1. banksia any shrub or tree of the genus Banksia having alternate leathery leaves apetalous yellow flowers often in showy heads and conelike fruit with winged seeds
  2. Banks English botanist who accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1743-1820)
  3. Bangui the capital and largest city of the Central African Republic
  4. Anguis type genus of the Anguidae: blindworms
  5. sanguine confidently optimistic and cheerful
  6. unguis any rigid body structure composed primarily of keratin
  7. Bangiaceae a family of protoctist
  8. Benghazi port in northern Libya on the Gulf of Sidra
  9. Angus black hornless breed from Scotland
  10. anguish extreme distress of body or mind
  11. languid lacking spirit or liveliness
  12. penguin short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers
  13. fungus a spore-producing organism that lacks chlorophyll
  14. Pinguinus great auk
  15. Panax perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng
  16. bangle jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
  17. Ganges an Asian river
  18. bang-up very good
  19. bang up damage or destroy as if by violence
  20. banger firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing