1. beggar's-ticks any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing
  2. sales tax a tax based on the cost of the item purchased and collected directly from the buyer
  3. Belarusian of or pertaining to Belarus or to the people or culture of Belarus
  4. altruistic showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
  5. polar star the brightest star in Ursa Minor
  6. pull up stakes remove oneself from an association with or participation in
  7. ballistics the science of flight dynamics
  8. Belorussian a native or inhabitant of Byelorussia
  9. tailor's tack a loose, looped, sewing stitch used to transfer marking for darts, etc., from a pattern to material
  10. belletristic written and regarded for aesthetic value rather than content
  11. Belarus a landlocked republic in eastern Europe
  12. celery stick celery stalks cut into small sticks
  13. bachelor's degree a degree on successfully completed undergraduate studies
  14. Byelorussian a native or inhabitant of Byelorussia
  15. prestigious having an excellent reputation; respected
  16. patristics the study of the lives, writings, and doctrines of the Church Fathers
  17. logistics supplying an operation with labor and materials as needed
  18. polariscope an optical device used to measure the rotation of the plane of vibration of polarized light
  19. botulinus toxin potent bacterial toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum that causes botulism; can be used as a bioweapon
  20. Parasitaxus one species: parasite yew