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sacaton a grass grown in semiarid regions, such as Mexico and the southwestern United States, for hay or pasture.
saccade a rapid, involuntary eye movement, as during reading. [2 definitions]
saccharate an ester or salt of saccharic acid. [2 definitions]
saccharic acid a compound made by oxidizing a sugar or starch with nitric acid.
saccharide an organic compound containing one or more sugars. [2 definitions]
saccharimeter an optical instrument that measures the concentration of sugar in a solution.
saccharin a synthetic, noncaloric, sweet-tasting substitute for sugar.
saccharine of, pertaining to, or having the characteristics of sugar or saccharin; sweet, esp. excessively sweet. [2 definitions]
saccharo- sugar.
saccharometer a hydrometer that measures the amount of sugar in a solution.
sacculate formed of or divided into sacs or a series of saclike dilations or pouches.
saccule a small pouch within an animal or plant, usu. containing a fluid. [2 definitions]
sacerdotal of, pertaining to, or functioning as a priest or as a mediator between God and humanity.
sacerdotalism the system or functions of priesthood, esp. based on the belief that priests mediate between man and God. [2 definitions]
sachem in some North American Indian cultures such as the Iroquois, the chief of a tribe or a member of the governing body of a confederation of tribes.
Sacher torte a dry chocolate cake topped with chocolate icing and filled with jam.
sachet a small bag or pouch filled with scented powder, dried flowers, or herbs, to be tucked into drawers or closets to impart fragrance to clothing.
sack1 a large bag, usu. made of coarsely woven material or thick paper, used for holding or transporting items in bulk, such as feed, gravel, potatoes, and the like. [7 definitions]
sack2 to rob of valuables after capturing; plunder; despoil. [3 definitions]
sack3 a light-colored dry sherry made in Spain or the Canary Islands.
sackbut a medieval wind instrument regarded as the predecessor of the trombone.