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mammalogy

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies mammals

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cambrian_mountains

  • noun a rugged plateau that runs north to south through central Wales

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skiing

  • noun a sport in which participants must travel on skis
  • verb move along on skis
    ski.
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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morphology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  • noun studies of the rules for forming admissible words

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woody

  • adjective made of or containing or resembling wood
    • woody plants
    • perennial herbs with woody stems
    • a woody taste
  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    arboreous; arboraceous; woodsy.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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settlement

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    colony.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    small town; village.

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compact

  • noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    powder compact.
  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; concordat.

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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rock-ribbed

  • adjective satellite abounding in or bordered by rocky cliffs or scarps
    rockbound.
    • the rock-ribbed coast of Maine
  • adjective satellite tradition-bound and obstinately opinionated
    die-hard.
    • an inflexible (or die-hard) conservative
    • rock-ribbed republican

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immature

  • adjective characteristic of a lack of maturity
    • immature behavior
  • adjective (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
    young.
    • young people

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laurentian_highlands

  • noun a large plateau that occupies more than 40% of the land area of Canada; it extends from the Great Lakes northward to the Arctic Ocean
    Laurentian Plateau; Canadian Shield.

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garden

  • noun a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  • noun the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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rugose

  • adjective satellite of leaves; ridged or wrinkled

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alpine

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of alps
    • alpine sports
  • adjective relating to the Alps and their inhabitants
    • Alpine countries, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Germany

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entire

  • noun uncastrated adult male horse
    stallion.
  • adjective satellite constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
    total; full.
    • an entire town devastated by an earthquake
    • gave full attention
    • a total failure

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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unincorporated

  • adjective satellite not organized and maintained as a legal corporation

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naturalist

  • noun an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms
  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    natural scientist.

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palaeobotany

  • noun the study of fossil plants
    paleobotany.

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bouldered

  • adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
    bouldery; rocky; stony.
    • rocky fields
    • stony ground
    • bouldery beaches

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race

  • noun any competition
    • the race for the presidency
  • noun a contest of speed
    • the race is to the swift

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reindeer_moss

  • noun an erect greyish branching lichen of Arctic and even some north temperate regions constituting the chief food for reindeer and caribou and sometimes being eaten by humans
    Cladonia rangiferina; arctic moss; reindeer lichen.

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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hemodynamics

  • noun the branch of physiology that studies the circulation of the blood and the forces involved

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entomological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological science of entomology
    entomologic.
    • entomological research

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ernst_heinrich_haeckel

  • noun German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919)
    Haeckel.

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protozoological

  • adjective concerning the branch of zoology that studies protozoans

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twilled

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having parallel raised lines
    corded.
  • verb weave diagonal lines into (textiles)
    twill.

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microbiology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans

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life_science

  • noun any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
    bioscience.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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highlands

  • noun a mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beauty; known for the style of dress (the kilt and tartan) and the clan system (now in disuse)
    Highlands of Scotland.
  • noun elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
    upland; highland.

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lamarckian

  • noun a believer in Lamarckism
  • adjective of or relating to Lamarckism
    • Lamarckian theories

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cacogenic

  • adjective pertaining to or causing degeneration in the offspring produced
    dysgenic.

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separate

  • noun a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
    offprint; reprint.
  • noun a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

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ecologic

  • adjective characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    ecological.
    • an ecological disaster
  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; ecological; bionomical.
    • ecological research

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physiology

  • noun the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
  • noun processes and functions of an organism

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broken

  • adjective physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split
    • a broken mirror
    • a broken tooth
    • a broken leg
    • his neck is broken
  • verb terminate
    interrupt; break.
    • She interrupted her pregnancy
    • break a lucky streak
    • break the cycle of poverty

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moosehead

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delbruck

  • noun United States biologist (born in Germany) who studied how viruses infect living cells (1906-1981)
    Max Delbruck.

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alaska

  • noun a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union
    AK; Last Frontier.
    • Alaska is the largest state in the United States

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ornithological

  • adjective of or relating to ornithology
    • her ornithological interests

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somatic

  • adjective satellite affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    corporal; corporeal; bodily.
    • bodily needs
    • a corporal defect
    • corporeal suffering
    • a somatic symptom or somatic illness

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chrysler

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climber

  • noun a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
  • noun someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
    social climber.

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najd

  • noun a central plateau region of the Arabian Peninsula; formerly an independent sultanate until 1932 when it united with Hejaz to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Nejd.

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algology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    phycology.

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wyoming

  • noun a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east
    Equality State; WY.

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county

  • noun (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • the county has a population of 12,345 people
  • noun (United States) the largest administrative district within a state
    • the county plans to build a new road

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alpin

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unsmooth

  • adjective having or caused by an irregular surface
    rough.
    • trees with rough bark
    • rough ground
    • rough skin
    • rough blankets
    • his unsmooth face

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new_zealand

  • noun an independent country within the British Commonwealth; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1907; known for sheep and spectacular scenery
  • noun North Island and South Island and adjacent small islands in the South Pacific
    New Zealand Islands.

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genomics

  • noun the branch of genetics that studies organisms in terms of their genomes (their full DNA sequences)

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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
    Commonwealth of Australia.
  • noun the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean

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mountain_range

  • noun a series of hills or mountains
    chain; mountain chain; range of mountains; chain of mountains; range.
    • the valley was between two ranges of hills
    • the plains lay just beyond the mountain range

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barky

  • adjective satellite resembling the rough bark of a tree
    • the rattlesnake's barky scales

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anatomical

  • noun an expression that relates to anatomy
    anatomical reference.
  • adjective of or relating to the structure of the body
    anatomic.
    • anatomical features

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indiana

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    Hoosier State; IN.
  • noun United States pop artist (born 1928)
    Robert Indiana.

