Word of the Day
ennui ennui
/ɛ ˈnu i /


  • amalgam amalgam  /ə ˈmæl ɡəm/ ?  a combination or blend of diverse things

    amalgam meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a combination or blend of diverse things
    2. (n) an alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth; except for iron and platinum all metals dissolve in mercury and chemists refer to the resulting mercury mixtures as amalgams

    amalgam usage(s)

    1. Yet, like those in water, amalgam's components are tightly bonded to each other.
    2. A strange amalgam of beliefs formed the complicated core of Gandhism.
  • amalgamate amalgamate  /ə ˈmæl ɡə ˌmeɪt/ ?  to bring or combine together or with something else
  • amalgamated amalgamated  /ə ˈmæl ɡə ˌmeɪ tɪd/ ?  joined together into a whole
  • amalgamation amalgamation  /ə ˌmæl ɡə ˈmeɪ ʃən/ ?  the combination of two or more commercial companies
  • amalgamative amalgamative  characterized by or tending toward amalgamation
  • amalgamator amalgamator  a businessman who arranges an amalgamation of two or more commercial companies
  • amandine aurore lucie dupin amandine aurore lucie dupin  French writer known for works concerning women's…
  • amanita amanita  genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with…
  • amanita caesarea amanita caesarea  widely distributed edible mushroom resembling the fly agaric
  • amanita mappa amanita mappa  agaric often confused with the death cup
  • amanita muscaria amanita muscaria  poisonous (but rarely fatal) woodland fungus having a scarlet cap…
  • amanita phalloides amanita phalloides  extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped…
  • amanita rubescens amanita rubescens  yellowish edible agaric that usually turns red when touched
  • amanita verna amanita verna  fungus similar to Amanita phalloides
  • amanuenses amanuenses  /ə ˌmæ njʊ ˈɛn siz/ ?  someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)
  • amanuensis amanuensis  /ə ˌmæ njʊ ˈɛn sɪs/ ?  someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)
  • amaranth amaranth  /ˈæ mə ˌrænθ/ ?  seed of amaranth plants used as a native cereal in Central and South…
  • amaranth family amaranth family  cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs
  • amaranthaceae amaranthaceae  cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs
  • amaranthine amaranthine  /ˌæ mə ˈræn θaɪn/ ?  of or related to the amaranth plant
  • amaranthus amaranthus  large widely distributed genus of chiefly coarse annual herbs
  • amaranthus albus amaranthus albus  bushy plant of western United States
  • amaranthus caudatus amaranthus caudatus  young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal
  • amaranthus cruentus amaranthus cruentus  tall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long…
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