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sandy
adjective (sandier; -est) Date: before 12th century 1. a. consisting of or containing sand ; full of sand b. sprinkled with sand 2. of the color sand • sandiness ...
Sandy
geographical name city N Utah S of Salt Lake City population 88,418
Sandy Hook
geographical name peninsula E New Jersey extending N toward New York Bay
sane
adjective (saner; sanest) Etymology: Latin sanus healthy, sane Date: 1628 1. proceeding from a sound mind ; rational 2. mentally sound; especially able to anticipate and ...
sanely
adverb see sane
saneness
noun see sane
Sanford
geographical name 1. city NE Florida population 38,291 2. city central North Carolina SW of Raleigh population 23,220
Sanford, Mount
geographical name mountain 16,237 feet (4949 meters) S Alaska at W end of Wrangell Mountains
Sanforized
trademark — used for fabrics that are preshrunk by a mechanical process
sang
past of sing
Sangallo
biographical name Giuliano da 1445?-1516 Florentine architect & sculptor
Sangamon
geographical name river about 250 miles (400 kilometers) central Illinois flowing SW & W into Illinois River
sangaree
noun Etymology: Spanish sangría, literally, act of bleeding, from sangre blood, from Latin sanguin-, sanguis Date: 1736 1. a sweetened iced drink of wine or sometimes of ...
Sangay
geographical name volcano 17,159 feet (5230 meters) SE central Ecuador
Sanger
I. biographical name Frederick 1918- British chemist II. biographical name Margaret 1883-1966 née Higgins American birth-control activist
sangfroid
noun Etymology: French sang-froid, literally, cold blood Date: 1750 self-possession or imperturbability especially under strain Synonyms: see equanimity
Sangi Islands
geographical name see Sangihe Islands
Sangihe Islands
or Sangi Islands geographical name islands Indonesia NE of Sulawesi population 194,253; largest of the group Sangihe (or Sangi)
Sangiovese
noun Etymology: Italian Date: 1943 a dry red Italian wine made from a single variety of red grape; also a similar wine made elsewhere
Sangre de Cristo Mountains
geographical name mountains S Colorado & N New Mexico in Rocky Mountains — see Blanca Peak
Sangreal
noun Etymology: Middle English Sangrayll, from Middle French Saint Graal Holy Grail Date: 15th century grail
sangria
noun Etymology: Spanish Date: 1961 a usually iced punch made of red wine, fruit juice, and soda water
sanguinaria
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, an herb that stanches blood, from feminine of sanguinarius sanguinary Date: 1808 1. bloodroot 2. the rhizome and roots of a bloodroot ...
sanguinarily
adverb see sanguinary
sanguinary
adjective Etymology: Latin sanguinarius, from sanguin-, sanguis blood Date: circa 1623 1. bloodthirsty, murderous 2. attended by bloodshed ; bloody 3. consisting of ...
sanguine
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English sanguin, from Anglo-French, from Latin sanguineus, from sanguin-, sanguis Date: 14th century 1. bloodred 2. a. consisting of or ...
sanguinely
adverb see sanguine I
sanguineness
noun see sanguine I
sanguineous
adjective Etymology: Latin sanguineus Date: circa 1520 1. bloodred 2. of, relating to, or involving bloodshed ; bloodthirsty 3. of, relating to, or containing blood
sanguinity
noun see sanguine I
Sanhedrin
noun Etymology: Late Hebrew sanhedhrīn (gĕdhōlāh) (great) Sanhedrin, from Greek synedrion council, from synedros sitting in council, from syn- + hedra seat — more at sit ...
