a confusion, as of ideas, speech, etc.
an ancient city in the land of Shinar in which the building of a tower (Tower of Babel) intended to reach heaven was begun and the confusion of the language of the people took place. Gen. 11:4–9. (usually lowercase) a confused mixture of sounds or voices. (usually lowercase) a scene of noise and confusion. Isaak […]
(Zahir ed-Din Mohammed) 1483–1530, founder of the Mogul Empire. Historical Examples Baber immediately fell sick and died of the same disease which had stricken his son. Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda As to the fair, I can add little to the description of it given by Mr. Baber. Three Years in Western China Alexander […]
a baby or child. an innocent or inexperienced person. (usually initial capital letter) Southern U.S. (used, often before the surname, as a familiar name for a boy or man, especially the youngest of a family.) Slang. Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive. a girl or woman, especially an attractive one: Her roommate is a real babe! an […]
any protozoan of the genus Babesia, certain species of which are parasitic and pathogenic for warm-blooded animals. Historical Examples In spite of the detailed study which it has received, the life cycle of babesia bovis has not been satisfactorily worked out. Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley In babesia canis, Christopher observed developmental stages […]