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Desert

Spanish
English

desert
N

desert
N


to desert
V


to turn into a desert
V

to desert
V

to desert
V

to desert
V

to desert
V

to desert
V

open desert
N




NF
desertificación
desertification
N

desertor
NM
N
deserter

desertar
V
to abandon
V

desertar
V

deserted
ADJ

deserted
ADJ

deserted
ADJ

deserted
ADJ

deserted
ADJ

deserted
ADJ

deserted
ADJ

desierto
ADJ
deserted
ADJ

deserted
ADJ

deserted
ADJ

deserted
ADJ

yermo
ADJ
deserted
ADJ


desertion
N

desertor
NM

desertor
NM

deserter
N

desertion
N


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English Definitions

desert
N
arid land with little or no vegetation
desert
V
leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
desert
V
desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army
desert
V
leave behind
desert boot
N
a boot reaching halfway up to the knee
desert four o'clock
N
wildflower having vibrant deep pink tubular evening-blooming flowers; found in sandy and desert areas from southern California to southern Colorado and into Mexico
N
German field marshal noted for brilliant generalship in North Africa during World War II (1891-1944)
desert holly
N
handsome low saltbush of arid southwestern United States and Mexico having blue-green prickly-edged leaves often used for Christmas decoration
desert iguana
N
small long-tailed lizard of arid areas of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico
desert lynx
N
of deserts of northern Africa and southern Asia
N
mariposa with clusters of bell-shaped vermilion or orange or yellow flowers atop short stems; southern California to Arizona and Mexico
desert olive
N
spiny branching deciduous shrub of southwestern United States having clusters of insignificant yellow-white flowers appearing before leaves followed by attractive black berrylike fruits
desert paintbrush
N
most common paintbrush of western United States dry lands; having erect stems ending in dense spikes of bright orange to red flowers
desert pea
N
sprawling shrubby perennial noted for its scarlet black-marked flowers; widely distributed in dry parts of Australia
desert plant
N
plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte
desert plume
N
perennial of southwestern United States having leathery blue-green pinnatifid leaves and thick plumelike spikes of yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Cleome
desert rat
N
any of various leaping rodents of desert regions of North America and Mexico; largest members of the family Heteromyidae
desert rheumatism
N
an infection of the lungs and skin characterized by excessive sputum and nodules
desert rose
N
South African shrub having a swollen succulent stem and bearing showy pink and white flowers after the leaves fall; popular as an ornamental in tropics
desert sand verbena
N
soft-haired sticky plant with heads of bright pink trumpet-shaped flowers; found in sandy desert soil; after ample rains may carpet miles of desert with pink from the southwestern United States to northern Mexico
N
prostrate spikemoss; California
desert soil
N
a type of soil that develops in arid climates
desert sunflower
N
slender hairy plant with few leaves and golden-yellow flower heads; sandy desert areas of southeastern California to southwestern Utah and western Arizona and northwestern Mexico
desert tortoise
N
burrowing tortoise of the arid western United States and northern Mexico; may be reclassified as a member of genus Xerobates
desert willow
N
evergreen shrubby tree resembling a willow of dry regions of southwestern North America having showy purplish flowers and long seed pods
deserted
forsaken by owner or inhabitants
deserter
N
a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
deserter
N
a person who abandons their duty (as on a military post)
N
a type of soil that develops in arid climates
desertification
N
the gradual transformation of habitable land into desert; is usually caused by climate change or by destructive use of the land
desertion
N
withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
desertion
N
the act of giving something up
N
an outcome (good or bad) that is well deserved
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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