Sanibel Island
geographical name island SW Florida SW of Fort Myers
sanicle
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin sanicula Date: 14th century any of several plants sometimes held to have healing powers; especially a ...
sanitarian
noun Date: 1859 a specialist in sanitary science and public health
sanitarily
adverb see sanitary
sanitarium
noun (plural -iums or sanitaria) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin sanitat-, sanitas health Date: 1851 sanatorium
sanitary
adjective Etymology: French sanitaire, from Latin sanitas Date: 1838 1. of or relating to health 2. of, relating to, or used in the disposal especially of domestic ...
sanitary landfill
noun Date: 1968 landfill
sanitary napkin
noun Date: 1915 a disposable absorbent pad used (as during menstruation) to absorb the uterine flow
sanitary ware
noun Date: 1872 ceramic plumbing fixtures (as sinks, lavatories, or toilet bowls)
sanitate
transitive verb (-tated; -tating) Etymology: back-formation from sanitation Date: 1882 to make sanitary especially by providing with sanitary appliances or facilities
sanitation
noun Date: 1848 1. the act or process of making sanitary 2. the promotion of hygiene and prevention of disease by maintenance of sanitary conditions (as by removal of sewage ...
sanitization
noun see sanitize
sanitize
transitive verb (-tized; -tizing) Etymology: Latin sanitas Date: 1836 1. to make sanitary (as by cleaning or sterilizing) 2. to make more acceptable by removing unpleasant ...
sanitorium
noun (plural -riums or sanitoria) Etymology: by alteration (influenced by sanitarium) Date: 1917 sanatorium
sanity
noun Etymology: Middle English sanite, from Anglo-French sanité, from Latin sanitat-, sanitas health, sanity, from sanus healthy, sane Date: 15th century the quality or ...
sank
past of sink
Sankhya
noun Etymology: Sanskrit sāṁkhya, literally, based on calculation Date: 1788 an orthodox Hindu philosophy teaching salvation through knowledge of the dualism of matter and ...
Sankt Anton am Arlberg
geographical name village W Austria in Tirol W of Innsbruck
Sankt Gallen
geographical name — see Saint Gall
Sankt Moritz
geographical name — see Saint Moritz
sann hemp
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu san Date: 1939 sunn
sannup
noun Etymology: Eastern Abenaki sénαpe man, male human Date: 1628 a married male American Indian
sannyasi
or sannyasin noun Etymology: Hindi sannyāsī, from Sanskrit sannyāsin Date: 1613 a Hindu mendicant ascetic
sannyasin
noun see sannyasi
sans
I. preposition Etymology: Middle English saun, sans, from Anglo-French san, sanz, modification of Latin sine without — more at sunder Date: 14th century without II. ...
sans doute
foreign term Etymology: French without doubt
sans gêne
foreign term Etymology: French without embarrassment or constructionint
sans peur et sans reproche
foreign term Etymology: French without fear and without reproach
sans serif
or sanserif noun Etymology: probably from sans + modification of Dutch schreef stroke — more at serif Date: 1830 a letter or typeface with no serifs
sans souci
foreign term Etymology: French without worry
sansculotte
noun Etymology: French sans-culotte, literally, without breeches Date: 1790 1. an extreme radical republican in France at the time of the French Revolution 2. a radical or ...
sansculottic
adjective see sansculotte
sansculottish
adjective see sansculotte
sansculottism
noun see sansculotte
sansei
noun (plural sansei) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Japanese san third + sei generation Date: 1940 a son or daughter of nisei parents who is born and educated in ...
sanserif
noun see sans serif
sansevieria
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Raimondo di Sangro, prince of San Severo died 1774 Italian scholar Date: 1804 any of a genus (Sansevieria) of tropical perennial herbs of the ...
Sanskrit
noun Etymology: Sanskrit saṁskṛta, literally, perfected, from sam together + karoti he makes Date: 1696 1. an ancient Indo-Aryan language that is the classical language ...
Sanskritic
adjective see Sanskrit
Sanskritist
noun see Sanskrit
Santa
noun see Santa Claus
Santa Ana
I. noun Etymology: Santa Ana Mountains in southern California Date: 1880 a strong hot dry foehn wind from the north, northeast, or east in southern California II. ...
Santa Anna
biographical name Antonio López de 1794-1876 Mexican general, revolutionary, & president
Santa Barbara
geographical name city S California population 92,325
Santa Barbara Channel
geographical name channel SW California between the N Channel Islands & mainland
Santa Barbara Islands
geographical name — see Channel Islands 1
Santa Catalina
geographical name — see Catalina
Santa Catarina
geographical name state S Brazil bordering on the Atlantic capital Florianópolis area 37,060 square miles (95,985 square kilometers), population 4,536,433
Santa Clara
geographical name 1. city W California NW of San Jose population 102,361 2. city W central Cuba population 194,354
Santa Clarita
geographical name city California population 151,088
Santa Claus
noun Etymology: modification of Dutch Sinterklaas, alteration of Sint Nikolaas Saint Nicholas Date: 1773 a plump white-bearded and red-suited old man in modern folklore who ...
