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cacciatore cooked in a covered pot with olive oil, tomato paste, onions, wine, herbs, and other ingredients.
cachalot a sperm whale.
cache a hiding place for treasures or supplies, esp. in the ground. [3 definitions]
cachepot an ornamental container into which the plain pot of a houseplant is set and thus concealed from view.
cachet an official seal on a document or letter. [4 definitions]
cachinnate to laugh very loudly or excessively.
cacique in Spain and Latin America, a local political boss. [3 definitions]
cackle to make the sharp, broken cry of a hen. [5 definitions]
caco- bad; harsh.
cacography bad handwriting. [2 definitions]
cacophonous characterized by a discordant, sometimes unpleasant, mixture of sounds.
cacophony a mixture of discordant and usually unpleasant sounds. [2 definitions]
cactus a leafless, fleshy-stemmed, often prickly plant that grows in hot, dry regions of America.
CAD acronym of "computer-aided design."
cad a person who behaves crudely or dishonorably.
cadaver a dead body, esp. one used for medical research or instruction.
cadaverous of or resembling a corpse; pale and thin or emaciated. [2 definitions]
caddie a person who carries the clubs of a golfer during a round and assists the golfer in other ways. [2 definitions]
caddis fly a small mothlike insect found near lakes and streams that has two pairs of membranous wings.
caddish of or similar to a cad; ungentlemanly; despicable.
caddisworm the wormlike larva of a caddisfly that lives in fresh water in an elongated case made of sand, plant debris, and the silk secreted by the larva after hatching.