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cultured attained through cultivation; cultivated. [4 definitions]
cultured pearl a pearl formed by an oyster or mussel around an irritant such as a seed pearl inserted in its body under controlled conditions.
culture shock the anxiety, irritation, or confusion experienced by someone exposed to a culture with customs or behaviors different from those of his or her own culture.
cultus a cult, esp. a religious one.
culverin a crude musket made in medieval times. [2 definitions]
culvert a man-made channel for drainage or the like that passes under a street or other thoroughfare.
cumber to interfere with the functioning of; hinder; encumber. [3 definitions]
Cumberland a U.S. river that flows from southeastern Kentucky westward through Tennessee, emptying into the Ohio river in southwestern Kentucky. [2 definitions]
cumbersome awkward or unmanageable because of size, shape, or weight. [2 definitions]
cumbia a Colombian folk dance, variations of which are popular in Mexico, Argentina, and other Latin-American countries.
cumbrance a troublesome burden or encumbrance.
cumbrous cumbersome.
cumin a plant of the umbel family that bears pink or white flowers. [2 definitions]
cum laude with honor (used to indicate good academic performance).
cummerbund a wide, often pleated band worn about a man's waist and under his dinner jacket or other formal attire.
cumquat variant of kumquat.
cumulate accumulate; amass. [2 definitions]
cumulative becoming larger or greater by means of gradual addition. [2 definitions]
cumulonimbus a tall, large, and dense cloud associated with heavy rain or hail; thundercloud.
cumulus a large, puffy, white cloud with a flat base. [2 definitions]
cuneate shaped like a wedge. [2 definitions]