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Search Results for: vulgaris

Vulgaris

vulgaris ordinary; of the usual type. Origin: L. Fr. Vulgus, a... Read More

Bean

Bean 1. (Science: botany) a name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera Faba, phaseolus, and... Read More

Ling

Ling 1. (Science: zoology) a large, marine, gadoid fish (Molva vulgaris) of northern Europe and Greenland. It is valued as a... Read More

Vulgar

vulgar 1. Of or pertaining to the mass, or multitude, of people; common; general; ordinary; public; hence, in general use;... Read More

Sole

sole 1. The bottom of the foot; hence, also, rarely, the foot itself. The dove found no rest for the sole of her foot. (gen.... Read More

Pestilence

pestilence 1. Specifically, the disease known as the plague; hence, any contagious or infectious epidemic disease that is... Read More

Thyme

thyme (Science: botany) Any plant of the labiate genus thymus. The garden thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is a warm, pungent... Read More

Dove

Dove 1. (Science: zoology) a pigeon of the genus Columba and various related genera. The species are numerous. The domestic... Read More

Torpedo

torpedo Origin: L. Torpedo, -inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See Torpid. 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of... Read More

Phytohemagglutinin

Definition noun, plural: phytohemagglutinins A hemagglutinin derived from a plant, especially... Read More

PHA

Definition noun Abbreviation for phytohemagglutinin, a hemagglutinin derived from plants, especially... Read More

Phagotrophy

Definition noun A process of ingesting relatively large particles of food that carries out via intracellular... Read More

Binomial nomenclature

Binomial Nomenclature Definition Binomial nomenclature is a binomial system of naming a species. A binomial name is... Read More