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Bearer

Bearer 1. One who, or that which, bears, sustains, or carries. Bearers of burdens. . The bearer of unhappy news. 2.... Read More

Gemmule

Definition noun, plural: gemmules (botany) A small gemma; a bud produced by gemmation. (zoology) A mass of cell capable of... Read More

Undergo

undergo 1. To go or move below or under. 2. To be subjected to; to bear up against; to pass through; to endure; to suffer;... Read More

Ensign

Ensign 1. A flag; a banner; a standard; especially, the national flag, or a banner indicating nationality, carried by a ship... Read More

Spire

spire To breathe. Origin: L. Spirare to breathe. See Spirit. 1. A slender stalk or blade in vegetation; as, a spire grass or... Read More

Quartering

quartering 1. A station. 2. Assignment of quarters for soldiers; quarters. 3. The division of a shield containing different... Read More

Sack

sack To plunder or pillage, as a town or city; to devastate; to ravage. The romans lay under the apprehension of seeing... Read More

Luciferase

Definition noun, plural: luciferases Any of the group of enzymes that act on the oxidation of luciferin of bioluminescent... Read More

Pneumatophore

Definition noun, plural: pneumatophores (botany) A specialized aerial root, such as in certain mangrove species, that stick... Read More

Chromatophore

Definition noun, plural: chromatophores A pigment-containing cell or light-reflecting structure, especially found in fish,... Read More