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/ʃɪ ˈkeɪ nə ri /

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  • sapling sapling  /ˈsæ plɪŋ/ ?  young tree

    sapling meaning(s) 

    • (n) young tree

    sapling usage(s)

    1. A veterinarian cuts and breaks the horse's tail much as an unskilled woodsman might hack and push down a sapling.
    2. Isolated within one school of music, in this case the Russian, the growth potential of an artist such as Gilels was, like a sapling in a tin can, limited.
  • sapodilla sapodilla  large tropical American evergreen yielding chicle gum and edible fruit; sometimes…
  • sapodilla family sapodilla family  tropical trees or shrubs with milky juice and often edible fleshy…
  • sapodilla plum sapodilla plum  tropical fruit with a rough brownish skin and very sweet brownish pulp
  • sapodilla tree sapodilla tree  large tropical American evergreen yielding chicle gum and edible fruit;…
  • saponaceous saponaceous  /ˌsæ pəʊ ˈnɛɪ ʃəs/ ?  resembling or having the qualities of soap
  • saponaria saponaria  mostly perennial Old World herbs
  • saponaria officinalis saponaria officinalis  plant of European origin having pink or white flowers and…
  • saponaria vaccaria saponaria vaccaria  European annual with pale rose-colored flowers; cultivated flower…
  • saponification saponification  /sə ˌpɑ nə fə ˈkeɪ ʃən/ ?  a chemical reaction in which an ester is heated…
  • saponified saponified  converted into soap
  • saponify saponify  become converted into soap by being hydrolized into an acid and alcohol as a result…
  • saponin saponin  any of various plant glucosides that form soapy lathers when mixed and agitated…
  • saporous saporous  full of flavor
  • sapota sapota  tropical fruit with a rough brownish skin and very sweet brownish pulp
  • sapotaceae sapotaceae  tropical trees or shrubs with milky juice and often edible fleshy fruit
  • sapote sapote  tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit;…
  • sapped sapped  /ˈsæpt/ ?  deplete
  • sapper sapper  /ˈsæ pər/ ?  a military engineer who lays or detects and disarms mines
  • sapphic sapphic  /ˈsæ fɪk/ ?  a meter used by Sappho and named after her
  • sapphic ode sapphic ode  an ode with several stanzas
  • sapphire sapphire  /ˈsæ faɪ ər/ ?  a precious transparent stone of rich blue corundum valued as a gemstone
  • sapphire berry sapphire berry  deciduous shrub of eastern Asia bearing decorative bright blue fruit
  • sapphirine sapphirine  a rare light blue or green mineral; consists of aluminum and magnesium silicate…
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