the striking of one ship by another.

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    botany. belonging to the genus allium (formerly the family alliaceae). compare . having the odor or taste of garlic, onion, etc. adjective of or relating to allium, a genus of plants that have a strong onion or garlic smell and often have bulbs: family alliaceae. the genus occurs in the n hemisphere and includes onion, […]

  • Allium

    any bulbous plant belonging to the genus allium, of the amaryllis family, having an onion odor and flowers in a round cl-ster, including the onion, leek, shallot, garlic, and chive. a substance occurring in garlic bulbs that has antibiotic properties. contemporary examples in tennessee and west virginia, festivals are held to celebrate allium tricocc-m, which […]

  • Allo

    a combining form meaning “other,” used in the formation of compound words (allotrope) and in chemistry to denote the more stable of two geometric isomers. . historical examples allo told me they would never rest till they had taken a tower in open fight. puck of pook’s hill rudyard kipling he was, and they were […]

  • Alloa

    noun a town in e central scotland, the administrative centre of clackmannanshire. pop: 18 989 (2001) historical examples to the north-east of alloa is the thriving mining village of sauchie. encyclopaedia britannica, 11th edition, volume 6, slice 4 various alloa it was, to be sure; for johnny had taken the wrong boat, and that was […]

  • Alloantibody

    an that reacts with an antigen from a genetically different individual of the same species. alloantibody al·lo·an·ti·bod·y (āl’ō-ān’tĭ-bŏd’ē) n. see isoantibody.

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