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cleavage
  • n  the state of being split or cleft
    there was a cleavage between the liberal and conservative members
  • n  the breaking of a chemical bond in a molecule resulting in smaller molecules
  • n  (embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum
  • n  the line formed by a groove between two parts (especially the separation between a woman's breasts)
  • n  the act of cleaving or splitting
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cleavers
  • n  annual having the stem beset with curved prickles; North America and Europe and Asia
  • n  a butcher's knife having a large square blade
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clef
  • n  a musical notation written on a staff indicating the pitch of the notes following it
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cleft_foot
  • n  a deformity in which the space between the third and fourth toes extends up into the foot
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cleg
  • n  large swift fly the female of which sucks blood of various animals
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clegg
  • n  large swift fly the female of which sucks blood of various animals
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cleistes
  • n  terrestrial orchids of North and South America having slender fibrous roots; allied to genus Pogonia
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cleistes_divaricata
  • n  orchid of northeastern United States with magenta-pink flowers having funnel-shaped lip; sometimes placed in genus Pogonia
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cleistes_rosea
  • n  orchid of central and northern South America having 1- to 3-blossomed racemes of large showy rose-colored flowers; sometimes placed in genus Pogonia
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cleistocarp
  • n  closed spore-bearing structure of some fungi (especially Aspergillaceae and Erysiphaceae) from which spores are released only by decay or disintegration
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cleistogamy
  • n  the production of small nonopening self-pollinating flowers
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cleistothecium
  • n  closed spore-bearing structure of some fungi (especially Aspergillaceae and Erysiphaceae) from which spores are released only by decay or disintegration
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clematis
  • n  any of various ornamental climbing plants of the genus Clematis usually having showy flowers
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clematis_baldwinii
  • n  erect clematis of Florida having pink to purple flowers
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clematis_crispa
  • n  climber of southern United States having bluish-purple flowers
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