1. Quercus montana medium to large deciduous tree of the eastern United States
  2. Kirghizstan a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
  3. clandestine conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
  4. Quercus velutina medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad five-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped
  5. pessimistic expecting the worst possible outcome
  6. large intestine beginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum
  7. Curcuma domestica widely cultivated tropical plant of India having yellow flowers and a large aromatic deep yellow rhizome; source of a condiment and a yellow dye
  8. Quadrigesima Sunday the first Sunday in Lent
  9. Gram stain a staining technique used to classify bacteria
  10. preexisting existing previously or before something
  11. proximity the property of being close together
  12. pre-existing existing previously or before something
  13. Quercus wislizenii a small shrubby evergreen tree of western North America similar to the coast live oak but occurring chiefly in foothills of mountain ranges removed from the coast; an important part of the chaparral
  14. Sorbus domestica medium-sized European tree resembling the rowan but bearing edible fruit
  15. Quercus myrtifolia small evergreen shrub or tree of southeastern United States
  16. cracksman a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
  17. Bedrich Smetana Czech composer (1824-1884)
  18. chromesthesia a form of synesthesia in which nonvisual stimulation results in the experience of color sensations
  19. cragsman a climber of vertical rock faces
  20. Orchis mascula Eurasian orchid with showy pink or purple flowers in a loose spike