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saran any of various thermoplastic resins obtained from vinyl compounds and used for wrapping and packaging, to make acid-resistant pipe fittings, and as a fiber in some heavy fabrics.
Saratoga trunk a large trunk, used for travel by women in the nineteenth century.
sarcasm a scornfully ironic remark. [2 definitions]
sarcastic expressing or characterized by sarcasm. [2 definitions]
sarcocarp the fleshy part of a fruit having a pit such as a peach or plum. [2 definitions]
sarcoidosis a disease of unknown origin, characterized by the formation of lesions similar to tubercles in the liver, lungs, skin, bones, and lymph nodes.
sarcoma a malignant tumor that starts in the connective tissue of the body and spreads to other parts, esp. bone.
sarcophagus a carved stone coffin.
sarcous consisting or composed of flesh or skeletal muscle.
sard a hard orange or brownish red chalcedony, used as a gemstone.
sardana a folk dance of Catalonia, performed in a circle.
sardine a small, edible, marine fish harvested young and usu. packed in oil.
Sardinia an Italian island in the Mediterranean, south of Corsica.
sardonic bitterly mocking; derisive; scornful.
sardonyx an onyx in which bands of sard alternate with a white chalcedony, used as a gemstone in cameos and the like.
sargassum any of various tropical floating seaweeds that have specialized branches bearing air sacs among the leaflike growths that extend from a central stem.
sari a long lightweight rectangle of fine cloth which, when wrapped around the waist and over the shoulder, becomes the normal dress of the majority of Hindu women.
sarin a highly toxic nerve gas that attacks the central nervous system, causing convulsions and death.
sarnie (chiefly British; informal) a sandwich.
sarod a stringed musical instrument of India that resembles the lute.
sarong a skirt made by wrapping cloth around the lower body and tucking it firmly at the waist, worn by men and women in Malaysia and certain Pacific islands.