a small, boat-shaped pastry shell filled with a savory or sweet mixture and served as an hors d’oeuvre or dessert.
a boat-shaped pastry shell for either an appetizer or dessert filling
a city in N Venezuela. Historical Examples Ceballos sallied out from Coro and captured Barquisimeto, utterly defeating Bolivar when the latter attacked him. The South American Republics, Part II (of 2) Thomas C. Dawson The capital, Barquisimeto, is one of the largest and most progressive of the inland cities of Venezuela. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, […]
- Barr body
a condensed, inactivated X chromosome present in most female mammals in the nuclei of all cells except the germ cells: used, as in sports competitions, to verify that an individual is genetically female. Barr body (bär) n. The condensed, inactive, single X-chromosome found in the nuclei of somatic cells of most female mammals and whose […]
noun (Austral, informal) a barramundi noun an island in NW Scotland, in the Outer Hebrides: fishing, crofting, tourism. Pop: 1078 (2001) Contemporary Examples Milena Baroni says she met him once, in the Rio suburb of barra da Tijuca, where Bruno lives. Brazil’s Soccer Star a Murderer? Dom Phillips July 4, 2010 To get you up […]