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timber_line

  • noun line marking the upper limit of tree growth in mountains or northern latitudes
    tree line; timberline.

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shagged

  • adjective satellite having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags
    shaggy.
    • junipers with shagged trunks
    • shaggy rugs
  • verb dance the shag
    shag.

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neurophysiology

  • noun the branch of neuroscience that studies the physiology of the nervous system

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oregon

  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Beaver State; OR.

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bodily

  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to the body
    • a bodily organ
    • bodily functions
  • adjective satellite affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    corporal; somatic; corporeal.
    • bodily needs
    • a corporal defect
    • corporeal suffering
    • a somatic symptom or somatic illness

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nordic

  • noun the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
    North Germanic language; Scandinavian language; Norse; Scandinavian; North Germanic.
  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the Scandinavian group of languages
    • Nordic languages have a gender system

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bionomic

  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    ecological; bionomical; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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somatogenic

  • adjective satellite of or arising from physiological causes rather than being psychogenic in origin
    somatogenetic.
    • somatogenic theories of schizophrenia

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puna

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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universe

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    creation; macrocosm; existence; world; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn
    population.
    • it is an estimate of the mean of the population

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ribbed

  • adjective furnished or strengthened with ribs
  • verb form vertical ribs by knitting
    rib.
    • A ribbed sweater

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indie

  • noun a pop group not affiliated with a major record company
  • noun an independent film company not associated with an established studio

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bioscience

  • noun any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
    life science.

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botanise

  • verb collect and study plants
    botanize.

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tabular

  • adjective of or pertaining to or arranged in table form
  • adjective satellite flat; like a table in form

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dekalb

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airplane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    plane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

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embryonal

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryologic; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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botanist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; plant scientist.

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silviculture

  • noun the branch of forestry dealing with the development and care of forests

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angel

  • noun spiritual being attendant upon God
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; saint; holy man.

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paleobiology

  • noun a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
    palaeobiology.

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slalom

  • noun a downhill race over a winding course defined by upright poles
  • verb race on skis around obstacles

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length

  • noun the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
    • the length of the table was 5 feet
  • noun continuance in time
    duration.
    • the ceremony was of short duration
    • he complained about the length of time required

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dysgenic

  • adjective pertaining to or causing degeneration in the offspring produced
    cacogenic.

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forest

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; wood.
  • noun land that is covered with trees and shrubs
    timberland; woodland; timber.

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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woodsy

  • adjective satellite characteristic or suggestive of woods
    • a fresh woodsy fragrance
  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    woody; arboreous; arboraceous.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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coarse-textured

  • adjective satellite having surface roughness
    rough-textured; textured.
    • a textured wall of stucco
    • a rough-textured tweed

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michigan

  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
    Great Lakes State; Wolverine State; MI.
  • noun the 3rd largest of the Great Lakes; the largest freshwater lake entirely within the United States borders
    Lake Michigan.

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nubby

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    tweedy; nubbly; homespun; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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express

  • noun mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
    express mail.
  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    limited.
    • he caught the express to New York

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custer

  • noun United States general who was killed along with all his command by the Sioux at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1839-1876)
    General Custer; George Armstrong Custer.

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abies_lasiocarpa

  • noun medium-tall timber tree of the Rocky Mountains having a narrowly conic to columnar crown
    subalpine fir; Alpine fir.

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mesa

  • noun flat tableland with steep edges
    table.
    • the tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water
  • noun a city in Arizona just to the east of Phoenix; originally a suburb of Phoenix

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pupal

  • adjective satellite of the insects in the chrysalis (cocoon) or post larval stage
    • the pupal stage

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mendocino

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domestic_goat

  • noun any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or wool
    Capra hircus.

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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cytogenetics

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes)

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highlander

  • noun a soldier in a Scottish regiment from the Highlands
  • noun a native of the Highlands of Scotland
    Highland Scot; Scottish Highlander.

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fictional

  • adjective related to or involving literary fiction
    • clever fictional devices
    • a fictional treatment of the train robbery
  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fictitious; fabricated; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character

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phytologist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    botanist; plant scientist.

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stony

  • adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
    bouldery; rocky; bouldered.
    • rocky fields
    • stony ground
    • bouldery beaches
  • adjective satellite showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
    obdurate; flint; flinty; granitic.
    • his flinty gaze
    • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart

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erebia

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craggy

  • adjective satellite having hills and crags
    cragged; mountainous; hilly.
    • hilly terrain

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lined

  • adjective satellite bordered by a line of things
    • tree lined streets
  • verb be in line with; form a line along
    run along; line.
    • trees line the riverbank

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reservoir

  • noun a large or extra supply of something
    • a reservoir of talent
  • noun lake used to store water for community use
    artificial lake; man-made lake.

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taxonomy

  • noun a classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure or origin etc
  • noun (biology) study of the general principles of scientific classification

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wyoming

  • noun a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east
    Equality State; WY.

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wale

  • noun a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
    wheal; weal; welt.
  • noun thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
    strake.

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terrace

  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    patio.
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    bench.

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carnal

  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; sensual; animal.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
  • adjective of or relating to the body or flesh
    • carnal remains

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astrobiology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
    exobiology; space biology.

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texas

  • noun the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
    Lone-Star State; TX.

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fir

  • noun nonresinous wood of a fir tree
  • noun any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas
    fir tree; true fir.

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habsburg

  • noun a royal German family that provided rulers for several European states and wore the crown of the Holy Roman Empire from 1440 to 1806
    Hapsburg.

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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plantation

  • noun an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)
  • noun a newly established colony (especially in the colonization of North America)
    • the practice of sending convicted criminals to serve on the Plantations was common in the 17th century

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haeckel

  • noun German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919)
    Ernst Heinrich Haeckel.

