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avascular lacking blood vessels.
avast used in nautical terminology as a command to stop.
avatar in Hindu mythology, a human incarnation of a god. [2 definitions]
avdp. abbreviation of "avoirdupois," a system of weight based on a pound equal to sixteen ounces or to 453.59 grams.
Ave. abbreviation of "Avenue," a street, esp. a wide one (written as part of a proper name).
ave Hail!; Hello!; Welcome! (used mainly in religious ceremony). [4 definitions]
Ave Maria (Latin) Hail Mary; the opening words of a prayer to the Virgin Mary. [2 definitions]
avenge to inflict punishment or cause suffering as retribution for; take vengeance for. [2 definitions]
avenger one who avenges.
avenue a street, esp. a wide one. [2 definitions]
aver to assert to be true; affirm.
average a usual amount or kind; that which is not extreme or extraordinary. [9 definitions]
average out to amount to an average according to arithmetic calculation (usu. fol. by "to"). [2 definitions]
averse strongly opposed or disinclined; unwilling (usu. fol. by "to").
aversion great dislike or disgust; repugnance (usu. fol. by "to"). [2 definitions]
avert to turn aside or away. [2 definitions]
Avesta the sacred writings of Zoroastrianism.
avg. abbreviation of "average," the arithmetic mean gained by adding two or more quantities and then dividing by the total number of quantities.
avian of or concerning birds.
aviary a large structure designed to house birds; birdhouse.
aviation the act, practice, or technology of human flight, esp. in airplanes.