembling a tomato in flavor
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* '''[[juglans regia]]''' - noun Eurasian walnut valued for its large edible nut and its hard richly figured wood; widely cultivated
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[tango]]''' - noun a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin: music written in duple time for dancing the tango: verb dance a tango
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* '''[[jumble]]''' - noun small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie; a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas; a confused multitude of things; verb assemble without order or sense; be all mixed up or jumbled together; bring into random order
  
* '''[[tangor]]''' - noun large citrus tree having large sweet deep orange fruit that is easily peeled; widely cultivated in Florida
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* '''[[juniper berry]]''' - noun berrylike fruit of a plant of the genus Juniperus especially the berrylike cone of the common juniper
  
* '''[[tannin]]''' - noun any of various complex phenolic substances of plant origin; used in tanning and in medicine
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* '''[[juniperus communis]]''' - noun densely branching shrub or small tree having pungent blue berries used to flavor gin; widespread in northern hemisphere; only conifer on coasts of Iceland and Greenland
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[template]]''' - noun a model or standard for making comparisons
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* '''[[just right]]''' - adv. in every detail
  
* '''[[test pilot]]''' - noun a pilot hired to fly experimental airplanes through maneuvers designed to test them
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* '''[[jute]]''' - noun a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Saxons to become Anglo-Saxons; a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks
  
* '''[[tetrazzini]]''' - noun a pasta dish with cream sauce and mushrooms
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* '''[[kaiser roll]]''' - noun rounded raised poppy-seed roll made of a square piece of dough by folding the corners in to the center
  
* '''[[theobroma]]''' - noun cacao plants
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* '''[[kale]]''' - noun coarse curly-leafed cabbage; a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head; informal terms for money
  
* '''[[theobroma cacao]]''' - noun tropical American tree producing cacao beans
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* '''[[kama]]''' - noun god of love and erotic desire; opposite of Mara
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[tom collins]]''' - noun tall iced drink of liquor (usually gin) with fruit juice
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* '''[[kasha]]''' - noun boiled or baked buckwheat
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[kava]]''' - noun an alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub
  
* '''[[tomato]]''' - noun mildly acid red or yellow pulpy fruit eaten as a vegetable: native to South America; widely cultivated in many varieties
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* '''[[kebab]]''' - noun cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables
  
* '''[[tomato juice]]''' - noun the juice of tomatoes (usually bottled or canned)
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* '''[[kelp]]''' - noun large brown seaweeds having fluted leathery fronds
  
* '''[[tomato paste]]''' - noun thick concentrated tomato puree
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* '''[[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)
  
* '''[[tomato sauce]]''' - noun sauce made with a puree of tomatoes (or strained tomatoes) with savory vegetables and other seasonings; can be used on pasta
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* '''[[ketchup]]''' - noun thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[key lime]]''' - noun small yellow-green limes of southern Florida
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[kidney bean]]''' - noun large dark red bean; usually dried; the common bean plant grown for the beans rather than the pods (especially a variety with large red kidney-shaped beans)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[kirsch]]''' - noun from fermented juice of black morello cherries
  
* '''[[troika]]''' - noun a Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast: a modern Russian triumvirate
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* '''[[kitchen garden]]''' - noun a small garden where vegetables are grown
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[knish]]''' - noun (Yiddish) baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese; often eaten as a snack
  
* '''[[tutti-frutti]]''' - noun ice cream containing chopped candied fruits
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* '''[[kohlrabi]]''' - noun fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem of the kohlrabi plant; plant cultivated for its enlarged fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem
  
* '''[[ullage]]''' - noun the amount that a container (as a wine bottle or tank) lacks of being full
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* '''[[kola nut]]''' - noun bitter brown seed containing caffein; source of cola extract; tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[kylix]]''' - noun a shallow drinking cup with two handles; used in ancient Greece
  
* '''[[vaccinium arboreum]]''' - noun shrub or small tree of eastern United States having black inedible berries
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* '''[[la crosse]]''' - noun a town in western Wisconsin on the Mississippi River
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[lablab]]''' - noun one species: hyacinth bean
  
* '''[[vaccinium macrocarpon]]''' - noun trailing red-fruited plant
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* '''[[lablab purpureus]]''' - noun perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
  
* '''[[vaccinium myrsinites]]''' - noun shrub of the eastern United States having shining evergreen leaves and bluish-black fruit
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* '''[[labrador tea]]''' - noun evergreen shrub of eastern North America having white or creamy bell-shaped flowers and dark green hairy leaves used for tea during American Revolution
  
* '''[[vaccinium ovatum]]''' - noun stiff bushy evergreen shrub of western North America having sour black berries and glossy green foliage used in floral arrangements
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* '''[[lactuca sativa]]''' - noun annual or perennial garden plant having succulent leaves used in salads; widely grown
  
* '''[[vaccinium pallidum]]''' - noun low deciduous shrub of the eastern United States bearing dark blue sweet berries
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* '''[[lactuca serriola]]''' - noun European annual wild lettuce having prickly stems; a troublesome weed in parts of United States
  
* '''[[vaccinium scoparium]]''' - noun shrub of northwestern North America bearing red berries
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* '''[[lambda]]''' - noun the craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and lamboid sutures of the skull; the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet
  
* '''[[valencia]]''' - noun a city in eastern Spain on the Mediterranean: an industrial city in northern Venezuela
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* '''[[lathyrus japonicus]]''' - noun wild pea of seashores of north temperate zone having tough roots and purple flowers and useful as a sand binder
  
* '''[[vangueria infausta]]''' - noun small deciduous tree of southern Africa having edible fruit
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* '''[[lathyrus sativus]]''' - noun European annual grown for forage; seeds used for food in India and for stock elsewhere
  
* '''[[varietal]]''' - noun a wine made principally from one grape and carrying the name of that grape
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* '''[[lathyrus tuberosus]]''' - noun European herb bearing small tubers used for food and in Scotland to flavor whiskey
  
* '''[[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)
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* '''[[lauric acid]]''' - noun a crystalline fatty acid occurring as glycerides in natural fats and oils (especially coconut oil and palm-kernel oil)
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[laurus nobilis]]''' - noun small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors
  
* '''[[viburnum trilobum]]''' - noun deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three-lobed leaves and red berries
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* '''[[lava]]''' - noun rock that in its molten form (as magma) issues from volcanos; lava is what magma is called when it reaches the surface
  
* '''[[vichyssoise]]''' - noun a creamy potato soup flavored with leeks and onions; usually served cold
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* '''[[lavandula]]''' - noun lavender
  
* '''[[victoria plum]]''' - noun a large red plum served as dessert
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* '''[[lavandula angustifolia]]''' - noun aromatic Mediterranean shrub widely cultivated for its lilac flowers which are dried and used in sachets
  
* '''[[vineyard]]''' - noun a farm of grapevines where wine grapes are produced
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* '''[[lavandula latifolia]]''' - noun Mediterranean plant with pale purple flowers that yields spike lavender oil
  
