Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: radio


Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
AdaAdaan enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia; "ADA deficiency can lead to one form of severe combined immunodeficiency disease"; "the gene encoding ADA was one of the earlier human genes to be isolated and cloned for study"
adieuadieua farewell remark; "they said their good-byes"
adoadoa rapid active commotion
baddiebaddiethe principal bad character in a film or work of fiction
BaedaBaeda(Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
bawdybawdylewd or obscene talk or writing; "it was smoking-room bawdry"; "they published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy"
beadybeadycovered with beads or jewels or sequins
bedewbedewcover with drops of dew or as with dew
BidaBidathe capital and chief port of Qatar
biddybiddyyoung bird especially of domestic fowl
bidetbideta basin for washing genitals and anal area
BlidaBlidaa city in northern Algeria at the foot of the Atlas Mountains to the southwest of Algiers
bloodybloodycover with blood; "bloody your hands"
bodybodythe external structure of a vehicle; "the body of the car was badly rusted"
BoidaeBoidaeboas and pythons
BradyBradyUnited States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917)
broadwaybroadwaya street in Manhattan that passes through Times Square; famous for its theaters
broodybroodya domestic hen ready to brood
buddhabuddhafounder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)
buddybuddya close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
caddiecaddiean attendant who carries the golf clubs for a player
caddocaddoa family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the Midwest by the Caddo
caddycaddya can for storing tea
caudacaudaany taillike structure
cedicedithe basic unit of money in Ghana
cloudycloudy(of liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"
codacodathe closing section of a musical composition
CodyCodyUnited States showman famous for his Wild West Show (1846-1917)
credocredoany system of principles or beliefs
cruddycruddycharacterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes"
cuddycuddythe galley or pantry of a small ship
dadadadaa nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty
daddydaddyan informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
dadodadoa rectangular groove cut into a board so that another piece can fit into it
deadeyedeadeye(nautical) a round hardwood disk with holes and a grooved perimeter used to tighten a shroud
didodido(Roman mythology) a princess of Tyre who was the founder and queen of Carthage; Virgil tells of her suicide when she was abandoned by Aeneas
dodododoextinct heavy flightless bird of Mauritius related to pigeons
dowdydowdydeep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust
EddaEddaeither of two distinct works in Old Icelandic dating from the late 13th century and consisting of 34 mythological and heroic ballads composed between 800 and 1200; the primary source for Scandinavian mythology
eddoeddoedible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
eddyeddya miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
EdoEdothe capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan
faddyfaddyintensely fashionable for a short time
fadofadoa sad Portuguese folksong
foodiefoodiea person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
FridayFridaythe sixth day of the week; the fifth working day
gaddigaddia cushion on a throne for a prince in India
gaudygaudy(Britain) a celebratory reunion feast or entertainment held a college
giddygiddylacking seriousness; given to frivolity; "a dizzy blonde"; "light-headed teenagers"; "silly giggles"
goodygoodysomething considered choice to eat
goudagoudamild cream-colored Dutch cheese shaped in balls
GoudyGoudyUnited States printer noted for designing typefaces (1865-1947)
greedygreedywanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume; "don't be greedy with the cookies"
HaidaHaidathe Na-Dene language of the Haida
headwayheadwayforward movement; "the ship made little headway against the gale"
headyheadymarked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences; "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest"
heydayheydaythe period of greatest prosperity or productivity
hoodoohoodoosomething believed to bring bad luck
houdahhoudaha (usually canopied) seat for riding on the back of a camel or elephant
howdahhowdaha (usually canopied) seat for riding on the back of a camel or elephant
howdyhowdyan expression of greeting; "every morning they exchanged polite hellos"
IDAIDAan agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank
IdoIdoan artificial language that is a revision and simplification of Esperanto
JiddaJiddaport city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea; near Mecca
JudaJudaan ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center
JudahJudahan ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center
judojudoa sport adapted from jujitsu (using principles of not resisting) and similar to wrestling; developed in Japan
KadaiKadaia family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia
khadikhadia coarse homespun cotton cloth made in India
kiddykiddya young child
koodookoodooeither of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush
koudoukoudoueither of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush
kudukudueither of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush
laddieladdiea male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
ladyladya woman of refinement; "a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"
laudolaudoa mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (20,997 feet high)
LedaLeda(Greek mythology) a queen of Sparta who was raped by Zeus who had taken the form of a swan; Helen of Troy was conceived in the rape of Leda
LedaLedum(Greek mythology) a queen of Sparta who was raped by Zeus who had taken the form of a swan; Helen of Troy was conceived in the rape of Leda
lidolidoa recreational facility including a swimming pool for water sports
ludoludoa simple board game in which players move counters according to the throw of dice
MahdiMahdi(Islam) a messianic leader who (according to popular Muslim belief) will appear before the end of the world and restore justice and religion
maidumaidua Penutian language spoken by the Maidu
maydaymaydayan internationally recognized distress signal via radiotelephone (from the French m'aider)
MeadowMeadowa field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay
middaymiddaythe middle of the day
middymiddyblouse with a sailor collar
midimidia standard protocol for communication between electronic musical instruments and computers
midwaymidwaynaval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands
moodymoodyUnited States evangelist (1837-1899)
muddymuddymake turbid; "muddy the water"
nadanadaa quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
needyneedyneedy people collectively; "they try to help the needy"
nidinidusa nest in which spiders or insects deposit their eggs
nudanudactenophores lacking tentacles; comprises one genus: beroe
OdoOdoFrench pope from 1088 to 1099 whose sermons called for the First Crusade (1042-1099)
paddapaddaa genus of Ploceidae
paddypaddyrice in the husk either gathered or still in the field
paydaypaydaythe day on which you receive pay for your work
playdayplaydaytime for play or diversion
pseudopseudoa person who makes deceitful pretenses
qadiqadian Islamic judge
readyreadypoised for action; "their guns were at the ready"
redeyeredeyea night flight from which the passengers emerge with eyes red from lack of sleep; "he took the redeye in order to get home the next morning"
redoredodo over, as of (part of) a house; "We are remodeling these rooms"
reedyreedyresembling a reed in being upright and slender
RheidaeRheidaea family of birds coextensive with the order Rheiformes
roadwayroadwaya road (especially that part of a road) over which vehicles travel
rowdyrowdya cruel and brutal fellow
ruddyruddyof a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
saddhusaddhu(Hinduism) an ascetic holy man
sadhusadhu(Hinduism) an ascetic holy man
SaidaSaidathe main city of ancient Phoenicia
SaudiSaudia native or inhabitant of Saudi Arabia
seedyseedymorally degraded; "a seedy district"; "the seamy side of life"; "sleazy characters hanging around casinos"; "sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly; "the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce; "the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal"
shadowshadowrefuge from danger or observation; "he felt secure in his father's shadow"
shadyshadyfilled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands"
shoddyshoddyreclaimed wool fiber
sidasidalarge genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substances
SidaSidonlarge genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substances
sidewaysidewaytoward one side; "the car slipped sideways into the ditch"; "leaning sideways"; "a figure moving sidewise in the shadows"
sodasodaa sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics"
soddysoddya house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal courses
speedwayspeedwaya racetrack for racing automobiles or motorcycles
speedyspeedyaccomplished rapidly and without delay; "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident"; "hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"; "a speedy recovery"; "he has a right to a speedy trial"
steadysteadya person loved by another person
studystudya detailed critical inspection
suidaesuidaepigs; hogs; boars
teddyteddya woman's sleeveless undergarment
threadythreadythin in diameter; resembling a thread
tidytidyreceptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
toadytoadya person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
todatodathe Dravidian language spoken by the Toda in southern India
todaytodaythe day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow); "Today is beautiful"; "did you see today's newspaper?"