Santa Cruz
geographical name 1. island SW California in NW Channel Islands 2. city W California S of San Jose on Monterey Bay population 54,593 3. — see Saint Croix 4. river 250 ...
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
geographical name 1. province Spain comprising W Canary Islands area 1239 square miles (3209 square kilometers), population 725,815 2. city & port, its capital, on NE ...
Santa Cruz Islands
geographical name islands SW Pacific in SE Solomons N of Vanuatu; until 1978 administratively attached to British Solomon Islands area 362 square miles (938 square ...
Santa Fe
geographical name 1. city N central New Mexico, its capital population 62,203 2. city central Argentina on Salado River population 442,214 • Santa Fean noun
Santa Fe Trail
geographical name pioneer route to the Southwest used especially 1821-80 from vicinity of Kansas City, Missouri, to Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Fean
noun see Santa Fe
Santa Gertrudis
noun Etymology: Santa Gertrudis, section of the King Ranch, Kingsville, Texas Date: 1942 any of a United States breed of red beef cattle developed from a Brahman-shorthorn ...
Santa Isabel
geographical name 1. island W Pacific in the E central Solomons NE of Guadalcanal area about 1500 square miles (3900 square kilometers) 2. — see Malabo
Santa Maria
geographical name city W California NW of Santa Barbara population 77,423
Santa María
geographical name volcano about 12,400 feet (3780 meters) W Guatemala
Santa Marta
geographical name city & port N Colombia on the Caribbean E of Barranquilla population 286,500
Santa Monica
geographical name city SW California adjacent to Los Angeles on Santa Monica Bay (inlet of the Pacific) population 84,084
Santa Paula
geographical name city SW California NW of Los Angeles population 28,598
Santa Rosa
geographical name city W California N of San Francisco population 147,595
Santa Rosa Island
geographical name island SW California in NW Channel Islands
Santander
I. biographical name Francisco de Paula 1792-1840 Colombian general & politician II. geographical name 1. — see Cantabria 2. city & port N Spain on Bay of Biscay capital ...
Santarém
geographical name city N Brazil in W Pará at confluence of the Tapajoz & the Amazon population 265,105
Santayana
biographical name George 1863-1952 American (Spanish-born) poet & philosopher
Santee
geographical name 1. river 143 miles (230 kilometers) South Carolina flowing SE into the Atlantic — see Congaree 2. city S California, a suburb of San Diego population ...
Santeria
also Santería noun Etymology: American Spanish santería, from santero practitioner of Santeria, from santo Yoruba deity, literally, saint's image, saint, from Spanish Date: ...
Santería
noun see Santeria
Santiagan
noun see Santiago
Santiago
geographical name 1. city central Chile, its capital metropolitan area population 3,902,356 2. (or Santiago de los Caballeros) city N central Dominican Republic population ...
Santiago de Compostela
geographical name see Santiago 3
Santiago de Cuba
geographical name city & port SE Cuba population 405,354
Santiago de los Caballeros
geographical name see Santiago 2
Santiago del Estero
geographical name city N Argentina SE of San Miguel de Tucumán population 201,709
santims
noun (plural santimi or santimu) Etymology: Latvian (nominative plural santimi, genitive plural santimu), from French centime centime Date: 1924 — see lats at money table
santir
or santour noun Etymology: Arabic sanṭīr, sanṭūr, ultimately from Greek psaltērion psaltery Date: 1853 a Persian dulcimer
santo
noun (plural santos) Etymology: Spanish, literally, saint, from Late Latin sanctus — more at saint Date: 1834 a painted or carved wooden image of a saint common especially ...