* '''[[vintage]]''' - noun the oldness of wines: a season's yield of wine from a vineyard
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[vintner]]''' - noun someone who makes wine: someone who sells wine
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* '''[[lecithin]]''' - noun a yellow phospholipid essential for the metabolism of fats; found in egg yolk and in many plant and animal cells; used commercially as an emulsifier
  
* '''[[viticulture]]''' - noun the cultivation of grapes and grape vines; grape growing
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* '''[[ledum]]''' - noun evergreen shrubs of north temperate regions
  
* '''[[viticulturist]]''' - noun a cultivator of grape vine
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* '''[[lees]]''' - noun the sediment from fermentation of an alcoholic beverage
  
* '''[[vitis]]''' - noun the type genus of the family Vitaceae; woody vines with simple leaves and small flowers; includes a wide variety of grapes
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[vitis labrusca]]''' - noun native grape of northeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties e.g. Concord grapes
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[vitis rotundifolia]]''' - noun native grape of southeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties
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* '''[[lemon balm]]''' - noun lemony leaves used for a tisane or in soups or fruit punches; bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America
  
* '''[[vitis vinifera]]''' - noun common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes
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* '''[[lemon drop]]''' - noun a hard candy with lemon flavor and a yellow color and (usually) the shape of a lemon
  
* '''[[waldorf salad]]''' - noun typically made of apples and celery with nuts or raisins and dressed with mayonnaise
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* '''[[lemon juice]]''' - noun usually freshly squeezed juice of lemons
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[lemon meringue pie]]''' - noun pie containing lemon custard and topped with meringue
  
* '''[[watermelon]]''' - noun large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp: an African melon
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* '''[[lemon mint]]''' - noun an annual horsemint of central and western United States and northern Mexico; mint with leaves having perfume like that of the bergamot orange
  
* '''[[wealthy]]''' - adj. having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
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* '''[[lemon oil]]''' - noun fragrant yellow oil obtained from the lemon peel
  
* '''[[whinberry]]''' - noun erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries
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* '''[[lemon tree]]''' - noun a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit
  
* '''[[whiskey sour]]''' - noun a sour made with whiskey
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* '''[[lemonade]]''' - noun sweetened beverage of diluted lemon juice
  
* '''[[white currant]]''' - noun garden currant bearing small white berries
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* '''[[lens culinaris]]''' - noun widely cultivated Eurasian annual herb grown for its edible flattened seeds that are cooked like peas and also ground into meal and for its leafy stalks that are used as fodder
  
* '''[[white wine]]''' - noun pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
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* '''[[lentil]]''' - noun round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food; widely cultivated Eurasian annual herb grown for its edible flattened seeds that are cooked like peas and also ground into meal and for its leafy stalks that are used as fodder; the fruit or seed of a lentil plant
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* '''[[lettuce]]''' - noun leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa; any of various plants of the genus Lactuca; informal terms for money
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* '''[[leucaena leucocephala]]''' - noun low scrubby tree of tropical and subtropical North America having white flowers tinged with yellow resembling mimosa and long flattened pods
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* '''[[leucanthemum vulgare]]''' - noun tall leafy-stemmed Eurasian perennial with white flowers; widely naturalized; often placed in genus Chrysanthemum
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* '''[[lewisia]]''' - noun genus of western North American low-growing herbs having linear woolly leaves and large pink flowers
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* '''[[lilium]]''' - noun type genus of Liliaceae
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* '''[[lilium canadense]]''' - noun common lily of the eastern United States having nodding yellow or reddish flowers spotted with brown
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* '''[[lilium columbianum]]''' - noun lily of western North America with showy orange-red purple-spotted flowers
  
* '''[[wild apple]]''' - noun any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acid fruit
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* '''[[lilium lancifolium]]''' - noun east Asian perennial having large reddish-orange black-spotted flowers with reflexed petals
  
* '''[[wine]]''' - noun a red as dark as red wine: fermented juice (of grapes especially): verb treat to wine: drink wine
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* '''[[lilt]]''' - noun a jaunty rhythm in music; verb articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way
  
* '''[[wine bar]]''' - noun a bar that serves only wine
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* '''[[lima bean]]''' - noun broad flat beans simmered gently; never eaten raw; bush or tall-growing bean plant having large flat edible seeds; bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds
  
* '''[[wine bottle]]''' - noun a bottle for holding wine
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[wine cellar]]''' - noun storage space where wines are stored
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* '''[[limeade]]''' - noun sweetened beverage of lime juice and water
  
* '''[[wine sauce]]''' - noun white or veloute sauce with wine and stock variously seasoned with onions and herbs; for fish or meat
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[winemaker]]''' - noun someone who makes wine
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* '''[[linseed oil]]''' - noun a drying oil extracted from flax seed and used in making such things as oil paints
  
* '''[[winemaking]]''' - noun the craft and science of growing grapes and making wine
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* '''[[liqueur]]''' - noun strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
  
* '''[[winepress]]''' - noun a press that is used to extract the juice from grapes
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[winery]]''' - noun distillery where wine is made
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* '''[[liquorice]]''' - noun a black candy flavored with the dried root of the licorice plant; deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots
  
* '''[[winesap]]''' - noun crisp apple with dark red skin
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* '''[[list]]''' - noun a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics); the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; verb give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; tilt to one side; cause to lean to the side; include in a list; enumerate
  
* '''[[wineskin]]''' - noun an animal skin (usually a goatskin) that forms a bag and is used to hold and dispense wine
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* '''[[little barley]]''' - noun annual barley native to western North America and widespread in southern United States and tropical America
  
* '''[[winged bean]]''' - noun a tuberous twining annual vine bearing clusters of purplish flowers and pods with four jagged wings; Old World tropics
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* '''[[lobularia maritima]]''' - noun perennial European plant having clusters of small fragrant usually white flowers; widely grown in gardens
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[loganberry]]''' - noun large red variety of the dewberry; red-fruited bramble native from Oregon to Baja California
  
* '''[[wisconsin]]''' - noun a midwestern state in north central United States: a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
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* '''[[long pepper]]''' - noun slender tropical climber of the eastern Himalayas; plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
  
* '''[[woodcock]]''' - noun game bird of the sandpiper family that resembles a snipe
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[xylaria mali]]''' - noun fungus causing black root rot in apples
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* '''[[loose smut]]''' - noun a smut fungus of the genus Ustilago causing a smut disease of grains in which the entire head is transformed into a dusty mass of spores; disease of grains; the entire head is a dusty mass of spores
  
* '''[[xylopia aethiopica]]''' - noun tropical west African evergreen tree bearing pungent aromatic seeds used as a condiment and in folk medicine
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[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
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* '''[[lovage]]''' - noun stalks eaten like celery or candied like angelica; seeds used for flavoring or pickled like capers; herb native to southern Europe; cultivated for its edible stalks and foliage and seeds
  
* '''[[zanthoxylum]]''' - noun deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs: prickly ash
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* '''[[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
  
* '''[[zest]]''' - noun a tart spicy quality: vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment: verb add herbs or spices to
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[luffa acutangula]]''' - noun loofah of Pakistan; widely cultivated throughout tropics
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* '''[[lupinus]]''' - noun herbs or shrubs: lupin
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* '''[[lupinus luteus]]''' - noun yellow-flowered European lupine cultivated for forage
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* '''[[lychee]]''' - noun Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
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* '''[[lycium barbarum]]''' - noun deciduous erect or spreading shrub with spiny branches and violet-purple flowers followed by orange-red berries; southeastern Europe to China
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* '''[[macadamia]]''' - noun any tree of the genus Macadamia
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* '''[[macadamia integrifolia]]''' - noun medium-sized tree of eastern Australia having creamy-white flowers
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* '''[[macadamia tetraphylla]]''' - noun bushy tree with pink to purple flowers
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* '''[[macaroon]]''' - noun chewy cookie usually containing almond paste
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[maceration]]''' - noun softening due to soaking or steeping; extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
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* '''[[macrotyloma uniflorum]]''' - noun twining herb of Old World tropics cultivated in India for food and fodder; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
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* '''[[madia elegans]]''' - noun California annual having red-brown spots near the base of its yellow flower rays
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* '''[[madrasa]]''' - noun Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan
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* '''[[mahonia aquifolium]]''' - noun ornamental evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having dark green pinnate leaves and racemes of yellow flowers followed by blue-black berries
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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
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* '''[[malosma]]''' - noun one species; often included in the genus Rhus
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* '''[[malt]]''' - noun a cereal grain that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling; a lager of high alcohol content; by law it is considered too alcoholic to be sold as lager or beer; a milkshake made with malt powder; verb convert into malt; convert grain into malt; turn into malt, become malt; treat with malt or malt extract
 +
 
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* '''[[malted milk]]''' - noun powder made of dried milk and malted cereals; a milkshake made with malt powder
 +
 
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* '''[[maltose]]''' - noun a white crystalline sugar formed during the digestion of starches
 +
 
 +
* '''[[malus]]''' - noun apple trees; found throughout temperate zones of the northern hemisphere
 +
 
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* '''[[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
 +
 
 +
* '''[[malva neglecta]]''' - noun annual Old World plant with clusters of pink or white flowers; naturalized in United States
 +
 
 +
* '''[[malva sylvestris]]''' - noun erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States
 +
 
 +
* '''[[malvasia]]''' - noun used to make malmsey wine
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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
 +
 
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* '''[[mandelbrot]]''' - noun French mathematician (born in Poland) noted for inventing fractals (born in 1924)
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 +
* '''[[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
 +
 
 +
* '''[[manzanilla]]''' - noun very dry pale sherry from Spain
 +
 
 +
* '''[[manzanita]]''' - noun chiefly evergreen shrubs of warm dry areas of western North America; evergreen tree of the Pacific coast of North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berries; wood used for furniture and bark for tanning
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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
 +
 
 +
* '''[[marjoram]]''' - noun pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets; aromatic Eurasian perennial
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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
 +
 
 +
* '''[[marrubium vulgare]]''' - noun European aromatic herb with hairy leaves and numerous white flowers in axillary cymes; leaves yield a bitter extract use medicinally and as flavoring
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mary jane]]''' - noun street names for marijuana
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mary pickford]]''' - noun United States film actress (born in Canada) who starred in silent films (1893-1979)
 +
 
 +
* '''[[marzipan]]''' - noun almond paste and egg whites
 +
 
 +
* '''[[masa]]''' - noun an independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mastic]]''' - noun an evergreen shrub of the Mediterranean region that is cultivated for its resin; a pasty cement used as an adhesive or filler; an aromatic exudate from the mastic tree; used chiefly in varnishes
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mate]]''' - noun South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate; the officer below the master on a commercial ship; informal term for a friend of the same sex; the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner); South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea; a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king; an exact duplicate; a person's partner in marriage; a fellow member of a team; verb place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game; bring two objects, ideas, or people together; make love
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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
 +
 
 +
* '''[[matricaria chamomilla]]''' - noun annual Eurasian herb similar in fragrance and medicinal uses to chamomile though taste is more bitter and effect is considered inferior
 +
 
 +
* '''[[matteuccia]]''' - noun small genus sometimes included in genus Onoclea; in some classifications both genera are placed in Polypodiaceae
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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
 +
 
 +
* '''[[melon ball]]''' - noun a bite of melon cut as a sphere
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mentha]]''' - noun mint plants
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mentha pulegium]]''' - noun Eurasian perennial mint have small lilac-blue flowers and ovate leaves; yields an aromatic oil
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mentha suaveolens]]''' - noun mint with apple-scented stems of southern and western Europe; naturalized in United States
 +
 
 +
* '''[[merlot]]''' - noun dry red wine made from a grape grown widely in Bordeaux and California; black wine grape originally from the region of Bordeaux
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mespilus germanica]]''' - noun small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mesquite]]''' - noun any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large pods rich in sugar
 +
 
 +
* '''[[millet]]''' - noun small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica; French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875); any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
 +
 
 +
* '''[[milo]]''' - noun small drought-resistant sorghums having large yellow or whitish grains
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mince pie]]''' - noun pie containing mincemeat
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mincemeat]]''' - noun spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat
 +
 
 +
* '''[[minestrone]]''' - noun soup made with a variety of vegetables
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mirabilis jalapa]]''' - noun common garden plant of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoon
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mission]]''' - noun the organized work of a religious missionary; a special assignment that is given to a person or group; an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters; an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work; a group of representatives or delegates
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mojo]]''' - noun a magic power or magic spell
 +
 
 +
* '''[[momordica balsamina]]''' - noun a tropical Old World flowering vine with red or orange warty fruit
 +
 
 +
* '''[[momordica charantia]]''' - noun tropical Old World vine with yellow-orange fruit
 +
 
 +
* '''[[monarda citriodora]]''' - noun an annual horsemint of central and western United States and northern Mexico
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mont blanc]]''' - noun the highest mountain peak in the Alps; on the border between France and Italy south of Geneva (15,781 feet high)
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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)
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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)
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mote]]''' - noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
 +
 
 +
* '''[[moussaka]]''' - noun casserole of eggplant and ground lamb with onion and tomatoes bound with white sauce and beaten eggs
 +
 
 +
* '''[[muesli]]''' - noun mixture of untoasted dry cereals and fruits
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mugwort]]''' - noun any of several weedy composite plants of the genus Artemisia
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mulled wine]]''' - noun wine heated with sugar and spices and often citrus fruit
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mung bean]]''' - noun erect bushy annual widely cultivated in warm regions of India and Indonesia and United States for forage and especially its edible seeds; chief source of bean sprouts used in Chinese cookery; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus
 +
 
 +
* '''[[musa]]''' - noun type genus of the Musaceae: bananas
 +
 
 +
* '''[[muscadelle]]''' - noun wine from muscat grapes
 +
 
 +
* '''[[muscat]]''' - noun sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine; wine from muscat grapes; a port on the Gulf of Oman and capital of the sultanate of Oman; any of several cultivated grapevines that produce sweet white grapes
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mush]]''' - noun a journey by dogsled; cornmeal boiled in water; an expression that is excessively sweet and sentimental; any soft or soggy mass; verb drive (a team of dogs or a dogsled); travel with a dogsled
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mushy peas]]''' - noun marrowfat peas that have been soaked overnight and then boiled; served with fish and chips
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mustard]]''' - noun leaves eaten as cooked greens; pungent powder or paste prepared from ground mustard seeds; any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mustard oil]]''' - noun oil obtained from mustard seeds and used in making soap
 +
 
