a plant-eating sauropod dinosaur of the genus Camarasaurus and closely related genera, having a small head, long neck, and short forelimbs, and reaching a length of 40 feet (12.2 meters); until 1981 the type specimen of Brontosaurus excelcus was wrongly reconstructed with a Camarasaurus skull.
noun la Camargue (la). a delta region in S France, between the channels of the Grand and Petit Rhône: cattle, esp bulls for the Spanish bullrings, and horses are reared Historical Examples Rambles on the Riviera Francis Miltoun King of Camargue Jean Aicard King of Camargue Jean Aicard King of Camargue Jean Aicard King of […]
a group of unofficial or private advisers to a person of authority, especially a group much given to intrigues and secret plots; cabal; clique. Historical Examples The Minister of Evil William Le Queux The Minister of Evil William Le Queux Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 379, May, 1847 Various The Open Secret of Ireland […]
a city in SW California. Contemporary Examples When Mrs. Doubtfire Won’t Leave Keli Goff June 27, 2014
any of several plants of the genus Camassia, of the lily family, especially C. quamash, of western North America, having long clusters of blue to white flowers and edible bulbs. death camass. Historical Examples Godfrey Morgan Jules Verne The Conquest Eva Emery Dye The Yellowstone National Park Hiram Martin Chittenden Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National […]
a crimson velvet cap trimmed with ermine, worn by the pope on nonliturgical occasions. Contemporary Examples Did a Cross-Dressing Priest Sex Ring Bring Down Benedict XVI? Barbie Latza Nadeau February 21, 2013