Santo Domingan
adjective or noun see Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo
geographical name 1. (or formerly Trujillo) (or Ciudad Trujillo) city & port capital of Dominican Republic on Caribbean Sea population 654,757 2. — see Hispaniola 3. — ...
santolina
noun (plural -nas or -na) Etymology: New Latin, alteration of Latin santonica, an herb, feminine of santonicus of the Santoni, from Santoni, a people of Aquitania Date: 1578 ...
santonin
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin santonica, from Latin Date: 1836 a poisonous slightly bitter crystalline compound C15H18O3 found ...
Santorini
geographical name — see thira
Santos
geographical name city & port SE Brazil in SE São Paulo state SSE of São Paulo on an island in a tidal inlet population 428,526
Santos-Dumont
biographical name Alberto 1873-1932 French (Brazilian-born) aviation pioneer
santour
noun see santir
Santurce
geographical name a NE section of San Juan, Puerto Rico
São Francisco
geographical name river 1800 miles (2897 kilometers) E Brazil flowing from S central Minas Gerais NE & E into the Atlantic
São Luís
geographical name city & port NE Brazil capital of Maranhão state on Maranhão Island population 695,780
São Manuel
geographical name — see Teles Pires
São Miguel
geographical name island Portugal in E Azores; chief town Ponta Delgada area 288 square miles (746 square kilometers)
São Paulo
geographical name 1. state SE Brazil area 95,852 square miles (248,257 square kilometers), population 31,192,818 2. city, its capital population 10,900,000
São Roque, Cape
geographical name headland NE Brazil N of Natal
São Salvador
geographical name — see Salvador 2
São Tiago
geographical name island Cape Verde Islands, largest of the group; chief town Praia area 383 square miles (992 square kilometers)
São Tomé
geographical name island W Africa in Gulf of Guinea; with Príncipe Island, forms the republic (until 1975 a Portuguese territory) of São Tomé and Príncipe (capital São ...
São Vicente, Cabo de
geographical name — see Saint Vincent (Cape)
Saône
geographical name river 298 miles (479 kilometers) E France flowing SSW into the Rhône
sap
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sæp; akin to Old High German saf sap Date: before 12th century 1. a. the fluid part of a plant; specifically a ...
sap green
noun Date: 1578 a strong yellow green
saphead
noun Date: 1691 a weak-minded stupid person ; sap • sapheaded adjective
sapheaded
adjective see saphead
saphenous
adjective Etymology: saphena saphenous vein, from Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Arabic ṣāfin Date: 1840 of, relating to, associated with, or being either of ...
sapid
adjective Etymology: Latin sapidus tasty, from sapere to taste — more at sage Date: 1623 1. having flavor ; flavorful 2. archaic agreeable to the mind • sapidity ...
sapidity
noun see sapid
sapience
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin sapientia, from sapient-, sapiens, present participle Date: 14th century wisdom, sagacity
sapiens
adjective Etymology: New Latin (specific epithet of Homo sapiens), from Latin, present participle of sapere Date: 1939 of, relating to, or being recent humans (Homo sapiens) ...
sapient
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin sapient-, sapiens, from present participle of sapere to taste, be wise — more at sage Date: 15th century ...
sapiently
adverb see sapient
Sapir
biographical name Edward 1884-1939 American (Polish-born) anthropologist & linguist
sapless
adjective see sap I
saplessness
noun see sap I
sapling
noun Date: 14th century 1. a young tree; specifically one not over four inches in diameter at breast height 2. youth 2a
sapodilla
noun Etymology: Spanish zapotillo, diminutive of zapote sapodilla fruit, from Nahuatl tzapotl Date: 1697 a tropical American evergreen tree (Manilkara zapota syn. Achras ...
sapogenin
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary saponin + -genin (compound formed from another compound) Date: circa 1862 a nonsugar portion of a saponin that is ...
saponaceous
adjective Etymology: New Latin saponaceus, from Latin sapon-, sapo soap, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English sāpe soap Date: 1710 resembling or having the qualities of ...
saponaceousness
noun see saponaceous
saponifiable
adjective see saponify
saponification
noun see saponify
saponifier
noun see saponify
saponify
verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: French saponifier, from Latin sapon-, sapo Date: 1821 transitive verb to convert (as fat) into soap; specifically to hydrolyze (a fat) with ...
