1. Any of various insects
of the order Lepidoptera, characteristically having slender bodies,
knobbed antennae, and four broad, usually colorful wings.
2. An expanse of ground, such as a lawn, covered with grass or
3. Any of the class Aves of warm-blooded, egg-laying, feathered
vertebrates with forelimbs modified to form wings.
4. The flower of a plant.
5. The round or oval female reproductive body of various animals,
including birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, and insects, consisting
usually of an embryo surrounded by nutrient material and a protective
6. An arc of spectral colors, usually identified as red, orange,
yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet, that appears in the sky
opposite the sun as a result of the refractive dispersion of sunlight
in drops of rain or mist.
7. Any of several bulbous plants of the genus Tulipa, native chiefly
to Asia and widely cultivated for their showy, variously colored
8. A small pool of water, especially rainwater.
9. A device for protection from the weather consisting of a collapsible,
usually circular canopy mounted on a central rod.
1. A game played with a bat and ball
by two opposing teams of nine players, each team playing alternately
in the field and at bat, the players at bat having to run a course
of four bases laid out in a diamond pattern in order to score.
2. Any of numerous tailless, aquatic, semiaquatic, or terrestrial
amphibians of the order Anura and especially of the family Ranidae,
characteristically having a smooth moist skin, webbed feet, and
long hind legs adapted for leaping.
3. Any of several winged, hairy-bodied, usually stinging insects
of the superfamily Apoidea in the order Hymenoptera, including both
solitary and social species and characterized by sucking and chewing
mouthparts for gathering nectar and pollen.
4. The reproductive structure of some seed-bearing plants, characteristically
having either specialized male or female organs or both male and
female organs, such as stamens and a pistil, enclosed in an outer
envelope of petals and sepals.
5. Any of various bulbous plants of the genus Narcissus, especially
N. pseudonarcissus, having showy, usually yellow flowers with a
trumpet-shaped central corona.
6. Any of various long-eared, short-tailed, burrowing mammals of
the family Leporidae, as the commonly domesticated Old World species
Oryctolagus cuniculus or the cottontail.
7. A brief fall of precipitation, such as rain, hail, or sleet.
8. A light framework covered with cloth, plastic, or paper, designed
to be flown in the wind at the end of a long string.