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noun Etymology: French, literally, copy, from calquer to trace, from Italian calcare to trample, trace, from Latin, to trample — more at caulk Date: 1937 loan translation
geographical name commune Italy in central Sicily population 60,162
noun see caltrop
also calthrop noun Etymology: Middle English caltrappe, alteration of calketrappe star thistle, from Old English calcatrippe, from Medieval Latin calcatrippa Date: 15th ...
noun see star thistle
noun Etymology: American French, from French dialect, pipe stem, from Late Latin calamellus, diminutive of Latin calamus reed — more at calamus Date: 1698 a highly ...
geographical name industrial region NW Indiana & NE Illinois SE of & adjacent to Chicago including cities of East Chicago, Gary, & Hammond, Indiana, & Calumet City & Lansing, ...
Calumet City
geographical name city NE Illinois S of Chicago population 39,071
transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Date: 1554 1. to utter maliciously false statements, charges, or imputations about 2. to injure the reputation of by calumny Synonyms: see ...
noun see calumniate
noun see calumniate
adjective see calumny
adverb see calumny
noun (plural -nies) Etymology: Middle English calumnye, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French calomnie, from Latin calumnia, from calvi to deceive; perhaps akin to Old ...
noun Etymology: California University cyclotron Date: 1945 an electromagnetic apparatus for separating isotopes according to their masses
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: French, from Calvados, department in Normandy, France Date: 1906 an applejack made in Calvados
Calvados Reef
or French Rochers du Calvados geographical name long reef of rocks NW France in English Channel at mouth of the Orne
noun (plural calvaria) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin calvaria skull, from calvus bald; probably akin to Sanskrit kulva bald Date: 14th century the portion of a skull ...
noun (plural -ries) Etymology: Calvary, the hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified Date: 1738 1. an open-air representation of the crucifixion of Jesus 2. an ...
or Hebrew Golgotha geographical name place outside ancient Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified
Calvary cross
noun Date: 1826 a Latin cross usually mounted on three steps — see cross illustration
verb (calved; calving) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English cealfian, from cealf calf Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to give birth to a calf; also to ...
I. biographical name George 1580?-1632 1st Baron Baltimore English proprietor in America II. biographical name Leonard 1606-1647 son of George governor of Maryland province ...
plural of calf
I. biographical name John 1509-1564 originally Jean Chauvin or Caulvin French theologian & reformer II. biographical name Melvin 1911-1997 American chemist
Calvin cycle
noun Etymology: Melvin Calvin Date: 1957 the cycle of enzyme-catalyzed dark reactions of photosynthesis that occurs in the chloroplasts of plants and in many bacteria and that ...
noun Etymology: John Calvin Date: circa 1570 the theological system of Calvin and his followers marked by strong emphasis on the sovereignty of God, the depravity of ...
noun or adjective see Calvinism
adjective see Calvinism
adverb see Calvinism
geographical name ancient city central Greece in S Aetolia near Gulf of Patras • Calydonian adjective
adjective see Calydon
I. noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Kalypsō Date: 14th century 1. capitalized a sea nymph in Homer's Odyssey who keeps Odysseus seven years on the island of Ogygia 2. ...
noun or adjective see calypso II
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek kalyptra veil, from kalyptein to cover — more at hell Date: circa 1753 a hoodlike structure in a plant; especially haploid tissue ...
noun (plural calyxes or calyces) Etymology: Latin calyc-, calyx, from Greek kalyx — more at chalice Date: 1693 1. the usually green outer whorl of a flower consisting of ...
noun (plural calzone or calzones) Etymology: Italian, from calzone (singular of calzoni pants), augmentative of calza stocking, from Medieval Latin calcea, from Latin calceus ...
abbreviation computer-aided manufacturing
geographical name river 40 miles (64 kilometers) E central England in Cambridgeshire flowing into the Ouse
I. noun Etymology: perhaps from French came, from German Kamm, literally, comb, from Old High German kamb Date: 1777 a rotating or sliding piece (as an eccentric wheel or a ...
