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prune2 to cut or remove dead or unwanted branches, twigs, or the like from; trim. [4 definitions]
pruning hook a tool with a hooked blade that is used to prune plants.
prurient having lewd or indecent thoughts. [2 definitions]
pruritus severe itching of the skin, usu. without eruption or other damage.
Prussia a former state in northern Europe that controlled approximately the area of Germany, esp. the northern parts.
Prussian of or pertaining to Prussia or its people, culture, or the like. [4 definitions]
Prussian blue a dark blue pigment or dye used in fabric dyeing, painting, and the like. [2 definitions]
prussic acid see hydrocyanic acid.
pry1 to be offensively inquisitive about another's private affairs. [2 definitions]
pry2 to move, lift, open, or otherwise force with something that acts as a lever. [4 definitions]
pryer variant of prier.
prying tending to pry; nosy. [2 definitions]
P.S. abbreviation of "postscript," a note or message added at the end of a book or document, esp. at the end of a letter following the signature.
psalm a sacred or holy song or poem; hymn. [3 definitions]
psalmbook a book of psalms used for religious worship.
psalmist one who composes psalms. [2 definitions]
psalmody the act, practice, or art of singing or composing psalms. [2 definitions]
Psalms a book of the Old Testament that contains a varied collection of prayers, poetry, and hymns, often ascribed to David, Solomon, Moses, and other biblical sages.
Psalter (sometimes l.c.) a book containing the Old Testament Psalms, or a version of or selection from the Psalms, for use in religious worship.
psaltery a zitherlike musical instrument of the Middle Ages and Renaissance that has a flat trapezoidal body and numerous strings that are plucked with either the fingers or a plectrum.
PSAT abbreviation of "Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test."