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baby tooth one of the first set of teeth in human babies and other mammals. Baby teeth fall out early in life to be replaced by adult teeth.
baccalaureate the degree awarded to most graduates of four-year colleges in the United States; bachelor's degree. [2 definitions]
baccarat a card game, often played for high stakes in European casinos, in which the dealer plays against several other players.
bacchanal any drunken party or orgy. [3 definitions]
Bacchanalia (l.c.) any wild or drunken party; orgy. [2 definitions]
bacchant a priest, priestess, or worshiper of Bacchus. [4 definitions]
bacchante a female bacchant; maenad.
Bacchus in Greek and Roman mythology, the god of wine and merrymaking; Dionysus.
bach (informal) to live and take care of oneself alone, as a bachelor does.
bachelor an unwed man, esp. one who has never married. [2 definitions]
Bachelor of Arts an undergraduate degree conferred on a person who has completed a curriculum in the liberal arts. (abbr.: B.A.)
Bachelor of Science an undergraduate degree conferred on a person who has completed a curriculum in science, technology, or the like. (abbr.: B.S.)
bachelor's-button any of several plants with long stalks and round flowers resembling buttons, such as the cornflower and some daisies.
bachelor's degree a degree that you get after finishing a program of studies at a college or university.
bach it to take care of the house oneself.
bacillary rod-shaped. [2 definitions]
bacillus any rod-shaped bacterium that is active only in the presence of oxygen, or one composed of a chain of rod-shaped elements. [2 definitions]
bacitracin an antibiotic that is used externally in the treatment of skin infections.
back the part of a human or other vertebrate that is on the opposite side from the chest and abdomen and between the neck and the tailbone. [15 definitions]
backache a pain in the back, esp. a persistent one in the lower back.
back and forth moving backward then forward, or forward then backward, often repeatedly. [2 definitions]