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Sagitta a summer constellation in the northern sky, located between Aquila and Cygnus; Arrow.
sagittal of, relating to, or resembling an arrow or arrowhead. [3 definitions]
Sagittarius a summer zodiacal constellation located between Scorpius and Capricornus and within the brightest part of the Milky Way; Archer. [3 definitions]
sagittate shaped like an arrowhead, as certain leaves.
sago one of a group of palms native to Malaysia whose trunks are harvested to yield starch, or the starch that is derived from such a tree.
saguaro a very tall cactus, native to the southwestern North American deserts, that can have large upraised branches and bears edible red fruit.
Sahaptin a member of a tribe of North American Indians inhabiting the northwestern United States. [2 definitions]
Sahara a vast North African desert extending from the Atlantic Ocean to the Nile.
Sahara Desert a vast arid region of North Africa extending from the Atlantic Ocean to the Nile.
Sahel the vast semi-desert region that lies along the southern edge of the Sahara desert in North Africa (usu. prec. by "the").
sahib boss; master (in India, a title of respect).
said past tense and past participle of say. [2 definitions]
saiga either of two small, stocky antelopes inhabiting the steppes of Eurasia and having a broad, fleshy snout.
Saigon see "Ho Chi Minh City."
sail a large piece of fabric or the like that may be mounted on a vessel and extended to catch the force of the wind for propulsion. [12 definitions]
sailable combined form of sail.
sailboard a long board similar to a surfboard but having a sail, used for windsurfing.
sailboat a boat driven mainly by sails.
sailcloth a heavy fabric, such as cotton canvas, used for sails, tents, and the like. [2 definitions]
sailer a ship using a sail or sails, esp. with reference to how it sails.
sailfish any of a group of large marine fishes that have a large sail-like dorsal fin and a swordlike projection of the upper jaw.