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East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu Acacia catechu , catechu , Jerusalem thorn
common North American maple tree; five-lobed leaves are light green above and silvery white beneath; source of hard close-grained but brittle light-brown wood Acer saccharinum , silver maple
maple of eastern and central North America having three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and hard close-grained wood much used for cabinet work especially the curly-grained form; sap is chief source of maple syrup and maple sugar; many subspecies Acer saccharum , rock maple , sugar maple
valuable source of caviar and isinglass; found in Black and Caspian seas Acipenser huso , beluga , hausen , white sturgeon
short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage acknowledgment , citation , cite , credit , mention , quotation , reference
distribution of energy as a function of frequency for a particular sound source acoustic spectrum , sound spectrum
nucleotide derived from adenosine that occurs in muscle tissue; the major source of energy for cellular reactions adenosine triphosphate , ATP
kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs adipose tissue , fat , fatty tissue
appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source adoption , borrowing
assign to cause or source affix , ascribe , attribute , impute , predicate
native to the Moluccas and Philippines; a source of dammar resin Agathis alba , Agathis dammara , amboina pine , amboyna pine
Mexican plant used especially for making pulque which is the source of the colorless Mexican liquor, mescal Agave atrovirens , maguey
chief deity of Zoroastrianism; source of light and embodiment of good Ahura Mazda , Ormazd , Ormuzd
relatively small tuna with choice white flesh; major source of canned tuna albacore
large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna; reaches 93 pounds and has long pectoral fins; found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters albacore , long-fin tunny , Thunnus alalunga
long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute algarroba , algarroba bean , carob , carob bean , locust bean , locust pod
source of materials to nourish the body aliment , alimentation , nourishment , nutriment , nutrition , sustenance , victuals
white or grey mineral consisting of lithium aluminum phosphate; a source of lithium amblygonite
central cohesive source of support and stability anchor , backbone , keystone , linchpin , lynchpin , mainstay
shrub of West Indies and South America that is a source of indigo dye anil , Indigofera anil , Indigofera suffruticosa
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