cubbyhole |
a small compartment, open at one end, such as one of several in a desk for holding paper, pencils, or the like. [2 definitions] |

cube^{1} |
a rectangular solid with six square faces all of the same size. [5 definitions] |

cube^{2} |
any of certain American plants related to the pea, the roots of which yield rotenone. |

cubeb |
a small spicy berry found on certain pepper vines of the East Indies which is dried and used medicinally. [2 definitions] |

cube root |
a number of which a given number is the product when multiplied by itself three times. |

cubic |
having form in three dimensions. [3 definitions] |

cubical |
in the form of a cube; cubic. [2 definitions] |

cubicle |
any very small room or partitioned space, as in an office or dormitory. |

cubic measure |
a system of measurement of volume in which 1,728 cubic inches equal one cubic foot and 1,000 cubic millimeters equal one cubic centimeter. |

cubiform |
in the shape of a cube. |

cubism |
an early twentieth-century movement in painting and sculpture in which objects were represented abstractly by geometrical forms. |

cubit |
an ancient unit of length equal to about seventeen to twenty-two inches, or the length from the elbow to the end of the middle finger. |

cuboid |
like a cube in shape. [4 definitions] |

Cub Scout |
a member of the junior division of the Boy Scouts of America, for boys between eight and eleven. |

cuckold |
a man whose wife has sexual relations with someone else. [2 definitions] |

cuckoo |
any of several slender grayish to brownish birds of Europe and America, some of which have a distinctive two-note call. [5 definitions] |

cuckoo clock |
a clock that conceals a mechanical bird that pops out of a little door to announce the hour with sounds resembling the cry of a cuckoo. |

cuckoopint |
a European arum similar to the jack-in-the-pulpit. |

cuckoo spit |
a foamy substance secreted on plants by spittlebug nymphs to cover and protect their larvae. [2 definitions] |

cucullate |
shaped like a cowl or hood. |

cucumber |
an edible fruit of a creeping vine, usu. long and cylindrical with a hard green skin and greenish white flesh. [2 definitions] |