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Lesser

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English

lesser
ADJ

lesser
ADJ

lesser


lesser spotted dogfish
N


lesser egret
N


brotola de fango
lesser forkbeard

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English Definitions

lesser
of less size or importance
lesser
smaller in size or amount or value
lesser anteater
N
small toothless anteater with prehensile tail and four-clawed forelimbs; of tropical South America and Central America
N
a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies
lesser ape
N
gibbons and siamangs
lesser bullrush
N
reed maces of America, Europe, North Africa, Asia
lesser burdock
N
a plant that is ubiquitous in all but very acid soil; found in most of Europe and North Africa
N
south European orchid having fragrant greenish-white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Habenaria
lesser calamint
N
low-growing strongly aromatic perennial herb of southern Europe to Great Britain; naturalized in United States
lesser celandine
N
perennial herb native to Europe but naturalized elsewhere having heart-shaped leaves and yellow flowers resembling buttercups; its tuberous roots have been used as a poultice to relieve piles
lesser centaury
N
common European glabrous annual centaury with flowers in dense cymes
lesser duckweed
N
of temperate regions except eastern Asia and Australia
lesser galangal
N
Chinese perennial with pyramidal racemes of white flowers and pungent aromatic roots used medicinally and as flavoring
lesser hemlock
N
European weed naturalized in America that resembles parsley but causes nausea and poisoning when eaten
lesser knapweed
N
a weedy perennial with tough wiry stems and purple flowers; native to Europe but widely naturalized
lesser kudu
N
a smaller variety of kudu
lesser omentum
N
a part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and liver and supporting the hepatic vessels
lesser panda
N
reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore; in some classifications considered unrelated to the giant pandas
N
an isolated part of the peritoneal cavity that is dorsal to the stomach
N
a smaller prairie chicken of western Texas
N
rhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the vertebral column and slightly upward
lesser rorqual
N
small finback of coastal waters of Atlantic and Pacific
lesser scaup
N
common scaup of North America; males have purplish heads
lesser scaup duck
N
common scaup of North America; males have purplish heads
lesser spearwort
N
semiaquatic Eurasian perennial crowfoot with leaves shaped like spears; naturalized in New Zealand
Lesser Sunda Islands
N
a chain of islands forming a province of Indonesia to the east of Java; includes Bali and Timor
lesser twayblade
N
orchid having two triangular leaves and a short lax raceme of green to rust-colored flowers with the lip flushed mauve; Europe and Asia and North America and Greenland
N
Old World warbler similar to the greater whitethroat but smaller
N
the common wintergreen having many-flowered racemes of pink-tinged white flowers; Europe and North America
N
clover native to Ireland with yellowish flowers; often considered the true or original shamrock
lesser yellowlegs
N
a variety of yellowlegs
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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