saponin
noun Etymology: French saponine, from Latin sapon-, sapo Date: 1831 any of various mostly toxic glucosides that occur in plants (as soapwort or soapbark) and are ...
saponite
noun Etymology: Swedish saponit, from Latin sapon-, sapo soap Date: circa 1849 a hydrous magnesium aluminum silicate occurring in soft soapy amorphous masses and filling ...
sapote
noun Etymology: Spanish zapote sapodilla fruit Date: 1572 any of several roundish or ovoid sweet soft-fleshed fruits of Mexican and Central American trees: as a. the ...
sapper
noun Date: 1626 1. a military specialist in field fortification work (as sapping) 2. a military demolitions specialist
sapphic
I. adjective Date: 1501 1. capitalized of or relating to the Greek lyric poet Sappho 2. of, relating to, or consisting of a 4-line strophe made up of chiefly trochaic and ...
sapphire
noun Etymology: Middle English safir, from Anglo-French, from Latin sapphirus, from Greek sappheiros, perhaps of Semitic origin; akin to Hebrew sappīr sapphire Date: 13th ...
sapphirine
adjective Date: 15th century 1. made of sapphire 2. resembling sapphire especially in color
sapphism
noun Etymology: Sappho + -ism; from the belief that Sappho was homosexual Date: circa 1890 lesbianism
Sappho
also Psappho biographical name flourished circa 610-circa 580 B.C. Greek poet
sappiness
noun Date: 1552 1. the state of being full of or smelling of sap 2. the quality or state of being sappy ; foolishness
Sapporo
geographical name city Japan on W Hokkaido population 1,671,765
sappy
adjective (sappier; -est) Date: 12th century 1. abounding with sap 2. resembling or consisting largely of sapwood 3. a. overly sweet or sentimental b. lacking in ...
sapr-
or sapro- combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek sapros rotten 1. dead or decaying organic matter 2. decay ; putrefaction
sapro-
combining form see sapr-
saprogenic
adjective Date: 1876 of, causing, or resulting from putrefaction • saprogenicity noun
saprogenicity
noun see saprogenic
saprolite
noun Date: 1894 disintegrated rock that lies in its original place
saprophagous
adjective Etymology: New Latin saprophagus, from sapr- + -phagus -phagous Date: 1819 feeding on decaying matter
saprophyte
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1870 a saprophytic organism
saprophytic
adjective Date: 1882 obtaining food by absorbing dissolved organic material; especially obtaining nourishment from the products of organic breakdown and decay • ...
saprophytically
adverb see saprophytic
saprozoic
adjective Date: circa 1920 saprophytic — used of animals (as protozoans)
sapsago
noun Etymology: modification of German Schabziger Date: circa 1846 a very hard green skim-milk cheese flavored with the powdered leaves of an aromatic European legume ...
sapsucker
noun Date: 1805 any of a genus (Sphyrapicus) of North American woodpeckers that drill holes in trees in order to obtain sap and insects for food
sapwood
noun Date: 1791 the younger softer living or physiologically active outer portion of wood that lies between the cambium and the heartwood and is more permeable, less durable, ...
Saqqâra
or Saqqārah or Sakkara geographical name village N Egypt SW of ruins of Memphis
Saqqārah
geographical name see Saqqâra
saquinavir
noun Etymology: sa- (perhaps backward spelling of protease) + quinoline + -avir, alteration of -ovir (as in acyclovir) Date: 1994 a protease inhibitor C38H50N6O5 that is ...
SAR
abbreviation search and rescue
saraband
or sarabande noun Etymology: French sarabande, from Spanish zarabanda Date: 1616 1. a stately court dance of the 17th and 18th centuries resembling the minuet 2. the music ...
sarabande
noun see saraband
Sarabat
geographical name — see Gediz
Saracen
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin Saracenus, from Late Greek Sarakēnos Date: before 12th century a member of a nomadic people of the deserts ...
