1. Benjamin Peirce United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)
  2. plane geometry the geometry of 2-dimensional figures
  3. Benjamin Harris publisher of the first newspaper printed in America
  4. Belmont Park a racetrack for thoroughbred racing in Elmont on Long Island
  5. Benjamin Disraeli British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)
  6. President Pierce 14th President of the United States (1804-1869)
  7. placenta previa pregnancy in which the placenta is implanted in the lower part of the uterus (instead of the upper part); can cause bleeding late in pregnancy; delivery by cesarean section may be necessary
  8. permanent press a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape
  9. management personnel personnel having overall planning and direction responsibilities
  10. plant part any part of a plant or fungus
  11. permanent-press used of fabrics that do not require ironing
  12. planetary house one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
  13. plant process a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
  14. put behind bars lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
  15. plangent loud and resounding, often in a mournful way
  16. pimento tree aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries
  17. Polianthes tuberosa a tuberous Mexican herb having grasslike leaves and cultivated for its spikes of highly fragrant lily-like waxy white flowers
  18. amusement park a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
  19. lamentable bad; unfortunate
  20. plant hopper related to the leafhoppers and spittlebugs but rarely damages cultivated plants