1. Aloe vera very short-stemmed plant with thick leaves with soothing mucilaginous juice; leaves develop spiny margins with maturity; native to Mediterranean region; grown widely in tropics and as houseplants
  2. albacore large ocean-dwelling tuna in tropical and temperate water
  3. Alpine fir medium-tall timber tree of the Rocky Mountains having a narrowly conic to columnar crown
  4. Walbiri a language of Australian aborigines
  5. albuterol a bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects are tachycardia and shakiness
  6. Olivier English actor best know for his Shakespearean roles
  7. albuminuria the presence of excessive protein in the urine
  8. wildfire a raging and rapidly spreading conflagration
  9. allopatry the occurrence of related organisms in separate geographical areas with no overlap
  10. Elbe River a river in central Europe that arises in northwestern Czechoslovakia and flows northward through Germany to empty into the North Sea
  11. alpha ray the radiation of alpha particles during radioactive decay
  12. walloper a very hard hitter
  13. albumin a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
  14. albumen a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
  15. albuginea whitish tunic
  16. Al Qahira the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa
  17. Albulidae bonefish
  18. Albania a republic in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic coast of the Balkan Peninsula
  19. Albuquerque the largest city in New Mexico
  20. Alberta one of the three prairie provinces in western Canada