bartonellosis bar·ton·el·lo·sis (bär’tn-ěl-ō’sĭs)
A disease caused by Bartonella bacilliformis and transmitted by the bite of the sandfly.
- Bartramian sandpiper
upland sandpiper. Historical Examples The Bartramian sandpiper even now is a great factor each summer in checking the increasing locusts on our prairies. A Book of Natural History Various Greater yellow-leg is much scarcer than formerly, also Bartramian sandpiper. Our Vanishing Wild Life William T. Hornaday
noun any of several species of semiparasitic scrophulariaceous plants, including red bartsia (Odontites verna), a pink-flowered weed of cornfields Historical Examples bartsia, a genus of Scrophulariace, green half-parasites upon roots of grasses. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3 Various
a city in N Venezuela: a suburb of Caracas.
barycenter barycenter (bār’ĭ-sěn’tər) The center of mass of two or more bodies, usually bodies orbiting around each other, such as the Earth and the Moon.
noun a centre of mass, esp of the earth-moon system or the solar system