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  1. butacaine a white crystalline ester that is applied to mucous membranes as a local anesthetic
  2. Potyokin a Russian officer and politician who was a favorite of Catherine II and in 1762 helped her to seize power; when she visited the Crimea in 1787 he gave the order for sham villages to be built (1739-1791)
  3. betoken be a signal for or a symptom of
  4. bodkin a dagger with a slender blade
  5. butea kino dried juice of the dhak tree; used as an astringent
  6. Patagonia region in southern South America between the Andes and the South Atlantic
  7. bitumen any of various naturally occurring impure mixtures of hydrocarbons
  8. bitewing a dental X-ray film that can be held in place by the teeth during radiography
  9. biting causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation
  10. bitt pin a pin through the bitthead to keep the mooring lines from slipping off
  11. bittern relatively small compact tawny-brown heron with nocturnal habits and a booming cry; found in marshes
  12. biotin a B vitamin that aids in body growth
  13. biggin a child's tight-fitting cap; often ties under the chin
  14. bitok a Russian dish made with patties of ground meat (mixed with onions and bread and milk) and served with a sauce of sour cream
  15. biotic of or relating to living organisms
  16. tycoon a very wealthy or powerful businessperson
  17. Bithynia an ancient country in northwestern Asia Minor in what is now Turkey; was absorbed into the Roman Empire by the end of the 1st century BC
  18. bidding an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
  19. deacon a cleric ranking just below a priest in Christian churches
  20. pitting the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion