Near rhymes dictionary

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List of near rhymes for the word: run

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Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
brainbrainthat part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
branbranfood prepared from the husks of cereal grains
BraunBraunUnited States rocket engineer (born in Germany where he designed a missile used against England); he led the United States Army team that put the first American satellite into space (1912-1977)
brawnbrawnpossessing muscular strength
BrenBrena submachine gun operated by gas pressure; used by the British in World War II
brinebrinea strong solution of salt and water used for pickling
brownbrowna university in Rhode Island
bruinbruinlarge ferocious bear of Eurasia
BrunnBrunnan industrial city in Moravia in Czech Republic to the southeast of Prague
crancrana capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring
cranecranelarge long-necked wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts of the world
cronecronean ugly evil-looking old woman
crooncroonsing softly
crowncrownthe part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
draindrainemptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
drawndrawhaving the curtains or draperies closed or pulled shut; "the drawn draperies kept direct sunlight from fading the rug"
drawndrawnhaving the curtains or draperies closed or pulled shut; "the drawn draperies kept direct sunlight from fading the rug"
dronedronestingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen
drowndrowndie from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating; "The child drowned in the lake"
frownfrowna facial expression of dislike or displeasure
graingrainthe physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance); "breadfruit has the same texture as bread"; "sand of a fine grain"; "fish with a delicate flavor and texture"; "a stone of coarse grain"
grangranthe mother of your father or mother
GreenGreenstreet names for ketamine
GreeneGreeneEnglish novelist and Catholic (1904-1991)
gringrina facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
groangroanan utterance expressing pain or disapproval
groingroina protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
growngrow(of animals) fully developed; "an adult animal"; "a grown woman"
growngrown(of animals) fully developed; "an adult animal"; "a grown woman"
groynegroynea protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
kronekronethe basic unit of money in Denmark
kroonkroonthe basic unit of money in Estonia
prawnprawnshrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible
pruneprunedried plum
rainrainanything happening rapidly or in quick successive; "a rain of bullets"; "a pelting of insults"
ranruna score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"
reignreignroyal authority; the dominion of a monarch
ReinReinone of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
RheinRheina major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea
rhinerhinea major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea
rhonerhonea major French river; flows into the Mediterranean near Marseilles; "the valley of the Rhone is famous for its vineyards"
roanroana horse having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or gray
RonRona Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria
ruinruindestruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
runruna score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"
runeruneany character from an ancient Germanic alphabet used in Scandinavia from the 3rd century to the Middle Ages; "each rune had its own magical significance"
screenscreena protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
shrineshrinea place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
sprainspraina painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments
strainstrainthe act of singing; "with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates"
strewnstrewcover; be dispersed over; "Dead bodies strewed the ground"
thronethronethe position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions
thrownthrowtwisted together; as of filaments spun into a thread; "thrown silk is raw silk that has been twisted and doubled into yarn"
traintrainwheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
trinetrinethe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
try-ontry-onputting clothes on to see whether they fit
wrenwrenany of several small active brown birds of the northern hemisphere with short upright tails; they feed on insects
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Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
AaronAaron(Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf
AkronAkrona city in northeastern Ohio; the heart of the United States rubber industry
AlgrenAlgrenUnited States writer (1909-1981)
apronaprona garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect your clothing
ArawnArawnCeltic deity who was the lord of Annwfn (the other world or the land of fairies)
arenbea light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
arraignarraignaccuse of a wrong or an inadequacy
BahrainBahrainan island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia; oil revenues funded progressive programs until reserves were exhausted in 1970s
BahreinBahreinan island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia; oil revenues funded progressive programs until reserves were exhausted in 1970s
BaronBarona very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
barrenbarrenan uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation; "the barrens of central Africa"; "the trackless wastes of the desert"
baryonbaryonany of the elementary particles having a mass equal to or greater than that of a proton and that participate in strong interactions; a hadron with a baryon number of +1
bestrewnbestrewcover by strewing
birdbrainbirdbraina person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought
blue-greenblue-greenof a bluish shade of green
boronborona trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder
brethrenbrother(plural) the lay members of a male religious order
BrowneBrowneUnited States writer of humorous tales of an itinerant showman (1834-1867)
BryanBryana town of east central Texas
burinburina chisel of tempered steel with a sharp point; used for engraving
ByronByronEnglish romantic poet notorious for his rebellious and unconventional lifestyle (1788-1824)
CaireneCairenea native or inhabitant of Cairo
caldroncaldrona very large pot that is used for boiling
caprinecaprinebeing or pertaining to or resembling a goat or goats; "caprine creatures"; "a caprine strain of virus"; "a caprine voice"
