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geographical name — see Chernivtsi
noun (plural cero or ceros) Etymology: modification of Spanish sierra saw, cero Date: 1884 a large spotted food and sport fish (Scomberomorus regalis) of the warmer parts ...
adjective Date: 1869 of, relating to, or containing cerium especially with a valence of three
or Torre de Cerredo geographical name mountain 8787 feet (2678 meters) N Spain SW of Santander; highest in the Cantabrians
geographical name city SW California NE of Long Beach population 51,488
Cerro Bolívar
geographical name — see bolivar (Cerro)
Cerro de Pasco
geographical name 1. mountain 15,100 feet (4602 meters) central Peru NE of Lima 2. city near the mountain population 170,500
Cerro de Punta
geographical name mountain about 4390 feet (1338 meters) central Puerto Rico in Cordillera Central; highest on the island
Cerro Gordo
geographical name mountain pass E Mexico between Veracruz & Jalapa
abbreviation certificate; certification; certified; certify
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *certanus, from Latin certus, from past participle of cernere to sift, discern, decide; akin to ...
adverb Date: 14th century 1. in a manner that is certain ; with certainty 2. it is certain that ; assuredly
noun (plural -ties) Date: 14th century 1. something that is certain 2. the quality or state of being certain especially on the basis of evidence Synonyms: certainty, ...
adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old French, from cert certain, from Latin certus Date: 13th century archaic in truth ; certainly
adjective Date: 1846 1. a. capable of being certified b. genuine, authentic 2. fit to be certified as insane ; crazy • certifiably adverb
adverb see certifiable
I. noun Etymology: Middle English certificat, from Medieval Latin certificatum, from Late Latin, neuter of certificatus, past participle of certificare to certify Date: 15th ...
certificate of deposit
Date: 1846 a money-market bond of a preset face value paying fixed interest and redeemable without penalty only on maturity
noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of certifying ; the state of being certified 2. a certified statement
certification mark
noun Date: 1947 a mark or device used to identify a product or service that has been certified to conform to a particular set of standards
adjective see certificate II
adjective Date: 1611 1. having earned certification 2. genuine, authentic
certified mail
noun Date: 1955 first class mail for which proof of delivery is secured but no indemnity value is claimed
certified milk
noun Date: 1899 milk produced in dairies that operate under the rules and regulations of an authorized medical milk commission
certified public accountant
noun Date: 1896 an accountant who has met the requirements of a state law and has been granted a certificate
noun see certify
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: Middle English certifien, from Anglo-French certefier, from Late Latin certificare, from Latin certus certain — more at certain ...
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, literally, to be informed; from the use of the word in the writ Date: 15th century a writ of superior court to call up the records ...
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin certitudo, from Latin certus Date: 15th century 1. the state of being or feeling certain 2. certainty of act or event ...
adjective Etymology: Latin caeruleus dark blue Date: 1662 resembling the blue of the sky
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cerulo- (from Latin caeruleus) + plasma + 1-in Date: circa 1952 a blue copper-binding serum oxidase that is deficient in ...
noun Etymology: New Latin, irregular from Latin cera wax; akin to Greek kēros wax Date: 1741 earwax • ceruminous adjective
adjective see cerumen
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French céruse, from Latin cerussa Date: 14th century 1. white lead as a pigment 2. a cosmetic containing white lead
noun Etymology: German Zerussit, from Latin cerussa Date: 1850 a colorless or white mineral consisting of a carbonate of lead that occurs in transparent crystals and also in ...
biographical name Miguel de 1547-1616 full surname Cervantes Saavedra Spanish writer
noun Etymology: obsolete French (now cervelas) Date: 1613 smoked sausage made from a combination of pork and beef
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Latin cervesia, a kind of beer Date: 1949 1. beer 1 2. beer 4
adjective Date: 1681 of or relating to a neck or cervix
cervical cap
noun Date: 1923 a usually rubber or plastic contraceptive device in the form of a thimble-shaped molded cap that fits snugly over the uterine cervix and blocks sperm from ...
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1889 inflammation of the uterine cervix
Cervin, Mont
geographical name — see Matterhorn
adjective Etymology: Latin cervinus of a deer, from cervus stag, deer — more at hart Date: circa 1828 of, relating to, or resembling deer
noun (plural cervices or cervixes) Etymology: Latin cervic-, cervix Date: 15th century 1. neck; especially the back part of the neck 2. a constricted portion of an organ or ...
or caesarean; also cesarian or caesarian noun Usage: often capitalized Date: circa 1903 cesarean section • cesarean or caesarean also cesarian or caesarian adjective, ...
cesarean section
or caesarean section noun Usage: often capitalized C Etymology: from the legendary association of such a delivery with the Roman cognomen Caesar Date: 1615 surgical incision ...
I. noun see cesarean II. adjective see cesarean
or ancient Caesena geographical name commune N Italy in Emilia-Romagna SE of Forlì population 89,606
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin caesius bluish gray Date: 1861 a silver-white soft ductile element of the alkali metal group that is the most electropositive element ...
cesium 133
noun Date: 1966 an isotope of cesium used especially in atomic clocks and one of whose atomic transitions is used as a scientific time standard
Ceske Budejovice
or German Budweis geographical name city Czech Republic in S Bohemia population 97,283
noun Etymology: probably short for success Date: 1830 chiefly Irish luck — usually used in the phrase bad cess to you
noun Etymology: Middle English cessacioun, from Middle French cessation, from Latin cessation-, cessatio delay, idleness, from cessare to delay, be idle — more at cease Date: ...
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin cession-, cessio, from cedere to withdraw — more at cede Date: 15th century a yielding to another ; concession
noun Etymology: cesspool + pit Date: 1777 a pit for the disposal of refuse (as sewage)
noun Etymology: perhaps by folk etymology from Middle English suspiral vent, tap on a main pipe, settling pool, from Anglo-French, suspirale vent, from suspirer to sigh, exhale, ...
noun Etymology: Spanish, literally, basket, from Latin cista box, basket Date: circa 1902 a narrow curved wicker basket used to catch and propel the ball in jai alai
noun Etymology: New Latin Cestoda, taxonomic group comprising tapeworms, ultimately from Greek kestos girdle Date: circa 1890 tapeworm • cestode adjective
I. noun (plural cesti) Etymology: Latin, girdle, belt, from Greek kestos, from kestos stitched, from kentein to prick — more at center Date: 1557 a woman's belt; especially ...
abbreviation Comprehensive Employment and Training Act
noun Etymology: ultimately from Latin cetus whale, from Greek kētos Date: 1835 any of an order (Cetacea) of aquatic mostly marine mammals that includes the whales, dolphins, ...
adjective see cetacean
noun Etymology: from cetyl, the radical C16H33 Date: 1871 a colorless oily hydrocarbon C16H34 found in petroleum
cetane number
noun Date: 1935 a measure of the ignition value of a diesel fuel that represents the percentage by volume of cetane in a mixture of liquid methylnaphthalene that gives the same ...
cetane rating
noun see cetane number
cetera desunt
foreign term Etymology: Latin the rest is missing
ceteris paribus
adverb Etymology: New Latin, other things being equal Date: 1601 if all other relevant things, factors, or elements remain unaltered
geographical name town S Serbia and Montenegro SE of Kotor near coast; formerly capital of Montenegro population 20,258
noun see cetology
noun Etymology: Latin cetus whale Date: circa 1828 a branch of zoology concerned with the cetaceans • cetologist noun
geographical name — see sete
noun Etymology: Latin (genitive Ceti), literally, whale Date: 1825 an equatorial constellation south of Pisces and Aries
cetyl alcohol
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cet- (from Latin cetus whale) + -yl; from its occurrence in spermaceti Date: 1863 a waxy crystalline alcohol C16H34O ...
abbreviation continuing education unit
geographical name city & port N Morocco opposite Gibraltar; a Spanish presidio population 73,483
geographical name mountain range S France W of the Rhône at E edge of Massif Central — see mezenc
variant of seviche
geographical name 1. (or Arabic Serendib) (or Latin & Greek Taprobane) island 270 miles (434 kilometers) long & 140 miles (225 kilometers) wide in Indian Ocean off S India 2. ...