toddytoddya mixed drink made of liquor and water with sugar and spices and served hot
to-doto-doa disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
todytodytiny insectivorous West Indian bird having red-and-green plumage and a long straight bill
tweedytweedy(of country gentry) informal, clannish and outdoorsy
UdaUdathe major Protestant paramilitary group in Northern Ireland; responsible for bombing the homes of Catholics and for criminal racketeering and selling drugs
VaudoisVaudoisa Christian sect of dissenters that originated in southern France in the late 12th century adopted Calvinist doctrines in the 16th century
VedaVeda(from the Sanskrit word for `knowledge') any of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism written in early Sanskrit; traditionally believed to comprise the Samhitas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, and the Upanishads
voodoovoodooa charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
wadiwadigully or streambed in northern Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy season
weedyweedybeing very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck"
whidahwhidahmostly black African weaverbird
whydahwhydahmostly black African weaverbird
widowwidowa woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried
woodywoodymade hard like wood as the result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls
YeddoYeddothe capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan
YedoYedothe capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan
ZeidaeZeidaea family of fish in the order Zeomorphi

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
adieuxadieua farewell remark; "they said their good-byes"
aikidoaikidoa Japanese martial art employing principles similar to judo
alaudaalaudatype genus of the Alaudidae: skylarks
albedoalbedothe ratio of reflected to incident light
alcedoalcedotype genus of the Alcedinidae
alcidaealcidaeweb-footed diving seabirds of northern seas: auks; puffins; guillemots; murres; etc.
Al-QaedaAl-Qaedaa terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries
alreadyalreadyprior to a specified or implied time; "she has already graduated"
anguidaeanguidaealligator lizards
antidoantidoan artificial language related to Ido
apidaeapidaehoneybees; carpenter bees; bumblebees
arcidaearcidaeark shells
ArdeidaeArdeidaeherons; egrets; night herons; bitterns
armadaarmadaa large fleet
audioaudiothe sound elements of television
azidoazidorelating to or containing the azido group N3
BarbudaBarbudaan island in Antigua and Barbuda
batoideibatoideifish with dorsoventrally flattened bodies; includes: rays; skates; guitarfishes; sawfishes
BermudaBermudaa group of islands in the Atlantic off the Carolina coast; British colony; a popular resort
blackbodyblackbodya hypothetical object capable of absorbing all the electromagnetic radiation falling on it; "a black body maintained at a constant temperature is a full radiator at that temperature because the radiation reaching and leaving it must be in equilibrium"
BlattidaeBlattidaedomestic cockroaches
bothidaebothidaea family of fish of the order Heterosomata
bovidaebovidaetrue antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats
bramidaebramidaedeep-bodied percoid fishes of the open seas
bravadobravadoa swaggering show of courage
bruchidaebruchidaeseed beetles
bryopsidabryopsidatrue mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders Andreaeales; Bryales; Dicranales; Eubryales; Sphagnales
bushidobushidotraditional code of the Japanese samurai which stressed courage and loyalty and self-discipline and simple living
canadacanadaa nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
cancridaecancridaemany of the best known edible crabs
candidacandidaany of the yeastlike imperfect fungi of the genus Candida
canidaecanidaedogs; wolves; jackals; foxes
capsidaecapsidaeleaf bugs
cebidaecebidaeall the New World monkeys except marmosets and tamarins
cedillacedillaa diacritical mark (,) placed below the letter c to indicate that it is pronounced as an s
cervidaecervidaedeer: reindeer; moose or elks; muntjacs; roe deer
cestidacestidactenophore having short tentacles; one family
CestidaeCestidacoextensive with the order Cestida; ctenophores having a greatly flattened and elongated body
cestidaecestidaecoextensive with the order Cestida; ctenophores having a greatly flattened and elongated body
ChalcidaeChalcidaean arthropod family including: chalcidflies
chermidaechermidaejumping plant lice
chickadeechickadeeany of various small grey-and-black songbirds of North America
cicadacicadastout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone
cicadaecicadastout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone
cinclidaecinclidaewater ouzels
cleridaecleridaebeetles that prey on other insects
clinidaeclinidaeviviparous blennies of temperate and tropical seas
clupeidaeclupeidaeherrings; shad; sardines; etc.
coccidaecoccidaescale insects
comedocomedoa black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin
comedycomedya comic incident or series of incidents
congridaecongridaemarine eels
CoreidaeCoreidaesquash bugs and leaf-footed bugs
corridacorridaa Spanish or Portuguese or Latin American spectacle; a matador baits and (usually) kills a bull in an arena before many spectators
corvidaecorvidaecrow; raven; rook; jackdaw; chough; magpie; jay
cracidaecracidaecurassows; guans; chachalacas
crawdaddycrawdaddysmall freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
custodycustody(with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child; "my fate is in your hands"; "too much power in the president's hands"; "your guests are now in my custody"; "the mother was awarded custody of the children"
DanaidaeDanaidaesmall family of usually tropical butterflies: monarch butterflies
day-by-dayday-by-dayof or belonging to or occurring every day; "daily routine"; "a daily paper"
day-to-dayday-to-dayof or belonging to or occurring every day; "daily routine"; "a daily paper"
diploidydiploidythe condition of being diploid
dogsbodydogsbodya worker who has to do all the unpleasant or boring jobs that no one else wants to do
doodiadoodiain some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae; small terrestrial colony-forming ferns of Australasia
doradodoradoa constellation in the southern hemisphere near Reticulum and Pictor; contains most of the Large Magellanic Cloud
do-si-dodo-si-doa square-dance figure; two dancers approach each other and circle back to back before returning to their original places
DroghedaDroghedain 1649 the place was captured by Oliver Cromwell, who massacred the Catholic inhabitants
embodyembodyrepresent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"
EnkiduEnkidulegendary friend of Gilgamish
EquidaeEquidaehorses; asses; zebras; extinct animals
escudoescudothe basic unit of money on Cape Verde; equal to 100 centavos
faradayfaradaythe English physicist and chemist who discovered electromagnetic induction (1791-1867)
FelidaeFelidaecats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
FloridaFloridaa state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
foreladyforeladya woman who is foreperson of a jury
foreshadowforeshadowindicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
gadidaegadidaelarge family of important mostly marine food fishes
ganoideiganoideia group of mostly extinct primitive bony fishes characterized by armor-like bony scales
GarudaGarudaa supernatural eagle-like being that serves as Vishnu's mount
gavidaegavidaeloon family
GerridaeGerridaean arthropod family that includes water striders
GiraudouxGiraudouxFrench novelist and dramatist whose plays were reinterpretations of Greek myths (1882-1944)
gliridaegliridaedormice and other Old World forms
GranadaGranadaa city in southeastern Spain that was the capital of the Moorish kingdom until it was captured by Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492; site of the Alhambra (a palace and fortress built by Moors in the Middle Ages) which is now a major tourist attraction
granddaddygranddaddythe father of your father or mother
gravidagravidaa pregnant woman
GrenadaGrenadaan island state in the West Indies in the southeastern Caribbean Sea; an independent state within the British Commonwealth
haggadahaggadaTalmudic literature that does not deal with law but is still part of Jewish tradition
HaggadahHaggadahTalmudic literature that does not deal with law but is still part of Jewish tradition
haploidyhaploidythe condition of being haploid
hideawayhideawayan area where you can be alone
hirudohirudotype genus of the family Hirudinidae
HodeidaHodeidaan important port in Yemen on the Red Sea
HokkaidoHokkaidothe second largest of the four main islands of Japan; to the north of Honshu
holidayholidayleisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure; "we get two weeks of vacation every summer"; "we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico"
honeydewhoneydewthe fruit of a variety of winter melon vine; a large smooth greenish-white melon with pale green flesh
hylidaehylidaethe amphibian family of tree frogs
hymnodyhymnodythe act of singing psalms or hymns
ideaideaan approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
ipidaeipidaelarge family of bark-boring or wood-boring short-beaked beetles; very destructive to forest and fruit trees
JassidaeJassidaefamily of small leafhoppers coextensive with the Cicadellidae and not distinguished from it in some classifications
JudaeaJudaeathe southern part of ancient Palestine succeeding the kingdom of Judah; a Roman province at the time of Christ
JudeaJudeathe southern part of ancient Palestine succeeding the kingdom of Judah; a Roman province at the time of Christ
KannadaKannadaa Dravidian language spoken in southern India
KennedyKennedya large airport on Long Island to the east of New York City
KlaipedaKlaipedaa city in western Lithuania on the Baltic Sea; formerly an important trading town of the Hanseatic League
la-di-dala-di-daaffectedly genteel
LamnidaeLamnidaeoceanic sharks
landladylandladya landlord who is a woman
LaredoLaredoa city in southern Texas on the Rio Grande
laridaelaridaegull family: gulls and terns
libidolibido(psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual urge or desire
LydiaLydiaan ancient region on the coast of western Asia Minor; a powerful kingdom until conquered by the Persians in 546 BC
madiamadiagenus of sticky herbs with yellow flowers open in morning or evening but closed in bright light
majidaemajidaespider crabs
maladymaladyimpairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
manidaemanidaecoextensive with the order Pholidota
MedeaMedea(Greek mythology) a princess of Colchis who aided Jason in taking the Golden Fleece from her father
mediamediuman occupation for which you are especially well suited; "in law he found his true metier"
melodymelodythe perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes
meloidaemeloidaeblister beetles
meridameridathe capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan
mikadomikadothe emperor of Japan; when regarded as a religious leader the emperor is called tenno
miladymiladyan English noblewoman
mimidaemimidaesometimes considered a subfamily of Troglodytidae: mockingbirds; catbirds; thrashers
miridaemiridaeleaf bugs
molidaemolidaeocean sunfishes
monodymonodymusic consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
mullidaemullidaegoatfishes or red mullets
muridaemuridaeoriginally Old World rats now distributed worldwide; distinguished from the Cricetidae by typically lacking cheek pouches
muscadetmuscadetdry white wine from the Loire valley in France
muscidaemuscidaetwo-winged flies especially the housefly
MysidaeMysidaesmall shrimp-like crustaceans
nepidaenepidaewater scorpions
NerudaNerudaChilean poet (1904-1973)
NevadaNevadaa state in the southwestern United States
nobodynobodya person of no influence
noctuidaenoctuidaecutworms; armyworms
nonwoodynonwoodynot woody; not consisting of or resembling wood
numidanumidaguinea fowl
OestridaeOestridaewarble flies
off-Broadwayoff-Broadwaylow-budget theaters located outside the Broadway area in Manhattan
OneidaOneidathe Iroquoian language spoken by the Oneida
OviedoOviedoa city in northwestern Spain near the Cantabrian Mountains
PaduaPaduaa city in Veneto
pagodapagodaan Asian temple; usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof
pandowdypandowdydeep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust
paridaeparidaetitmice and chickadees
parodyparodyhumorous or satirical mimicry
passadopassado(fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
PeabodyPeabodyeducator who founded the first kindergarten in the United States (1804-1894)
peludopeludoArgentine armadillo with six movable bands and hairy underparts
peneidaepeneidaetropical prawns
percidaepercidaeactive freshwater fishes; true perches and pike perches
perfidyperfidyan act of deliberate betrayal
PhasmidaPhasmidain some classifications considered a suborder of Orthoptera: stick insects; leaf insects
PhasmidaePhasmidastick insects
phasmidaephasmidaestick insects
PhillidaePhillidaeleaf insects
phocidaephocidaeearless seals
pholidaepholidaea family of fish of suborder Blennioidea
phyllidaephyllidaeleaf insects
physidaephysidaefreshwater snails
pieridaepieridaearthropod family including cabbage butterflies; sulphur butterflies
PinctadaPinctadapearl oysters
pintadopintadolarge edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters
pipidaepipidaetongueless frogs
podiapodiuma platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
pongidaepongidaeusually considered as comprising orangutans; gorillas; chimpanzees; and sometimes gibbons
prie-dieuprie-dieulow bench for kneeling on
prie-dieuxprie-dieulow bench for kneeling on
pristidaepristidaelarge primitive rays with elongated snouts
prosodyprosodythe study of poetic meter and the art of versification
proteidaeproteidaemud puppies
psalmodypsalmodythe act of singing psalms or hymns
psocidaepsocidaea family of small soft-bodied insects that feed on decaying vegetation; related to booklice
psyllidaepsyllidaejumping plant lice
radiiradiussupport consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
radioradioa communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves
rajidaerajidaebottom-dwelling tropical rays: skates
rallidaerallidaerails; crakes; gallinules; coots
RanidaeRanidaea family nearly cosmopolitan in distribution: true frogs
raphidaeraphidaeextinct dodos and solitaires
remedyremedyact of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
remudaremudathe herd of horses from which those to be used the next day are chosen
resedaresedaany plant of the genus Reseda
residueresiduesomething left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"
rhapsodyrhapsodyan epic poem adapted for recitation
Rig-VedaRig-Vedaa Veda consisting of a collection of Hindu poems dating from before 2000 BC
rock-steadyrock-steadyconsistent in performance or behavior; "dependable in one's habits"; "a steady-going family man"
rodeorodeoan exhibition of cowboy skills
rosidaerosidaea group of trees and shrubs and herbs mostly with polypetalous flowers; contains 108 families including Rosaceae; Crassulaceae; Myrtaceae; Melastomaceae; Euphorbiaceae; Umbelliferae
SalpidaeSalpidaea small family of tunicates in the class Thaliacea
scombridaescombridaemarine food fishes: mackerels; chub mackerels; tuna
shadowyshadowyfilled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands"
SialidaeSialidaean arthropod family including: alderflies
slidewayslidewaysloping channel through which things can descend
solidisolidusa punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
somedaysomedaysome unspecified time in the future; "someday you will understand my actions"
sparidaesparidaeporgies; scups
sphecidaesphecidaemud daubers; some digger wasps
sphyrnidaesphyrnidaehammerhead sharks; bonnethead sharks
squalidaesqualidaedogfishes having a spine in each dorsal fin
squillidaesquillidaecrustaceans that burrow in mud or under stones in shallow water along the seashore
stadiastadiuma large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
stizidaestizidaecicada killers
strappadostrappadoa form of torture in which the hands are tied behind a person's back and they are lifted off the ground by a rope tied to their wrists, then allowed to drop until their fall is checked with a jerk by the rope
strigidaestrigidaea family of nocturnal birds of the order Strigiformes
strombidaestrombidaethe family of conchs
studiostudioworkplace for the teaching or practice of an art; "she ran a dance studio"; "the music department provided studios for their students"; "you don't need a studio to make a passport photograph"
SturnidaeSturnidaeOld World starlings
subsidysubsidya grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public; "a subsidy for research in artificial intelligence"
sulidaesulidaegannets and boobies
SvobodaSvoboda(Russia) freedom
teredoteredotypical shipworm
TestudoTestudotype genus of the Testudinidae
tethyidaetethyidaesea hares
threnodythrenodya song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
tidewaytidewaya channel in which a tidal current runs
tie-dyetie-dyedye after knotting the fabric to produce an irregular pattern; "The flower children tie-dye their T-shirts"
tineidaetineidaeclothes moths
tingidaetingidaelace bugs
todeatodeaa genus of delicate ferns belonging to the family Osmundaceae
TodidaeTodidaea family of birds of the order Coraciiformes
toledotoledoa city in central Spain on the Tagus river; famous for steel and swords since the first century
too-greedytoo-greedyexcessively gluttonous
tornadotornadoa purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive
torpedotorpedoany sluggish bottom-dwelling ray of the order Torpediniformes having a rounded body and electric organs on each side of the head capable of emitting strong electric discharges
tostadatostadaa crisp flat tortilla
tragedytragedydrama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity
triglidaetriglidaein some classifications restricted to the gurnards and subdivided into the subfamilies Triglinae (true sea robins) and Peristediinae (armored sea robins)
TurdidaeTurdidaethrushes; in some classifications considered a subfamily (Turdinae) of the family Muscicapidae
tuxedotuxedosemiformal evening dress for men
unbloodyunbloodyachieved without bloodshed; "an unbloody transfer of power"
unreadyunreadynot prepared or in a state of readiness; slow to understand or respond; "she cursed her unready tongue"