careencareenpitching dangerously to one side
cauldroncauldrona very large pot that is used for boiling
chagrinchagrinstrong feelings of embarrassment
chaldronchaldrona British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 36 bushels
chamfronchamfronmedieval plate armor to protect a horse's head
chanfronchanfronmedieval plate armor to protect a horse's head
CharonCharon(Greek mythology) the ferryman who brought the souls of the dead across the river Styx or the river Acheron to Hades
checkreincheckreina rein designed to keep the horse's head in the desired position
chevronchevronan inverted V-shaped charge
childrenchilda young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
chlorinechlorinea common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
chorinechorinea woman who dances in a chorus line
chorionchorionthe outermost membranous sac enclosing the embryo in higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
cistroncistron(genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity; "genes were formerly called factors"
citrincitrina vitamin that maintains the resistance of cell and capillary walls to permeation
citrinecitrinesemiprecious yellow quartz resembling topaz
citroncitronlarge lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind; usually preserved
clarionclariona medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone
CochranCochranUnited States aviator who held several speed records and headed the women's Air Force pilots in World War II (1910-1980)
constrainconstrainrestrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations"
crayoncrayonwriting implement consisting of a colored stick of composition wax used for writing and drawing
CreonCreon(Greek mythology) the brother of Jocasta and uncle of Antigone who became king of Thebes after the fall of Oedipus
dacrondacrona kind of polyester fabric
dacryondacryonthe craniometric point at the junction of the anterior border of the lacrimal bone with the frontal bone
DairenDairena port and shipbuilding center in northeastern China on the Liaodong Peninsula; now a part of Luda
dark-browndark-brownof a color similar to that of wood or earth
dark-greendark-greenof the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass; "a green tree"; "green fields"; "green paint"
DarwinDarwinprovincial capital of the Northern Territory of Australia
DerainDerainFrench painter and exponent of fauvism (1880-1954)
dethronedethroneremove a monarch from the throne; "If the King does not abdicate, he will have to be dethroned"
detraindetrainleave a train
dextrindextrinany of various polysaccharides obtained by hydrolysis of starch; a tasteless and odorless gummy substance that is used as a thickening agent and in adhesives and in dietary supplements
DhahranDhahranan oil town in eastern Saudi Arabia on an inlet from the Persian Gulf; in June 1996 terrorists bombed an apartment complex in Dhahran killing 19 United States soldiers and wounding more than 300 people
distraindistrainlegally take something in place of a debt payment
doctrinedoctrinea belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
durionduriontree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind
eccrineeccrine(of exocrine glands) producing a clear aqueous secretion without releasing part of the secreting cell; important in regulating body temperature
embrownembrownmake brown in color; "the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard"
enshrineenshrineenclose in a shrine; "the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral"
enthroneenthroneprovide with power and authority; "They vested the council with special rights"
entrainentrainboard a train
ErinErinan early name of Ireland that is now used in poetry
errhineerrhinecausing nasal discharge
estroneestronea naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary; synthesized (trade name Estronol) and used to treat estrogen deficiency
ethraneethranea nonflammable liquid (trade name Ethrane) used as an inhalation general anesthetic
ferineferinewild and menacing; "a pack of feral dogs"
fibrinfibrina white insoluble fibrous protein formed by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen when blood clots; it forms a network that traps red cells and platelets
florinflorinformerly the basic unit of money in the Netherlands; equal to 100 cents
fluorinefluorinea nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite
forebrainforebrainthe anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube
foreignforeignrelating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city"
FortranFortrana high-level programing language for mathematical and scientific purposes; stands for formula translation
FreonFreonany one or more chlorofluorocarbons (or related compounds) that are used as an aerosol propellant, organic solvent, or refrigerant
full-grownfull-grown(of animals) fully developed; "an adult animal"; "a grown woman"
furanfurana colorless toxic flammable liquid used in the synthesis of nylon
furanefuranea colorless toxic flammable liquid used in the synthesis of nylon
gangrenegangrenethe localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
GaronneGaronnea river that rises in the Pyrenees and flows northwest to the Bay of Biscay
gastringastrinpolypeptide hormone secreted by the mucous lining of the stomach; when peptides and amino acids are present in the small intestine the secretion of gastric acid is stimulated
geartraingeartrainwheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
GeryonGeryon(Greek mythology) a mythical monster with three heads that was slain by Hercules
GibranGibranUnited States writer (born in Lebanon) (1883-1931)
grosgraingrosgraina silk or silklike fabric with crosswise ribs
hadronhadronany elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles
hereinhereinin this place or thing or document; "I shall discuss the question herein"
heroinheroina narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush
heroineheroinethe main good female character in a work of fiction
heronherongrey or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill
hindbrainhindbrainthe posterior portion of the brain including cerebellum and brainstem
HuronHuronthe 2nd largest of the Great Lakes
indrawnindrawntending to reserve or introspection; "a quiet indrawn man"
ingrainingrainproduce or try to produce a vivid impression of; "Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us"
ingrowningrowngrowing abnormally into the flesh; "an ingrown toenail"
intronintronsequence of a eukaryotic gene's DNA that is not translated into a protein
IranIrana theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
KarenKarenthe Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Thailand and Burmese borderlands
