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development of many different forms from an originally homogeneous group of organisms as they fill different ecological niches adaptive radiation
conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting) afforestation
one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audio tape and compact disc album , record album
member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast Algonquian , Algonquin
bicycle with a sturdy frame and fat tires; originally designed for riding in mountainous country all-terrain bike , mountain bike , off-roader
hard smooth-textured cheese; originally made in Cheddar in southwestern England American cheese , Armerican cheddar , cheddar , cheddar cheese
large reddish brown free-flying cockroach originally from southern United States but now widely distributed American cockroach , Periplaneta americana
association of neighboring states or tribes in ancient Greece; established originally to defend a common religious center amphictyony
drug used as an anesthetic by veterinarians; illicitly taken (originally in the form of powder or `dust') for its effects as a hallucinogen angel dust , PCP , phencyclidine , phencyclidine hydrochloride
member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa Arab , Arabian
Semitic language originally of the ancient Arameans but still spoken by other people in southwestern Asia Aramaic
design consisting of a pattern of varicolored diamonds on a solid background (originally for knitted articles); patterned after the tartan of a clan in western Scotland argyle , argyll
large wardrobe or cabinet; originally used for storing weapons armoire
dark brown cockroach originally from orient now nearly cosmopolitan in distribution Asiatic cockroach , blackbeetle , Blatta orientalis , oriental cockroach , oriental roach
originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins B , B-complex vitamin , B complex , B vitamin , vitamin B , vitamin B complex
loose fitting jacket; originally worn in India banian , banyan
aromatic liquid originally obtained by distilling the leaves of the bayberry tree with rum bay rum
French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks benedictine
originally a British youth subculture that evolved out of the teddy boys in the 1960s; wore black leather jackets and jeans and boots; had greased hair and rode motorcycles and listened to rock'n'roll; were largely unskilled manual laborers bikers , rockers
common household pest originally from Asia that has spread worldwide black rat , Rattus rattus , roof rat
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