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proteomics

  • noun the branch of genetics that studies the full set of proteins encoded by a genome

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mail

  • noun the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
  • noun the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    post; mail service; postal service.
    • the mail handles billions of items every day
    • he works for the United States mail service
    • in England they call mail `the post'

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undercut

  • noun the material removed by a cut made underneath
  • noun the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
    tenderloin.

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imbricate

  • verb place so as to overlap
    • imbricate the roof tiles
  • verb overlap
    • The roof tiles imbricate

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malacology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies the structure and behavior of mollusks

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entomology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies insects
    bugology.

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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linnaean

  • adjective of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed
    Linnean.

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wartlike

  • adjective satellite (of skin) covered with warts or projections that resemble warts
    warty; verrucose.

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radiobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the effects of radiation on living organisms

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township

  • noun an administrative division of a county
    town.
    • the town is responsible for snow removal

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arboreous

  • adjective inhabiting or frequenting trees
    arboreal; tree-living.
    • arboreal apes
  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    woody; arboraceous; woodsy.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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alpenrose

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structural

  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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rocky

  • adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
    bouldery; stony; bouldered.
    • rocky fields
    • stony ground
    • bouldery beaches
  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; jolty; jolting; bumpy; rough.
    • a rough ride

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goat

  • noun any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
    caprine animal.
  • noun a victim of ridicule or pranks
    stooge; laughingstock; butt.

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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volcano

  • noun a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
    vent.
  • noun a mountain formed by volcanic material

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reblochon

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physiologic

  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiological.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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plant_scientist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; botanist.

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abrasive

  • noun a substance that abrades or wears down
    abradant; abrasive material.
  • adjective satellite causing abrasion
    scratchy.

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carrel

  • noun French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
    Alexis Carrel.
  • noun small individual study area in a library
    stall; cubicle; carrell.

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zoology

  • noun all the animal life in a particular region or period
    fauna.
    • the fauna of China
    • the zoology of the Pliocene epoch
  • noun the branch of biology that studies animals
    zoological science.

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systematist

  • noun a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
    taxonomer; taxonomist.
  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systematizer; systemizer; orderer; systemiser; systematiser.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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pubescent

  • adjective satellite (of animals especially human beings) having arrived at the onset of puberty (the age at which sex glands become functional) but not yet fully mature
    • the budding breasts of a pubescent girl and the downy chin of pubescent boy
  • adjective satellite covered with fine soft hairs or down
    downy; puberulent; sericeous.
    • downy milkweed seeds

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exobiology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
    astrobiology; space biology.

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electronics

  • noun the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices

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brewery

  • noun a plant where beer is brewed by fermentation

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alpine

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of alps
    • alpine sports
  • adjective relating to the Alps and their inhabitants
    • Alpine countries, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Germany

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sheep

  • noun woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
  • noun a timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon

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arizona

  • noun a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
    Grand Canyon State; AZ.
  • noun glossy snake
    genus Arizona.

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george_wells_beadle

  • noun United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
    George Beadle; Beadle.

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zoological

  • adjective concerning the study of animals and their classification and properties
    • zoological research
  • adjective of or relating to animals or animal groups
    • zoological garden

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roughened

  • adjective satellite used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure
    chapped; cracked.
    • chapped lips
  • verb make rough or rougher
    roughen.
    • roughen the surfaces so they will stick to each other

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subalpine

  • adjective satellite growing at high altitudes
    alpestrine.

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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california

  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    CA; Calif.; Golden State.

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bumpy

  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; rocky; jolty; jolting; rough.
    • a rough ride
  • adjective satellite covered with or full of bumps
    • a bumpy country road

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region

  • noun the extended spatial location of something
    part.
    • the farming regions of France
    • religions in all parts of the world
    • regions of outer space
  • noun a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
    area.
    • in the abdominal region

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alexis_carrel

  • noun French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
    Carrel.

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shaggy

  • adjective satellite used of hair; thick and poorly groomed
    shaggy-haired; shaggy-coated; bushy.
    • bushy locks
    • a shaggy beard
  • adjective satellite having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags
    shagged.
    • junipers with shagged trunks
    • shaggy rugs

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alpestrine

  • adjective satellite growing at high altitudes
    subalpine.

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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ata

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british

Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restrict to the original inhabitants.

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ethology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies the behavior of animals in their natural habitats

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pharmacogenetics

  • noun the branch of genetics that studies the genetically determined variations in responses to drugs in humans or laboratory organisms

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american

Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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darwinian

  • noun an advocate of Darwinism
  • adjective of or relating to Charles Darwin's theory of organic evolution
    • Darwinian theories

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animal_scientist

  • noun a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
    zoologist.

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south

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    due south; S; southward.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

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botany

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    flora; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    phytology.

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satyrini

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volcanic

  • adjective relating to or produced by or consisting of volcanoes
    • volcanic steam
    • volcanic islands such as Iceland
    • a volcanic cone is a conical mountain or hill built up of material from volcanic eruptions
  • adjective satellite explosively unstable
    • a volcanic temper

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phycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    algology.

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warty

  • adjective satellite (of skin) covered with warts or projections that resemble warts
    wartlike; verrucose.

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rachel_carson

  • noun United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
    Carson; Rachel Louise Carson.

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corporal

  • noun a noncommissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marines
  • adjective satellite affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    somatic; corporeal; bodily.
    • bodily needs
    • a corporal defect
    • corporeal suffering
    • a somatic symptom or somatic illness

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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automobile

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • verb travel in an automobile

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breed

  • noun a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    strain; stock.
    • he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
    • he created a new strain of sheep
  • noun a special type
    • Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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nejd

  • noun a central plateau region of the Arabian Peninsula; formerly an independent sultanate until 1932 when it united with Hejaz to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Najd.

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embryology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms

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sociobiologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the biological determinants of social behavior

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fleshly

  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    carnal; sensual; animal.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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gravelly

  • adjective satellite abounding in small stones
    shingly; pebbly.
    • landed at a shingly little beach
  • adjective satellite unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
    raspy; grating; rasping; rough; scratchy.
    • a gravelly voice

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alpine

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of alps
    • alpine sports
  • adjective relating to the Alps and their inhabitants
    • Alpine countries, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Germany

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cytological

  • adjective of or relating to the science of cytology
    cytologic.

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park

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    parkland.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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vivaro

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environmental

  • adjective of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
    • environmental factors
  • adjective concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
    • environmental pollution

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oology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies eggs (especially birds' eggs and their size, shape, coloration, and number)

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ben

  • noun a mountain or tall hill
    • they were climbing the ben

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seamount

  • noun an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor

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kinesiology

  • noun the branch of physiology that studies the mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement

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highlands_of_scotland

  • noun a mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beauty; known for the style of dress (the kilt and tartan) and the clan system (now in disuse)
    Highlands.

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guiana_highlands

  • noun a mountainous tableland in northern South America; extends from Venezuela into Guyana and northern Brazil

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anatomic

  • adjective of or relating to the structure of the body
    anatomical.
    • anatomical features
  • adjective of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organisms
    anatomical.
    • anatomical research

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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
    Leontopodium alpinum.

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san

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huxleian

  • adjective of or relating to Thomas Huxley
    Huxleyan.

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thomas_hunt_morgan

  • noun United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)
    Morgan.

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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scabby

  • adjective satellite covered with scabs

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bullate

  • adjective satellite of leaves; appearing puckered as if blistered

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borough

  • noun one of the administrative divisions of a large city
  • noun an English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament

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saw

  • noun a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
    proverb; byword; adage.
  • noun hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting

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sensual

  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; animal.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
  • adjective satellite sexually exciting or gratifying
    sultry.
    • sensual excesses
    • a sultry look
    • a sultry dance

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mountain

  • noun a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
    mount.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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mountainous

  • adjective satellite having hills and crags
    craggy; cragged; hilly.
    • hilly terrain
  • adjective satellite like a mountain in size and impressiveness
    • mountainous waves
    • a mountainous dark man

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dirndl

  • noun a full skirt with a gathered waistband
  • noun a dress with a tight bodice and full skirt

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highland_scot

  • noun a native of the Highlands of Scotland
    Highlander; Scottish Highlander.

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natural_scientist

  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    naturalist.

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embryotic

  • adjective satellite in an early stage of development
    embryonic.
    • the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre
    • an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing

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butterfly

  • noun diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
  • noun a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down
    butterfly stroke.

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laurentian_plateau

  • noun a large plateau that occupies more than 40% of the land area of Canada; it extends from the Great Lakes northward to the Arctic Ocean
    Canadian Shield; Laurentian Highlands.

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mountaineer

  • noun someone who climbs mountains
    mountain climber.
  • verb climb mountains for pleasure as a sport

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embryologic

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryonal; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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nubbly

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; homespun; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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victoria

(Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen Victoria. The Victoria regia is a native of Guiana and Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five feet in diameter, and have a rim from three to five inches high; its immense rose-white flowers sometimes attain a diameter of nearly two feet.

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marin

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scabrous

  • adjective satellite rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
    scurfy; leprose; lepidote; scaly.
  • adjective satellite dealing with salacious or indecent material
    • a scabrous novel

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biologic

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biological.

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montane

  • adjective of or inhabiting mountainous regions
    • montane flowers

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corded

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having parallel raised lines
    twilled.
  • verb stack in cords
    cord.
    • cord firewood

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upland

  • noun elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
    highland.
  • adjective used of high or hilly country
    highland.

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america

  • 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
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; U.S.; United States; US; United States of America.
  • noun North America and South America and Central America

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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zealand

  • noun the largest island of Denmark and the site of Copenhagen
    Sjaelland; Seeland.

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myology

  • noun the branch of physiology that studies muscles

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acrophyte

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pavlovian

  • adjective of or relating to Ivan Pavlov or his experiments
    • Pavlovian conditioning

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rock_garden

  • noun a garden featuring rocks; usually alpine plants
    rockery.

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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eurasia

  • noun the land mass formed by the continents of Europe and Asia

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homespun

  • noun a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home
  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; nubbly; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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cragged

  • adjective satellite having hills and crags
    craggy; mountainous; hilly.
    • hilly terrain

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north_america

  • noun a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
  • noun the nations of the North American continent collectively

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squamulose

  • adjective satellite covered with tiny scales

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scottish_highlander

  • noun a native of the Highlands of Scotland
    Highland Scot; Highlander.

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taxonomic

  • adjective of or relating to taxonomy
    taxonomical; systematic.
    • taxonomic relations
    • a taxonomic designation

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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giant

  • noun any creature of exceptional size
  • noun a person of exceptional importance and reputation
    colossus; titan; heavyweight; behemoth.

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phytology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    botany.

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northern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • Northern liberals
    • northern industry
    • northern cities
  • noun a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

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ice_age

  • noun any period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface
    glacial epoch; glacial period.
    • the most recent ice age was during the Pleistocene

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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pocked

  • adjective satellite used of paved surfaces having holes or pits
    potholed; pockmarked.
  • verb mark with a scar
    scar; pit; pock; mark.
    • The skin disease scarred his face permanently

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arboraceous

  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    woody; arboreous; woodsy.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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lepidote

  • adjective satellite rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
    scurfy; leprose; scabrous; scaly.