 +
* '''[[mustard seed]]''' - noun black or white seeds ground to make mustard pastes or powders
 +
 
 +
* '''[[myrrh]]''' - noun aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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 lutea]]''' - noun water lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seeds
 +
 
 +
* '''[[nelumbo nucifera]]''' - noun native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers
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 +
* '''[[nepeta]]''' - noun catmint
 +
 
 +
* '''[[nero]]''' - noun Roman Emperor notorious for his monstrous vice and fantastic luxury (was said to have started a fire that destroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Empire remained prosperous during his rule (37-68)
 +
 
 +
* '''[[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
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* '''[[nigella sativa]]''' - noun herb of the Mediterranean region having pungent seeds used like those of caraway
 +
 
 +
* '''[[nixon]]''' - noun vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United States; resigned after the Watergate scandal in 1974 (1913-1994)
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 +
* '''[[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
 +
 
 +
* '''[[nolina microcarpa]]''' - noun stemless plant with tufts of grasslike leaves and erect panicle of minute creamy white flowers; southwestern United States and Mexico
 +
 
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* '''[[noodle]]''' - noun a ribbonlike strip of pasta; informal terms for a human head
 +
 
 +
* '''[[nopal]]''' - noun any of several cacti of the genus Nopalea resembling prickly pears; cactus having yellow flowers and purple fruits
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 +
* '''[[northern ireland]]''' - noun a division of the United Kingdom located on the northern part of the island of Ireland
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* '''[[northern spy]]''' - noun large late-ripening apple with skin striped with yellow and red
 +
 
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* '''[[nougat]]''' - noun nuts or fruit pieces in a sugar paste
 +
 
 +
* '''[[novel]]''' - adj. pleasantly new or different; original and of a kind not seen before; noun a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction; a extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
 +
 
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* '''[[nuphar advena]]''' - noun common water lily of eastern and central North America, having broad leaves and globe-shaped yellow flowers; in sluggish fresh or slightly brackish water
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* '''[[nurseryman]]''' - noun someone who takes care of a garden
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* '''[[nutcracker]]''' - noun speckled birds that feed on nuts; a compound lever used to crack nuts open; any of various small short-tailed songbirds with strong feet and a sharp beak that feed on small nuts and insects
 +
 
 +
* '''[[nutmeg]]''' - noun hard aromatic seed of the nutmeg tree used as spice when grated or ground; East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace
 +
 
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[oat]]''' - noun seed of the annual grass Avena sativa (spoken of primarily in the plural as `oats'); annual grass of Europe and North Africa; grains used as food and fodder (referred to primarily in the plural: `oats')
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* '''[[oatcake]]''' - noun thin flat unleavened cake of baked oatmeal
 +
 
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* '''[[oatmeal]]''' - noun meal made from rolled or ground oats; porridge made of rolled oats
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* '''[[ocimum]]''' - noun basil
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* '''[[oenology]]''' - noun the art of wine making
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* '''[[oenothera biennis]]''' - noun a coarse biennial of eastern North America with yellow flowers that open in the evening; naturalized in Europe
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* '''[[oenothera fruticosa]]''' - noun a day-flowering biennial or perennial of the genus Oenothera
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[ois]]''' - noun agency that oversees the intelligence relationships of the Treasury's offices and bureaus and provides a link between the Intelligence Community and officials responsible for international economic policy
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[old south]]''' - noun the South of the United States before the American Civil War
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* '''[[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
 +
 
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* '''[[olive branch]]''' - noun something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace
 +
 
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* '''[[olive oil]]''' - noun oil from olives
 +
 
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* '''[[olla podrida]]''' - noun Spanish version of burgoo
 +
 
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* '''[[onion]]''' - noun an aromatic flavorful bulb; bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb; edible bulb of an onion plant
 +
 
 +
* '''[[onobrychis]]''' - noun genus of Old World herbs having pinnate leaves and pink or whites racemose flowers followed by flat unjointed pods
 +
 
 +
* '''[[onobrychis viciifolia]]''' - noun Eurasian perennial herb having pale pink flowers and curved pods; naturalized in Britain and North America grasslands on calcareous soils; important forage crop and source of honey in Britain
 +
 
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* '''[[ontario]]''' - noun a prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada; the smallest of the Great Lakes
 +
 
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* '''[[opal]]''' - noun a translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones
 +
 
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* '''[[opuntia]]''' - noun large genus of cactuses native to America: prickly pears
 +
 
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* '''[[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
 +
 
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* '''[[orange juice]]''' - noun bottled or freshly squeezed juice of oranges
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* '''[[orchard]]''' - noun garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth
 +
 
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* '''[[oregano]]''' - noun aromatic Eurasian perennial; pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[ortega]]''' - noun Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945)
 +
 
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* '''[[oryza sativa]]''' - noun yields the staple food of 50 percent of world's population
 +
 
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* '''[[oryzopsis hymenoides]]''' - noun valuable forage grass of dry upland areas and plains of western North America to northern Mexico
 +
 
 +
* '''[[ostryopsis]]''' - noun deciduous monoecious shrubs of China and Mongolia resembling trees of the genus Ostrya; sometimes placed in subfamily or family Carpinaceae
 +
 
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* '''[[ouzo]]''' - noun a Greek liquor flavored with anise
 +
 
 +
* '''[[oxalis tuberosa]]''' - noun South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers
 +
 
 +
* '''[[oxalis violacea]]''' - noun perennial herb of eastern North America with palmately compound leaves and usually rose-purple flowers
 +
 
 +
* '''[[pablum]]''' - noun a soft form of cereal for infants; worthless or oversimplified ideas
 +
 
 +
* '''[[pachyrhizus]]''' - noun small genus of tropical vines having tuberous roots
 +
 
 +
* '''[[pachyrhizus erosus]]''' - noun Central American twining plant with edible roots and pods; large tubers are eaten raw or cooked especially when young and young pods must be thoroughly cooked; pods and seeds also yield rotenone and oils
 +
 
