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sarcoidosis a disease of unknown origin, characterized by the formation of lesions similar to tubercles in the liver, lungs, skin, bones, and lymph nodes.
sarcoma a malignant tumor that starts in the connective tissue of the body and spreads to other parts, esp. bone.
sarcophagus a carved stone coffin.
sarcous consisting or composed of flesh or skeletal muscle.
sard a hard orange or brownish red chalcedony, used as a gemstone.
sardana a folk dance of Catalonia, performed in a circle.
sardine a small, edible, marine fish harvested young and usu. packed in oil.
Sardinia an Italian island in the Mediterranean, south of Corsica.
sardonic bitterly mocking; derisive; scornful.
sardonyx an onyx in which bands of sard alternate with a white chalcedony, used as a gemstone in cameos and the like.
sargassum any of various tropical floating seaweeds that have specialized branches bearing air sacs among the leaflike growths that extend from a central stem.
sari a long lightweight rectangle of fine cloth which, when wrapped around the waist and over the shoulder, becomes the normal dress of the majority of Hindu women.
sarin a highly toxic nerve gas that attacks the central nervous system, causing convulsions and death.
sarnie (chiefly British; informal) a sandwich.
sarod a stringed musical instrument of India that resembles the lute.
sarong a skirt made by wrapping cloth around the lower body and tucking it firmly at the waist, worn by men and women in Malaysia and certain Pacific islands.
SARS acronym of "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome," an atypical pneumonia, appearing on a wide scale in 2003, that has a mortality rate of approximately ten percent.
sarsaparilla a woody, trailing plant of tropical America. [3 definitions]
sartorial of or pertaining to tailors or tailored clothing, especially men's clothing.
SASE abbreviation of "self-addressed stamped envelope."
sash1 a band of cloth worn about the waist or over the shoulder.