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morphological

  • adjective relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
    morphologic.
  • adjective pertaining to geological structure
    geomorphologic; geomorphological; morphologic; structural.
    • geomorphological features of the Black Hills
    • morphological features of granite
    • structural effects of folding and faulting of the earth's surface

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coast

  • noun the shore of a sea or ocean
    sea-coast; seashore; seacoast.
  • noun a slope down which sleds may coast
    • when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course

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ecologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment

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pasteurian

  • adjective of or relating to Louis Pasteur or his experiments

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rugged

  • adjective sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring
    • with a house full of boys you have to have rugged furniture
  • adjective having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface
    furrowed.
    • furrowed fields
    • his furrowed face lit by a warming smile

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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new_jersey

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
    Garden State; NJ; Jersey.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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washington

  • noun the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791
    Washington D.C.; American capital; capital of the United States.
  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Evergreen State; WA.

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huxley

  • noun English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)
    Andrew Fielding Huxley; Andrew Huxley.
  • noun English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963)
    Aldous Huxley; Aldous Leonard Huxley.

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reindeer

  • noun Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called `reindeer' in Eurasia and `caribou' in North America
    Rangifer tarandus; caribou; Greenland caribou.

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embryonic

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryonal; embryologic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development
  • adjective satellite in an early stage of development
    embryotic.
    • the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre
    • an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing

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taxonomist

  • noun a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
    systematist; taxonomer.

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biogeography

  • noun dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants

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pebbly

  • adjective satellite abounding in small stones
    gravelly; shingly.
    • landed at a shingly little beach

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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radiobiologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the effects of radiation on living organisms

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thomas_huxley

  • noun English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895)
    Thomas Henry Huxley; Huxley.

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bionomical

  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; ecological; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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occitan

  • noun the medieval dialects of Langue d'oc (southern France)
    Provencal.

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ichthyology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies fishes

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max_delbruck

  • noun United States biologist (born in Germany) who studied how viruses infect living cells (1906-1981)
    Delbruck.

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environmental_science

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    bionomics; ecology.

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biogeographic

  • adjective of or relating to or involved with biogeography
    biogeographical.

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email

  • noun (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs in
    e-mail; electronic mail.
    • you cannot send packages by electronic mail
  • verb communicate electronically on the computer
    e-mail; netmail.
    • she e-mailed me the good news

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local_government

  • noun the government of a local area

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colorado_plateau

  • noun a large plateau to the south and west of the Rocky Mountains; abuts mountains on the north and east and ends in an escarpment overlooking lowlands to the south and west; the Grand Canyon is carved out of the southwestern corner

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linnean

  • adjective of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed
    Linnaean.

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neuroanatomic

  • adjective of or relating to neural tissue or the nervous system
    neuroanatomical.

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paleobotany

  • noun the study of fossil plants
    palaeobotany.

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molecular_genetics

  • noun the branch of genetics concerned with the structure and activity of genetic material at the molecular level

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sociobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that conducts comparative studies of the social organization of animals (including human beings) with regard to its evolutionary history

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chapped

  • adjective satellite used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure
    roughened; cracked.
    • chapped lips
  • verb crack due to dehydration
    chap.
    • My lips chap in this dry weather

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thomas_henry_huxley

  • noun English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895)
    Huxley; Thomas Huxley.

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climate

  • noun the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
    clime.
    • the dank climate of southern Wales
    • plants from a cold clime travel best in winter
  • noun the prevailing psychological state
    mood.
    • the climate of opinion
    • the national mood had changed radically since the last election

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bouldery

  • adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
    rocky; stony; bouldered.
    • rocky fields
    • stony ground
    • bouldery beaches

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fault

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    error; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun an imperfection in an object or machine
    flaw; defect.
    • a flaw caused the crystal to shatter
    • if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer

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cryonics

  • noun the freezing of a seriously ill or recently deceased person to stop tissues from decomposing; the body is preserved until new medical cures are developed that might bring the person back to life
    • cryonics is more science fiction than serious science

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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morphologic

  • adjective relating to or concerned with the morphology of plants and animals
    morphological; structural.
    • morphological differences
  • adjective relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
    morphological.

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paleozoology

  • noun the study of fossil animals
    palaeozoology.

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pteridological

  • adjective of or relating to the study of ferns

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highland

  • noun elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
    upland.
  • adjective used of high or hilly country
    upland.

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new_south_wales

  • noun an Australian state in southeastern Australia

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louis_pasteur

  • noun French chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)
    Pasteur.

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blockfield

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rockbound

  • adjective satellite abounding in or bordered by rocky cliffs or scarps
    rock-ribbed.
    • the rock-ribbed coast of Maine

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textured

  • adjective satellite having surface roughness
    rough-textured; coarse-textured.
    • a textured wall of stucco
    • a rough-textured tweed

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community

  • noun a group of people living in a particular local area
    • the team is drawn from all parts of the community
  • noun common ownership
    • they shared a community of possessions

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roughish

  • adjective satellite somewhat rough

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scurfy

  • adjective having or producing or covered with scurf
  • adjective satellite rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
    leprose; lepidote; scabrous; scaly.

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tennessee

  • noun a state in east central United States
    TN; Volunteer State.
  • noun a river formed by the confluence of two other rivers near Knoxville; it follows a U-shaped course to become a tributary of the Ohio River in western Kentucky
    Tennessee River.

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linux

  • noun an open-source version of the UNIX operating system

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table

  • noun a set of data arranged in rows and columns
    tabular array.
    • see table 1
  • noun a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
    • it was a sturdy table

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biological_science

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biology.

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somatogenetic

  • adjective satellite of or arising from physiological causes rather than being psychogenic in origin
    somatogenic.
    • somatogenic theories of schizophrenia

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pteridology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies ferns

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imbricated

  • adjective satellite used especially of leaves or bracts; overlapping or layered as scales or shingles
    imbricate.
  • verb place so as to overlap
    imbricate.
    • imbricate the roof tiles

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genetic

  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; familial; hereditary; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features
  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetical; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code

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california

  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    CA; Calif.; Golden State.