unsteadyunsteadynot firmly or solidly positioned; "climbing carefully up the unsteady ladder"; "an unfirm stance"
untidyuntidynot neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money"
ursidaeursidaebears and extinct related forms
VespidaeVespidaean arthropod family of the order Hymenoptera including: yellow jackets; hornets; mason wasps
videovideoa recording of both the visual and audible components (especially one containing a recording of a movie or television program)
well-to-dowell-to-doin fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"
workadayworkadayfound in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
AcadiaAcadiathe French-speaking part of the Canadian Maritime Provinces
acediaacediaapathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)
acrididaeacrididaeshort-horned grasshoppers; true locusts
adelgidaeadelgidaeplant lice
aepyornidaeaepyornidaecoextensive with the order Aepyorniformes
AgamidaeAgamidaean Old World reptile family of Sauria
akeridaeakeridaebubble shells
amiidaeamiidaeonly the bowfins
amoebidaamoebidathe animal order including amoebas
amphipodaamphipodasmall flat-bodied semiterrestrial crustaceans: whale lice; sand-hoppers; skeleton shrimp
anapsidaanapsidaoldest known reptiles; turtles and extinct Permian forms
AnaspidaAnaspidaextinct order of jawless vertebrates
anatidaeanatidaeswimming birds having heavy short-legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks
AncylidaeAncylidaefreshwater gastropod
andrenidaeandrenidaea large family of solitary short-tongued bees most of which burrow in the ground
andromedaandromedaa constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda galaxy
aneuploidyaneuploidyan abnormality involving a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number (one chromosome set is incomplete)
anguillidaeanguillidaeeels that live in fresh water as adults but return to the sea to spawn
AnnelidaAnnelidasegmented worms: earthworms; lugworms; leeches
antibodyantibodyany of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
aphididaeaphididaesmall soft-bodied plant lice
apodidaeapodidaeswifts; in former classifications included in the order Coraciiformes
ArachnidaArachnidaa large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs; have four pairs of walking legs and no wings
arcadiaarcadiaa department of Greece in the central Peloponnese
arcellidaearcellidaesoil and freshwater protozoa; cosmopolitan in distribution
ArctiidaeArctiidaetiger moths
arecidaearecidaeone of four subclasses or superorder of Monocotyledones; comprises about 6400 species in 5 families of trees and shrubs and terrestrial herbs and a few free-floating aquatics including: Palmae; Araceae; Pandanaceae and Lemnaceae
argasidaeargasidaesoft ticks
ariidaeariidaesea catfishes
armadilloarmadilloburrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates
artamidaeartamidaewood swallows
ArthropodaArthropodajointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes
ascaphidaeascaphidaefamily of one species of frog: tailed frog
AscaridaeAscaridaelarge roundworms parasitic in intestines of vertebrates
AsilidaeAsilidaerobber flies
AsteridaeAsteridaea group of mostly sympetalous herbs and some trees and shrubs mostly with 2 fused carpels; contains 43 families including Campanulales; Solanaceae; Scrophulariaceae; Labiatae; Verbenaceae; Rubiaceae; Compositae; sometimes classified as a superorder
autostradaautostradaan expressway in an Italian-speaking country
avocadoavocadoa pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
ayurvedaayurveda(Sanskrit) an ancient medical treatise summarizing the Hindu art of healing and prolonging life; sometimes regarded as a 5th Veda
BalaenidaeBalaenidaeright whales
balanidaebalanidaestalkless barnacles
barracudabarracudaany voracious marine fish of the genus Sphyraena having an elongated cylindrical body and large mouth with projecting lower jaw and long strong teeth
barricadobarricadoblock off with barricades
basidiabasidiuma small club-shaped structure typically bearing four basidiospores at the ends of minute projections; unique to basidiomycetes
bastinadobastinadoa form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels
belonidaebelonidaeferocious fishes of warm regions resembling but unrelated to the freshwater gars
BlattodeaBlattodeacockroaches; in some classifications considered an order
blenniidaeblenniidaea family of fish including: combtooth blennies
bombycidaebombycidaeChinese silkworm moth
brodiaeabrodiaeaany of several plants of the genus Brodiaea having basal grasslike leaves and globose flower heads on leafless stems resembling those of genus Allium
brotulidaebrotulidaechiefly deep-sea fishes related to the Ophidiidae
buddy-buddybuddy-buddy(used informally) associated on close terms; "a close friend"; "the bartender was chummy with the regular customers"; "the two were thick as thieves for months"
bufonidaebufonidaetrue toads
burhinidaeburhinidaelarge wading birds resembling the plovers: stone curlews
busybodybusybodya person who meddles in the affairs of others
CambodiaCambodiaa nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946
camelidaecamelidaecamels and llamas and vicunas
carabidaecarabidaeground beetles
carangidaecarangidaelarge family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails; chiefly of warm seas
carapidaecarapidaepearlfishes: related to the Brotulidae
carbonadocarbonadoa piece of meat (or fish) that has been scored and broiled
cardiidaecardiidaesomewhat heart-shaped sand-burrowing bivalve mollusks
CathartidaeCathartidaecondors; turkey buzzards; king vultures
caviidaecaviidaea family of Hystricomorpha
centrarchidaecentrarchidaesunfish family
cercopidaecercopidaefroghoppers or spittlebugs
chalcididaechalcididaean arthropod family including: chalcidflies
characidaecharacidaetropical freshwater fishes of Africa and South America and Central America
CharacidaeCharacidaetropical freshwater fishes of Africa and South America and Central America
chelonidaechelonidaegreen turtles; hawksbills
ChelydridaeChelydridaesnapping turtles
ChilopodaChilopodaarthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs: centipedes
chimaeridaechimaeridaea family of Holocephali
chinchillidaechinchillidaesmall bushy-tailed South American burrowing rodents
chiropodychiropodythe branch of medicine concerned with the feet
chlamydiachlamydiacoccoid rickettsia infesting birds and mammals; cause infections of eyes and lungs and genitourinary tract
chrysopidaechrysopidaegreen lacewings
cimicidaecimicidaewingless flat-bodied bloodsucking insects
clostridiaclostridiaspindle-shaped bacterial cell especially one swollen at the center by an endospore
CoccidiaCoccidiaan order in the subclass Telosporidia
coccidiacoccidiuman order in the subclass Telosporidia
coccoideacoccoideascale insects and mealybugs
coerebidaecoerebidaethe honeycreepers