Saracenic
adjective see Saracen
Saragossa
or Span Zaragoza geographical name city, capital of Zaragoza province, Spain population 594,394
Sarah
noun Etymology: Hebrew Śārāh Date: before 12th century 1. the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac 2. a kinswoman of Tobias married to him
Sarajevan
noun see Sarajevo
Sarajevo
geographical name city SE central Bosnia and Herzegovina, its capital • Sarajevan noun
Saramago
biographical name José 1922- Portuguese novelist
saran
noun Etymology: from Saran, a trademark Date: 1940 a tough flexible thermoplastic resin
Saranac
geographical name river 100 miles (161 kilometers) NE New York flowing NE from Saranac Lakes (three lakes in the Adirondacks: Upper Saranac, Middle Saranac, & Lower Saranac) ...
Saransk
geographical name city central Russia in Europe capital of Mordvinia population 322,000
sarape
variant of serape
Sarasota
geographical name city W Florida S of Tampa population 52,715
Saratoga
geographical name city W California SW of San Jose population 29,843
Saratoga Lake
geographical name lake 7 miles (11 kilometers) long E New York S of Lake George
Saratoga Springs
geographical name city NE New York population 26,186
Saratoga trunk
noun Etymology: Saratoga Springs, New York Date: 1858 a large traveling trunk usually with a rounded top
Saratov
geographical name city S central Russia in Europe on a reservoir of the Volga population 909,000
Sarawak
geographical name state Malaysia in N Borneo, formerly a British colony capital Kuching area 48,342 square miles (125,206 square kilometers), population 1,648,217
sarc-
or sarco- combining form Etymology: Greek sark-, sarko-, from sark-, sarx 1. flesh 2. striated muscle
sarcasm
noun Etymology: French or Late Latin; French sarcasme, from Late Latin sarcasmos, from Greek sarkasmos, from sarkazein to tear flesh, bite the lips in rage, sneer, from sark-, ...
sarcastic
adjective Date: 1695 1. having the character of sarcasm 2. given to the use of sarcasm ; caustic • sarcastically adverb Synonyms: sarcastic, satiric, ironic, ...
sarcastically
adverb see sarcastic
sarcenet
I. noun or sarsenet Etymology: Middle English sarsynet, from Anglo-French sarzinett Date: 15th century a soft thin silk in plain or twill weaves; also a garment made of ...
sarco-
combining form see sarc-
sarcoid
noun Date: 1899 1. any of various diseases characterized especially by the formation of nodules in the skin 2. a nodule characteristic of sarcoid or of sarcoidosis
sarcoidosis
noun (plural sarcoidoses) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1936 a chronic disease of unknown cause that is characterized by the formation of nodules especially in the lymph nodes, ...
sarcolemma
noun Etymology: New Latin, from sarc- + Greek lemma husk — more at lemma Date: 1840 the membrane enclosing a striated muscle fiber • sarcolemmal adjective
sarcolemmal
adjective see sarcolemma
sarcoma
noun (plural -mas; also sarcomata) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek sarkōmat-, sarkōma fleshy growth, from sarkoun to grow flesh, from sark-, sarx Date: 1804 a malignant ...
sarcomatosis
noun (plural sarcomatoses) Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1890 a disease characterized by the presence and spread of sarcomas
sarcomatous
adjective see sarcoma
sarcomere
noun Date: 1891 any of the repeating structural units of striated muscle fibrils
sarcophagus
noun (plural sarcophagi; also -guses) Etymology: Latin sarcophagus (lapis) limestone used for coffins, from Greek (lithos) sarkophagos, literally, flesh-eating stone, from sark- ...
sarcoplasm
noun Etymology: New Latin sarcoplasma Date: 1899 the cytoplasm of a striated muscle fiber • sarcoplasmic adjective
sarcoplasmic
adjective see sarcoplasm
sarcoplasmic reticulum
noun Date: 1953 the specialized endoplasmic reticulum of cardiac muscle and skeletal striated muscle that functions especially as a storage and release area for calcium
sarcoptic mange
noun Etymology: New Latin Sarcoptes, from sarc- + Greek koptein to cut — more at capon Date: 1886 mange caused by mites (genus Sarcoptes) burrowing in the skin especially ...
sarcosomal
adjective see sarcosome
sarcosome
noun Etymology: New Latin sarcosoma, from sarc- + -soma -some Date: 1899 a mitochondrion of a striated muscle fiber • sarcosomal adjective
sard
noun Etymology: Middle English sarde, from Anglo-French, from Latin sarda Date: 14th century a reddish-brown variety of chalcedony sometimes classified as a variety of ...
