1. amicus curiae brief a brief presented by someone interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but who is not a party to it
  2. amicus curiae an adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a party to the case; usually someone who wants to influence the outcome of a lawsuit involving matters of wide public interest
  3. American gray birch medium-sized birch of eastern North America having white or pale grey bark and valueless wood; occurs often as a second-growth forest tree
  4. American grey birch medium-sized birch of eastern North America having white or pale grey bark and valueless wood; occurs often as a second-growth forest tree
  5. American creeper a common creeper in North America with a down-curved bill
  6. Jacques Cartier French explorer who explored the St. Lawrence river and laid claim to the region for France (1491-1557)
  7. family Scorpaenidae scorpionfishes; rockfishes; lionfishes
  8. Equus grevyi zebra with less continuous stripes
  9. Brassica rapa ruvo plant grown for its pungent edible leafy shoots
  10. execrable unequivocally detestable
  11. image scanner an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
  12. family Scarabaeidae scarab or dung beetles
  13. Pediculus corporis a parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings
  14. security review counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy
  15. microbrachia abnormally small arms
  16. microbrewery a small brewery
  17. American arborvitae small evergreen of eastern North America having tiny scalelike leaves on flattened branchlets
  18. OTC security a security traded in the over-the-counter market
  19. Amur privet eastern Asian shrub cultivated especially for its persistent foliage
  20. adoxography fine writing in praise of trivial or base subjects

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