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dominant and official language of Ethiopia; a Semitic language much influenced by the Cushitic language with which Amhara have been in close contact Amharic , Ethiopian language
position or state of being dominant or in control ascendant , ascendent
(ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species association
disease caused by a dominant mutant gene on an autosome autosomal dominant disease , autosomal dominant disorder
southern United States; where Protestant fundamentalism is dominant Bible Belt
major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate biome
(genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele; the associated trait is not apparent but can be passed on to offspring carrier
anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans cerebrum
quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength chromaticity , hue
class of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates; once the dominant land animals class Reptilia , Reptilia
(Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in England or oats in Scotland and Ireland) corn
dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas current , flow , stream
form of muscular dystrophy that sets in between 40 and 60 years of age and is characterized by weakness and wasting of the muscles of the hands and forearms and lower legs; inheritance is autosomal dominant distal muscular dystrophy
organization that is controlled by a dominant person or group fiefdom
land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life grassland
part music with one dominant voice (in a homophonic style) homophony
colonial coelenterates having the polyp phase dominant hydroid , hydrozoan
domain in which something is dominant kingdom , land , realm
one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing a common search for universal salvation especially through faith alone; the dominant religion of China and Tibet and Japan Mahayana , Mahayana Buddhism
dominant course or trend mainstream
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