1. vegetarianism a diet excluding all meat and fish
  2. factor analysis any of several methods for reducing correlational data to a smaller number of dimensions or factors; beginning with a correlation matrix a small number of components or factors are extracted that are regarded as the basic variables that account for the interrelations observed in the data
  3. Victoria Cross a British military decoration for gallantry
  4. Eichhornia crassipes a tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers; troublesome in clogging waterways especially in southern United States
  5. western redbud shrub of western United States having pink or crimson flowers; often forms thickets
  6. vegetarian someone who eats no meat or fish
  7. bacteria species a species of bacteria
  8. veterinary school a school teaching veterinary medicine
  9. Ottorino Respighi Italian composer remembered for his symphonic poems
  10. Victoria Nyanza the largest lake in Africa and the 2nd largest fresh water lake in the world; a headwaters reservoir for the Nile River
  11. vegetable soup soup made with a variety of vegetables
  12. governor's race a race for election to the governorship
  13. Victorian age a period in British history during the reign of Queen Victoria in the 19th century; her character and moral standards restored the prestige of the British monarchy but gave the era a prudish reputation
  14. sectarianism a narrow-minded adherence to a particular sect or party or denomination
  15. veterinarian a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
  16. coronary sinus a short sinus receiving most of the veins of the heart
  17. factor analyse to perform a factor analysis of correlational data
  18. factor analyze to perform a factor analysis of correlational data
  19. factory price price charged for goods picked up at the factory
  20. western red cedar large valuable arborvitae of northwestern United States

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