1. black bear brown to black North American bear
  2. blackberry bramble with sweet edible black or dark purple berries that usually do not separate from the receptacle
  3. Blackbeard an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
  4. black bean black-seeded bean of South America; usually dried
  5. 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
  6. blackboard sheet of slate; for writing with chalk
  7. black bread bread made of coarse rye flour
  8. black bream important dark-colored edible food and game fish of Australia
  9. black bee dark-colored ill-tempered honeybee supposedly of German origin
  10. black pea perennial of Europe and North Africa
  11. blackbird common black European thrush
  12. Blackburn black-and-white North American wood warbler having an orange-and-black head and throat
  13. black bile a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy
  14. black beech New Zealand forest tree
  15. blackamoor a person with dark skin who comes from Africa
  16. blackball vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent
  17. black book a list of people who are out of favor
  18. black pepper climber having dark red berries when fully ripe
  19. blackwater any of several human or animal diseases characterized by dark urine resulting from rapid breakdown of red blood cells
  20. black buck common Indian antelope with a dark back and spiral horns