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* '''[[paddy field]]''' - noun an irrigated or flooded field where rice is grown
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[palm kernel]]''' - noun see o any oil palm
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* '''[[palm oil]]''' - noun oil from nuts of oil palms especially the African oil palm
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* '''[[palmer]]''' - noun United States golfer (born in 1929)
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* '''[[palmitic acid]]''' - noun a saturated fatty acid that is the major fat in meat and dairy products
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* '''[[palomino]]''' - noun a horse of light tan or golden color with cream or white mane and tail
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* '''[[panax ginseng]]''' - noun Chinese herb with palmately compound leaves and small greenish flowers and forked aromatic roots believed to have medicinal powers
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* '''[[pandanus tectorius]]''' - noun Polynesian screw pine
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* '''[[panicum virgatum]]''' - noun grass of western America used for hay
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* '''[[papaver somniferum]]''' - noun southwestern Asian herb with greyish leaves and white or reddish flowers; source of opium
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[parkia javanica]]''' - noun tall evergreen rain forest tree with wide-spreading crown having yellow-white flowers; grown as an ornamental in parks and large gardens
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* '''[[parkinsonia florida]]''' - noun densely branched spiny tree of southwestern United States having showy yellow flowers and blue-green bark; sometimes placed in genus Cercidium
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* '''[[parrish]]''' - noun United States painter (1870-1966)
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* '''[[parsley]]''' - noun aromatic herb with flat or crinkly leaves that are cut finely and used to garnish food; annual or perennial herb with aromatic leaves
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* '''[[parsnip]]''' - noun whitish edible root; eaten cooked; a strong-scented plant cultivated for its edible root; the whitish root of cultivated parsnip
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* '''[[parthenium argentatum]]''' - noun much-branched subshrub with silvery leaves and small white flowers of Texas and northern Mexico; cultivated as a source of rubber
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* '''[[passerina]]''' - noun a genus of small North American finches including the New World buntings
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* '''[[passiflora]]''' - noun type genus of the Passifloraceae
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* '''[[passiflora edulis]]''' - noun Brazilian passionflower cultivated for its deep purple fruit
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* '''[[passiflora incarnata]]''' - noun of southern United States; having an insipid berry the size of a hen egg
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* '''[[passiflora ligularis]]''' - noun considered best for fruit
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* '''[[pastis]]''' - noun similar to absinthe but containing no wormwood
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* '''[[pastry]]''' - noun any of various baked foods made of dough or batter; a dough of flour and water and shortening
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[patchouli]]''' - noun a heavy perfume made from the patchouli plant; small East Indian shrubby mint; fragrant oil from its leaves is used in perfumes
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[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"
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* '''[[peach melba]]''' - noun ice cream and peaches with a liqueur
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[peanut butter]]''' - noun a spread made from ground peanuts
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* '''[[peanut oil]]''' - noun a oil from peanuts; used in cooking and making soap
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* '''[[peanuts]]''' - noun an insignificant sum of money; a trifling amount
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[pear-shaped]]''' - adj. having a round shape tapered at one end; (of sounds) full and rich
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* '''[[pearl barley]]''' - noun barley ground into small round pellets
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* '''[[pearl millet]]''' - noun tall grass having cattail like spikes; grown in Africa and Asia for its grain and in the United States chiefly for forage; sometimes used in making beer
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* '''[[pearmain]]''' - noun any of several varieties of apples with red skins
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* '''[[pease pudding]]''' - noun a pudding made with strained split peas mixed with egg
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[pecan pie]]''' - noun pie made of pecans and sugar and corn syrup and butter and eggs
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* '''[[pectin]]''' - noun any of various water-soluble colloidal carbohydrates that occur in ripe fruit and vegetables; used in making fruit jellies and jams
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* '''[[pelargonium graveolens]]''' - noun any of several southern African geraniums having fragrant three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and pink flowers
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* '''[[pennisetum glaucum]]''' - noun tall grass having cattail like spikes; grown in Africa and Asia for its grain and in the United States chiefly for forage; sometimes used in making beer
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* '''[[pepin]]''' - noun king of the Franks and father of Charlemagne who defended papal interests and founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751 (714-768)
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[peppermint]]''' - noun a candy flavored with peppermint oil; herb with downy leaves and small purple or white flowers that yields a pungent oil used as a flavoring; red gum tree of Tasmania
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* '''[[peronospora destructor]]''' - noun fungus causing a downy mildew on onions
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* '''[[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)
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[persimmon]]''' - noun orange fruit resembling a plum; edible when fully ripe; any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
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* '''[[phalaris]]''' - noun a genus of grasses with broad leaves and a dense spike of flowers
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* '''[[phalaris aquatica]]''' - noun perennial grass of Australia and South Africa; introduced in North America as forage grass
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* '''[[phaseolus coccineus]]''' - noun tropical American bean with red flowers and mottled black beans similar to Phaseolus vulgaris but perennial; a preferred food bean in Great Britain
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* '''[[phaseolus vulgaris]]''' - noun the common annual twining or bushy bean plant grown for its edible seeds or pods
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* '''[[phleum pratense]]''' - noun grass with long cylindrical spikes frown in northern United States and Europe for hay
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[phragmites]]''' - noun reeds of marshes and riversides in tropical or temperate regions
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* '''[[physalis]]''' - noun ground cherries
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* '''[[physalis peruviana]]''' - noun annual of tropical South America having edible purple fruits
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* '''[[physalis philadelphica]]''' - noun Mexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes
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* '''[[phytolacca]]''' - noun type genus of Phytolaccaceae: pokeweed
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* '''[[phytolacca americana]]''' - noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
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* '''[[phytophthora infestans]]''' - noun fungus causing late blight in solanaceous plants especially tomatoes and potatoes
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* '''[[piccalilli]]''' - noun relish of chopped pickled cucumbers and green peppers and onion
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* '''[[pimiento]]''' - noun fully ripened sweet red pepper; usually cooked; plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
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* '''[[pine nut]]''' - noun edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North America
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[pineapple juice]]''' - noun the juice of pineapples (usually bottled or canned)
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 +
* '''[[pink lady]]''' - noun a cocktail made of gin and brandy with lemon juice and grenadine shaken with an egg white and ice
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* '''[[pinole]]''' - noun meal made of finely ground corn mixed with sugar and spices
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* '''[[pinot]]''' - noun any of several purple or white wine grapes used especially for burgundies and champagnes
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* '''[[pinot blanc]]''' - noun dry white California table wine made from white Pinot grapes; white wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Chablis, France
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* '''[[pinot noir]]''' - noun dry red California table wine made from purple Pinot grapes; red wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Burgundy, France
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* '''[[pinto bean]]''' - noun mottled or spotted bean of southwestern United States; usually dried
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* '''[[pinus cembra]]''' - noun large five-needled European pine; yields cembra nuts and a resinous exudate
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* '''[[pinus cembroides]]''' - noun a small two-needled or three-needled pinon of Mexico and southern Texas
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* '''[[pinus edulis]]''' - noun small compact two-needled pinon of southwestern United States; important as a nut pine
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* '''[[pinus monophylla]]''' - noun pinon of southwestern United States having solitary needles and often many stems; important as a nut pine
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* '''[[pinus mugo]]''' - noun low shrubby pine of central Europe with short bright green needles in bunches of two
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* '''[[pinus quadrifolia]]''' - noun five-needled pinon of southern California and northern Baja California having (sometimes three-needled or four-needled showing hybridization from Pinus californiarum)
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* '''[[pinus strobiformis]]''' - noun medium-size pine of northwestern Mexico; bark is dark brown and furrowed when mature
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* '''[[pinus strobus]]''' - noun tall-growing pine of eastern North America; bark is brown with longitudinal fissures when mature; valued as a timber tree
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[piper]]''' - noun someone who plays the bagpipe; type genus of the Piperaceae: large genus of chiefly climbing tropical shrubs
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* '''[[piper cubeba]]''' - noun tropical southeast Asian shrubby vine bearing spicy berrylike fruits
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* '''[[piper longum]]''' - noun slender tropical climber of the eastern Himalayas
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* '''[[piper nigrum]]''' - noun climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam
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* '''[[pipturus albidus]]''' - noun Hawaiian tree of genus Pipturus having a bark (tapa) from which tapa cloth is made
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* '''[[pistachio]]''' - noun nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel; small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts
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* '''[[pistacia]]''' - noun a dicotyledonous genus of trees of the family Anacardiaceae having drupaceous fruit
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* '''[[pistacia lentiscus]]''' - noun an evergreen shrub of the Mediterranean region that is cultivated for its resin
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* '''[[pisum]]''' - noun small genus of variable annual Eurasian vines: peas
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* '''[[pithecellobium dulce]]''' - noun common thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle-shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[plant disease]]''' - noun a disease that affects plants
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* '''[[plantago]]''' - noun type genus of the family Plantaginaceae; large cosmopolitan genus of mostly small herbs
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* '''[[plantago major]]''' - noun common European perennial naturalized worldwide; a troublesome weed
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[plectranthus]]''' - noun any of various ornamental plants of the genus Plectranthus
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* '''[[plenty]]''' - adv. as much as necessary; noun a full supply; (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[plum sauce]]''' - noun for Chinese dishes: plum preserves and chutney
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* '''[[plum tomato]]''' - noun oblong cherry tomato; a kind of cherry tomato that has an oblong shape
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* '''[[poet]]''' - noun a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
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* '''[[polenta]]''' - noun a thick mush made of cornmeal boiled in stock or water
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[polygonatum]]''' - noun sometimes placed in subfamily Convallariaceae
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* '''[[polygonatum biflorum]]''' - noun North American perennial herb with smooth foliage and drooping tubular greenish flowers
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[pomelo]]''' - noun large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp; southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
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* '''[[popcorn]]''' - noun small kernels of corn exploded by heat; corn having small ears and kernels that burst when exposed to dry heat
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* '''[[poppy seed]]''' - noun small grey seed of a poppy flower; used whole or ground in baked items
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* '''[[poppycock]]''' - noun senseless talk
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* '''[[pork and beans]]''' - noun dried beans cooked with pork and tomato sauce
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* '''[[porphyra]]''' - noun a genus of protoctist
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* '''[[porridge]]''' - noun soft food made by boiling oatmeal or other meal or legumes in water or milk until thick
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* '''[[portulaca oleracea]]''' - noun weedy trailing mat-forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine; cosmopolitan
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* '''[[pot liquor]]''' - noun the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[potato chip]]''' - noun a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
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* '''[[potato pancake]]''' - noun made of grated potato and egg with a little flour
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* '''[[potato salad]]''' - noun any of various salads having chopped potatoes as the base
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* '''[[powder]]''' - noun any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder; a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized; a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks; verb apply powder to; make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
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* '''[[powdery mildew]]''' - noun any of various fungi of the genus Erysiphe producing powdery conidia on the host surface
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* '''[[praline]]''' - noun cookie-sized candy made of brown sugar and butter and pecans
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[prosopis]]''' - noun genus of tropical or subtropical branching shrubs or trees: mesquite
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* '''[[prosopis glandulosa]]''' - noun thorny deep-rooted drought-resistant shrub native to southwestern United States and Mexico bearing pods rich in sugar and important as livestock feed; tends to form extensive thickets
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* '''[[prosopis juliflora]]''' - noun mesquite of Gulf Coast and Caribbean islands from Mexico to Venezuela
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* '''[[prosopis pubescens]]''' - noun shrub or small tree of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico having spirally twisted pods
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* '''[[provenance]]''' - noun where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
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* '''[[prune]]''' - noun dried plum; verb weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
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* '''[[prunella vulgaris]]''' - noun decumbent blue-flowered European perennial thought to possess healing properties; naturalized throughout North America
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* '''[[prunus]]''' - noun a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
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* '''[[prunus alleghaniensis]]''' - noun wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh
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* '''[[prunus americana]]''' - noun wild plum trees of eastern and central North America having red-orange fruit with yellow flesh
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* '''[[prunus angustifolia]]''' - noun small native American shrubby tree bearing small edible yellow to reddish fruit
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* '''[[prunus armeniaca]]''' - noun temperate zone tree bearing downy yellow to rosy fruits
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* '''[[prunus avium]]''' - noun large Eurasian tree producing small dark bitter fruit in the wild but edible sweet fruit under cultivation
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* '''[[prunus caroliniana]]''' - noun small flowering evergreen tree of southern United States
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* '''[[prunus cerasifera]]''' - noun small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit; used in Europe as budding stock
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* '''[[prunus cerasus]]''' - noun rather small Eurasian tree producing red to black acid edible fruit
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* '''[[prunus domestica]]''' - noun any of various widely distributed plums grown in the cooler temperate areas
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[prunus glandulosa]]''' - noun small Chinese shrub with smooth unfurrowed dark red fruit grown especially for its red or pink or white flowers
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* '''[[prunus ilicifolia]]''' - noun California evergreen wild plum with spiny leathery leaves and white flowers
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* '''[[prunus incisa]]''' - noun shrubby Japanese cherry tree having pale pink blossoms
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* '''[[prunus japonica]]''' - noun woody oriental plant with smooth unfurrowed red fruit grown especially for its white or pale pink blossoms
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[prunus maritima]]''' - noun seacoast shrub of northeastern North America having showy white blossoms and edible purple fruit
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* '''[[prunus mexicana]]''' - noun small tree of southwestern United States having purplish-red fruit sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its large leaves
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* '''[[prunus mume]]''' - noun Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits
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* '''[[prunus nigra]]''' - noun small tree native to northeastern North America having oblong orange-red fruit
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* '''[[prunus padus]]''' - noun small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry
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* '''[[prunus pensylvanica]]''' - noun small shrubby North American wild cherry with small bright red acid fruit
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* '''[[prunus persica]]''' - noun cultivated in temperate regions
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* '''[[prunus pumila]]''' - noun small straggling American cherry growing on sandy soil and having minute scarcely edible purplish-black fruit
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* '''[[prunus salicina]]''' - noun small tree of China and Japan bearing large yellow to red plums usually somewhat inferior to European plums in flavor
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* '''[[prunus serotina]]''' - noun large North American wild cherry with round black sour edible fruit
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* '''[[prunus serrulata]]''' - noun ornamental tree with inedible fruits widely cultivated in many varieties for its white blossoms
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* '''[[prunus spinosa]]''' - noun a thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits
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* '''[[prunus subcordata]]''' - noun shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States bearing small red insipid fruit
