a sturdy well-built dog of a Portuguese breed with a long thick coat and a thick tuft of hair round the neck, often used as a guard dog
[es-tre-mah-th oo-rah] /ˌɛs trɛ mɑˈðu rɑ/ noun 1. a region in W Spain, formerly a province.
[es-tril-did] /ˈɛs trɪl dɪd/ Ornithology adjective 1. of or relating to the family Estrildidae, comprising the grass finches, waxbills, mannikins, and other small finches. noun 2. a bird of the family Estrildidae.
[es-trin] /ˈɛs trɪn/ noun, Biochemistry, Pharmacology. 1. . /ˈɛstrɪn; ˈiːstrɪn/ noun 1. the US spelling of oestrin estrin es·trin (ěs’trĭn) n. See estrogen.
[es-tree-awl, -ol, -trahy-] /ˈɛs triˌɔl, -ˌɒl, -traɪ-/ noun 1. Biochemistry. an estrogenic hormone, C 18 H 21 (OH) 3 , occurring in urine during pregnancy. 2. Pharmacology. a commercial form of this compound, obtained from human placentas or the urine of pregnant women, used in conditions involving estrogen deficiency. /ˈɛstrɪˌɒl; ˈiːstrɪ-/ noun 1. the usual […]