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pekingese
  • n  a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzle
  • n  a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzle
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pekoe
  • n  a superior grade of black tea; grown in India and Sri Lanka and Java
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pel
  • n  (computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot)
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pelage
  • n  growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal
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pelagianism
  • n  the theological doctrine put forward by Pelagius which denied original sin and affirmed the ability of humans to be righteous; condemned as heresy by the Council of Ephesus in 431
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pelagius
  • n  a British or Irish monk who denied the doctrines of original sin and predestination and defended human goodness and free will; his views were declared heretical by the Council of Ephesus in 431 (circa 360-418)
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pelargonium
  • n  geraniums native chiefly to South Africa; widely cultivated
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pelargonium graveolens
  • n  any of several southern African geraniums having fragrant three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and pink flowers
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pelargonium hortorum
  • n  an upright geranium having scalloped leaves with a broad color zone inside the margin and white or pink or red flowers
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pelargonium limoneum
  • n  a common garden geranium with lemon-scented foliage
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pelargonium odoratissimum
  • n  geranium with round fragrant leaves and small white flowers
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pelargonium peltatum
  • n  a commonly cultivated trailing South American plant with peltate leaves and rosy flowers
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pelecaniform seabird
  • n  large fish-eating seabird with four-toed webbed feet
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pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  • n  large American pelican; white with black wing feathers
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