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balsa a tree of tropical America, the wood of which is extremely light in weight. [1/2 definitions]
bay lynx the bobcat of North America.
Benjamin Franklin U.S. statesman, inventor, diplomat, postmaster, scientist, and author, considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America (b. 1706--d. 1790).
bighorn a wild sheep found in the Rocky Mountains of North America, the male of which has large, curved horns. (See Rocky Mountain sheep.)
bison a hoofed, shaggy, cud-chewing mammal with a large head and forequarters, short curved horns, and a hump at the shoulders, found in North America; buffalo. [1/2 definitions]
bitterroot a plant found in western North America that bears showy pink or white flowers and has a fleshy edible root.
bittersweet a climbing, woody vine found in North America, bearing orange fruit that splits open when ripe to expose red-coated seeds. [1/5 definitions]
black duck a dark brown pond duck of northeastern North America. [1/2 definitions]
black raspberry a prickly shrub that grows in eastern North America and bears a dark purple berry. [1/2 definitions]
black walnut a tall tree of eastern North America that has dark, hard wood valued for making furniture and other durable wood products. [1/3 definitions]
blue jay a common jay of eastern North America, with a crest, a bright blue upper body and head, and distinctive white and black markings.
bobwhite a small brown and white quail of North America, so named for its call.
boneset any of various plants of eastern North America that bear broad, flat clusters of small white flowers, used in folk medicine for their supposed healing qualities; thoroughwort.
bowfin a primitive, carnivorous freshwater fish found in eastern North America that has a rounded tail and a long fin on its back.
bronco a wild or semi-tamed horse or pony of western North America.
brook trout a speckled freshwater trout of eastern North America; speckled trout.
buffalo colloquially, a bison of North America. [1/4 definitions]
butternut a deciduous tree of North America, related to the walnut. [1/2 definitions]
cacique in Spain and Latin America, a local political boss. [2/3 definitions]
cactus a leafless, fleshy-stemmed, often prickly plant that grows in hot, dry regions of America.
calla a marsh plant of northern Europe and North America. [1/2 definitions]