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(Arabic) a loose black robe from head to toe; traditionally worn by Muslim women abaya
monastery head abbé , abbot , prior
abbey head abbess , abbot
absence of the head (as in the development of some monsters) acephalia , acephalism , acephaly
cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint acetabulum , cotyloid cavity
death's-head moth Acherontia , genus Acherontia
any disorder (as sudden confusion or disorientation) in an otherwise normal person that is due to reversible (temporary) impairment of brain tissues (as by head injuries or drugs or infection) acute brain disorder , acute organic brain syndrome
baptism by pouring water on head affusion
act of baptizing someone by pouring water on their head affusion
position of the head of the Department of Agriculture Agriculture Secretary , Secretary of Agriculture
Russian revolutionary who was head of state after Nicholas II abdicated but was overthrown by the Bolsheviks (1881-1970) Aleksandr Feodorovich Kerensky , Kerensky
screwdriver-like tool with head having six sides Allen key
screw with a hexagonal hole in the head Allen screw
loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers; in humans it can result from heredity or hormonal imbalance or certain diseases or drugs and treatments (chemotherapy for cancer) alopecia
low tufted plant having hairy stems each topped by a flower head with short narrow yellow rays; northwestern United States alpine gold , alpine hulsea , Hulsea algida
whitish hairy plant with featherlike leaves and a few stout stems each bearing an especially handsome solitary large yellow flower head; mountainous regions north central United States alpine sunflower , Hymenoxys grandiflora , old man of the mountain , Tetraneuris grandiflora
large eagle of North America that has a white head and dark wings and body American eagle , bald eagle , Haliaeetus leucocephalus
(classical mythology) a serpent with a head at each end of its body amphisbaena
extinct small freshwater jawless fish usually having a heterocercal tail and an armored head; of the Silurian and Devonian anaspid
national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head Anglican Church , Anglican Communion , Church of England
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