Cam Ranh Bay
geographical name inlet of South China Sea SE Vietnam about 180 miles (290 kilometers) NE of Ho Chi Minh City
cam wheel
noun Date: 1847 a wheel set or shaped to act as a cam
biographical name Manuel Ávila — see avila camacho
geographical name city E central Cuba population 283,008
noun Etymology: French, from camarade comrade Date: 1840 a spirit of friendly good-fellowship
or La Camargue geographical name marshy island S France in delta of the Rhône
noun Etymology: Spanish, literally, small room Date: 1834 a group of unofficial often secret and scheming advisers; also cabal
geographical name city SW California W of Los Angeles population 57,077
also camass or quamash noun Etymology: Nez Percé qém'es, qém'eš Date: 1805 any of a genus (Camassia and especially C. quamash) of plants of the lily family chiefly of the ...
noun see camas
biographical name Jean-Jacques-Régis de 1753-1824 Duc de Parme French jurist; counselor of Napoléon I
geographical name — see Khambhat
Cambay, Gulf of
geographical name — see Khambhat (Gulf of)
I. verb (cambered; cambering) Etymology: French cambrer, from Middle French cambre curved, from Latin camur Date: 1627 intransitive verb to curve upward in the middle ...
geographical name 1. city SE Australia in S Victoria E of Melbourne population 83,799 2. former metropolitan borough S London, England, now part of Southwark
adjective see cambium
noun (plural -biums or cambia) Etymology: New Latin, from Medieval Latin, exchange, from Latin cambire to exchange — more at change Date: 1671 a thin formative layer between ...
or Kampuchea or 1970-75 Khmer Republic geographical name country SE Asia bordering on Gulf of Thailand capital Phnom Penh area 69,898 square miles (181,036 square kilometers), ...
noun Date: 1770 1. a native or inhabitant of Cambodia 2. Khmer 2 • Cambodian adjective
or formerly Cambray geographical name city N France on the Schelde population 34,210
geographical name see Cambrai
geographical name — see Wales
adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin Cambria Wales, from Middle Welsh Cymry Wales, Welshmen Date: 1604 1. welsh 2. of, relating to, or being the earliest geologic period of ...
Cambrian Mountains
geographical name range central Wales
noun Etymology: Dutch Kamerijk Cambrai, France Date: 1530 1. a fine thin white linen fabric 2. a cotton fabric that resembles cambric
cambric tea
noun Date: 1885 a hot drink of water, milk, sugar, and often a small amount of tea
I. biographical name 1st Baron of — see Edgar Douglas Adrian II. geographical name 1. city E Massachusetts W of Boston population 101,355 2. city Canada in SE Ontario ...
or Cambridge or formerly Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely geographical name county E England capital Cambridge area 1364 square miles (3533 square kilometers), population 640,700
Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely
geographical name see Cambridgeshire
Cambyses II
biographical name died 522 B.C. son of Cyrus II the Great king of Persia (529-22)
noun Etymology: camera + recorder Date: 1981 a small portable combined camera and VCR
I. biographical name William 1551-1623 English antiquarian & historian II. geographical name 1. city & port SW New Jersey on Delaware River opposite Philadelphia, ...
I. past of come II. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1688 a slender grooved lead rod used to hold together panes of glass especially in a stained-glass window
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English & Anglo-French, from Latin camelus, from Greek kamēlos, of Semitic origin; akin to Hebrew gāmāl camel Date: before 12th ...
camel hair
also camel's hair noun Date: 14th century 1. the hair of the camel or a substitute for it (as hair from squirrels' tails) 2. cloth made of camel hair or a mixture of camel ...
camel's hair
noun see camel hair
noun Date: 1860 the back of a camel
noun Date: 1808 a camel driver
noun Etymology: New Latin Camelidae, from Camelus, genus name, from Latin Date: 1911 any of a family (Camelidae) of 2-toed ruminant artiodactyl mammals having a 3-chambered ...
noun Etymology: New Latin Camellia, from Camellus (Georg Josef Kamel died 1706 Moravian Jesuit missionary) Date: circa 1753 any of a genus (Camellia) of shrubs or trees of the ...
noun Etymology: Late Latin camelopardus, alteration of Latin camelopardalis, from Greek kamēlopardalis, from kamēlos camel + pardalis leopard Date: 14th century 1. archaic ...
noun Etymology: Latin (genitive Camelopardalis), camelopard Date: 1836 a northern constellation between Cassiopeia and Ursa Major
noun Date: 15th century 1. the site of King Arthur's palace and court 2. a time, place, or atmosphere of idyllic happiness
noun Etymology: French, from Camembert, Normandy, France Date: 1877 a soft surface-ripened cheese with a thin grayish-white rind and a yellow interior
noun (plural -eos) Etymology: Middle English camew, from Middle French camau, kamaheu Date: 15th century 1. a. a gem carved in relief; especially a small piece of ...