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* '''[[prunus subhirtella]]''' - noun shrub or tree native to Japan cultivated as an ornamental for its rose-pink flowers
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* '''[[prunus tenella]]''' - noun Asiatic shrub cultivated for its rosy red flowers
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* '''[[prunus triloba]]''' - noun deciduous Chinese shrub or small tree with often trilobed leaves grown for its pink-white flowers
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* '''[[prunus virginiana]]''' - noun a common wild cherry of eastern North America having small bitter black berries favored by birds
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* '''[[psoralea esculenta]]''' - noun densely hairy perennial of central North America having edible tuberous roots
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* '''[[pteridium aquilinum]]''' - noun large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[pumpkin pie]]''' - noun pie made of mashed pumpkin and milk and eggs and sugar
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* '''[[pumpkin seed]]''' - noun the edible seed of a pumpkin
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* '''[[punica]]''' - noun coextensive with the family Punicaceae
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* '''[[punica granatum]]''' - noun shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
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* '''[[punnet]]''' - noun a small light basket used as a measure for fruits
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* '''[[pyrus]]''' - noun fruit trees native to the Old World: pears
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* '''[[pyrus communis]]''' - noun Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties
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* '''[[pythium debaryanum]]''' - noun fungus causing damping off disease in seedlings
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* '''[[quercus agrifolia]]''' - noun highly variable often shrubby evergreen oak of coastal zone of western North America having small thick usually spiny-toothed dark-green leaves
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* '''[[quercus michauxii]]''' - noun medium to large deciduous tree of moist areas of southeastern United States similar to the basket oak
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* '''[[quince]]''' - noun aromatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves; small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated
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* '''[[racking]]''' - adj. causing great physical or mental suffering
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* '''[[radicchio]]''' - noun prized variety of chicory having globose heads of red leaves
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* '''[[radish]]''' - noun pungent fleshy edible root; Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw; pungent edible root of any of various cultivated radish plants; radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked; a cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible root
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[raisin]]''' - noun dried grape
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* '''[[raisin bran]]''' - noun bran flakes with raisins
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* '''[[raisin bread]]''' - noun bread containing raisins
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* '''[[rambutan]]''' - noun pleasantly acid bright red oval Malayan fruit covered with soft spines; Malayan tree bearing spiny red fruit
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* '''[[rangpur]]''' - noun hybrid between mandarin orange and lemon having very acid fruit with orange peel
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* '''[[ranunculus acris]]''' - noun perennial European buttercup with yellow spring flowers widely naturalized especially in eastern North America
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* '''[[rapeseed]]''' - noun seed of rape plants; source of an edible oil
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* '''[[rapeseed oil]]''' - noun edible light yellow to brown oil from rapeseed used also as a lubricant or illuminant
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[red cabbage]]''' - noun compact head of purplish-red leaves; cabbage plant with a compact head of reddish purple leaves
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* '''[[red delicious]]''' - noun a sweet eating apple with bright red skin; most widely grown apple worldwide
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* '''[[red onion]]''' - noun flat mild onion having purplish tunics; used as garnish on hamburgers and salads
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* '''[[refried beans]]''' - noun dried beans cooked and mashed and then fried in lard with various seasonings
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* '''[[regal]]''' - adj. belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler
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* '''[[regent]]''' - noun someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch; members of a governing board
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[resin]]''' - noun any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
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* '''[[rhubarb]]''' - noun plants having long green or reddish acidic leafstalks growing in basal clumps; stems (and only the stems) are edible when cooked; leaves are poisonous; long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened
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* '''[[rhubarb pie]]''' - noun pie containing diced rhubarb and much sugar
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* '''[[rhus trilobata]]''' - noun deciduous shrub of California with unpleasantly scented usually trifoliate leaves and edible fruit
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[ribes]]''' - noun a flowering shrub bearing currants or gooseberries; native to northern hemisphere
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* '''[[rice]]''' - noun grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished; United States playwright (1892-1967); English lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944); annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper; verb sieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice
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* '''[[rice paper]]''' - noun a thin delicate material resembling paper; made from the rice-paper tree
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* '''[[riesling]]''' - noun fragrant dry or sweet white wine from the Rhine valley or a similar wine from California; white grape grown in Europe and California
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* '''[[rig]]''' - noun gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise; formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel; the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses; gear used in fishing; a set of clothing (with accessories); a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together; verb equip with sails or masts; connect or secure to; manipulate in a fraudulent manner; arrange the outcome of by means of deceit
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* '''[[rioja]]''' - noun dry red table wine from the Rioja region of northern Spain
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 +
* '''[[rna]]''' - noun (biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes; it transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm and controls certain chemical processes in the cell
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* '''[[robusta coffee]]''' - noun native to West Africa but grown in Java and elsewhere; resistant to coffee rust
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* '''[[rolled oats]]''' - noun meal made from rolled or ground oats
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* '''[[rom]]''' - noun (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
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* '''[[romaine lettuce]]''' - noun lettuce with long dark-green leaves in a loosely packed elongated head; lettuce with long dark-green spoon-shaped leaves
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[rondo]]''' - noun a musical form that is often the last movement of a sonata
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 +
* '''[[rooibos]]''' - noun South African shrub having flat acuminate leaves and yellow flowers; leaves are aromatic when dried and used to make an herbal tea
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* '''[[rosa]]''' - noun large genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including roses
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* '''[[rose hip]]''' - noun the fruit of a rose plant
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* '''[[rose oil]]''' - noun a volatile fragrant oil obtained from fresh roses by steam distillation
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 +
* '''[[roselle]]''' - noun East Indian sparsely prickly annual herb or perennial subshrub widely cultivated for its fleshy calyxes used in tarts and jelly and for its bast fiber
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* '''[[rosemary]]''' - noun extremely pungent leaves used fresh or dried as seasoning for especially meats; widely cultivated for its fragrant grey-green leaves used in cooking and in perfumery
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[rossini]]''' - noun Italian composer remembered for his operas (1792-1868)
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* '''[[royalty]]''' - noun royal persons collectively; payment to the holder of a patent or copyright or resource for the right to use their property
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 +
* '''[[rubus spectabilis]]''' - noun large erect red-flowered raspberry of western North America having large pinkish-orange berries
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 +
* '''[[rubus ursinus]]''' - noun American blackberry with oblong black fruit
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[rudbeckia laciniata]]''' - noun tall leafy plant with erect branches ending in large yellow flower heads with downward-arching rays; grow in Rocky Mountains south to Arizona and east to the Atlantic coast
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* '''[[rugelach]]''' - noun pastry made with a cream cheese dough and different fillings (as raisins and walnuts and cinnamon or chocolate and walnut and apricot preserves)
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[rumex scutatus]]''' - noun low perennial with small silvery-green ovate to hastate leaves
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 +
* '''[[run-down]]''' - adj. having the spring unwound; worn and broken down by hard use
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* '''[[ruta]]''' - noun type genus of the Rutaceae; strong-scented Eurasian herbs
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* '''[[ruta graveolens]]''' - noun European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy
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 +
* '''[[rutabaga]]''' - noun the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food; a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
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 +
