a disease of tobacco, characterized by wilting and by decayed, blackened roots and stems, caused by a fungus, Phytophthora parasitica nicotianae.
a sheep with black fleece. a person who causes shame or embarrassment because of deviation from the accepted standards of his or her group. Contemporary Examples Bush’s Hidden Legacy Eleanor Clift May 30, 2012 Historical Examples A Modern Aladdin Howard Pyle Children of the Bush Henry Lawson noun a person who is regarded as a […]
a member of a fascist organization, especially the Italian Fascist militia, wearing a black shirt as part of the uniform.
noun a secret facility used by a country’s military as a prison and interrogation centre, whose existence is denied by the government Contemporary Examples Terror Prisons in The Post-Gitmo World Noah Kristula-Green June 26, 2012 Did the CIA Chief Just Dare Obama to Fire Him? Eli Lake March 10, 2014
a black and white New World skimmer, Rynchops nigra, having a bill with a reddish-orange base.