adjective or noun see Ceylon
biographical name Paul 1839-1906 French painter • Cézannesque adjective
adjective see Cézanne
abbreviation 1. calf 2. [Latin confer, imperative of conferre to compare] compare
symbol californium
abbreviation 1. carried forward 2. centrifugal force 3. cost and freight 4. cystic fibrosis
abbreviation chlorofluorocarbon
abbreviation 1. certified flight instructor; chief flying instructor 2. cost, freight, and insurance
abbreviation Canadian Football League
abbreviation cubic feet per minute
abbreviation chief financial officer
abbreviation certified financial planner
abbreviation cubic feet per second
abbreviation chronic fatigue syndrome
abbreviation 1. center of gravity 2. coast guard 3. commanding general
abbreviation computer-generated images; computer-generated imagery
abbreviation centimeter-gram-second
abbreviation Etymology: French Confédération Générale du Travail General Confederation of Labor
abbreviation 1. chain 2. champion 3. chaplain 4. chapter 5. chief 6. child; children 7. church
abbreviation 1. clearinghouse 2. courthouse 3. customhouse
geographical name see Changzhou
geographical name see Changde
geographical name see Chao'an
geographical name see Chengde
geographical name see Chengdu
noun see chi II
geographical name — see Qiqihar
biographical name 1711-1799 Chinese emperor (1736-96)
Ch'in Shih Huang Ti
biographical name circa 259-210 B.C. prename Cheng Chinese emperor (221-210 B.C.)
geographical name see Qinhuangdao
Ch'in-huang-tao, Chinwangtao
geographical name — see Qinhuangdao
noun see Ching
geographical name — see Qinghai 1
or Cheongju geographical name city W central South Korea N of Taejon population 350,256
geographical name see Quanzhou
Ch'üan-chou, Chuanchow
geographical name — see Quanzhou
geographical name see Chongqing
Ch'ung-ch'ing, Chungking
geographical name — see Chongqing
noun Etymology: American Spanish cha-cha-cha Date: 1954 a fast rhythmic ballroom dance of Latin-American origin with a basic pattern of three steps and a shuffle
noun (plural Chablis) Etymology: French, from Chablis, town in France Date: 1668 1. a dry sharp white burgundy wine 2. a semidry soft white California wine
biographical name (Alexis-) Emmanuel 1841-1894 French composer
noun see chacma baboon
chacma baboon
noun Etymology: Khoikhoi Date: 1896 a large dusky baboon (Papio ursinus) of southern African savannas — called also chacma
geographical name — see Gran Chaco
noun Etymology: French & Spanish; French chaconne, from Spanish chacona Date: 1659 1. an old Spanish dance tune of Latin American origin 2. a musical composition in moderate ...
chacun à son goût
foreign term Etymology: French everyone to his taste
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1944 small pieces of paper or cardboard produced in punching paper tape or data cards; also a piece of chad • chadless adjective
or French Tchad geographical name country N central Africa capital N'Djamena; a republic; until 1959 a territory of French Equatorial Africa area 495,752 square miles ...
Chad, Lake
geographical name shallow lake N central Africa at junction of boundaries of Chad, Niger, & Nigeria
adjective or noun see Chad
or Chad noun Date: circa 1950 a subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic language family comprising numerous languages of northern Nigeria, northern Cameroon, and Chad • Chadic ...
adjective see chad
noun Etymology: Hindi, Urdu, & Persian; Hindi caddar, cādar & Urdu chaddar, from Persian chaddar, chādar Date: 1525 a large cloth worn as a combination head covering, veil, ...
biographical name Sir James 1891-1974 English physicist
geographical name ancient city E central Greece in W Boeotia SE of Mt. Parnassus
noun (plural chaetae) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek chaitē long flowing hair Date: circa 1866 bristle, seta • chaetal adjective
adjective see chaeta
noun Etymology: New Latin Chaetognatha, class or phylum name, ultimately from Greek chaitē + gnathos jaw — more at -gnathous Date: circa 1889 arrowworm • chaetognath ...
I. verb (chafed; chafing) Etymology: Middle English chaufen to warm, from Anglo-French chaufer, from Vulgar Latin *calfare, alteration of Latin calefacere, from calēre to be ...
noun Etymology: Middle English cheaffer, from Old English ceafor; probably akin to Old English ceafl jowl — more at jowl Date: before 12th century any of various scarab ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English chaf, from Old English ceaf; akin to Old High German cheva husk Date: before 12th century 1. the seed coverings and other debris separated ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English chaffare, from chep trade + fare journey — more at cheap, fare Date: 13th century archaic a haggling about price II. verb (chaffered; ...
noun see chaffer II
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ceaffinc, from ceaf + finc finch Date: before 12th century a common European finch (Fringilla coelebs of the family ...
