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principal sacred text of Sikhism contains hymns and poetry as well as the teachings of the first five gurus Adi Granth , Granth , Granth Sahib
principal character in a work of fiction agonist , protagonist
Egyptian sun god; supreme god of the universe in whom Amen and Ra were merged; principal deity during Theban supremacy Amen-Ra , Amon-Ra , Amun Ra
French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642) Armand Jean du Plessis , Cardinal Richelieu , Duc de Richelieu , Richelieu
largest city and principal port of New Zealand Auckland
principal ingredient of a mixture base
principal battle of the Balkan Wars (1912); Bulgarian forces defeated the Turks battle of Lule Burgas , Lule Burgas
plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers bell pepper , Capsicum annuum grossum , paprika , pimento , pimiento , sweet pepper , sweet pepper plant
penicillin that constitutes the principal component of many commercial antibiotics benzylpenicillin , penicillin G
principal groomsman at a wedding best man
widespread Eurasian annual plant cultivated for its pungent seeds; a principal source of table mustard black mustard , Brassica nigra
parasitic on mice of genus Peromyscus and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in eastern United States (especially New England); northern form was for a time known as Ixodes dammini (deer tick) black-legged tick , Ixodes scapularis
certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal bond , bond certificate
geographic region serving as the principal source of grain breadbasket
enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion breadbasket , stomach , tum , tummy
financial specialist who trades for his own account and so acts both as a broker and principal broker-dealer
principal activity in your life that you do to earn money business , job , line , line of work , occupation
capital and principal port of Tunisia capital of Tunisia , Tunis
(psychoanalysis) anxiety resulting from real or imagined threats to your sexual functions; originally applied only to men but can in principal apply to women castration anxiety
principal Christian church building of a bishop's diocese cathedral , duomo
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