* '''[[rye]]''' - noun whiskey distilled from rye or rye and malt; hardy annual cereal grass widely cultivated in northern Europe where its grain is the chief ingredient of black bread and in North America for forage and soil improvement; the seed of the cereal grass
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* '''[[rye bread]]''' - noun any of various breads made entirely or partly with rye flour
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[sacramental wine]]''' - noun used in a communion service
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* '''[[safflower]]''' - noun thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oil
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* '''[[safflower oil]]''' - noun oil from seeds of the safflower plant; oil from safflower seeds used as food as well as in medicines and paints
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* '''[[saffron]]''' - noun dried pungent stigmas of the Old World saffron crocus; Old World crocus having purple or white flowers with aromatic pungent orange stigmas used in flavoring food; a shade of yellow tinged with orange
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* '''[[sagittaria]]''' - noun genus of aquatic herbs of temperate and tropical regions having sagittate or hastate leaves and white scapose flowers
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[saigon]]''' - noun a city in South Vietnam; formerly (as Saigon) it was the capital of French Indochina
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* '''[[saigon cinnamon]]''' - noun tropical southeast Asian tree with aromatic bark; yields a bark used medicinally
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* '''[[salad]]''' - noun food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing; usually consisting of or including greens
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* '''[[salsa]]''' - noun spicy sauce of tomatoes and onions and chili peppers to accompany Mexican foods
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* '''[[salsola soda]]''' - noun bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash
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* '''[[salvador]]''' - noun a republic on the Pacific coast of Central America
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* '''[[salvia]]''' - noun any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb
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* '''[[salvia officinalis]]''' - noun shrubby plant with aromatic greyish-green leaves used as a cooking herb
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* '''[[salvia sclarea]]''' - noun aromatic herb of southern Europe; cultivated in England as a potherb and widely as an ornamental
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* '''[[salvia verbenaca]]''' - noun Eurasian sage with blue flowers and foliage like verbena; naturalized in United States
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* '''[[samba]]''' - noun a form of canasta using three decks of cards and six jokers; a lively ballroom dance from Brazil; music composed for dancing the samba; large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood; verb dance the samba
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* '''[[sambar]]''' - noun a deer of southern Asia with antlers that have three tines
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* '''[[sambuca]]''' - noun an Italian liqueur made with elderberries and flavored with licorice
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* '''[[sambucus canadensis]]''' - noun common elder of central and eastern North America bearing purple-black berries; fruit used in wines and jellies
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* '''[[sambucus nigra]]''' - noun a common shrub with black fruit or a small tree of Europe and Asia; fruit used for wines and jellies
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* '''[[sambucus racemosa]]''' - noun Eurasian shrub
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* '''[[samphire]]''' - noun fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers; formerly used in making glass
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[sandwich]]''' - noun two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them; verb insert or squeeze tightly between two people or objects; make into a sandwich
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* '''[[sangria]]''' - noun sweetened red wine and orange or lemon juice with soda water
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* '''[[santalum album]]''' - noun parasitic tree of Indonesia and Malaysia having fragrant close-grained yellowish heartwood with insect repelling properties and used, e.g., for making chests
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[sarcocephalus]]''' - noun genus of tropical African trees and shrubs
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* '''[[satsuma]]''' - noun medium-sized largely seedless mandarin orange with thin smooth skin; a variety of mandarin orange
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* '''[[satureja]]''' - noun savory
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[sauerkraut]]''' - noun shredded cabbage fermented in brine
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* '''[[saussurea costus]]''' - noun annual herb of the eastern Himalayas (Kashmir) having purple florets and a fragrant root that yields a volatile oil used in perfumery and for preserving furs
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* '''[[sauvignon blanc]]''' - noun a California wine; white wine grape grown in California
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* '''[[savoy cabbage]]''' - noun head of soft crinkly leaves; cabbage plant with a compact head of crinkled leaves
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* '''[[scald]]''' - noun the act of burning with steam or hot water; a burn cause by hot liquid or steam; verb burn with a hot liquid or steam; heat to the boiling point; treat with boiling water; subject to harsh criticism
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* '''[[scallion]]''' - noun young onion before the bulb has enlarged; plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[scientist]]''' - noun a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
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* '''[[scorzonera hispanica]]''' - noun perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrots
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* '''[[scuppernong]]''' - noun amber-green muscadine grape of southeastern United States
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* '''[[sea breeze]]''' - noun a cooling breeze from the sea (during the daytime)
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* '''[[sea lettuce]]''' - noun seaweed with edible translucent crinkly green fronds
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* '''[[seasoning]]''' - noun the act of adding a seasoning to food; something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
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* '''[[seaweed]]''' - noun plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae
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* '''[[sediment]]''' - noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process; verb settle as sediment; deposit as a sediment
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* '''[[semolina]]''' - noun milled product of durum wheat (or other hard wheat) used in pasta
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* '''[[senna obtusifolia]]''' - noun cosmopolitan tropical herb or subshrub with yellow flowers and slender curved pods; a weed; sometimes placed in genus Cassia
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[sesame]]''' - noun East Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil
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* '''[[sesame oil]]''' - noun oil obtained from sesame seeds
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* '''[[sesbania grandiflora]]''' - noun a softwood tree with lax racemes of usually red or pink flowers; tropical Australia and Asia; naturalized in southern Florida and West Indies
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* '''[[setaria italica]]''' - noun coarse drought-resistant annual grass grown for grain, hay and forage in Europe and Asia and chiefly for forage and hay in United States
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* '''[[sexton]]''' - noun an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects; United States poet (1928-1974)
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* '''[[shallot]]''' - noun small mild-flavored onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs used for seasoning; type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning; aggregated bulb of the multiplier onion
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* '''[[sharp]]''' - adj. having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing; keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point; quick and forceful; very sudden and in great amount or degree; raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone; harsh; marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; (of something seen or heard) clearly defined; extremely steep; having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones; having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; ending in a sharp point; adv. changing suddenly in direction and degree; noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point; a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
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* '''[[shepherd's pie]]''' - noun pie of hash covered with mashed potatoes and browned in the oven
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* '''[[sherry]]''' - noun dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif
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* '''[[ship]]''' - noun a vessel that carries passengers or freight; verb place on board a ship; travel by ship; hire for work on a ship; transport commercially; go on board
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* '''[[shiraz]]''' - noun a city in central southwestern Iran; ruins of ancient Persepolis are nearby
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* '''[[shortcake]]''' - noun very short biscuit dough baked as individual biscuits or a round loaf; served with sweetened fruit and usually whipped cream
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* '''[[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
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* '''[[sideritis]]''' - noun genus of woolly aromatic herbs or subshrubs or shrubs of Mediterranean region
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* '''[[silphium]]''' - noun tall North American perennial herbs
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* '''[[silybum marianum]]''' - noun tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple flower heads; naturalized in California and South America
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* '''[[sir]]''' - noun term of address for a man; a title used before the name of knight or baronet
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* '''[[sium sisarum]]''' - noun an Asiatic herb cultivated in Europe for its sweet edible tuberous root
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* '''[[ski]]''' - noun narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow; verb move along on skis
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* '''[[slice]]''' - noun a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed go