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Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover Tasmania and New Zealand (1603-1659) Abel Janszoon Tasman , Abel Tasman , Tasman
noun expressing direction from or cause in some Indo-European languages ablative
European freshwater fish having a flattened body and silvery scales; of little value as food Abramis brama , European bream
European fishes Abramis , genus Abramis
New York school of painting characterized by freely created abstractions; the first important school of American painting to develop independently of European styles Abstract Expressionism , action painting
widely cultivated southern European acanthus with whitish purple-veined flowers Acanthus mollis , bear's breech , bear's breeches , sea holly
European hawkmoth with markings on the back resembling a human skull Acherontia atropos , death's-head moth
fragrant European mint having clusters of small violet-and-white flowers; naturalized especially in eastern North America Acinos arvensis , basil balm , basil thyme , mother of thyme , Satureja acinos
small European warbler that breeds among reeds and wedges and winters in Africa Acrocephalus schoenobaenus , reedbird , sedge bird , sedge warbler , sedge wren
European grass naturalized as a weed in North America; sharp-pointed seeds cause injury when eaten by livestock Aegilops triuncalis , goat grass
European weed naturalized in America that resembles parsley but causes nausea and poisoning when eaten Aethusa cynapium , fool's parsley , lesser hemlock
European breed of small dog resembling a terrier with dark wiry hair and a tufted muzzle affenpinscher , monkey dog , monkey pinscher
south African native of European descent Afrikaner
fragrant European perennial herb found at woodland margins on moist soils Agrimonia procera , fragrant agrimony
European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed Agropyron repens , couch grass , dog grass , quack grass , quackgrass , quick grass , witch grass , witchgrass
European annual having large trumpet-shaped reddish-purple flowers and poisonous seed; a common weed in grainfields and beside roadways; naturalized in America Agrostemma githago , corn campion , corn cockle , crown-of-the-field
slender European grass of shady places; grown also in northeastern America and temperate Asia Agrostis alba , Poa nemoralis , wood meadowgrass
European evergreen carpeting perennial Ajuga pyramidalis , pyramid bugle
low rhizomatous European carpeting plant having spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in parts of United States Ajuga reptans , creeping bugle
brown-speckled European lark noted for singing while hovering at a great height Alauda arvensis , skylark
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