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English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976) 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein , Bernard Law Montgomery , Montgomery , Sir Bernard Law Montgomery
burrowing mammal native to Africa aardvark
nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata aardvark , ant bear , anteater , Orycteropus afer
striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects aardwolf , Proteles cristata
aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe absinthe , Artemisia absinthium , common wormwood , lad's love , old man
Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia Abyssinia , Ethiopia , Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia , Yaltopya
small hawk of Eurasia and northern Africa Accipiter nisus , sparrow hawk
long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game Acinonyx jubatus , cheetah , chetah
medium-sized shrubby tree of South Africa having thick leathery evergreen leaves and white or pink flowers and globose usually two-seeded purplish black fruits Acocanthera oblongifolia , Acocanthera spectabilis , poison arrow plant , winter sweet
evergreen shrub or tree of South Africa Acocanthera oppositifolia , Acocanthera venenata , bushman's poison , ordeal tree
small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa Acocanthera , Acokanthera , genus Acocanthera , genus Acokanthera
small European warbler that breeds among reeds and wedges and winters in Africa Acrocephalus schoenobaenus , reedbird , sedge bird , sedge warbler , sedge wren
genus of herbs and shrubs of Australia and South Africa: everlasting flower; most species usually placed in genus Helipterum Acroclinium , genus Acroclinium
terrestrial ferns of tropical Asia and Africa Actiniopteris , genus Actiniopteris
large antelope with lightly spiraled horns of desert regions of northern Africa addax , Addax nasomaculatus
mat-forming lithophytic or terrestrial fern with creeping rootstocks and large pinnatifid fronds found throughout North America and Europe and Africa and east Asia adder's fern , common polypody , golden maidenhair , golden polypody , Polypodium vulgare , sweet fern , wall fern
one species: succulent shrub or tree of tropical Africa and Arabia Adenium , genus Adenium
of southern Eurasia and northern Africa Aegypius monachus , black vulture
country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997 Afars and Issas , Djibouti , Republic of Djibouti
large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa Afrasian , Afrasian language , Afro-Asiatic , Afroasiatic , Afroasiatic language , Hamito-Semitic
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