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coarse

  • adjective of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles
    harsh.
    • coarse meal
    • coarse sand
    • a coarse weave
  • adjective satellite lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
    rough-cut; uncouth; vulgar; common.
    • he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • an untutored and uncouth human being
    • an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy
    • appealing to the vulgar taste for violence
    • the vulgar display of the newly rich

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bionomics

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    ecology; environmental science.

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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chalet

  • noun a Swiss house with a sloping roof and wide eaves or a house built in this style

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molecular_biology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the structure and activity of macromolecules essential to life (and especially with their genetic role)

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molecular_biologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the structure and activity of macromolecules essential to life

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systematic

  • adjective characterized by order and planning
    • the investigation was very systematic
    • a systematic administrator
  • adjective of or relating to taxonomy
    taxonomic; taxonomical.
    • taxonomic relations
    • a taxonomic designation

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aviation

  • noun the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
    air power.
  • noun the operation of aircraft to provide transportation

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entomologic

  • adjective of or relating to the biological science of entomology
    entomological.
    • entomological research

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botanic

  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanical.
    • botanical garden

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afforest

  • verb establish a forest on previously unforested land
    forest.
    • afforest the mountains

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aby

  • verb make amends for
    atone; expiate; abye.
    • expiate one's sins

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leprose

  • adjective satellite rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
    scurfy; lepidote; scabrous; scaly.

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mount

  • noun a lightweight horse kept for riding only
    riding horse; saddle horse.
  • noun the act of climbing something
    climb.
    • it was a difficult climb to the top

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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cracked

  • adjective satellite used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure
    roughened; chapped.
    • chapped lips
  • verb become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
    break; check; crack.
    • The glass cracked when it was heated

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prepubescent

  • adjective satellite (especially of human beings) at the age immediately before puberty; often marked by accelerated growth
    prepubertal.

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biotech

  • noun the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes
    biotechnology.
    • biotechnology produced genetically altered bacteria that solved the problem

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ornithology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies birds

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molecular

  • adjective relating to or produced by or consisting of molecules
    • molecular structure
    • molecular oxygen
    • molecular weight is the sum of all the atoms in a molecule
  • adjective relating to simple or elementary organization
    • proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller

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massif_central

  • noun a mountainous plateau in southern France that covers almost one sixth of the country

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neuroanatomical

  • adjective of or relating to neural tissue or the nervous system
    neuroanatomic.

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alpine_fir

  • noun medium-tall timber tree of the Rocky Mountains having a narrowly conic to columnar crown
    subalpine fir; Abies lasiocarpa.

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shire

  • noun a former administrative district of England; equivalent to a county
  • noun British breed of large heavy draft horse
    shire horse.

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split

  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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vegetable

  • noun edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
    veg; veggie.
  • noun 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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eugenic

  • adjective pertaining to or causing improvement in the offspring produced

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bugology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies insects
    entomology.

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teratology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the development of malformations or serious deviations from the normal type of organism

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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helvetic

Of or pertaining to the Helvetii, the ancient inhabitant of the Alps, now Switzerland, or to the modern states and inhabitant of the Alpine regions; as, the Helvetic confederacy; Helvetic states.

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virginia

One of the States of the United States of America. -- a. Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia.

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seamed

  • adjective having or joined by a seam or seams
  • verb put together with a seam
    seam.
    • seam a dress

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herpetology

  • noun the branch of zoology concerned with reptiles and amphibians

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general_anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    anatomy.

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george_beadle

  • noun United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
    Beadle; George Wells Beadle.

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biogeographical

  • adjective of or relating to or involved with biogeography
    biogeographic.

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client

  • noun a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
  • noun someone who pays for goods or services
    customer.

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jersey

  • noun a close-fitting pullover shirt
    T-shirt; tee shirt.
  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
    Garden State; NJ; New Jersey.

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alabama

  • noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Camellia State; AL; Heart of Dixie.
  • noun a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in what is now the state of Alabama
    • the Alabamas were members of the Creek Confederacy

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audio

  • noun the audible part of a transmitted signal
    sound.
    • they always raise the audio for commercials
  • noun an audible acoustic wave frequency
    audio frequency.

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genic

  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetic; genetical.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code

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tweedy

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; nubbly; homespun; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns
  • adjective satellite (of country gentry) informal, clannish and outdoorsy

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the_alps

  • noun a large mountain system in south-central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction
    Alps.

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domestic

  • noun a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
    house servant; domestic help.
  • adjective of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
    • domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction

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mycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies fungi and fungus-caused diseases

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parnassius

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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biologist

  • noun (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
    life scientist.

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timber

  • noun the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
    lumber.
  • noun a beam made of wood

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palaeozoology

  • noun the study of fossil animals
    paleozoology.

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zoological_science

  • noun the branch of biology that studies animals
    zoology.

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character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel
  • noun a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    lineament; quality.
    • each town has a quality all its own
    • the radical character of our demands

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lake

  • noun a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
  • noun a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal

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geological

  • adjective of or relating to or based on geology
    geologic.
    • geological formations
    • geologic forces

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bench

  • noun a long seat for more than one person
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    terrace.

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mendelian

  • noun a follower of Mendelism
  • adjective of or relating to Gregor Mendel or in accord with Mendel's laws
    • Mendelian inheritance

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neurobiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of the nervous system
  • adverb with respect to neurobiology
    • explain the phenomenon neurobiologically

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alpen

Of or pertaining to the Alps. R. "The Alpen snow." J. Fletcher.

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pasqueflower

  • noun any plant of the genus Pulsatilla; sometimes included in genus Anemone
    pasque flower.

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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
    Commonwealth of Australia.
  • noun the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean

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elevation

  • noun the event of something being raised upward
    lift; raising.
    • an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
    • a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; summit; peak; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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utah

  • noun a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young
    UT; Mormon State; Beehive State.