klystronklystronan electron tube used to generate or amplify electromagnetic radiation in the microwave region by velocity modulation
KoranKoranthe sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
KoreanKoreanthe Altaic language spoken by Koreans
latrinelatrinea public toilet in a military area
light-greenlight-greenof the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass; "a green tree"; "green fields"; "green paint"
long-runlong-runrelating to or extending over a relatively long time; "the long-run significance of the elections"; "the long-term reconstruction of countries damaged by the war"; "a long-term investment"
LorenLorenItalian film actress (born in 1934)
LorraineLorrainean eastern French region rich in iron-ore deposits
macronmacrona diacritical mark (-) placed above a vowel to indicate a long sound
MarineMarinea member of the United States Marine Corps
MaroonMaroonan exploding firework used as a warning signal
matronmatrona married woman (usually middle-aged with children) who is staid and dignified
membranemembranea thin pliable sheet of material
meprinmeprina sedative and tranquilizer (trade name Miltown and Equanil and Meprin) used to treat muscle tension and anxiety
micronmicrona metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter
midbrainmidbrainthe middle portion of the brain
migrainemigrainea severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men
millrunmillruna channel for the water current that turns a millwheel
moorhenmoorhenfemale red grouse
morainemoraineaccumulated earth and stones deposited by a glacier
MoreenMoreena heavy fabric of wool (or wool and cotton) used mostly in upholstery or for curtains
morionmoriona metal helmet worn by common soldiers in the 16th century
moronmorona city in Argentina, to the west of Buenos Aires
moronemoronecarnivorous fresh and salt water fishes
moss-grownmoss-grown(used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned; "moss-grown ideas about family life"
MotrinMotrina nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an antipyretic; "daily use of ibuprofen can irritate the stomach"
murinemurinea rodent that is a member of the family Muridae
murrainmurrainany disease of domestic animals that resembles a plague
nephronnephronany of the small tubules that are the excretory units of the vertebrate kidney
neuronneurona cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
neutronneutronan elementary particle with 0 charge and mass about equal to a proton; enters into the structure of the atomic nucleus
NuprinNuprina nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an antipyretic; "daily use of ibuprofen can irritate the stomach"
nutbrownnutbrownof the color of nuts; "nutbrown hair"
O'BrienO'BrienIrish writer (born in 1932)
oestroneoestronea naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary; synthesized (trade name Estronol) and used to treat estrogen deficiency
OranOrana port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city
OrionOriona constellation on the equator to the east of Taurus; contains Betelgeuse and Rigel
outdrawnoutdrawdraw a gun faster, or best someone in a gunfight
outgrownoutgrowgrow too large or too mature for; "I have outgrown these clothes"; "She outgrew her childish habits"
outranoutrunrun faster than; "in this race, I managed to outran everybody else"
outrunoutrunrun faster than; "in this race, I managed to outran everybody else"
padronepadronean employer who exploits Italian immigrants in the U.S.
patronpatrona regular customer
patronnepatronnea woman who is a patron or the wife of a patron
pea-greenpea-greenof a moderate slightly yellowish-green color
plastronplastron(zoology) the part of a turtle's shell forming its underside
plectronplectrona small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
poltroonpoltroonan abject coward
poudrinpoudrinsmall crystals of ice
preenpreendress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera"
prionprion(microbiology) an infectious protein particle similar to a virus but lacking nucleic acid; thought to be the agent responsible for scrapie and other degenerative diseases of the nervous system
progneprognea genus of Hirundinidae
pronepronelying face downward
pterionpterionthe craniometric point in the region of the sphenoid fontanelle
purinepurinea colorless crystalline organic base containing nitrogen; the parent compound of various biologically important substances
pyrenepyrenethe small hard nutlet of a drupe or drupelet; the seed and the hard endocarp that surrounds it
quadroonquadroonan offspring of a mulatto and a white parent; a person who is one-quarter black
quatrainquatraina stanza of four lines
QuranQuranthe sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
rayonrayona synthetic silklike fabric
refrainrefrainthe part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers
regrownregrowgrow anew or continue growth after an injury or interruption; "parts of the trunk of this tree can regrow"; "some invertebrates can regrow limbs or their tail after they lost it due to an injury"
reranreruna program that is broadcast again; "she likes to watch `I love Lucy' reruns"
rerunreruna program that is broadcast again; "she likes to watch `I love Lucy' reruns"
restrainrestrainplace limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
retrainretraintrain again; "He is retraining to become an IT worker"
rowanrowanEurasian tree with orange-red berrylike fruits
saffronsaffrona shade of yellow tinged with orange
saransaranany of various thermoplastic resins used to make things
sarinsarina highly toxic chemical nerve agent that inhibits the activity of cholinesterase
sea-greensea-greenof the color of the sea; bluish green
SereneSerenecompletely clear and fine; "serene skies and a bright blue sea"
serinserinany of various brown and yellow finches of parts of Europe
serineserinea sweetish crystalline amino acid involved in the synthesis by the body of cysteine
sheeprunsheeprunfarm devoted to raising sheep
short-runshort-runrelating to or extending over a limited period; "short-run planning"; "a short-term lease"; "short-term credit"
silkscreensilkscreena print made using a stencil process in which an image or design is superimposed on a very fine mesh screen and printing ink is squeegeed onto the printing surface through the area of the screen that is not covered by the stencil
sirensireneellike aquatic North American salamander with small forelimbs and no hind limbs; have permanent external gills
snuff-brownsnuff-brownsnuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown
sporransporrana fur or leather pouch worn at the front of the kilt as part of the traditional dress of Scottish Highlanders
squadronsquadronan air force unit larger than a flight and smaller than a group
stearinstearinan ester of glycerol and stearic acid
styrenestyrenea colorless oily liquid; the monomer for polystyrene
sunscreensunscreena cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn
taurinetaurinea colorless crystalline substance obtained from the bile of mammals
TehranTehranthe capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran
terrainterraina piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential; "they decided to attack across the rocky terrain"
terreneterrenebelonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; "not a fairy palace; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind"; "so terrene a being as himself"
terrineterrinea pate or fancy meatloaf baked in an earthenware casserole
thereintherein(formal) in or into that thing or place; "they can read therein what our plans are"
throw-inthrow-in(rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play
touchscreentouchscreena computer display that enables the user to interact with the computer by touching areas on the screen
triunetriunebeing three in one; used especially of the Christian Trinity; "a triune God"
tureentureenlarge deep serving dish with a cover; for serving soups and stews
TurinTurincapital city of the Piemonte region of northwestern Italy
UkraineUkrainea republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet; the center of the original Russian state which came into existence in the ninth century
undrawnundrawnot represented in a drawing
unstrainunstraincause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me"
urineurineliquid excretory product; "there was blood in his urine"; "the child had to make water"
varanvaranany of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles
virionvirion(virology) a complete viral particle; nucleic acid and capsid (and a lipid envelope in some viruses)
vitrinevitrinea glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
warrenwarrena colony of rabbits
windscreenwindscreentransparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehicle
withdrawnwithdrawtending to reserve or introspection; "a quiet indrawn man"
woodgrainwoodgraintexture produced by the fibers in wood
ZaireanZaireana native or inhabitant of Zaire
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Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
acarineacarinemite or tick
AcheronAcheron(Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by Charon
AdrianAdrianEnglish physiologist who conducted research into the function of neurons; 1st baron of Cambridge (1889-1997)
aileronaileronan airfoil that controls lateral motion
aleuronealeuronegranular protein in outermost layer of endosperm of many seeds or cereal grains
alkeranalkeranantineoplastic drug (trade name Alkeran) used to treat multiple myeloma and some other malignancies
alpestrinealpestrinegrowing at high altitudes
also-ranalso-rana contestant who loses the contest
AndorranAndorrana native or inhabitant of Andorra
aneurinaneurina B vitamin that prevents beriberi; maintains appetite and growth
anserineanserinehaving or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"
anurananuranany of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
apocrineapocrine(of exocrine glands) producing a secretion in which part of the secreting cell is released with the secretion; "mother's milk is one apocrine secretion"
AryanAryana member of the prehistoric people who spoke Proto-Indo European
aspirinaspirinthe acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
AsterionAsterionthe craniometric point at the junction of the lamboid suture and the occipitomastoid suture and the parietomastoid suture
AtabrineAtabrinea drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria
auroreanauroreancharacteristic of the dawn; "a dim auroral glow"
AustrianAustriana native or inhabitant of Austria
BenzedrineBenzedrinea form of amphetamine
betatronbetatronaccelerates a continuous beam of electrons to high speeds by means of the electric field produced by changing magnetic flux
betweenbrainbetweenbrainthe posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
bevatronbevatrona cyclotron that accelerates protons up to several billion electron volts
bottle-greenbottle-greenof a dark to moderate greyish green color
brachyuranbrachyurantypical crabs
brainchildrenbrainchilda product of your creative thinking and work; "he had little respect for the inspirations of other artists"; "after years of work his brainchild was a tangible reality"
bufferinbufferinaspirin coated with a substance capable of neutralizing acid (trade name Bufferin)
BukharinBukharinBolshevik leader in Russia who advocated gradual collectivism of the farms; was executed in a purge by Stalin (1888-1938)
buspironebuspironea drug (trade name BuSpar) designed specifically for anxiety
butyrinbutyrinany of three glycerides of butyric acid
CaesareanCaesareanthe delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
CalderonCalderonSpanish poet and dramatist considered one of the great Spanish writers (1600-1681)
CambrianCambriana native or resident of Wales
CameroonCameroona republic on the western coast of central Africa; was under French and British control until 1960
CamerounCamerouna republic on the western coast of central Africa; was under French and British control until 1960
carrioncarrionthe dead and rotting body of an animal; unfit for human food
catarrhinecatarrhineof Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together
CatherineCatherineempress of Russia who greatly increased the territory of the empire (1729-1796)
centurioncenturion(ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers
cesareancesareanthe delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
chaperonchaperonone who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
chaperonechaperoneone who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
chloroprenechloroprenederivative of butadiene used in making neoprene by polymerization
chukker-brownchukker-brownsnuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown
ciceroneciceronea guide who conducts and informs sightseers
CimarronCimarronwild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns
ClaforanClaforana parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Claforan) used for severe infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract
CordaroneCordaronean antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Cordarone) that has potentially fatal side effects and is used to control serious heart rhythm problems only when safer agents have been ineffective
cosmotroncosmotrona large proton synchrotron; uses frequency modulation of an electric field to accelerate protons
coumaronecoumaronea colorless oily compound extracted from coal tar and used in manufacturing synthetic resins
CouperinCouperinFrench composer of music for organ and a member of a family of distinguished organists (1668-1733)
criterioncriterionthe ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community"
culverinculverina medieval musket
cumaronecumaronea colorless oily compound extracted from coal tar and used in manufacturing synthetic resins
cyclotroncyclotronan accelerator that imparts energies of several million electron-volts to rapidly moving particles
CyprianCypriana native or inhabitant of Cyprus
DecadronDecadrona corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation
deuterondeuteronthe nucleus of deuterium; consists of one proton and one neutron; used as a bombarding particle in accelerators
DexedrineDexedrinean isomer of amphetamine (trade name Dexedrine) used as a central nervous system stimulant
dipterandipteraninsects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
dipterondipteroninsects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
DorianDorianthe ancient Greek inhabitants of Doris who entered Greece from the north about 1100 BC
duriandurianhuge fruit native to southeastern Asia `smelling like Hell and tasting like Heaven'; seeds are roasted and eaten like nuts
electronelectronan elementary particle with negative charge
elytronelytroneither of the horny front wings in beetles and some other insects which cover and protect the functional hind wings
EmpirinEmpirinthe acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
empyreanempyreanthe apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
endocrineendocrineany of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
enfluraneenfluranea nonflammable liquid (trade name Ethrane) used as an inhalation general anesthetic
enteronenteronthe alimentary canal (especially of an embryo or a coelenterate)
ephedrineephedrinewhite odorless powdered or crystalline alkaloid from plants of the genus Ephedra (especially Ephedra sinica) or made synthetically; used as a bronchodilator to treat bronchitis and asthma
ErewhonErewhona satirical novel written by Samuel Butler (1872) describing a fictitious land
EritreanEritreana native or inhabitant of Eritrea
error-proneerror-pronecapable of making an error; "all men are error-prone"
EvergreenEvergreena plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year
exocrineexocrinea gland that secretes externally through a duct
eyestraineyestraina tiredness of the eyes caused by prolonged close work by a person with an uncorrected vision problem
figurinefigurinea small carved or molded figure
fullerenefullerenea form of carbon having a large molecule consisting of an empty cage of sixty or more carbon atoms
furfuranfurfurana colorless toxic flammable liquid used in the synthesis of nylon
GaboroneGaboronecapital and largest city of Botswana in the extreme southeast
GagarinGagarinSoviet cosmonaut who in 1961 was the first person to travel in space (1934-1968)
gastrophrynegastrophryneprimarily tropical narrow-mouthed toads
glyceringlycerina sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils
glycerineglycerinea sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils
godchildrengodchildan infant who is sponsored by an adult (the godparent) at baptism
gorgeringorgerinthe molding at the top of a column
grandchildrengrandchilda child of your son or daughter
gregarinegregarinevermiform protozoans parasitic in insects and other invertebrates
HadrianHadrianRoman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan; travelled throughout his empire to strengthen its frontiers and encourage learning and architecture; on a visit to Britain in 122 he ordered the construction of Hadrian's Wall (76-138)
hanger-onhanger-onsomeone who persistently (and annoyingly) follows along
heparinheparina polysaccharide produced in basophils (especially in the lung and liver) and that inhibits the activity of thrombin in coagulation of the blood; it (trade names Lipo-Hepin and Liquaemin) is used as an anticoagulant in the treatment of thrombosis and in heart surgery
histrionhistriona theatrical performer
hit-and-runhit-and-runinvolving a driver of a motor vehicle who leaves the scene of an accident
homegrownhomegrowngrown or originating in a particular place; "stands selling homegrown fruits and vegetables"
HonduranHondurana native or inhabitant of Honduras
horse-drawnhorse-drawnpulled by a horse; "a horse-drawn carriage"
hyperonhyperonany baryon that is not a nucleon; unstable particle with mass greater than a neutron
imuranimuranan immunosuppressive drug (trade name Imuran) used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ
ingrianingriana Finnic language spoken by the Ingrian
interbraininterbrainthe posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
isochroneisochronean isogram connecting points at which something occurs or arrives at the same time
jade-greenjade-greenof something having the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green
lacustrinelacustrineof or relating to or living near lakes
leptorhineleptorhinehaving a long narrow nose
leptorrhineleptorrhinehaving a long narrow nose
leukeranleukeranan alkalating agent (trade name Leukeran) used to treat some kinds of cancer
linuronlinurona herbicide that kills weeds without harming vegetables
looker-onlooker-onsomeone who looks on
LutheranLutheranfollower of Lutheranism
macaroonmacaroonchewy cookie usually containing almond paste
magnetronmagnetrona diode vacuum tube in which the flow of electrons from a central cathode to a cylindrical anode is controlled by crossed magnetic and electric fields; used mainly in microwave oscillators
MandarinMandarinthe dialect of Chinese spoken in Beijing and adopted as the official language for all of China
margarinmargarina spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
margarinemargarinea spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
MarianMarianof or relating to or venerating the Virgin Mary
marmoreanmarmoreanof or relating to or characteristic of marble
mepacrinemepacrinea drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria
mesotronmesotronan elementary particle responsible for the forces in the atomic nucleus; a hadron with a baryon number of 0
methedrinemethedrinean amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
minestroneminestronesoup made with a variety of vegetables
MondrianMondrianDutch painter whose work (intersecting lines at right angles and planes in primary colors) influenced the development of abstract art (1872-1944)
moneranmoneranorganisms that typically reproduce by asexual budding or fission and whose nutritional mode is absorption or photosynthesis or chemosynthesis
moneronmoneronorganisms that typically reproduce by asexual budding or fission and whose nutritional mode is absorption or photosynthesis or chemosynthesis
mummy-brownmummy-brownsnuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown
NauruanNauruana native or inhabitant of Nauru
NazareneNazarenean inhabitant of Nazareth
nectarinenectarinea variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin
negatronnegatronan elementary particle with negative charge
neophronneophrona genus of Accipitridae
neopreneneoprenea synthetic rubber that is resistant to oils and aging; used in waterproof products
nigeriennigeriena native or inhabitant of Niger
octoroonoctoroonan offspring of a quadroon and a white parent; a person who is one-eighth black
omicronomicronthe 15th letter of the Greek alphabet
operonoperona segment of DNA containing adjacent genes including structural genes and an operator gene and a regulatory gene
overdrawnoverdrawto enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
overgrownovergrowcovered with growing plants
overranoverruntoo much production or more than expected
overrunoverruntoo much production or more than expected
overstrainoverstraintoo much strain
overthrownoverthrowthe termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
passerinepasserineperching birds mostly small and living near the ground with feet having 4 toes arranged to allow for gripping the perch; most are songbirds; hatchlings are helpless
peacock-thronepeacock-thronethe golden throne of former kings of Delhi; stolen by the Persians in 1739 and subsequently lost; symbol of the former Shah of Iran
PercheronPercheronone of a breed of grey or black draft horses originally used in France to draw heavy coaches or artillery
percheronpercheronone of a breed of grey or black draft horses originally used in France to draw heavy coaches or artillery
peregrineperegrinea widely distributed falcon formerly used in falconry
piperinpiperinderived from pepper (especially black pepper); source of the hotness of black and white pepper
piperinepiperinederived from pepper (especially black pepper); source of the hotness of black and white pepper
platyrhineplatyrhineof or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
platyrrhineplatyrrhinehairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
porphyrinporphyrinany of various pigments distributed widely in living tissues
positronpositronan elementary particle with positive charge; interaction of a positron and an electron results in annihilation
proturanproturanany of several minute primitive wingless and eyeless insects having a cone-shaped head; inhabit damp soil or decaying organic matter
quercitronquercitronmedium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad five-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped
quinacrinequinacrinea drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria
reddish-brownreddish-brownof brown tinged with red
saccharinsaccharina crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar; used as a calorie-free sweetener
saccharinesaccharineoverly sweet
sage-greensage-greenof the grey-green color of sage leaves
SaharanSaharana Nilo-Saharan language spoken in parts of Chad
SanhedrinSanhedrinthe supreme judicial and ecclesiastical council of ancient Jerusalem
sapphirinesapphirinea rare light blue or green mineral; consists of aluminum and magnesium silicate and occurs as small grains in some metamorphic rocks
SaroyanSaroyanUnited States writer of plays and short stories (1908-1981)
sauriansaurianany of various reptiles of the suborder Sauria which includes lizards; in former classifications included also the crocodiles and dinosaurs
savarinsavarina sponge cake baked in a ring mold
scatterbrainscatterbraina flighty and disorganized person
sceliphronsceliphronmud daubers
schoolchildrenschoolchilda young person attending school (up through senior high school)
signorinesignorinaan Italian title or form of address for an unmarried woman
smokescreensmokescreenan action intended to conceal or confuse or obscure; "requesting new powers of surveillance is just a smokescreen to hide their failures"
sovereignsovereigna nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
stepchildrenstepchilda child of your spouse by a former marriage
submarinesubmarinea submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
SumatranSumatrana native or inhabitant of Sumatra
suzerainsuzeraina state exercising a degree of dominion over a dependent state especially in its foreign affairs
synchrotronsynchrotroncyclotron in which the electric field is maintained at a constant frequency
SyrianSyriana native or inhabitant of Syria
tamarintamarinsmall South American marmoset with silky fur and long nonprehensile tail
tambourinetambourinea shallow drum with a single drumhead and with metallic disks in the sides
tangerinetangerinea reddish to vivid orange color
TartareanTartareanof or relating to or characteristic of Hades or Tartarus
TeheranTeheranthe capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran
tendergreentendergreenAsiatic plant cultivated for its swollen root crown and edible foliage
tenoroontenoroona tenor bassoon; pitched a fifth higher than the ordinary bassoon
thereonthereonon that; "text and commentary thereon"
tip-and-runtip-and-rundesigned for or consisting of a brief attack followed by a quick escape; "hit-and-run units"; "tip-and-run assaults"
TorreonTorreona city in northern Mexico to the west of Monterrey
transferrintransferrina globulin in blood plasma that carries iron
trimarantrimarana fast sailboat with 3 parallel hulls
triple-crowntriple-crownunofficial championship title for player who heads the league in batting average and home runs and runs batted in
tristearintristearina triglyceride of stearic acid
turnvereinturnvereina club of tumblers or gymnasts
UgrianUgrianone of the two branches of the Finno-Ugric family of languages; spoken in Hungary and northwestern Siberia
UmbrianUmbrianan extinct Italic language of ancient southern Italy
undergrownundergrowgrow below something; "The moss undergrew the stone patio"
uterineuterineof or involving the uterus; "uterine cancer"
veteranveteranan experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
vibrionvibrioncurved rodlike motile bacterium
vicereinevicereinegovernor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign
viverrineviverrinesmall cat-like predatory mammals of warmer parts of the Old World
voltareanvoltareanin the manner of Voltaire
voltarenvoltarena nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Voltaren) that is administered only orally
vulturinevulturineliving by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey; "a predatory bird"; "the rapacious wolf"; "raptorial birds"; "ravening wolves"; "a vulturine taste for offal"
warfarinwarfarinan anticoagulant (trade name Coumadin) use to prevent and treat a thrombus or embolus
whipper-inwhipper-inhuntsman's assistant in managing the hounds
wide-screenwide-screen(motion pictures) projected on a screen with much greater width than height
wintergreenwintergreenspicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
wolverinewolverinestocky shaggy-coated North American carnivorous mammal
yellow-brownyellow-brownof a medium to dark brownish yellow color
yellow-greenyellow-greenof a color midway between yellow and green
ZyrianZyrianthe Finnic language spoken by the Komi
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Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
accident-proneaccident-pronehaving more than the average number of accidents
accipitrineaccipitrineof or relating to or belonging to the genus Accipiter (or to typical hawks)
adulterineadulterineconceived in adultery
agrarianagrarianrelating to rural matters; "an agrarian (or agricultural) society"; "farming communities"
agropyronagropyronperennial grasses of temperate and cool regions: wheatgrass; dog grass
alabastrinealabastrineof or resembling alabaster; "alabaster statue"
AldebaranAldebaranthe brightest star in Taurus
aldosteronealdosteronea corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland; regulates salt (sodium and potassium) and water balance
alexandrinealexandrine(prosody) a line of verse that has six iambic feet
AlgerianAlgeriana native or inhabitant of Algeria
alizarinalizarinan orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing
alizarinealizarinean orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing
AmphiprionAmphipriondamsel fishes
androsteroneandrosteronean androgenic hormone that is less active than testosterone
antibaryonantibaryonthe antiparticle of a baryon; a hadron with a baryon number of -1
antineutronantineutronthe antiparticle of a neutron
apiarianapiarianrelating to bees or beekeeping
aquamarineaquamarinea shade of blue tinged with green
archenteronarchenteroncentral cavity of the gastrula; becomes the intestinal or digestive cavity
ArthurianArthurianof or relating to King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
AssyrianAssyrianan extinct language of the Assyrians in ancient Mesopotamia
aventurineaventurinea translucent quartz spangled with bits of mica or other minerals
barbarianbarbariana crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
BavarianBavariana native or an inhabitant of Bavaria
benzofuranbenzofurana colorless oily compound extracted from coal tar and used in manufacturing synthetic resins
BulgarianBulgariana Slavic language spoken in Bulgaria
cadaverinecadaverinea colorless toxic ptomaine with an unpleasant odor formed during the putrefaction of animal tissue
caesariancaesarianthe delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
catamarancatamarana sailboat with two parallel hulls held together by single deck
cesariancesarianthe delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
chiropteranchiropterannocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
chloropicrinchloropicrina heavy colorless insoluble liquid compound that causes tears and vomiting; used as a pesticide and as tear gas
chylomicronchylomicrona microscopic particle of triglycerides produced in the intestines during digestion; in the bloodstream they release their fatty acids into the blood
CimmerianCimmerianintensely dark and gloomy as with perpetual darkness; "the Cimmerian gloom...a darkness that could be felt"-Norman Douglas
cnidariancnidarianradially symmetrical animals having saclike bodies with only one opening and tentacles with stinging structures; they occur in polyp and medusa forms
coelenteroncoelenteronthe saclike body cavity of a coelenterate
contrariancontrarianan investor who deliberately decides to go against the prevailing wisdom of other investors
cryptocorynecryptocoryneany plant of the genus Cryptocoryne; evergreen perennials growing in fresh or brackish water; tropical Asia
cycloserinecycloserinean antibiotic that is especially active against the tubercle bacillus
cytomembranecytomembranea thin membrane (a double layer of lipids) enclosing the cytoplasm of a cell; proteins in the membrane control passage of ions (like sodium or potassium or calcium) in and out of the cell; "all cells have a cell membrane"
decahedrondecahedronany polyhedron having ten plane faces
DelawareanDelawareana native or resident of Delaware
dictyopterandictyopteranof or relating to or belonging to the order Dictyoptera
ephemeronephemeronanything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day in its winged form
EpicureanEpicureana person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
epidendronepidendronany of various orchids of the genus Epidendrum
epinephrinepinephrina catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action
epinephrineepinephrinea catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action
equestrianequestriana man skilled in equitation
erigeronerigeroncosmopolitan genus of usually perennial herbs with flowers that resemble asters; leaves occasionally (especially formerly) used medicinally
ErigeronErigeroncosmopolitan genus of usually perennial herbs with flowers that resemble asters; leaves occasionally (especially formerly) used medicinally
estuarineestuarineof or relating to or found in estuaries
eutherianeutherianmammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
Finno-UgrianFinno-Ugriana family of Uralic languages indigenous to Scandinavia and Hungary and Russia and western Siberia (prior to the Slavic expansion into those regions)
FomorianFomorianone of a group of Celtic sea demons sometimes associated with the hostile power of nature
grammariangrammariana linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax
GregorianGregorianof or relating to Pope Gregory XIII or the calendar he introduced in 1582
helleborinehelleborineany of several orchids of the genus Cephalanthera
hemipteranhemipteraninsects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis
hemipteronhemipteroninsects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis
HesperianHesperiandenoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the western hemisphere; "occidental civilization"; "Hesperian culture"
hexahedronhexahedronany polyhedron having six plane faces
historianhistoriana person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
hitlerianhitlerianof or relating to or suggestive of Adolf Hitler or his Nazi regime in Germany
homopteranhomopteraninsects having membranous forewings and hind wings
HuascaranHuascarana mountain in the Andes in Peru (22,205 feet high)
HungarianHungarianthe official language of Hungary (also spoken in Rumania); belongs to the Ugric family of languages
HylactophryneHylactophrynebarking frogs
hyperboreanhyperborean(Greek mythology) one of a people that the ancient Greeks believed lived in a warm and sunny land north of the source of the north wind
HyperionHyperion(Greek mythology) a Titan who was the son of Gaea and Uranus and the father of Helios and Selene and Eos in ancient mythology
IberianIberiana native or inhabitant of the Iberian Peninsula (especially in ancient times)
IllyrianIllyriana minor and almost extinct branch of the Indo-European languages; spoken along the Dalmatian coast
Indo-AryanIndo-Aryana branch of the Indo-Iranian family of languages
interferoninterferonan antiviral protein produced by cells that have been invaded by a virus; inhibits replication of the virus
isofluraneisofluranea widely used inhalation anesthetic
isopteranisopteranrelating to or characteristic of insects of the order Isoptera
LancastrianLancastriana resident of Lancaster
lemanderinlemanderinhybrid between mandarin orange and lemon having very acid fruit with orange peel
leucadendronleucadendronlarge genus of evergreen trees and shrubs having silvery white leaves and solitary terminal flowers with conspicuous silvery bracts
LiberianLiberiana native or inhabitant of Liberia
librarianlibrariana professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services
luciferinluciferinpigment occurring in luminescent organisms (as fireflies); emits heatless light when undergoing oxidation
ManchurianManchurianof or relating to or characteristic of Manchuria or its people or their culture; "the Manchurian invasion"
mecopteranmecopteranany of various carnivorous insects of the order Mecoptera
mezereonmezereonsmall European deciduous shrub with fragrant lilac-colored flowers followed by red berries on highly toxic twigs
micromicronmicromicrona metric unit of length equal to one trillionth of a meter
millimicronmillimicrona metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter
MissourianMissouriana native or resident of Missouri
motoneuronmotoneurona neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord
NegaprionNegaprionlemon sharks
NestorianNestoriana follower of Nestorius
neuroendocrineneuroendocrineof or relating to the nervous and endocrine systems (especially as they function together)
neuropteranneuropteraninsect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins
neuropteronneuropteroninsect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins
NigerianNigeriana native or inhabitant of Nigeria
nitrofurannitrofuranderivative of furan used to inhibit bacterial growth
nonpasserinenonpasserinerelating to or characteristic of birds that are not perching birds
nonsovereignnonsovereign(of peoples and political bodies) controlled by outside forces
norethindronenorethindronea synthetic progestational hormone (trade name Norlutin) used in oral contraceptives and to treat endometriosis
octahedronoctahedronany polyhedron having eight plane faces
olive-brownolive-brownof a brown color with a greenish tinge
olive-greenolive-greena color that is lighter and greener than olive
orthopteranorthopteranany of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts
orthopteronorthopteronany of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts
Osco-UmbrianOsco-Umbriana group of dead languages of ancient Italy; they were displace by Latin
ovarianovarianof or involving the ovaries; "ovarian cancer"
oxymoronoxymoronconjoining contradictory terms (as in `deafening silence')
papaverinepapaverinean alkaloid medicine (trade name Kavrin) obtained from opium; used to relax smooth muscles; it is nonaddictive
PasteurianPasteurianof or relating to Louis Pasteur or his experiments
pedestrianpedestriana person who travels by foot
pentahedronpentahedronany polyhedron having five plane faces
phellodendronphellodendronsmall genus of aromatic deciduous trees of east Asia often having thick corky bark
phenylephrinephenylephrinea powerful vasoconstrictor used to dilate the pupils and relieve nasal congestion
philodendronphilodendronoften grown as a houseplant
phoradendronphoradendronany of various American parasitic plants similar to Old World mistletoe: false mistletoe
photoelectronphotoelectronan electron that is emitted from an atom or molecule by an incident photon
phycoerythrinphycoerythrinred pigment in red algae
planarianplanarianfree-swimming mostly freshwater flatworms; popular in laboratory studies for the ability to regenerate lost parts
plecopteranplecopteranprimitive winged insect with a flattened body; used as bait by fishermen; aquatic gilled larvae are carnivorous and live beneath stones
polyhedronpolyhedrona solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces
PolyprionPolyprionwreckfish
polystyrenepolystyrenea polymer of styrene; a rigid transparent thermoplastic; "expanded polystyrene looks like a rigid white foam and is used as packing or insulation"
PoriferanPoriferanprimitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
praetorianpraetoriana member of the Praetorian Guard
PrecambrianPrecambrianthe eon following the Hadean time and preceding the Phanerozoic eon; from about 3,800 million years ago until 544 million years ago
pretorianpretoriancharacteristic of or similar to the corruptible soldiers in the Praetorian Guard with respect to corruption or political venality; "a large Praetorian bureaucracy filled with ambitious...and often sycophantic people makes work and makes trouble"- Arthur M.Schlesinger Jr.
progesteroneprogesteronea steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary; prepares and maintains the uterus for pregnancy
pseudoephedrinepseudoephedrinepoisonous crystalline alkaloid occurring with ephedrine and isomorphic with it
PythagoreanPythagoreanof or relating to Pythagoras or his geometry; "Pythagorean philosophy"; "Pythagorean theorem"
RachycentronRachycentrongenus and family are coextensive and comprise only the cobia
RamphomicronRamphomicronthornbills
rhododendronrhododendronany shrub of the genus Rhododendron: evergreen shrubs or small shrubby trees having leathery leaves and showy clusters of campanulate (bell-shaped) flowers
rhombohedronrhombohedrona parallelepiped bounded by six similar faces (either rhombuses or parallelograms)
ribavirinribavirinan inhaled antiviral agent (trade name Virazole) that may be used to treat serious virus infections
riparianriparianof or relating to or located on the banks of a river or stream; "riparian land"
RotarianRotariana member of a Rotary Club
salvadoransalvadorana native or inhabitant of El Salvador
SalvadoreanSalvadoreana native or inhabitant of El Salvador
sectariansectariana member of a sect; "most sectarians are intolerant of the views of any other sect"
ShakespeareanShakespeareana Shakespearean scholar
SiberianSiberiana native or inhabitant of Siberia
SilurianSilurianfrom 425 million to 405 million years ago; first air-breathing animals
singaporeansingaporeanan inhabitant of Singapore
skinnerianskinneriana follower of the theories or methods of B. F. Skinner
stentorianstentorianused of the voice
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