noun Etymology: Late Latin, room — more at chamber Date: 1712 1. the treasury department of the papal curia 2. a. camera obscura b. a device that consists of a ...
camera lucida
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, light chamber Date: 1753 an instrument that by means of a prism or mirrors and often a microscope causes a virtual image of an object to ...
camera obscura
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, dark chamber Date: 1725 a darkened enclosure having an aperture usually provided with a lens through which light from external objects ...
noun Date: 1908 a person who operates a camera (as for motion pictures or television)
noun Date: 1976 a man or woman who operates a camera
noun Date: 1971 a woman who operates a camera
noun (plural -gos) Etymology: Italian camarlingo Date: 1753 a cardinal who heads the Apostolic Camera
biographical name James 1954- American (Canadian-born) filmmaker
Cameron of Lochiel
I. biographical name 1629-1719 Sir Ewen Cameron Scottish chieftain II. biographical name 1695?-1748 Donald Cameron; the gentle Lochiel Scottish chieftain
geographical name 1. massif about 13,350 feet (4069 meters) W Cameroon (republic) 2. (or Cameroun) country W equatorial Africa in Cameroons region; a republic, formerly a ...
noun Date: 1965 1. a native or inhabitant of Cameroon 2. a native or inhabitant of the Cameroons • Cameroonian adjective
geographical name region W Africa bordering on NE Gulf of Guinea formerly comprising British & French Cameroons but now divided between Nigeria & Cameroon
geographical name see Cameroon 2
geographical name 1. island N Philippines N of Luzon; site of Camiguin Volcano 2602 feet (793 meters) 2. island S Philippines off N coast of Mindanao
noun Etymology: French Date: 1911 motortruck; also bus
noun (plural -does) Etymology: probably from obsolete Spanish camisada Date: 1548 archaic an attack by night
noun Etymology: Arabic qamīṣ, ultimately from Late Latin camisia Date: 1812 a light loose long-sleeved shirt, gown, or tunic
noun Etymology: French, from Occitan camisolla, diminutive of camisa shirt, from Late Latin camisia Date: 1795 1. a short negligee jacket for women 2. a short sleeveless ...
noun Etymology: Middle English cameloit, from Middle French camelot, from Arabic khamlat woolen plush Date: 15th century 1. a. a medieval Asian fabric of camel hair or ...
I. adjective Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1980 camouflage II. noun (plural camos) Date: 1980 a combination of colors and patterns typical of camouflage; ...
biographical name see Camões
English Camoëns biographical name Luiz Vaz de 1524(or 1525)-1580 Portuguese poet
variant of chamomile
noun Etymology: Italian Date: 1865 a group of persons united for dishonest or dishonorable ends; especially a secret organization formed about 1820 at Naples, Italy
noun (plural camorristi) Etymology: Italian, from camorra Date: 1897 a member of a camorra
Camotes Sea
geographical name sea S central Philippines W of Leyte
I. noun Etymology: French, from camoufler to disguise Date: 1917 1. the disguising especially of military equipment or installations with paint, nets, or foliage; also the ...
adjective see camouflage II
adjective see camouflage I
biographical name Walter Chauncey 1859-1925 American football coach
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle French, probably from Middle French dialect (Picard) or Old Occitan, from Latin campus plain, field Date: 1528 1. a. a ...
Camp Fire girl
noun Etymology: from Camp Fire Girls, Inc., former name of Camp Fire, Inc. Date: 1912 a girl who is a member of a national organization of young people from ages 5 to 18
camp follower
noun Date: 1810 1. a civilian (as a prostitute) who follows a military unit to attend or exploit military personnel 2. a disciple or follower who is not of the main body of ...
camp meeting
noun Date: 1803 a series of evangelistic meetings usually held outdoors and attended by persons who often camp nearby
camp shirt
noun Date: 1977 a woman's shirt having a notched collar and often patch pockets
Campagna di Roma
or Roman Campagna geographical name region central Italy around Rome
I. noun Etymology: French campagne, probably from Italian campagna level country, campaign, from Late Latin campania level country, from Latin, the level country around Naples ...
noun see campaign II
geographical name region S Italy bordering on Tyrrhenian Sea capital Naples area 5250 square miles (13,598 square kilometers), population 5,808,705 • Campanian adjective ...
adjective or noun see Campania
noun (plural -niles or campanili) Etymology: Italian, from campana bell, from Late Latin Date: 1640 a usually freestanding bell tower
noun Date: 1857 one who practices or is skilled in campanology
noun Etymology: New Latin campanologia, from Late Latin campana + New Latin -o- + -logia -logy Date: circa 1823 the art of bell ringing
noun Etymology: New Latin, diminutive of Late Latin campana Date: 1664 bellflower
adjective Etymology: New Latin campanula bell-shaped part, diminutive of Late Latin campana Date: 1668 shaped like a bell
I. biographical name Alexander 1788-1866 American (Irish-born) founder of Disciples of Christ II. biographical name Colin 1792-1863 originally surname Macliver ; Baron ...
