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  • Definitions starting with B: blackbird
    Entry: [DIE def. 1; OED different sp.] n. 1. a bird, Crotophaga ani, with a parrot-like beak: 1880 Rain crow or Blackbird (Cory 118). 1880 Birds ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black bush
    Entry: [W3 different sp.] n. a medicinal plant, Avicennia nitida: 1978 Black bush . . used for the "building up of a breakdown system" (Higgs 15). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: Black Charles
    Entry: n. 1. a bird, the black grosbeak (Loxigilla noctis): 1880 (Cory 87). (Inagua) 2. a bird, the Greater Antillean bullfinch (Loxigilla violacea): 1960 (Bond 231). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black crow
    Entry: the smooth-billed ani, Crotophaga ani: 1972 (Paterson 94). = BLACKBIRD 1, RAIN-CROW, BLACK DAW, JACK DAWL, LONG-TAIL CROW, GRAVEYARD BIRD ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black daw, black dawl
    Entry: /blak doh(l)/ (San Sal.); black dolly /blak dóhli/ (Andros, Nassau) [cf. jack daw + doll(y)] n. a bird, the smooth-billed ani (Crotophaga ani): 1960 Black ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black ebony
    Entry: [US different sp. W3] n. 1. a tree, Albizzia lebbek: 1889 (Gardner 375). = MUSIC TREE, SINGING TREE, WHISTLING BEAN, WOMAN'S TONGUE 2. a tree, ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black-eyed Susan tree
    Entry: [US black-eyed Susan different sp. W3] n. 1. a plant, Abrus precatorius, which has red beans with a black spot: 1889 (Gardner 377). = BEAD ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black jack
    Entry: [DAE, DJE no sp.] n. a dark-colored jackfish, Caranx lugubris: 1968 (Böhlke 332). = PASSING JACK (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black land
    Entry: [US, land having a black soil DAE] n. rich inland soil containing humus: But now the crab they start a-walking in the black land in ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black mangrove
    Entry: [US different sp. W3] n. a tree, Avicennia nitida, with leaves that are dark green or almost black: 1910 (Northrop 180). 1977 Black mangrove . ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black soap
    Entry: n. a plant, Scaevola plumierii, with black berries: 1920 (Britton 429). = INK BERRY, PEN-AND-INK (Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black spider
    Entry: [Car.] n. a spider, Latrodectus mactans, the poisonous black widow: One a them black spider could be in the grass and you won't know (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black stick
    Entry: n. 1. [W Car.] a variety of cassava. (San Sal., Mayag.) 2. [cf. STICK tree] a tree, Erithalis fruticosa. = BLACK TORCH(WOOD) (Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: black tar-baby
    Entry: See TAR-BABY. ...

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