adjective see chaff I
chafing dish
noun Etymology: Middle English chafing, present participle of chaufen, chafen to warm Date: 15th century a utensil for cooking or keeping food warm especially at the table
biographical name Marc 1887-1985 Russian painter in France
Chagas' disease
noun Etymology: Carlos Chagas died 1934 Brazilian physician Date: 1912 a tropical American disease that is caused by a trypanosome (Trypanosoma cruzi) and is marked by ...
or Jagatai biographical name died 1241 2d son of Genghis Khan Mongol ruler
Chagos Archipelago
geographical name archipelago central Indian Ocean S of Maldives; comprises British Indian Ocean Territory — see Diego Garcia
geographical name river Panama flowing through Gatun Lake to the Caribbean
I. noun Etymology: French, from chagrin sad Date: circa 1681 disquietude or distress of mind caused by humiliation, disappointment, or failure II. transitive verb (chagrined; ...
geographical name district NW Trinidad W of Port of Spain on Chaguaramas Bay (inlet of Gulf of Paria)
geographical name former province NE China in E Inner Mongolia capital Kalgan (Zhangjiakou)
biographical name Ernst Boris 1906-1979 British (German-born) biochemist
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English cheyne, from Anglo-French chaene, from Latin catena Date: 14th century 1. a. a series of usually metal links or ...
chain gang
noun Date: 1834 a gang of people (as convicts) chained together especially as an outside working party
chain letter
noun Date: 1905 a letter sent to several persons with a request that each send copies of the letter to an equal number of persons
chain mail
noun Date: 1822 flexible armor of interlinked metal rings
chain of command
Date: 1898 a series of executive positions in order of authority
chain pickerel
noun Etymology: from the markings resembling chains on the sides Date: 1887 a large greenish-black pickerel (Esox niger) with dark markings along the sides that is common in ...
chain reaction
noun Date: circa 1902 1. a. a series of events so related to each other that each one initiates the next b. a number of events triggered by the same initial event 2. a ...
chain rule
noun Date: circa 1937 a mathematical rule concerning the differentiation of a function of a function (as f [u(x)]) by which under suitable conditions of continuity and ...
chain saw
noun Date: 1944 a portable power saw that has teeth linked together to form an endless chain • chainsaw transitive verb
chain stitch
noun Date: 1820 1. an ornamental stitch like chain links 2. a machine stitch forming a chain on the underside of the work
chain store
noun Date: 1910 one of numerous usually retail stores having the same ownership and selling the same lines of goods
chain-link fence
noun Date: circa 1927 a fence of heavy steel wire woven to form a diamond-shaped mesh
intransitive verb see chain reaction
verb Date: 1890 intransitive verb to smoke especially cigarettes continually transitive verb to smoke (as cigarettes) almost without interruption • chain-smoker noun
noun see chain-smoke
noun Etymology: French, from past participle of chaîner to chain Date: 1897 a series of short usually fast turns by which a ballet dancer moves across the stage
transitive verb see chain saw
noun Date: 1845 sprocket 1
I. noun Etymology: Middle English chaiere, from Anglo-French, from Latin cathedra, from Greek kathedra, from kata- cata- + hedra seat — more at sit Date: 13th century 1. ...
chair car
noun Date: 1880 1. a railroad car having pairs of chairs with individually adjustable backs on each side of the aisle 2. parlor car
noun Date: 1940 a motor-driven conveyor consisting of a series of seats suspended from a cable and used for transporting skiers or sightseers up or down a long slope or ...
I. noun Date: 1592 1. a. the presiding officer of a meeting, organization, committee, or event b. the administrative officer of a department of instruction (as in a ...
noun see chairman I
noun Date: 1971 chairman 1
noun Date: 1685 a woman who serves as chairman
noun Etymology: French, chair, chaise, alteration of Old French chaiere chair Date: 1701 1. any of various light horse-drawn vehicles: as a. a 2-wheeled carriage for one or ...
chaise longue
noun (plural chaise longues; also chaises longues) Etymology: French, literally, long chair Date: 1800 a long reclining chair
chaise lounge
noun Etymology: by folk etymology from French chaise longue Date: circa 1906 chaise longue
noun Etymology: Sanskrit cakra, literally, wheel — more at wheel Date: 1888 any of several points of physical or spiritual energy in the human body according to yoga ...
noun (plural chalazae or -zas) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, hailstone Date: circa 1704 1. either of two spiral bands in the white of a bird's egg that extend from the ...
