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cicatrix tissue that forms over a fresh wound and eventually contracts into a scar; scar tissue. [2 definitions]
cicatrize to cause to heal by forming a cicatrix or scar. [2 definitions]
cicerone a guide who shows and explains a place's history, features, or the like.
cichlid any of a large family (Cichlidae) of mostly freshwater tropical fish, some of which are commonly found in aquariums.
Cichlidae a large and diverse family of mostly freshwater tropical fish.
-cide killer. [2 definitions]
cider the juice pressed out of apples, used for drinking and for making vinegar.
cider press a large press used to extract juice from apples for cider.
cigar a slender, tight roll of cured tobacco leaves prepared for smoking.
cigarette a short, narrow tube of thin paper containing finely cut, cured tobacco for smoking.
cigarillo a small thin cigar.
cilantro the young leaves and delicate stems of the coriander plant used as an herb for flavor or garnish.
cilia pl. of cilium.
ciliary of or related to cilia. [2 definitions]
ciliate any of various protozoans having cilia. [2 definitions]
cilium one of the microscopic hairlike structures on the surface of many cells, providing locomotion in single-celled animals and movement of fluid across the cells that line certain organs, such as the lungs or stomach, in complex animals. [3 definitions]
cimbalom a large dulcimer, usu. mounted on legs, that is played esp. by Hungarian folk musicians.
cinch a strong strap for securing a pack or saddle on an animal; girth. [6 definitions]
cinchona any of various trees and shrubs native to South America and grown also in Asia, whose bark contains medicinal substances such as quinine. [2 definitions]
cinchonize to administer (cinchona, quinine, or the like) to.
Cinco de Mayo the fifth of May, a Mexican holiday commemorating the Mexican army's 1862 victory over the French army at the Battle of Puebla and celebrating Mexican unity and independence.