ColoradoColoradoa state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
colubridaecolubridaenonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
ColumbidaeColumbidaedoves and pigeons
combat-readycombat-readyengaged in or ready for military or naval operations; "on active duty"; "the platoon is combat-ready"; "review the fighting forces"
conidiaconidiuman asexually produced fungal spore formed on a conidiophore
consolidaconsolidaplants having flowers resembling the larkspur's but differing from larkspur's in the arrangement of petals; sometimes included in genus Delphinium
CopepodaCopepodaminute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans
cordylidaecordylidaesmall family of spiny ovoviviparous African lizards
CorixidaeCorixidaewater bugs
CotingidaeCotingidaecotingas; umbrella birds
cotingidaecotingidaecotingas; umbrella birds
cracticidaecracticidaeAustralian birds formerly included in the family Laniidae
craspediacraspediaherbs of Australia and New Zealand
cricetidaecricetidaemostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
CrinoideaCrinoideasea lilies
crotalidaecrotalidaeNew World vipers: pit vipers
cryptorchidycryptorchidyfailure of one or both testes to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops
ctenidiactenidiumcomb-like respiratory structure serving as the gill of certain mollusks
ctenizidaectenizidaelarge burrowing spiders
cuculidaecuculidaeincludes cuckoo; ani; roadrunner
cydippidacydippidactenophores having two long pinnate tentacles
CynipidaeCynipidaea family of Hymenoptera
CypraeidaeCypraeidaefamily of marine gastropods comprising the cowries
cyprinidaecyprinidaea family of fish including: carp; tench; roach; rudd; dace
DasyuridaeDasyuridaedasyures; native cats; pouched mice; banded anteaters; Tasmanian devils
decapodadecapodasquids and cuttlefishes
deciduadeciduathe epithelial tissue of the endometrium
dermestidaedermestidaecarpet beetles
desperadodesperadoa bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)
diapsidadiapsidaused in former classifications to include all living reptiles except turtles; superseded by the two subclasses Lepidosauria and Archosauria
diplopodadiplopodaarthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes
dipodidaedipodidaeOld World jerboas
disembodydisembodyfree from a body or physical form or reality
dugongidaedugongidaea family of mammals of order Sirenia including dugongs and Steller's sea cow
dytiscidaedytiscidaewater beetles
eisteddfodaueisteddfodany of several annual Welsh festivals involving artistic competitions (especially in singing)
elapidaeelapidaecobras; kraits; mambas; coral snakes; Australian taipan and tiger snakes
eldoradoeldoradoan imaginary place of great wealth and opportunity; sought in South America by 16th-century explorers
elodeaelodeasubmerged freshwater perennials
elopidaeelopidaetarpons and ladyfishes
emydidaeemydidaebox and water turtles
enchiladaenchiladatortilla with meat filling baked in tomato sauce seasoned with chili
ephippidaeephippidaesmall family comprising the spadefishes
EsocidaeEsocidaepikes; pickerels; muskellunges
everydayeverydaycommonplace and ordinary; "the familiar everyday world"
eyeshadoweyeshadowmakeup consisting of a cosmetic substance used to darken the eyes
falconidaefalconidaea family of birds of the order Falconiformes
fregatidaefregatidaefrigate birds
fringillidaefringillidaefinches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
fuddy-duddyfuddy-duddya conservative who is old-fashioned or dull in attitude or appearance; "you may accuse me of being and old fuddy-duddy trying to stop young people having fun"
fulgoridaefulgoridaeplant hoppers: lantern flies
GastropodaGastropodasnails and slugs and their relatives
gempylidaegempylidaesnake mackerels
geomyidaegeomyidaeNorth American pocket gophers
gerrididaegerrididaean arthropod family that includes water striders
GinkgopsidaGinkgopsidaginkgos: in some systems classified as a class and in others as a subdivision; used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
glochidiaglochidiuma barbed spine or bristle (often tufted on cacti)
glossinidaeglossinidaeflies closely related to the Muscidae: tsetse flies
glossodiaglossodiasmall genus of Australian orchids
GnetopsidaGnetopsidagymnospermous flowering plants; supposed link between conifers and angiosperms; in some systems classified as a class (Gnetopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Gnetophytina or Gnetophyta)
goody-goodygoody-goodya person who behaves extremely well in order to please a superior
granadillagranadillathe egg-shaped edible fruit of tropical American vines related to passionflowers
granadillogranadilloWest Indian tree yielding a fine grade of green ebony
gyrinidaegyrinidaewhirligig beetles
half-holidayhalf-holidaya day on which half is free from work or duty
halictidaehalictidaea family of small solitary bees; many are valuable pollinators for agriculture
helicidaehelicidaeland snails including the common edible snail and some pests
hexanchidaehexanchidaeprimitive sharks
HexanchidaeHexanchidaeprimitive sharks
hexapodahexapodainsects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
homaridaehomaridaelarge-clawed lobsters
homebodyhomebodya person who seldom goes anywhere; one not given to wandering or travel
hominidaehominidaemodern man and extinct immediate ancestors of man
how-do-you-dohow-do-you-doan expression of greeting; "every morning they exchanged polite hellos"
hydrophidaehydrophidaesea snakes
hystricidaehystricidaeOld World porcupines
icteridaeicteridaeAmerican orioles; American blackbirds; bobolinks; meadowlarks
IguanidaeIguanidaeNew World lizards
IndriidaeIndriidaea family of Lemuroidea
intifadaintifadaan uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000; "the first intifada ended when Israel granted limited autonomy to the Palestine National Authority in 1993"
invidiainvidiaspite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins)
IrenidaeIrenidaea family of birds of the suborder Oscines
IrrawaddyIrrawaddythe main river of Myanmar rising in the north and flowing south through the length of Burma to empty into the Andaman Sea
isuridaeisuridaein some classifications another name for the family Lamnidae
IxodidaeIxodidaehard ticks
kennediakennediagenus of Australian woody vines having showy red or purplish flowers
KennedyaKennedyagenus of Australian woody vines having showy red or purplish flowers
kyphosidaekyphosidaesea chubs
lacertidaelacertidaeOld World lizards
LemuridaeLemuridaetypical lemurs; of Madagascar
LepadidaeLepadidaegoose barnacles
LeporidaeLeporidaehares and rabbits
liliidaeliliidaeone of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises 17 families including: Liliaceae; Alliaceae; Amaryllidaceae; Iridaceae; Orchidaceae; Trilliaceae
limulidaelimulidaehorseshoe crabs
