Browse Dictionary by Letter

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
Saqqara village in Egypt near Cairo that served as the site of burial grounds for rulers of ancient Egypt and is home to some of the oldest pyramids.
saraband a stately Spanish court dance in three-four time. [2 definitions]
Saracen a member of one of the Syrian tribes at the time of the Roman Empire.
Sarajevo a city in former Yugoslavia, where Austrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand was assassinated in 1914, an event that precipitated World War I; capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
saran any of various thermoplastic resins obtained from vinyl compounds and used for wrapping and packaging, to make acid-resistant pipe fittings, and as a fiber in some heavy fabrics.
Saratoga trunk a large trunk, used for travel by women in the nineteenth century.
sarcasm a scornfully ironic remark. [2 definitions]
sarcastic expressing or characterized by sarcasm. [2 definitions]
sarcocarp the fleshy part of a fruit having a pit such as a peach or plum. [2 definitions]
sarcoidosis a disease of unknown origin, characterized by the formation of lesions similar to tubercles in the liver, lungs, skin, bones, and lymph nodes.
sarcoma a malignant tumor that starts in the connective tissue of the body and spreads to other parts, esp. bone.
sarcophagus a carved stone coffin.
sarcous consisting or composed of flesh or skeletal muscle.
sard a hard orange or brownish red chalcedony, used as a gemstone.
sardana a folk dance of Catalonia, performed in a circle.
sardine a small, edible, marine fish harvested young and usu. packed in oil.
Sardinia an Italian island in the Mediterranean, south of Corsica.
sardonic bitterly mocking; derisive; scornful.
sardonyx an onyx in which bands of sard alternate with a white chalcedony, used as a gemstone in cameos and the like.
sargassum any of various tropical floating seaweeds that have specialized branches bearing air sacs among the leaflike growths that extend from a central stem.
sari a long lightweight rectangle of fine cloth which, when wrapped around the waist and over the shoulder, becomes the normal dress of the majority of Hindu women.