Campbell River
geographical name municipality Canada in SW British Columbia on Vancouver Island population 28,456
biographical name Sir Henry 1836-1908 British statesman; prime minister (1905-08)
noun Etymology: Alexander Campbell Date: 1830 sometimes offensive disciple 2
noun Date: circa 1893 skill and practice in the activities relating to camping
geographical name 1. state SE Mexico in W Yucatán Peninsula area 21,666 square miles (56,115 square kilometers), population 535,185 2. city & port, its capital, on Bay of ...
Campeche, Bay of
geographical name the SW section of Gulf of Mexico
noun Date: 1852 1. one who camps 2. a portable dwelling (as a specially equipped trailer or automotive vehicle) for use during casual travel and camping
noun (plural -nos) Etymology: Spanish, from campo field, country, from Latin campus field Date: 1898 a native of a Latin-American rural area; especially a Latin-American ...
adjective Etymology: Latin campestr-, campester, from campus Date: circa 1750 of or relating to fields or open country ; rural
noun Date: 1675 a fire built outdoors (as at a camp or a picnic)
noun Date: 1805 the area or place (as a field or grove) used for a camp, for camping, or for a camp meeting
noun Date: circa 1847 any of several terpenes related to camphor; especially a colorless crystalline terpene C10H16 used in insecticides
noun Etymology: Middle English caumfre, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin camphora, from Arabic kāfūr, from Malay kapur Date: 14th century a tough gummy volatile ...
camphor tree
noun Date: 1607 a large Asian evergreen tree (Cinnamomum camphora) of the laurel family grown in warm regions
adjective see camphor
transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Date: 1641 to impregnate or treat with camphor
biographical name Italian family of painters in Cremona including: Galeazzo 1477-1536 & his three sons Giulio 1502-1572, Antonio 1536-circa 1591, & Vincenzo 1536-1591
adverb see camp III
Campina Grande
geographical name city E Brazil in E Paraíba population 326,153
geographical name city SE Brazil in E São Paulo state population 846,084
noun see camp III
noun Etymology: probably from obsolete campion (champion) Date: 1576 any of various plants (genera Lychnis and Silene) of the pink family
biographical name Thomas 1567-1620 English poet & composer
noun (plural campos) Etymology: American Spanish, from Spanish, field, from Latin campus Date: 1863 a grassland plain in South America with scattered perennial herbs
Campo Formio
geographical name see Campoformido
Campo Grande
geographical name city SW Brazil capital of Mato Grosso do Sul population 525,612
geographical name island Canada in SW New Brunswick area 15 square miles (40 square kilometers), population 1195
or formerly Campo Formio geographical name village NE Italy SW of Udine
noun Etymology: camp + jamboree Date: 1927 a gathering of Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts from a given geographic area
geographical name city SE Brazil in Rio de Janeiro state on the Paraíba population 349,036
noun Date: 1879 an occasion on which a group camps out
noun Date: 1910 a place suitable for or used as the site of a camp
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Latin, plain Date: 1774 1. the grounds and buildings of a university, college, or school 2. a university, college, or school viewed ...
adjective see camp III
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek kampylos bent + New Latin bacterium; akin to Greek kampē bend — more at gambit Date: 1964 any of a genus (Campylobacter) of spirally ...
adjective Etymology: Greek kampylos + International Scientific Vocabulary -tropous -tropous Date: 1835 having the ovule curved
noun Date: 1847 a shaft to which a cam is fastened or of which a cam forms an integral part
biographical name Albert 1913-1960 French novelist, essayist, & dramatist
geographical name city NW Puerto Rico population 35,244
or Canad abbreviation Canada; Canadian
I. verb (past could; present singular & plural can) Etymology: Middle English (1st & 3d singular present indicative), from Old English; akin to Old High German kan (1st & 3d ...
can of worms
Date: 1962 Pandora's box
Date: 15th century can not
adjective Date: 1975 certain to have a favorable result, performance, or reception ; surefire
adjective Date: 1945 characterized by eager willingness to accept and meet challenges • can-do-ism noun
noun see can-do
geographical name village in Galilee NE of Nazareth; now in Israel
geographical name part of ancient Palestine between Jordan River & the Mediterranean — sometimes used to refer to all of Palestine
noun Etymology: Greek Kananitēs, from Kanaan Canaan, from Hebrew Kĕna‘an Date: 1535 a member of a Semitic people inhabiting ancient Palestine and Phoenicia from about 3000 ...
abbreviation see Can
geographical name country N North America including Newfoundland & Arctic islands N of mainland; an independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations capital Ottawa area ...