LithodidaeLithodidaedeep-sea crabs of cold waters
locustidaelocustidaeshort-horned grasshoppers; true locusts
lophiidaelophiidaelarge-headed marine fishes comprising the anglers
lorisidaelorisidaeslow-moving omnivorous nocturnal primates of tropical Asia; usually tailless
LucanidaeLucanidaestag beetles
lycaenidaelycaenidaefamily of small usually brilliantly colored butterflies; males have short forelegs
LycopsidaLycopsidaclub mosses and related forms: includes Lycopodiales; Isoetales; Selaginellales; and extinct Lepidodendrales; sometimes considered a subdivision of Tracheophyta
lycosidaelycosidaewolf spiders
LygaeidaeLygaeidaelygaeid bugs
machilidaemachilidaejumping bristletails
makereadymakereadyfinal preparation and adjustments
mammutidaemammutidaeextinct family: mastodons
MembracidaeMembracidaeplant hoppers: treehoppers
mobulidaemobulidaelarge rays lacking venomous spines: mantas
molossidaemolossidaemastiff bats; freetail bats
MomotidaeMomotidaea family of birds of the order Coraciiformes
mugilidaemugilidaegrey mullets
MuraenidaeMuraenidaemarine eels
muroideamuroideaa superfamily of rodents essentially equal to the suborder Myomorpha but with the Dipodidae excluded
muscoideamuscoideatwo-winged flies especially the families: Muscidae; Gasterophilidae; Calliphoridae; Tachinidae
mustelidaemustelidaeweasels; polecats; ferrets; minks; fishers; otters; badgers; skunks; wolverines; martens
MyacidaeMyacidaesoft-shell clams
myctophidaemyctophidaedeep-sea fishes comprising the lantern fishes
mytilidaemytilidaemarine mussels
myxinidaemyxinidaeslime-producing marine animals: hagfishes
MyxinoideiMyxinoideihagfishes as distinguished from lampreys
nautilidaenautilidaespiral-shelled cephalopods
NematodaNematodaunsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms
nephropsidaenephropsidaein some classifications coextensive with the Homaridae
nerodianerodiaNorth American water snakes
never-say-dienever-say-dieimpossible to subdue
ningishzidaningishzidaan underworld Babylonian deity; patron of medicine
NumidiaNumidiaan ancient kingdom (later a Roman province) in North Africa in an area corresponding roughly to present-day Algeria
NumididaeNumididaeguinea fowl and related birds of Africa and Madagascar
NymphalidaeNymphalidaelarge beautifully colored butterflies
ObadiahObadiahan Old Testament book telling Obadiah's prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible
octopodaoctopodaoctopuses and paper nautilus
oniscidaeoniscidaea family of Isopoda
ostracodaostracodaseed shrimps
oven-readyoven-readyprepared before sale and ready to be cooked
overgreedyovergreedyexcessively gluttonous
overshadowovershadowcast a shadow upon; "The tall tree overshadowed the house"
paguridaepaguridaehermit crabs
PalladioPalladiohighly original and much imitated Italian architect (1508-1580)
parulidaeparulidaeNew World warblers
passeridaepasseridaetrue sparrows: Old world birds formerly considered weaverbirds
PatellidaePatellidaemarine limpets
pauropodapauropodaan obscure class of minute arthropods with branched antennae and 8 to 10 pairs of legs
peccadillopeccadilloa petty misdeed
PercoideaPercoideain some classifications nearly or exactly equivalent to the Perciformes which are considered a suborder
PercophidaePercophidaepercoid flatheads
perdicidaeperdicidaeOld World partridges
phasianidaephasianidaepheasants; quails; partridges
PhasmatidaePhasmatidaestick insects
phasmidiaphasmidiaone of two subgroups of Nematoda used in some classification systems
pholadidaepholadidaea family of Bivalvia
PhoronidaPhoronidasmall phylum of wormlike marine animals
PhthiriidaePhthiriidaecrab lice
pinopsidapinopsidamost conifers: in some systems classified as a class (Pinopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Pinophytina); used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
piscidiapiscidiagenus of shrubs or small trees having indehiscent pods with black seeds; roots and bark yield fish poisons
polyploidypolyploidythe condition of being polyploid
polypodypolypodyany of numerous ferns of the genus Polypodium
portunidaeportunidaeswimming crabs
presidiapresidiuma permanent executive committee in socialist countries that has all the powers of some larger legislative body and that acts for it when it is not in session
presidiopresidioa fortress established in the southwestern United States by the Spanish in order to protect their missions and other holdings; "Tucson was first settled as a walled presidio"
procyonidaeprocyonidaeraccoons; coatis; cacomistles; kinkajous; and sometimes pandas
PrunellidaePrunellidaehedge sparrow
psilopsidapsilopsidawhisk ferns; comprising the family Psilotaceae or Psilotatae: vascular plants with no roots, partial if any leaf differentiation, and rudimentary spore sacs
psittacidaepsittacidaecoextensive with the order Psittaciformes
psychodidaepsychodidaevery small two-winged flies with hairy wings that develop in moss and damp vegetable matter: sand flies
pteriidaepteriidaepearl oysters
pteropsidapteropsidaused in former classifications to include all ferns and flowering plants and divided into the three classes Filicinae and Gymnospermae and Angiospermae
pulicidaepulicidaemany common fleas attacking humans and domestic animals
pyralidaepyralidaebee moths; corn borers; flour moths
PythonidaePythonidaein some classifications a family separate from Boidae comprising Old World boas
pyxidiapyxidiumfruit of such plants as the plantain; a capsule whose upper part falls off when the seeds are released
quesadillaquesadillaa tortilla that is filled with cheese and heated
ratibidaratibidagenus of perennial wildflowers of North American plains and prairies; often cultivated for their showy flower heads
residuaresiduumsomething left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"
RhizopodaRhizopodacreeping protozoans: amoebas and foraminifers
rough-and-readyrough-and-readycrude but effective for the purpose at hand
rynchopidaerynchopidaecoextensive with the genus Rynchops: skimmers
salesladysalesladya woman salesperson
salmonidaesalmonidaesalmon and trout
Sama-VedaSama-Vedaa collection of mantras and tunes for use with the Rig-Veda
sapodillasapodillatropical fruit with a rough brownish skin and very sweet brownish pulp
sarcoptidaesarcoptidaesmall whitish mites
SauropodaSauropodaany of the sauropod dinosaurs
ScaphopodaScaphopodasmall class of bilaterally symmetrical marine forms comprising the tooth shells
SchenectadySchenectadya city of eastern New York on the Mohawk river; it prospered after the opening of the Erie Canal
SchizopodaSchizopodain former classifications a division of Malacostraca; superseded by the orders Mysidacea and Euphausiacea
SciaridaeSciaridaefungus gnats
sciuridaesciuridaea mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles
scolytidaescolytidaelarge family of bark-boring or wood-boring short-beaked beetles; very destructive to forest and fruit trees
