an Old World rat, Rattus rattus, now common in the southern U.S., having a black or brown body with grayish or white underparts.
The $100 Prize Essay on the Cultivation of the Potato; and How to Cook the Potato D. H. Compton and Pierre Blot
a common rat, Rattus rattus: a household pest that has spread from its native Asia to all countries
Harlem Renaissance. a renewal and flourishing of black literary and musical culture during the years after World War I in the Harlem section of New York City. noun Examples noun
a disease of grasses, characterized by black rings surrounding the stems and blighted seeds, caused by a fungus, Balansia strangulans.
a river in S China, flowing SE to the Red River in N Vietnam. 500 miles (805 km) long.
(in England) an official of the Order of the Garter and chief ceremonial usher of the House of Lords: so called from the rod carried as the symbol of office. a similar official in British colonial and Commonwealth legislatures. noun (in Britain) an officer of the House of Lords and of the Order of the […]