Canada balsam
noun Etymology: Canada, country in North America Date: 1773 a viscid yellowish to greenish oleoresin exudate of the balsam fir (Abies balsmea) that solidifies to a ...
Canada Day
noun Date: 1950 July 1 observed as a legal holiday in commemoration of the proclamation of dominion status in 1867
Canada goose
noun Date: 1731 the common wild goose (Branta canadensis) of North America that is chiefly gray and brownish with black head and neck and a white patch running from the sides ...
Canada lynx
noun see Canadian lynx
Canada thistle
noun Date: 1799 a European thistle (Cirsium arvense) with pinkish-purple or white flowers naturalized as a weed in North America
I. noun Date: 1568 a native or inhabitant of Canada • Canadian adjective II. geographical name or, above its junction with the North Canadian, South Canadian river 906 ...
Canadian bacon
noun Date: circa 1934 bacon cut from the loin that has little fat and is cut into round or oblong slices
Canadian football
noun Date: 1895 a game resembling American football that is played on a turfed field between two teams of 12 players each
Canadian French
noun Date: 1816 the language of the French Canadians
Canadian lynx
or Canada lynx noun Date: 1822 lynx c
Canadian Shield
or Laurentian Plateau geographical name plateau region E Canada & NE United States extending from Mackenzie River basin E to Davis Strait & S to S Quebec, NE Minnesota, N ...
noun Etymology: French, from Italian canaglia, from cane dog, from Latin canis — more at hound Date: 1661 1. rabble, riffraff 2. proletarian
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin canalis pipe, channel, from canna reed — more at cane Date: 15th century 1. a tubular anatomical passage or channel ; duct ...
Canal Zone
or Panama Canal Zone geographical name strip of territory Panama; ceased to exist as a formal political entity October 1, 1979, but remained under United States control through ...
biographical name 1697-1768 originally Giovanni Antonio Canal Italian painter
adjective see canaliculus
noun (plural canaliculi) Etymology: Latin, diminutive of canalis Date: circa 1839 a minute canal in a bodily structure • canalicular adjective
noun Date: 1844 1. an act or instance of canalizing 2. a system of channels
verb (-lized; -lizing) Date: 1855 transitive verb 1. a. to provide with a canal or channel b. to make into or similar to a canal 2. to provide with an outlet; ...
geographical name lake 15 miles (24 kilometers) long W central New York; one of the Finger Lakes
noun Etymology: French, literally, sofa, from Medieval Latin canopeum, canapeum mosquito net — more at canopy Date: 1863 an appetizer consisting of a piece of bread or ...
noun Etymology: French, literally, duck; in sense 1, from Middle French vendre des canards à moitié to cheat, literally, to half-sell ducks Date: 1851 1. a. a false or ...
adjective or noun see Canary Islands
noun (plural canaries) Etymology: Middle French canarie, from Old Spanish canario, from Islas Canarias Canary Islands Date: 1584 1. a Canary Islands usually sweet wine similar ...
Canary Islands
geographical name islands in the Atlantic off NW Africa belonging to Spain area 2796 square miles (7242 square kilometers), population 1,493,784 — see Las Palmas 1, Santa ...
canary seed
noun Date: 1597 seed of a Canary Islands grass (Phalaris canariensis) used as food for cage birds
canary yellow
noun Date: 1853 a light to a moderate or vivid yellow
noun Etymology: Spanish, literally, basket Date: 1948 1. a form of rummy using two full decks in which players or partnerships try to meld groups of three or more cards of the ...
