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tattoo1 an indelible picture, pattern, or other marking made on the skin by puncturing it and inserting pigments. [2 definitions]
tattoo2 a signal sounded on a drum or bugle to summon military personnel to their quarters at night. [2 definitions]
tatty shabby or cheap; crude.
tau the name of the nineteenth letter of the Greek alphabet.
taught past tense and past participle of teach.
taunt to reproach, deride, or challenge in scornful, insulting language; jeer at. [2 definitions]
tau particle a positively or negatively charged lepton whose mass is roughly 3,500 times greater than that of an electron, and that decays fairly quickly.
taupe a dark brownish gray color.
Taurus a winter zodiacal constellation located between Aries and Gemini and near Orion, and containing the bright star Aldebaran, the Crab Nebula, and two star clusters, the Pleiades and the Hyades; Bull. [3 definitions]
taut tightly drawn, pulled, or stretched; not slack. [3 definitions]
tauten to make or become taut.
tauto- same.
tautog a black, edible fish common to the Atlantic coast of North America.
tautology unnecessary repetition of the same idea in different words; redundancy. [2 definitions]
tautonym in zoology, a scientific name in which the genus name and the species name are the same.
tav the name of the twenty-third and last letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
tavern a place that sells alcoholic beverages for drinking on its premises; bar. [2 definitions]
taw1 a large playing marble used as a shooter. [3 definitions]
taw2 to prepare (skins) for tanning into white leather, usu. by using salt or alum.
taw3 variant of tav.
tawdry falsely showy; cheap and gaudy.