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baby boomer a person born in the United States during the decade following World War II, in which the population increased dramatically.
baby carriage a small, four-wheeled carriage used to push a baby around in; perambulator.
baby grand the smallest of grand pianos, about five feet long.
Babylon an ancient city of southwestern Asia, on the Euphrates River. [2 definitions]
Babylonia an ancient empire of about 2800-700 B.C. in southwestern Asia at the head of the Persian Gulf.
baby's-breath a plant of the pink family that has small delicate white or pink flowers that grow in branching clusters.
babysit to watch over or supervise children in the absence of their parents, usu. for payment.
babysitter a person who watches over or supervises children in the absence of their parents, usu. for payment.
baby tooth one of the first set of teeth in human babies and other mammals. Baby teeth fall out early in life to be replaced by adult teeth.
baccalaureate the degree awarded to most graduates of four-year colleges in the United States; bachelor's degree. [2 definitions]
baccarat a card game, often played for high stakes in European casinos, in which the dealer plays against several other players.
bacchanal any drunken party or orgy. [3 definitions]
Bacchanalia (l.c.) any wild or drunken party; orgy. [2 definitions]
bacchant a priest, priestess, or worshiper of Bacchus. [4 definitions]
bacchante a female bacchant; maenad.
Bacchus in Greek and Roman mythology, the god of wine and merrymaking; Dionysus.
bach (informal) to live and take care of oneself alone, as a bachelor does.
bachelor an unwed man, esp. one who has never married. [2 definitions]
Bachelor of Arts an undergraduate degree conferred on a person who has completed a curriculum in the liberal arts. (abbr.: B.A.)
Bachelor of Science an undergraduate degree conferred on a person who has completed a curriculum in science, technology, or the like. (abbr.: B.S.)
bachelor's-button any of several plants with long stalks and round flowers resembling buttons, such as the cornflower and some daisies.