Canaveral Peninsula
geographical name peninsula E Florida enclosing Indian River (lagoon)
Canaveral, Cape
or 1963-73 officially Cape Kennedy geographical name cape on E shore of Canaveral Peninsula; site of Air Force satellite launch station & John F. Kennedy Space Center
geographical name city capital of Australia in Australian Capital Territory SW of Sydney • Canberran noun
noun see Canberra
biographical name Henry Seidel 1878-1961 American editor & author
abbreviation canceled
noun Etymology: French Date: 1848 a woman's dance of French origin characterized by high kicking usually while holding up the front of a full ruffled skirt
I. verb (-celed or -celled; -celing or cancelling) Etymology: Middle English cancellen, from Anglo-French canceller, chanceller, from Late Latin cancellare, from Latin, to make ...
adjective see cancel I
noun see cancellation
noun see cancel I
adjective see cancel I
also cancelation noun Date: 1535 1. the act or an instance of canceling 2. something (as a hotel room or a ticket) made available by the canceling of an arrangement 3. a ...
noun see cancel I
adjective Etymology: New Latin cancelli intersecting osseous plates and bars in cancellous bone, from Latin, lattice Date: circa 1839 of bone having a porous structure
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin (genitive Cancri), literally, crab; akin to Greek karkinos crab, cancer Date: 14th century 1. capitalized a. a northern zodiacal ...
noun Date: 1911 cancer 1b(2)
adjective see cancer
adverb see cancer
geographical name resort SE Mexico on island off NE coast of Yucatán Peninsula
noun Etymology: Latin, candle Date: 1949 the base unit of luminous intensity in the International System of Units that is equal to the luminous intensity in a given direction ...
noun Etymology: alteration of Latin candelabrum, from candela Date: 1805 a branched candlestick or lamp with several lights
noun (plural candelabra; also -brums) Etymology: Latin Date: 1811 candelabra
adjective Etymology: Latin candent-, candens, present participle of candēre Date: 1577 glowing from or as if from great heat
noun Date: circa 1864 a candescent state ; glowing whiteness
adjective Etymology: Latin candescent-, candescens, present participle of candescere, inchoative of candēre Date: 1808 glowing or dazzling from or as if from great heat
geographical name 1. Crete 2. — see iraklion
Candia, Sea of
geographical name — see Crete (Sea of)
adjective Etymology: French & Latin; French candide, from Latin candidus bright, white, from candēre to shine, glow; akin to Welsh can white, Sanskrit candati it shines Date: ...
candid camera
noun Date: 1929 a camera used to record subjects in a natural, spontaneous, or unposed manner; also something likened to a camera used in such a manner • candid-camera ...
adjective see candid camera
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Latin, feminine of candidus Date: 1939 any of a genus (Candida) of parasitic fungi that resemble yeasts, occur especially in the ...
noun (plural -cies) Date: 1848 the state of being a candidate
adjective see candida
noun Etymology: Latin candidatus, from candidatus clothed in white, from candidus white; from the white toga worn by candidates for office in ancient Rome Date: 1600 1. a. ...
noun Date: 1848 chiefly British candidacy
noun (plural candidiases) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1951 infection with or disease caused by a candida — called also moniliasis
adverb see candid
noun see candid
adjective Date: 1577 1. encrusted or coated with sugar 2. baked with sugar or syrup until translucent
I. noun Etymology: Middle English candel, from Old English, from Latin candela, from candēre Date: before 12th century 1. a usually molded or dipped mass of wax or tallow ...
noun Date: circa 1730 a wax myrtle (Myrica cerifera); also a bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica)
noun Date: 1866 a very oily anadromous marine food fish (Thaleichthys pacificus) of the smelt family that occurs along the North Pacific coast — called also eulachon
noun Date: 1846 candlestick
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a. the light of a candle b. a soft artificial light 2. the time for lighting candles ; twilight
adjective see candlelit
noun Date: 15th century 1. one who lights the candles for a ceremony 2. a long-handled implement with a taper and a candlesnuffer that is used for the ceremonial lighting and ...
or candlelighted adjective Date: 1868 illuminated by candlelight
noun Etymology: Middle English candelmasse, from Old English candelmæsse, from candel + mæsse mass, feast; from the candles blessed and carried in celebration of the feast ...
noun Date: circa 1836 the oily seed of a tropical tree (Aleurites moluccana) of the spurge family used locally to make candles and commercially as a source of oil; also this ...
noun Date: 1901 1. a slender bowling pin tapering toward top and bottom 2. plural but singular in construction a bowling game using candlepins and a smaller ball than that ...
noun Date: 1869 luminous intensity expressed in candelas; also candela
noun see candle II
noun Date: 1552 an implement for snuffing candles that consists of a small hollow cone attached to a handle
noun Date: before 12th century a holder with a socket for a candle

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