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epiphany
  • n  a divine manifestation
  • n  twelve days after Christmas; celebrates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus
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epiphany of our lord
  • n  twelve days after Christmas; celebrates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus
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epiphenomenon
  • n  a secondary phenomenon that is a by-product of another phenomenon
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epiphora
  • n  repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentences, verses, etc.
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epiphyllum
  • n  any cactus of the genus Epiphyllum having flattened jointed irregularly branching stems and showy tubular flowers
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epiphysis
  • n  the end of a long bone; initially separated from the main bone by a layer of cartilage that eventually ossifies so the parts become fused
  • n  a small endocrine gland in the brain; situated beneath the back part of the corpus callosum; secretes melatonin
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epiphysis cerebri
  • n  a small endocrine gland in the brain; situated beneath the back part of the corpus callosum; secretes melatonin
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epiphyte
  • n  plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
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epiphytic plant
  • n  plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
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epiplexis
  • n  a rhetorical device in which the speaker reproaches the audience in order to incite or convince them
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epipremnum
  • n  small genus of evergreen lianas of southeastern Asia to western Pacific areas
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epipremnum aureum
  • n  evergreen liana widely cultivated for its variegated foliage
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epirus
  • n  an ancient area on the Ionian Sea that flourished as a kingdom in the 3rd century BC; located in northwestern Greece and southern Albania
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episcia
  • n  any plant of the genus Episcia; usually creeping and stoloniferous and of cascading habit; grown for their colorful foliage and flowers
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episcia dianthiflora
  • n  low-growing creeping perennial of Central America having deeply fringed white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Episcia
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episcleral veins
  • n  small veins in the sclera near the corneal margin; empty into the anterior ciliary veins
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episcopal church
  • n  an autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland
  • n  United States church that is in communication with the see of Canterbury
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episcopal church of scotland
  • n  an autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland
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