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P "P" (p[=e]), the sixteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a nonvocal consonant whose form and value come from the Latin, into which language the letter was brought, through the More…
p
Labial "La"bi*al", n. 1. (Phonetics) A letter or character representing an articulation or sound formed or uttered chiefly with the lips, as , , . 2. (Mus.) More…
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Mute "Mute", n. 1. One who does not speak, whether from physical inability, unwillingness, or other cause. Specifically: (a) One who, from deafness, either congenital or from More…
P alba
Spruce "Spruce" (spr[udd]s), n. [OE. Spruce or Pruse, Prussia, Prussian. So named because it was first known as a native of Prussia, or because its sprouts were used for making, More…
P alchata
Sand "Sand", n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to More…
P Americanus
Flounder "Floun"der", n. [Cf. Sw. flundra; akin to Dan. flynder, Icel. fly?ra, G. flunder, and perh. to E. flounder, v.i.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A flatfish of the family More…
P Anglorum
Shearwater "Shear"wa`ter", n. [Shear + water; cf. G. wassersherer; — so called from its running lightly along the surface of the water.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous More…
P antiquorum
Flamingo "Fla*min"go", n.; pl. . [Sp. flamenco, cf. Pg. flamingo, Prov. flammant, F. flamant; prop. a p. pr. meaning flaming. So called in allusion to its color. See .] More…
P arenarius
Sand "Sand", n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to More…
P biflorum
Solomon "Sol"o*mon", n. One of the kings of Israel, noted for his superior wisdom and magnificent reign; hence, a very wise man. — {Sol`o*mon"ic}, a. {Solomon's More…
P chiropotes
Saki "Sa"ki" (s[=a]"k[i^]), n. [Cf. F. & Pg. saki; probably from the native name.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus . More…
P excelsa
Spruce "Spruce" (spr[udd]s), n. [OE. Spruce or Pruse, Prussia, Prussian. So named because it was first known as a native of Prussia, or because its sprouts were used for making, More…
P exustus
Sand "Sand", n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to More…
P fasciatus
Sand "Sand", n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to More…
P frondosa
Sea cucumber "Sea" cu"cum*ber" (Zo["o]l.) Any large holothurian, especially one of those belonging to the genus , or , as the common American and European species. More…
P Gambensis
Spur-winged "Spur"-winged`" (-w[i^]ngd`), a. (Zo["o]l.) Having one or more spurs on the bend of the wings. (Zo["o]l.), any one of several More…
P giganteum
Solomon "Sol"o*mon", n. One of the kings of Israel, noted for his superior wisdom and magnificent reign; hence, a very wise man. — {Sol`o*mon"ic}, a. {Solomon's More…
P glabra
Flounder "Floun"der", n. [Cf. Sw. flundra; akin to Dan. flynder, Icel. fly?ra, G. flunder, and perh. to E. flounder, v.i.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A flatfish of the family More…
P Hydropiper
Smartweed "Smart"weed`", n. (Bot.) An acrid plant of the genus ({P. Hydropiper}), which produces smarting if applied where the skin is tender.
P leucocephala
Saki "Sa"ki" (s[=a]"k[i^]), n. [Cf. F. & Pg. saki; probably from the native name.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus . More…
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