a breed of slender cat with curled-back ears and a plumed tail
- American depository receipt
a negotiable receipt similar to a stock certificate, registered in the owner’s name and showing ownership of shares in a foreign company, held by a foreign branch of a U.S. bank or its overseas correspondent bank.
- American directoire
a style of American furniture making and related crafts from c1805 to c1815, corresponding to the French Directoire and English Regency styles.
- American dog tick
a common tick, Dermacentor variabilis, that is the vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the eastern U.S. and also carries tularemia.
- American dream
the ideals of freedom, equality, and opportunity traditionally held to be available to every American. a life of personal happiness and material comfort as traditionally sought by individuals in the U.S. Contemporary Examples Marco Rubio did his best Barack Obama impression Thursday, professing his profound belief in the American Dream. WATCH VIDEO: Must-See Moments from […]