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crushed

  • adjective satellite treated so as to have a permanently wrinkled appearance
    • crushed velvet
  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; suppress; oppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists

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botanize

  • verb collect and study plants
    botanise.

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historic

  • adjective satellite belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past
    historical.
    • historic victories
    • historical (or historic) times
    • a historical character
  • adjective satellite important in history
    • the historic first voyage to outer space

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rachel_louise_carson

  • noun United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
    Carson; Rachel Carson.

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like

  • noun a similar kind
    the likes of; the like.
    • dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here
  • noun a kind of person
    ilk.
    • We'll not see his like again
    • I can't tolerate people of his ilk

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sandpapery

  • adjective satellite having the abrasive texture of sandpaper

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biota

  • noun all the plant and animal life of a particular region
    biology.

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psychrophyte

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ecology

  • noun the environment as it relates to living organisms
    • it changed the ecology of the island
  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    bionomics; environmental science.

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habitat

  • noun the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs
    home ground.
    • a marine habitat
    • he felt safe on his home grounds

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village

  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    settlement; small town.
  • noun a settlement smaller than a town
    hamlet.

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competition

  • noun a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers
    • business competition can be fiendish at times
  • noun an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
    contest.

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underdeveloped

  • adjective satellite relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supply
    developing.
  • verb process (a film or photographic plate) less than the required time or in an ineffective solution or at an insufficiently high temperature
    underdevelop.
    • These photos are underdeveloped

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palatine

  • noun any of various important officials in ancient Rome
  • noun (Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands
    palsgrave.

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saw-like

  • adjective satellite having rough edges that can be used for sawing

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racial

  • adjective of or related to genetically distinguished groups of people
    • racial groups
  • adjective of or characteristic of race or races or arising from differences among groups
    • racial differences
    • racial discrimination

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geological_fault

  • noun (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
    fault; break; faulting; fracture; shift.
    • they built it right over a geological fault
    • he studied the faulting of the earth's crust

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sociobiological

  • adjective of or relating to sociobiology
    sociobiologic.

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shingly

  • adjective satellite abounding in small stones
    gravelly; pebbly.
    • landed at a shingly little beach

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genetics

  • noun the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
    genetic science.

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cytologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the structure and function of cells

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canadian_shield

  • noun a large plateau that occupies more than 40% of the land area of Canada; it extends from the Great Lakes northward to the Arctic Ocean
    Laurentian Plateau; Laurentian Highlands.

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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pasteur

  • noun French chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)
    Louis Pasteur.

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slubbed

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; nubbly; homespun.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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genetic_science

  • noun the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
    genetics.

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hilly

  • adjective satellite having hills and crags
    craggy; cragged; mountainous.
    • hilly terrain

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glacial

  • adjective relating to or derived from a glacier
    • glacial deposit
  • adjective satellite devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    frozen; icy; frigid; wintry; frosty.
    • a frigid greeting
    • got a frosty reception
    • a frozen look on their faces
    • a glacial handshake
    • icy stare
    • wintry smile

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alligatored

  • adjective satellite of paint or varnish; having the appearance of alligator hide
    cracked.
  • verb crack and acquire the appearance of alligator hide, as from weathering or improper application; of paint and varnishes
    alligator.

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scaly

  • adjective satellite rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
    scurfy; leprose; lepidote; scabrous.
  • adjective satellite having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles
    scaled; scaley.

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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biology

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biological science.
  • noun characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms
    • the biology of viruses

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inchoative

  • noun aspect with regard to the beginning of the action of the verb
    inchoative aspect.
  • adjective satellite beginning to develop
    • inchoative stages

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life_scientist

  • noun (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
    biologist.

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fictional_character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel

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south_island

  • noun the larger but less populous of two main islands of New Zealand; separated from North Island by Cook Strait

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space_biology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
    exobiology; astrobiology.

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manufacturer

  • noun a business engaged in manufacturing some product
    manufacturing business; maker.
  • noun someone who manufactures something
    producer.

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anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    general anatomy.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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central

  • noun a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
    telephone exchange; exchange.
  • adjective satellite serving as an essential component
    cardinal; key; fundamental; primal.
    • a cardinal rule
    • the central cause of the problem
    • an example that was fundamental to the argument
    • computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure

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neurobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the anatomy and physiology and pathology of the nervous system

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island

  • noun a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
  • noun a zone or area resembling an island

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costate

  • adjective satellite (of the surface) having a rough, riblike texture
    ribbed.
  • adjective satellite having ribs

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melbourne

  • noun a resort town in east central Florida
  • noun the capital of Victoria state and 2nd largest Australian city; a financial and commercial center

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range

  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    reach.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire

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airline

  • noun a hose that carries air under pressure
    air hose.
  • noun a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers
    airway; airline business.

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west

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; W; westward.
  • noun the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
    Occident.

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lasiocarpa

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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software

  • noun (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory
    computer software; package; software program; software package; software system.
    • the market for software is expected to expand

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g.i.

  • verb clean in preparation for inspection
    GI.
    • the soldiers GIed the barracks

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huxleyan

  • adjective of or relating to Thomas Huxley
    Huxleian.

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wilderness

  • noun (politics) a state of disfavor
    • he led the Democratic party back from the wilderness
  • noun a wooded region in northeastern Virginia near Spotsylvania where bloody but inconclusive battles were fought in the American Civil War

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palaeoecology

  • noun the branch of ecology that studies ancient ecology
    paleoecology.

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talladega

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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elementary

  • adjective satellite easy and not involved or complicated
    simple; unproblematic; uncomplicated.
    • an elementary problem in statistics
    • elementary, my dear Watson
    • a simple game
    • found an uncomplicated solution to the problem
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of elementary school or elementary education
    • the elementary grades
    • elementary teachers

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kendrew

  • noun English biologist noted for studies of the molecular structure of blood components (born in 1917)
    Sir John Cowdery Kendrew.

