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spadix a thick, fleshy spike that carries very tiny flowers, usu. surrounded by a sheathlike spathe, as in the calla.
spaghetti a form of pasta made in long thin strings, usu. served with a meat, tomato, or other sauce. [2 definitions]
spaghetti squash a large roundish squash, the flesh of which is a mass of long thin strands.
spaghetti strap a thin round shoulder strap on a woman's garment such as a party dress.
Spain a southern European country on the Iberian Peninsula between Portugal and the Mediterranean Sea.
Spam trademark for an inexpensive meat prepared from pork pieces and seasonings, usu. canned.
span1 the extent, stretch, or reach between two points or limits. [9 definitions]
span2 a pair of mules, horses, oxen, or the like, hitched and driven together.
spandex an elastic synthetic fiber used in girdles, swimsuits, exercise clothing, and the like.
spandrel in architecture, the roughly triangular space formed by the exterior curves of an arch or arches and the enclosing frame or overhead cornice.
spang (informal) quickly, squarely, or precisely.
spangle a small thin piece of shiny metal, plastic, or the like, used for decoration, esp. on clothing. [4 definitions]
Spaniard a native or citizen of Spain, or a descendant thereof.
spaniel a small to medium-sized dog with short legs, long drooping ears, and long silky hair. [2 definitions]
Spanish of or pertaining to Spain or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Spanish America Mexico and the Spanish-speaking countries in Central and South America and islands in the Caribbean Sea, collectively.
Spanish-American of or pertaining to Spanish America or its peoples, cultures, languages, or the like. [3 definitions]
Spanish-American War the war fought in 1898 between the United States and Spain.
Spanish Armada a Spanish fleet of warships, sent in 1588 to conquer England, which was thoroughly defeated by the English navy.
Spanish cedar any of several tropical American trees that have reddish aromatic wood. [2 definitions]
Spanish Civil War a civil war fought in Spain between 1936 and 1939.