scombroideascombroideamackerels; tunas; albacores; bonitos; swordfishes; sailfishes
scorpaenidaescorpaenidaescorpionfishes; rockfishes; lionfishes
sepiidaesepiidaetrue cuttlefishes
serranidaeserranidaemarine fishes: sea basses; sea perches; groupers; jewfish
SiluridaeSiluridaeOld World catfishes
sisyridaesisyridaean arthropod family of the order Neuroptera that includes spongeflies
solenidaesolenidaerazor clams
somebodysomebodya human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
spalacidaespalacidaemole rats
spatangoidaspatangoidaheart-shaped sea urchins
SphecoideaSphecoideafamilies Sphecidae and Stizidae
spheniscidaespheniscidaecomprising all existing penguins
SphenopsidaSphenopsidahorsetails and related forms
sphyraenidaesphyraenidaemonotypic family of large active fishes of tropical and subtropical waters: barracuda
spirulidaespirulidaecoextensive with the genus Spirula; included in the order Belemnoidea in some older classifications
squatinidaesquatinidaebottom-dwelling ray-like sharks
stromateidaestromateidaebutterfishes: harvest fishes; dollar fishes
sylviidaesylviidaein some classifications considered a subfamily (Sylviinae) of the family Muscicapidae: Old World (true) warblers; American kinglets and gnatcatchers
SynapsidaSynapsidaextinct reptiles of the Permian to Jurassic considered ancestral to mammals
tachinidaetachinidaeparasites on other insects
TachinidaeTachinidaeparasites on other insects
tadaridatadaridafreetail bats
TaeniidaeTaeniidaea family of Cestoda
tapiridaetapiridaetapirs and extinct related forms
tardigradatardigradain some classifications considered a separate phylum: microscopic arachnid-like invertebrates living in water or damp moss having 4 pairs of legs and instead of a mouth a pair of stylets or needlelike piercing organs connected with the pharynx
TarsiidaeTarsiidaecoextensive with the genus Tarsius: tarsiers
TaxideaTaxideain some classifications considered a genus of subfamily Melinae
taxopsidataxopsidayews: in some systems classified as a class (Taxopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Taxophytina) used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
teiidaeteiidaewhiptails; etc.
TenrecidaeTenrecidaetenrecs and extinct related forms
therapsidatherapsidaextinct mammal-like reptiles found inhabiting all continents from the mid Permian to late Triassic
TheravadaTheravadaone of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing personal salvation through your own efforts; a conservative form of Buddhism that adheres to Pali scriptures and the non-theistic ideal of self purification to nirvana; the dominant religion of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) and Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand and Laos and Cambodia
theropodatheropodacarnivorous saurischian dinosaurs with short forelimbs; Jurassic and Cretaceous
tinamidaetinamidaecomprising the tinamous
TipulidaeTipulidaecrane flies
TorquemadaTorquemadathe Spaniard who as Grand Inquisitor was responsible for the death of thousands of Jews and suspected witches during the Spanish Inquisition (1420-1498)
tortricidaetortricidaeleaf rollers and codling moths
TrematodaTrematodaparasitic flatworms (including flukes)
trephritidaetrephritidaefruit flies; some leaf miners
triakidaetriakidaesmall sharks with smooth skins and lacking spines on their dorsal fins
trichechidaetrichechidaecomprising only the manatees
tridacnidaetridacnidaelarge marine hard-shell clams
TriopidaeTriopidaea family of Notostraca
TrogonidaeTrogonidaecoextensive with the order Trogoniformes
trypetidaetrypetidaefruit flies; some leaf miners
TurnicidaeTurnicidaesmall Old World birds resembling but not related to true quail
tylenchidaetylenchidaea family of Nematoda
TyphlopidaeTyphlopidaeblind snakes
tyrannidaetyrannidaeNew World tyrant flycatchers most numerous in Central America and South America but also in the United States and Canada
tytonidaetytonidaecomprising only the barn owls
underbodyunderbodythe soft belly or underside of an animal's body
understudyunderstudyan actor able to replace a regular performer when required
varanidaevaranidaemonitor lizards
veneridaeveneridaehard-shell clams
viperidaeviperidaeOld World vipers
viverridaeviverridaegenets; civets; mongooses
wide-bodywide-bodya commercial airliner with two aisles
XenicidaeXenicidaealternative names for the family comprising the New Zealand wrens
xiphiidaexiphiidaecomprising the common swordfishes
Yajur-VedaYajur-Vedaa collection of sacrificial formulas and prayers
zapodidaezapodidaejumping mice
ZiphiidaeZiphiidaebeaked whales; in some especially former classifications included in the family Physeteridae

Rhymes with 5 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
accipitridaeaccipitridaehawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
actinidiaactinidiasmall Asiatic woody vine bearing many-seeded fruit
actinopodaactinopodaheliozoans; radiolarians
aegypiidaeaegypiidaein some classifications considered the family comprising the Old World vultures which are more often included in the family Accipitridae
aficionadoaficionadoa serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer
ailuropodaailuropodaonly the giant panda: in some classifications considered a genus of the separate family Ailuropodidae
alismatidaealismatidaeone of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises about 500 species in 14 families of aquatic and semiaquatic herbs
alloantibodyalloantibodyan antibody that occurs naturally against foreign tissues from a person of the same species
AlopiidaeAlopiidaethresher sharks
ammodytidaeammodytidaesand lances
AmontilladoAmontilladopale medium-dry sherry from Spain
amontilladoamontilladopale medium-dry sherry from Spain
amphidiploidyamphidiploidythe condition of being amphidiploid
AmphisbaenidaeAmphisbaenidaeworm lizards
amphiumidaeamphiumidaecongo snakes
anniellidaeanniellidaelegless lizards
anobiidaeanobiidaedeathwatch beetles
anomiidaeanomiidaesaddle oysters
antedonidaeantedonidaefeather stars
antheridiaantheridiumthe male sex organ of spore-producing plants; produces antherozoids; equivalent to the anther in flowers
anthropoideaanthropoideamonkeys; apes; hominids
aphasmidiaaphasmidiaone of two subgroups of Nematoda used in some classification systems
AphidoideaAphidoideaplant lice
aplysiidaeaplysiidaesea hares
apogonidaeapogonidaebright-colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouth
apterygidaeapterygidaecoextensive with the order Apterygiformes
ArgentinidaeArgentinidaesmall marine soft-finned fishes with long silvery bodies; related to salmons and trouts
argiopidaeargiopidaespiders that spin orb webs; cosmopolitan in distribution
ArgonautidaeArgonautidaerepresented solely by the genus Argonauta

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