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downhill

  • noun the downward slope of a hill
  • noun a ski race down a trail

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mississippi

  • noun a major North American river and the chief river of the United States; rises in northern Minnesota and flows southward into the Gulf of Mexico
    Mississippi River.
  • noun a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
    Magnolia State; MS.

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adolescent

  • noun a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
    teen; teenager; stripling.
  • adjective relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
    • adolescent problems

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zoologist

  • noun a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
    animal scientist.

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new_jersey

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
    Garden State; NJ; Jersey.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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altitude

  • noun elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
    height.
    • the altitude gave her a headache
  • noun the perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to the opposite vertex (or side if parallel)

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larval

  • adjective satellite immature of its kind; especially being or characteristic of immature insects in the newly hatched wormlike feeding stage
    • larval societies
    • larval crayfishes
    • the larval stage
  • adjective relating to or typical of a larva
    • the larval eye

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beer

  • noun a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops

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corporeal

  • adjective having material or physical form or substance
    material.
    • that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible" - Benjamin Jowett
  • adjective satellite affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    corporal; somatic; bodily.
    • bodily needs
    • a corporal defect
    • corporeal suffering
    • a somatic symptom or somatic illness

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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cryobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the effects of low temperatures on living tissues or organs or organisms

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alps

  • noun a large mountain system in south-central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction
    the Alps.
  • noun any high mountain
    alp.

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north

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    northward; due north; N.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

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pomology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruits

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brand

  • noun a name given to a product or service
    marque; trade name; brand name.
  • noun a recognizable kind
    make.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?

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sir_john_cowdery_kendrew

  • noun English biologist noted for studies of the molecular structure of blood components (born in 1917)
    Kendrew.

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taxonomical

  • adjective of or relating to taxonomy
    taxonomic; systematic.
    • taxonomic relations
    • a taxonomic designation

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simca

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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rough-textured

  • adjective satellite having surface roughness
    coarse-textured; textured.
    • a textured wall of stucco
    • a rough-textured tweed

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cytology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells

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sport_car

  • noun a small low car with a high-powered engine; usually seats two persons
    sports car.

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beadle

  • noun a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
  • noun United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
    George Beadle; George Wells Beadle.

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paleoecology

  • noun the branch of ecology that studies ancient ecology
    palaeoecology.

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wolpertinger

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distribution

  • noun (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
    statistical distribution.
  • noun the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume
    dispersion.
    • worldwide in distribution
    • the distribution of nerve fibers
    • in complementary distribution

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potholed

  • adjective satellite used of paved surfaces having holes or pits
    pocked; pockmarked.

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puai

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taxonomer

  • noun a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
    systematist; taxonomist.

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marmot

  • noun stocky coarse-furred burrowing rodent with a short bushy tail found throughout the northern hemisphere; hibernates in winter

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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carson

  • noun United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
    Rachel Carson; Rachel Louise Carson.
  • noun United States frontiersman who guided Fremont's expeditions in the 1840s and served as a Union general in the American Civil War (1809-1868)
    Kit Carson; Christopher Carson.

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rally

  • noun a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
    mass meeting.
  • noun the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
    rallying.
    • he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning
    • he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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diego

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palaeobiology

  • noun a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
    paleobiology.

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prepubertal

  • adjective satellite (especially of human beings) at the age immediately before puberty; often marked by accelerated growth
    prepubescent.

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utah

  • noun a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young
    UT; Mormon State; Beehive State.

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forestry

  • noun the science of planting and caring for forests and the management of growing timber

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llano_estacado

  • noun a large semiarid plateau forming the southern part of the Great Plains

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verrucose

  • adjective satellite (of skin) covered with warts or projections that resemble warts
    wartlike; warty.

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subalpine_fir

  • noun medium-tall timber tree of the Rocky Mountains having a narrowly conic to columnar crown
    Alpine fir; Abies lasiocarpa.

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black_hills

  • noun mountains in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming; sacred to the Sioux (whites settling in the Black Hills led to the Battle of Little Bighorn); site of Mount Rushmore
  • noun mountains in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming

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pockmarked

  • adjective satellite used of paved surfaces having holes or pits
    pocked; potholed.
  • verb mark with or as if with pockmarks
    pockmark.
    • Her face was pockmarked by the disease

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vegetable_sheep

  • noun perennial prostrate mat-forming herb with hoary woolly foliage
    Raoulia lutescens; sheep plant; Raoulia australis.
  • noun cushion-forming New Zealand herb having leaves densely covered with tawny hairs
    Haastia pulvinaris; sheep plant.

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ecological

  • adjective characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    ecologic.
    • an ecological disaster
  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; bionomical; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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mountain_climber

  • noun someone who climbs mountains
    mountaineer.

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morgan

  • noun United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)
    Lewis Henry Morgan.
  • noun United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)
    Thomas Hunt Morgan.

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prepupal

  • adjective satellite of an inactive stage in the development of some insects, between the larval and the pupal stages
    • the prepupal stage

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scratchy

  • adjective satellite causing abrasion
    abrasive.
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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genetical

  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetic; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code
  • adjective of or relating to the science of genetics
    genetic.
    • genetic research

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ardennes

  • noun a wooded plateau in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France; the site of intense fighting in World War I and World War II

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age

  • noun how long something has existed
    • it was replaced because of its age
  • noun an era of history having some distinctive feature
    historic period.
    • we live in a litigious age

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rockery

  • noun a garden featuring rocks; usually alpine plants
    rock garden.

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biotechnology

  • noun the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes
    biotech.
    • biotechnology produced genetically altered bacteria that solved the problem
  • noun the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
    ergonomics; bioengineering.

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soldanel

(Bot.) A plant of the genus Soldanella, low Alpine herbs of the Primrose family.

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