a toxin obtained from the skin glands of the European toad, Bufa vulgaris.
bufr Binary Universal Form for Representation
Also called true bug, hemipteran, hemipteron. a hemipterous insect. (loosely) any insect or insectlike invertebrate. Informal. any microorganism, especially a virus: He was laid up for a week by an intestinal bug. Informal. a defect or imperfection, as in a mechanical device, computer program, or plan; glitch: The test flight discovered the bugs in the […]
any of several tall, erect plants belonging to the genus Cimicifuga, of the buttercup family, as C. americana, of the eastern U.S., having loose, elongated clusters of white flowers. noun any of several ranunculaceous plants of the genus Cimicifuga, esp C. foetida of Europe, whose flowers are reputed to repel insects
any source, real or imaginary, of needless fright or fear. a persistent problem or source of annoyance. Folklore. a goblin that eats up naughty children. Historical Examples Adventures of Bindle Herbert George Jenkins In School and Out Oliver Optic Second String Anthony Hope It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson The Abiding Presence of the […]