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pinnate leaf with a pair of leaflets at the apex abruptly-pinnate leaf , even-pinnate leaf
(mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose sum is zero; the additive inverse of -5 is +5 additive inverse
either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney adrenal , adrenal gland , suprarenal gland
either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character allele , allelomorph
erect annual of tropical central Asia and Africa having a pair of divergent spines at most leaf nodes Amaranthus spinosus , thorny amaranth
either of a pair of unlike gametes especially those unlike in size anisogamete
one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste antenna , feeler
one of a pair of nerves that originate from lumbar nerves and supply the muscles and skin of the anterior part of the thigh anterior crural nerve , femoral nerve , nervus femoralis
foreign girl serving as an au pair au pair girl
one of a pair of swinging doors (as at the entrance to a western saloon) batwing
percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance bones , castanets , clappers , finger cymbals , maraca
pair of things brace , doublet
marine animal with bivalve shell having a pair of arms bearing tentacles for capturing food; found worldwide brachiopod , lampshell , lamp shell
pair of short pants breech
one of a pair of bridge players who are on the same side of the game bridge partner
succulent plant with mostly basal leaves; stem bears 1 pair of broadly ovate or heart-shaped leaves and a loose raceme of 3-10 white flowers; western North America broad-leaved montia , Montia cordifolia
Old World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog; smaller than a wolf; sometimes hunts in a pack but usually singly or as a member of a pair Canis aureus , jackal
either of a pair of strong posts that support a windlass on a ship's deck carrick bitt
falcons release by falconer as pair cast
either of a pair of large venous sinuses in the cranial cavity cavernous sinus , sinus cavernosus
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