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protozoa having stiff rodlike radiating pseudopods actinopod
stiff sharp-pointed plant process aculeus
yucca with long stiff leaves having filamentlike appendages Adam's needle , Adam's needle-and-thread , needle palm , spoonleaf yucca , Yucca filamentosa
acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc. adult respiratory distress syndrome , ARDS , wet lung , white lung
Mexican or West Indian plant with large fleshy leaves yielding a stiff fiber used in e.g. rope Agave sisalana , sisal
tuft of small stiff feathers on the first digit of a bird's wing alula , bastard wing , spurious wing
American breed of muscular terriers with a short close-lying stiff coat American pit bull terrier , American Staffordshire terrier , pit bull terrier , Staffordshire terrier
tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics Ananas comosus , pineapple , pineapple plant
large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated ananas , pineapple
stiff or threatening gait angry walk , stalk
European cress having stiff erect stems; sometimes placed in genus Turritis Arabis turrita , tower cress , tower mustard
stiff perennial of the eastern United States having small linear leaves and numerous tiny white flower heads Aster dumosus , bushy aster
wiry tufted perennial of the eastern United States with stiff erect rough stems, linear leaves and large violet flowers Aster linarifolius , stiff aster
inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment) awkwardness , clumsiness , gracelessness , stiffness
plant of western North America having woody rhizomes and tufts of stiff grasslike basal leaves and spikes of creamy white flowers bear grass , squaw grass , Xerophyllum tenax
stiff cap with ridges across the crown; worn by Roman Catholic clergy berretta , biretta , birretta
cap, stiff and square, for clergy biretta
strong stiff wood of a black-locust tree; very resistant to decay black locust
stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown boater , leghorn , Panama , Panama hat , sailor , skimmer , straw hat
old French breed of large strong usually black dogs having a long tail and long wavy and slightly stiff coat briard
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