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black raspberry a prickly shrub that grows in eastern North America and bears a dark purple berry. [2 definitions]
Black Sea a sea surrounded by Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, and the Balkan Peninsula.
black sheep one who differs from and is an embarrassment or disgrace to his or her family or group, because of disreputable behavior, lack of worldly success, or the like.
Black Shirt a member of a fascist military organization, esp. the former Italian one, whose uniform includes a black shirt.
blacksmith a person who makes, fits, and repairs horseshoes. [2 definitions]
blacksnake any of various dark-colored, usu. nonpoisonous North American snakes, esp. the black racer. [2 definitions]
blackstrap molasses a dark, thick molasses from which most of the sugar has been removed.
blackthorn a thorny European shrub with many branches, bearing white flowers and bluishblack, plumlike fruit. [2 definitions]
black tie the black bow tie worn on semiformal occasions with a dinner jacket or tuxedo. [2 definitions]
black-tie requiring semi-formal attire, esp., for the men, a black bow tie and dinner jacket or tuxedo.
blacktop a bituminous substance such as asphalt, used as pavement. [3 definitions]
black walnut a tall tree of eastern North America that has dark, hard wood valued for making furniture and other durable wood products. [3 definitions]
black widow a small spider, widespread in the United States, of which the female has a shiny, black body with an hourglass-shaped red mark on its underside, a poisonous but usu. not fatal bite, and a reputation for sometimes devouring its mate.
bladder an expandable sac or pouch in humans and animals in which gas or liquid, esp. urine, collects. [3 definitions]
bladderwort any of a large group of mostly aquatic plants with small bladders on their finely divided leaves that trap their prey.
blade the cutting part of a knife, sword, scissors, or the like. [5 definitions]
blain an inflamed swelling or sore on the skin.
blamable deserving blame; guilty.
blame to place responsibility on for a mistake or fault. [5 definitions]
blameless free from guilt or blame.
blameworthy meriting reproach or blame.