1. battle of Langside (1568) Catholic forces supporting Mary Queen of Scots were routed by Protestants
  2. potassium hydroxide a potassium compound often used in agriculture and industry
  3. bridesmaid an unmarried woman who attends the bride at a wedding
  4. Brazilian rosewood an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black
  5. Desmanthus ilinoensis perennial herb of North American prairies having dense heads of small white flowers
  6. Podocarpus elongatus South African tree or shrub having a rounded crown
  7. brandy sling a sling made with brandy
  8. brazilian ironwood thornless tree yielding heavy wood
  9. best-selling selling in great numbers
  10. bride's bonnet plant with 1 or 2 white starlike flowers on short leafless stalks; Alaska to California and east to Oregon and Montana
  11. Desmodontidae true vampire bats
  12. Pyramids of Egypt a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt
  13. sociolinguist a linguist who studies the social and cultural factors that influence linguistic communication
  14. brittle maidenhair tropical American fern with broad pinnae; widely cultivated
  15. putrid-smelling having the putrid odor of decaying organic matter
  16. Jerome David Salinger United States writer (born 1919)
  17. sports medicine the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of injuries or illness resulting from athletic activities
  18. undecylenic acid an acid that is a component of perspiration
  19. Corticium solani fungus causing bottom rot in lettuce
  20. Barbados maidenhair named for a country house in Barbados where it was discovered

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