adjective see chalaza
geographical name — see Kadikoy
adjective Date: 1758 of or relating to Chalcedon or the ecumenical council held there in A.D. 451 declaring Monophysitism heretical • Chalcedonian noun
adjective see chalcedony
noun (plural -nies) Etymology: Middle English calcedonie, a precious stone, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin chalcedonius, from Greek Chalkēdōn Chalcedon Date: 13th century ...
noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek chalkos copper, bronze Date: 1893 any of a large superfamily (Chalcidoidea) of mostly minute wasps parasitic in the larval state on the ...
adjective or noun see Chalcis
or Greek Khalkidikí geographical name peninsula NE Greece in E Macedonia projecting SE into N Aegean Sea & terminating in three peninsulas: Kassandra (ancient Pallene), ...
geographical name — see khalkis • Chalcidian adjective or noun
noun Etymology: alteration of chalcosine, from French, irregular from Greek chalkos Date: 1868 a black or gray lustrous metallic mineral that consists of a sulfide of copper ...
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chalk- bronze, ore (from Greek chalkos) + -gen; from the occurrence of oxygen and sulfur in many ores Date: circa 1961 any ...
noun Date: 1945 a binary compound of a chalcogen with a more electropositive element or radical
noun Etymology: New Latin chalcopyrites, from Greek chalkos + Latin pyrites Date: 1835 a yellow mineral that consists of a sulfide of copper and iron and is an important ...
adjective or noun Date: 1655 Chaldean
geographical name ancient region SW Asia on Euphrates River & Persian Gulf
noun Etymology: Latin Chaldaeus Chaldean, astrologer, from Greek Chaldaios, from Chaldaia Chaldea, region of ancient Babylonia Date: 1561 1. a. a member of an ancient ...
noun Etymology: Middle English Caldey, probably from Middle French chaldée, from Latin Chaldaeus Date: 14th century 1. Chaldean 1a 2. the Aramaic vernacular that was the ...
noun Etymology: Middle French chauderon, from chaudere basin, from Late Latin caldaria — more at cauldron Date: 1615 any of various old units of measure varying from 32 to ...
noun Etymology: French Date: 1782 1. a remote herdsman's hut in the Alps 2. a. a Swiss dwelling with unconcealed structural members and a wide overhang at the front and ...
Chaleur Bay
geographical name inlet of Gulf of St. Lawrence SE Canada between N New Brunswick & Gaspé Peninsula, Quebec
biographical name Fyodor Ivanovich 1873-1938 Russian basso
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin calic-, calix; akin to Greek kalyx calyx Date: 14th century 1. a drinking cup ; goblet; especially the ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English cealc, from Latin calc-, calx lime; akin to Greek chalix pebble Date: before 12th century 1. a. a soft white, gray, or ...
chalk talk
noun Date: 1878 a talk or lecture illustrated at a blackboard
chalk up
transitive verb Date: 1826 1. ascribe, credit 2. attain, achieve
noun Date: 1936 blackboard
adjective see chalk I
noun see challah
also challa or hallah noun Etymology: Yiddish khale, from Hebrew ḥallāh Date: 1907 egg-rich yeast-leavened bread that is usually braided or twisted before baking and is ...
I. verb (challenged; challenging) Etymology: Middle English chalengen to accuse, from Anglo-French chalenger, from Latin calumniari to accuse falsely, from calumnia calumny ...
adjective Date: 1983 presented with difficulties (as by a disability)
noun see challenge I
adjective Date: 1842 1. arousing competitive interest, thought, or action 2. invitingly provocative ; fascinating • challengingly adverb
adverb see challenging
noun (plural challises) Etymology: probably from the name Challis Date: 1836 a lightweight soft clothing fabric made of cotton, wool, or synthetic yarns
biographical name Alexander 1759-1834 Scottish biographer & editor
or Chalon-sur-Saône geographical name city E central France N of Mâcon population 56,259
geographical name see Chalon
noun Etymology: Greek chalōn, present participle of chalan to slacken Date: 1914 a substance (as a glycoprotein) that inhibits mitosis only in the specific tissue that ...
or Châlons-sur-Marne geographical name commune NE France on the Marne population 51,533
geographical name see Châlons
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, boat, skiff, from French chaloupe Date: 1895 a fried corn tortilla sometimes shaped like a boat and usually filled with a ...
