any of several large tortoises of the genus Geochelone, of the Galápagos Islands and islands near Madagascar: some are endangered.
any of various very large tortoises of the genus Testudo, of the Galápagos, Seychelles, and certain other islands, weighing up to 225 kilograms (495 lbs.)
- Giant urticaria
giant urticaria n. See angioneurotic edema.
noun 1. See under . noun 1. any of various aquatic bugs, as of the family Belostomatidae (giant water bug) 2. (loosely) a large cockroach, especially the American cockroach. noun 1. any of various heteropterous insects adapted to living in the water or on its surface, esp any of the family Belostomatidae (giant water bugs), […]
[jou-uh r, jou-er] /ˈdʒaʊ ər, ˈdʒaʊ ər/ noun, Turkish. 1. an unbeliever; a non-Muslim, especially a Christian. /ˈdʒaʊə/ noun 1. a derogatory term for a non-Muslim, esp a Christian, used esp by the Turks n. 1560s, Turkish term of contempt for non-Muslims, from Persian gaur, variant of gabr “fire-worshipper,” originally applied to the adherents of […]
[jee-ahr-dee-uh, jahr-] /dʒiˈɑr di ə, ˈdʒɑr-/ noun 1. any flagellate of the genus Giardia, parasitic in the intestines of vertebrates. Giardia Gi·ar·di·a (jē-är’dē-ə) n. A genus of flagellated, usually nonpathogenic protozoa that are parasitic in the intestines of vertebrates including humans and most domestic animals.