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person (or institution) who accepts a check or draft and becomes responsible for paying the party named in the draft when it matures acceptor
named for a country house in Barbados where it was discovered Adiantum tenerum farleyense , Barbados maidenhair , Farley maidenhair , Farley maidenhair fern , glory fern
bank named by a lending syndicate of several banks to protect their interests agent bank , lead bank
annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from `bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland) Agrostis , genus Agrostis
Florentine navigator who explored the coast of South America; America was named in his honor (1454-1512) Americus Vespucius , Amerigo Vespucci , Vespucci
Yugoslav geophysicist for whom the Mohorovicic discontinuity was named (1857-1936) Andrija Mohorovicic , Mohorovicic
17th century theology (named after its founder Jacobus Arminius) that opposes the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin and holds that human free will is compatible with God's sovereignty Arminianism
capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess) Athens , Athinai , capital of Greece , Greek capital
living fossil or so-called `green dinosaur'; genus or subfamily of primitive nut-bearing trees thought to have died out 50 million years ago; a single specimen found in 1994 on Mount Bartle Frere in eastern Australia; not yet officially named Bartle Frere , genus Bartle-Frere , green dinosaur
English mathematician for whom Bayes' theorem is named (1702-1761) Bayes , Thomas Bayes
popular North American game bird; named for its call bobwhite , bobwhite quail , partridge
lightweight belted raincoat typically made of tan gabardine with a distinctive tartan lining; named for the original manufacturer Burberry
Turkic literary language of medieval central Asia (named for one of the sons of Genghis Khan) Chagatai , Eastern Turki , Jagatai , Jaghatai
Roman Emperor after his nephew Caligula was murdered; consolidated the Empire and conquered southern Britain; was poisoned by his fourth wife Agrippina after her son Nero was named as Claudius' heir (10 BC to AD 54) Claudius , Claudius I , Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus
Italian physicist after whom the volt is named; studied electric currents and invented the voltaic pile (1745-1827) Conte Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta , Conte Alessandro Volta , Count Alessandro Volta , Volta
Portuguese navigator who led an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497; he sighted and named Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean (1469-1524) da Gamma , Gamma , Vasco da Gamma
social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor de-Stalinisation , de-Stalinization , destalinisation , destalinization
person for whom something is named eponym
United States program of economic aid for the reconstruction of Europe (1948-1952); named after George Marshall European Recovery Program , Marshall Plan
geographical area in central New York State that is named for a series of narrow glacial lakes that lie parallel in a north-south direction Finger Lakes
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