(functioning as sing) another name for moonflower (sense 2)
a South American freshwater , genus Pterophyllum, often kept in aquariums. Compare . . noun (pl) -fish, -fishes any of various small tropical marine percoid fishes of the genus Pomacanthus and related genera, which have a deep flattened brightly coloured body and brushlike teeth: family Chaetodontidae See also butterflyfish Also called scalare. a South American […]
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “messenger.”. Contemporary Examples Setting example for U.S. political leadership, German Chancellor Angela Merkel busts her ass. P.J. O’Rourke on Pot, Putin, and Polygamy P. J. O’Rourke January 9, 2014 Obama and the Queen are there, as is Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande. D-Day 70th […]
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Saint, 1474–1540, Italian ecclesiastic, founder of the Ursuline order.
one of a class of spiritual beings; a celestial attendant of God. In medieval , angels constituted the lowest of the nine celestial orders (seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominations or dominions, virtues, powers, principalities or princedoms, archangels, and angels). a conventional representation of such a being, in human form, with wings, usually in white robes. a […]