1. common fig tree Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
  2. common fault an inclined fault in which the hanging wall appears to have slipped downward relative to the footwall
  3. community of scholars the body of individuals holding advanced academic degrees
  4. common factor an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly
  5. common duckweed of temperate regions except eastern Asia and Australia
  6. common watercress perennial Eurasian cress growing chiefly in springs or running water having fleshy pungent leaves used in salads or as a potherb or garnish; introduced in North America and elsewhere
  7. common booklouse a variety of booklouse
  8. common flat pea low spreading evergreen shrub of southern Australia having triangular to somewhat heart-shaped foliage and orange-yellow flowers followed by flat winged pods
  9. common marigold the common European annual marigold
  10. common cold a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
  11. common scold someone who annoys people by constantly finding fault
  12. common lettuce annual or perennial garden plant having succulent leaves used in salads; widely grown
  13. community college a nonresidential junior college offering a curriculum fitted to the needs of the community
  14. difficult requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish
  15. Amanita phalloides extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills
  16. community chest a charity supported by individual subscriptions
  17. command guidance a method of controlling the flight of a missile by commands originating from the ground or from another missile
  18. common facial vein vein formed by union of facial vein and the retromandibular vein and emptying into the jugular vein
  19. common white dogwood deciduous tree
  20. pontificate administer a pontifical office