1. common meter the usual (iambic) meter of a ballad
  2. common shiner the common North American shiner
  3. common man a person who holds no title
  4. common measure the usual (iambic) meter of a ballad
  5. common canary native to the Canary Islands and Azores
  6. common murre the most frequent variety of murre
  7. common moonwort of America and Eurasia and Australia
  8. common maidenhair delicate maidenhair fern with slender shining black leaf stalks; cosmopolitan
  9. common ginger tropical Asian plant widely cultivated for its pungent root
  10. common mackerel important food fish of the northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; its body is greenish-blue with dark bars and small if any scales
  11. common fennel strongly aromatic with a smell of aniseed
  12. common juniper densely branching shrub or small tree having pungent blue berries used to flavor gin; widespread in northern hemisphere; only conifer on coasts of Iceland and Greenland
  13. communism a theory favoring collectivism in a classless society
  14. common alder medium-sized tree with brown-black bark and woody fruiting catkins; leaves are hairy beneath
  15. common caper prostrate spiny shrub of the Mediterranean region cultivated for its greenish flower buds which are pickled
  16. common sense sound practical judgment
  17. common carrier a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages
  18. common moonseed a woody vine of eastern North America having large oval leaves and small white flowers and purple to blue-black fruits
  19. common mugwort European tufted aromatic perennial herb having hairy red or purple stems and dark green leaves downy white below and red-brown florets
  20. common mallow annual Old World plant with clusters of pink or white flowers; naturalized in United States