Sardanapallus
biographical name see Sardanapalus
Sardanapalus
or Sardanapallus biographical name king of Assyria; sometimes identified with Ashurbanipal (reigned 668-627 B.C.)
sardar
variant of sirdar
Sardegna
geographical name see Sardinia
Sardes
geographical name see Sardis
Sardian
adjective or noun see Sardis
Sardica
geographical name — see Sofia
sardine
noun (plural sardines; also sardine) Etymology: Middle English sardeine, from Anglo-French, from Latin sardina Date: 14th century 1. any of several small or immature fishes ...
Sardinia
or Italian Sardegna geographical name island Italy S of Corsica; with surrounding smaller islands, constitutes a region of Italy capital Cagliari area about 9300 square miles ...
Sardinian
noun Date: 1598 1. a native or inhabitant of Sardinia 2. the Romance language of central and southern Sardinia • Sardinian adjective
Sardis
or Sardes geographical name ancient city W Asia Minor capital of Lydia; site E of Izmir • Sardian adjective or noun
sardonic
adjective Etymology: French sardonique, from Greek sardonios Date: 1638 disdainfully or skeptically humorous ; derisively mocking Synonyms: see sarcastic • ...
sardonically
adverb see sardonic
sardonicism
noun Date: 1926 sardonic quality or humor
sardonyx
noun Etymology: Middle English sardonix, from Latin sardonyx, from Greek Date: 14th century an onyx having parallel layers of sard
Sardou
biographical name Victorien 1831-1908 French dramatist
saree
noun see sari
Sarema
or Estonian Saaremaa geographical name island Estonia at mouth of Gulf of Riga area about 1050 square miles (2720 square kilometers)
Sarera Bay
or formerly Geelvink Bay geographical name inlet Indonesia in N West Papua
sargasso
noun (plural -sos) Etymology: Portuguese sargaço Date: 1598 1. gulfweed, sargassum 2. a mass of floating vegetation and especially sargassums
Sargasso Sea
geographical name tract of comparatively still water N Atlantic lying chiefly between 25° & 35°N & 40° & 70°W and containing thick seaweed growth
sargassum
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from International Scientific Vocabulary sargasso Date: circa 1890 any of a genus (Sargassum) of brown algae that have a branching ...
sarge
noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1867 sergeant
Sargent
biographical name John Singer 1856-1925 American painter
Sargon II
biographical name king of Assyria (722-705 B.C.)
sari
also saree noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu sāṛī, from Sanskrit śāṭī strip of cloth Date: 1785 a garment of southern Asian women that consists of several yards of ...
sarin
noun Etymology: German Date: 1951 an extremely toxic chemical weapon C4H10FO2P that is used as a lethal nerve gas — called also GB
sark
noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) serk, from Old English serc; akin to Old Norse serkr shirt Date: before 12th century dialect chiefly British shirt
Sark
geographical name island in the English Channel, one of the Channel Islands; a dependency of Guernsey area 2 square miles (5.2 square kilometers) • Sarkese noun
Sarkese
noun see Sark
Sarmatia
geographical name ancient region E Europe in modern Poland & Russia between the Vistula & the Volga • Sarmatian adjective or noun
Sarmatian
adjective or noun see Sarmatia
Sarnia
geographical name city Canada in SE Ontario on St. Clair River opposite Port Huron, Michigan population 70,876
Sarnoff
biographical name David 1891-1971 American (Russian-born) communications executive
sarod
also sarode noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu sarod, from Persian Date: 1865 a lute of northern India • sarodist noun
sarode
noun see sarod
sarodist
noun see sarod
sarong
noun Etymology: Malay Date: 1830 a loose garment made of a long strip of cloth wrapped around the body that is worn as a skirt or dress by men and women chiefly of the Malay ...

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