1. black bass bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United States
  2. blackball vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent
  3. blackness total absence of light
  4. black moss dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry roots; southeastern United States and West Indies to South America
  5. black box equipment that records information about the performance of an aircraft during flight
  6. black sea bass bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United States
  7. black bile a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy
  8. black book a list of people who are out of favor
  9. black buck common Indian antelope with a dark back and spiral horns
  10. black bear brown to black North American bear
  11. black body a hypothetical object capable of absorbing all the electromagnetic radiation falling on it
  12. black bean black-seeded bean of South America; usually dried
  13. blackface the makeup used by a performer in order to imitate a Negro
  14. blackbody a hypothetical object capable of absorbing all the electromagnetic radiation falling on it
  15. black bead erect shrub with small if any spines having racemes of white to yellow flowers followed by curved pointed pods and black shiny seeds; West Indies and Florida
  16. blackbuck common Indian antelope with a dark back and spiral horns
  17. black bee dark-colored ill-tempered honeybee supposedly of German origin
  18. Black race a dark-skinned race
  19. blackberry bramble with sweet edible black or dark purple berries that usually do not separate from the receptacle
  20. black beech New Zealand forest tree

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