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Hebrew minor prophet Abdias , Aggeus , Habakkuk , Haggai , Joel , Obadiah
someone who assists a priest or minister in a liturgical service; a cleric ordained in the highest of the minor orders in the Roman Catholic Church but not in the Anglican Church or the Eastern Orthodox Churches acolyte
trade name for a drug containing an antihistamine and a decongestant; used to treat upper respiratory conditions and minor allergies Actifed
ancient name for the coastal region of northwestern Asia Minor (including Lesbos) Aeolia , Aeolis
Hebrew shepherd and minor prophet Amos
genus of herbs and subshrubs with milky juice and showy bluish flowers; Europe to Asia Minor to Japan and North America Amsonia , genus Amsonia
cleric in the minor orders of the Eastern Orthodox Church who reads the lessons aloud in the liturgy (analogous to the lector in the Roman Catholic Church) anagnost
small evergreen European shrubby tree bearing many-seeded scarlet berries that are edible but bland; of Ireland, southern Europe, Asia Minor Arbutus unedo , Irish strawberry , strawberry tree
burdock having heart-shaped leaves found in open woodland, hedgerows and rough grassland of Europe (except extreme N) and Asia Minor; sometimes cultivated for medicinal and culinary use Arctium lappa , cocklebur , great burdock , greater burdock
European wormwood; minor source of absinthe Artemis pontica , Roman wormwood
minor planet asteroid
minor parish official who serves as an usher and preserves order at services beadle
liquid ester with a strong odor of wintergreen; applied externally for minor muscle and joint pain birch oil , methyl salicylate , sweet-birch oil
ancient country in northwestern Asia Minor in what is now Turkey; was absorbed into the Roman Empire by the end of the 1st century BC Bithynia
small hybrid apricot of Asia and Asia Minor having purplish twigs and white flowers following by inferior purple fruit black apricot , Prunus dasycarpa , purple apricot
sudden minor shock or meaningless interruption blip
important food fish of the Nile and other rivers of Africa and Asia Minor bolti , Tilapia nilotica
minor waterway branch
small evergreen mat-forming shrub of southern Europe and Asia Minor having stiff stems and terminal clusters of small bell-shaped flowers Bruckenthalia spiculifolia , spike heath
minor short-term fight brush , clash , encounter , skirmish
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