I. adjective Etymology: probably from New Latin chalybeatus, irregular from Latin chalybs steel, from Greek chalyb-, chalyps, from Chalybes, ancient people in Asia Minor Date: ...
noun Etymology: Greek chamai on the ground + English -phyte — more at humble Date: 1913 a perennial plant that bears its perennating buds just above the surface of the soil
geographical name river 650 miles (1046 kilometers) central India flowing from Vindhya Mountains E into the Yamuna
I. noun Etymology: Middle English chambre, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin camera, from Latin, arched roof, from Greek kamara vault Date: 13th century 1. room; especially ...
chamber music
noun Date: 1615 music and especially instrumental ensemble music intended for performance in a private room or small auditorium and usually having one performer for each part
chamber of commerce
Date: 1723 an association of businesspeople to promote commercial and industrial interests in the community
chamber of horrors
Date: 1849 a place in which macabre or horrible objects are exhibited; also a collection of such exhibits
chamber orchestra
noun Date: circa 1927 a small orchestra usually with one player for each part
chamber pot
noun Date: 1540 a bedroom vessel for urination and defecation
adjective see chamber I
chambered nautilus
noun Date: 1776 nautilus 1
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French chamberlein, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German chamarling chamberlain, from chamara chamber, from Late Latin camera ...
I. biographical name Joseph 1836-1914 & his sons Sir (Joseph) Austen 1863-1937 & (Arthur) Neville 1869-1940 British statesmen II. biographical name Wilton Norman 1936-1999 ...
biographical name Thomas Chrowder 1843-1928 American geologist
noun Date: 1578 a maid who makes beds and does general cleaning of bedrooms (as in a hotel)
biographical name Robert 1802-1871 Scottish publisher & editor
geographical name city E France E of Lyon population 55,603
I. biographical name Comte de 1820-1883 Henri-Charles-Ferdinand-Marie Dieudonné d'Artois Duc de Bordeaux Bourbon claimant to French throne II. geographical name village N ...
noun Etymology: irregular from Cambrai, France Date: 1814 a lightweight clothing fabric with colored warp and white filling yarns
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English camelion, from Middle French, from Latin chamaeleon, from Greek chamaileōn, from chamai on the ground + leōn lion — ...
adjective see chameleon
adjective see chameleon
I. transitive verb (chamfered; chamfering) Etymology: back-formation from chamfering, alteration of Middle French chanfreint, from past participle of chanfraindre to bevel, from ...
noun Etymology: Middle English chaumfreyn, from Anglo-French champfrein Date: 15th century the headpiece of a horse's bard
or chamiso noun Etymology: American Spanish chamiza, chamizo, ultimately from Spanish chamiza brushwood, kindling, from Portuguese or Galician chamiça, from chama flame, from ...
noun Etymology: modification of American Spanish chamiza Date: 1846 a California shrub (Adenostoma fasciculatum) of the rose family that forms dense stands in chaparral
noun see chamisa
geographical name tract of land 437 acres (177 hectares) on N bank of the Rio Grande formerly in El Paso, Texas; ceded to Mexico 1963 — see Cordova Island
noun see chamois 2
noun (plural chamois; also chamoix) Etymology: Middle French, from Late Latin camox Date: 1560 1. a small goatlike bovid (Rupicapra rupicapra) of mountainous regions from ...
or camomile noun Etymology: Middle English camemille, from Medieval Latin camomilla, modification of Latin chamaemelon, from Greek chamaimēlon, from chamai + mēlon apple Date: ...
geographical name 1. valley SE France NW of Mont Blanc 2. (or Chamonix-Mont-Blanc) town SE France in Chamonix valley population 5907
geographical name see Chamonix 2
biographical name Violeta Barrios de 1929- president of Nicaragua (1990-97)
I. verb Etymology: Middle English chammen, champen Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. chomp 2. mash, trample intransitive verb 1. to make biting or gnashing ...
or champak noun Etymology: Hindi & Sanskrit; Hindi campak, from Sanskrit campaka Date: circa 1770 an Asian tree (Michelia champaca) of the magnolia family with fragrant ...
noun Etymology: French, from Champagne, France Date: 1664 1. a white sparkling wine made in the old province of Champagne, France; also a similar wine made elsewhere 2. a ...
geographical name region & former province NE France W of Lorraine & N of Burgundy capital Troyes
noun Etymology: Middle English champaine, from Anglo-French champaigne, from Late Latin campania — more at campaign Date: 15th century 1. an expanse of level open country ; ...

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