of, relating to, or belonging to the predynastic culture of Upper Egypt, 4100–3500 b.c., characterized by flint tools, stone axes, and pottery.
a spirit who, delighting in war, incited armies to fight and appeared to warriors about to be defeated. Historical Examples Thereupon Cuchulain drew 2his2 sword from the sheath of the Badb, to cut away the weapons and lighten the shield that was on him. The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Tin B Calnge Unknown In this […]
a mineral, zirconium oxide, ZrO 2 , used as a refractory. noun a mineral consisting largely of zirconium dioxide: a source of zirconium. Formula: ZrO2
Slang. compar. of bad1 (def 36). Nonstandard. a compar. of bad1 . not good in any manner or degree. having a wicked or evil character; morally reprehensible: There is no such thing as a bad boy. of poor or inferior quality; defective; deficient: a bad diamond; a bad spark plug. inadequate or below standard; not […]
an edible kelp, Alaria esculenta, found on the coasts of Europe and the British Isles. noun a seaweed, Alaria esculenta, that has long brownish-green fronds and is eaten in parts of N Europe