Name Report For First Name BELA:

BELA

First name BELA's origins are African,Slavic and Europe. BELA means "a kongo word meaning "to perch."" (African) "intelligent" (Slavic) and "white" in Europe. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with BELA below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of bela.(Brown names are of the same origin (African,Slavic,Europe) with BELA and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with BELA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming BELA

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES BELA AS A WHOLE:

izabela belakane isabela abelard

NAMES RHYMING WITH BELA (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (ela) - Names That Ends with ela:

sela pamela philomela suadela akela lahela leela kimimela angela costela gabriela imanuela ionela mihaela mirela petronela stela viorela fela jela matsimela adela arela aricela ariela awendela carmela chavela chela consuela erela estela estrela fayela geela gisela graciela grizela hannela jabulela kaela lela leonela makela manoela manuela marcela maricela mariela marisela micaela michaela michela mikaela mychaela mykaela neela nyela rafela shaela teela udela adeela marinela lemuela daniela nabeela jameela fadheela samuela yovela

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (la) - Names That Ends with la:

adeola fayola fola hola layla nangila ndila ramla adila cala najla donella alula ludmila pavla svetla laila arabella sybylla akila jamila karola alala anatola eustella idola iola neola onella

NAMES RHYMING WITH BELA (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (bel) - Names That Begins with bel:

bel belda beldan beldane belden beldene beldon belen belia belina belinda belisarda bell bella bellamy bellance bellangere belle bellerophon bellinus beltane beltran beluchi belva

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (be) - Names That Begins with be:

beacan beacher beadu beadurinc beadurof beadutun beadwof beagan beagen beal bealantin beale beall bealohydig beaman beamard beamer bean bearacb bearach bearcban bearn bearnard bearrocscir beartlaidh beat beatha beathag beathan beathas beatie beaton beatrice beatricia beatrisa beatriz beattie beatty beau beaufort beaumains beauvais beb bebeodan bebhinn bebti becan becca beceere beck beckham becki becky beda bede bedegrayne bedivere bednar bedrosian bedver bedwyr beecher behdeti behrend behula beinvenido beircheart beiste beitris bek bekele bekki bem bemabe bemadette bembe

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH BELA:

First Names which starts with 'b' and ends with 'a':

baba badi'a badra baduna baha baheera bahira bahiya balbina balinda balisarda bama bana baptista baraka barbara barbra barda barika barkarna barra barta baseema basheera bashiga bashira basilia bathilda bathsheba battista batula batya bautista bemia bena benedetta benigna benita beomia beornia berangaria berdina berengaria bernadea bernadina bernarda bernetta bernia bernicia bernita berta bertha bertilda bertina bertuska beta betha bethanna bethea bethia bethsaida bethseda bethsheba betia bettina beula bha bhadraa bhagiratha bianca bibiana bidelia bidina bienvenida bilagaana binata binga binta birdena birkita bitya bixenta blanca blandina blasa blathma blyana boadicea boda bodiccea bodicea bodicia bohdana bonita bora borbala borsala boudicea boukra bozena

English Words Rhyming BELA

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES BELA AS A WHOLE:

belaboringnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Belabor

belamournoun (n.) A lover.
 noun (n.) A flower, but of what kind is unknown.

belamynoun (n.) Good friend; dear friend.

belatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Belate

belatedadjective (a.) Delayed beyond the usual time; too late; overtaken by night; benighted.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Belate

belayingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Belay

libelantnoun (n.) One who libels; one who institutes a suit in an ecclesiastical or admiralty court.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH BELA (According to last letters):


Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (ela) - English Words That Ends with ela:


beteelanoun (n.) An East India muslin, formerly used for cravats, veils, etc.

chelanoun (n.) The pincherlike claw of Crustacea and Arachnida.
 noun (n.) In India, a dependent person occupying a position between that of a servant or slave and a disciple; hence, a disciple or novice.

cypselanoun (n.) A one-seeded, one-celled, indehiscent fruit; an achene with the calyx tube adherent.

patelanoun (n.) A large flat-bottomed trading boat peculiar to the river Ganges; -- called also puteli.

pathopoelanoun (n.) A speech, or figure of speech, designed to move the passion.

pelanoun (n.) See Wax insect, under Wax.

philomelanoun (n.) The nightingale; philomel.
 noun (n.) A genus of birds including the nightingales.

rhabdocoelanoun (n. pl.) A suborder of Turbellaria including those that have a simple cylindrical, or saclike, stomach, without an intestine.

rhynchocoelanoun (n. pl.) Same as Nemertina.

sequelanoun (n.) One who, or that which, follows.
 noun (n.) An adherent, or a band or sect of adherents.
 noun (n.) That which follows as the logical result of reasoning; inference; conclusion; suggestion.
 noun (n.) A morbid phenomenon left as the result of a disease; a disease resulting from another.

stelanoun (n.) A small column or pillar, used as a monument, milestone, etc.

urodelanoun (n. pl.) An order of amphibians having the tail well developed and often long. It comprises the salamanders, tritons, and allied animals.

weigelanoun (n.) Alt. of Weigelia

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH BELA (According to first letters):


Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (bel) - Words That Begins with bel:


belnoun (n.) The Babylonian name of the god known among the Hebrews as Baal. See Baal.
 noun (n.) A thorny rutaceous tree (Aegle marmelos) of India, and its aromatic, orange-like fruit; -- called also Bengal quince, golden apple, wood apple. The fruit is used medicinally, and the rind yields a perfume and a yellow dye.

belchingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Belch

belchnoun (n.) The act of belching; also, that which is belched; an eructation.
 noun (n.) Malt liquor; -- vulgarly so called as causing eructation.
 verb (v. i.) To eject or throw up from the stomach with violence; to eruct.
 verb (v. i.) To eject violently from within; to cast forth; to emit; to give vent to; to vent.
 verb (v. i.) To eject wind from the stomach through the mouth; to eructate.
 verb (v. i.) To issue with spasmodic force or noise.

belchernoun (n.) One who, or that which, belches.

beldamnoun (n.) Alt. of Beldame

beldamenoun (n.) Grandmother; -- corresponding to belsire.
 noun (n.) An old woman in general; especially, an ugly old woman; a hag.

beleagueringnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Beleaguer

beleaguerernoun (n.) One who beleaguers.

belecturingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Belecture

belemnitenoun (n.) A conical calcareous fossil, tapering to a point at the lower extremity, with a conical cavity at the other end, where it is ordinarily broken; but when perfect it contains a small chambered cone, called the phragmocone, prolonged, on one side, into a delicate concave blade; the thunderstone. It is the internal shell of a cephalopod related to the sepia, and belonging to an extinct family. The belemnites are found in rocks of the Jurassic and Cretaceous ages.

belfrynoun (n.) A movable tower erected by besiegers for purposes of attack and defense.
 noun (n.) A bell tower, usually attached to a church or other building, but sometimes separate; a campanile.
 noun (n.) A room in a tower in which a bell is or may be hung; or a cupola or turret for the same purpose.
 noun (n.) The framing on which a bell is suspended.

belgardnoun (n.) A sweet or loving look.

belgiannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Belgium.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Belgium.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Belgium.

belgicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Belgae, a German tribe who anciently possessed the country between the Rhine, the Seine, and the ocean.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Netherlands or to Belgium.

belgravianadjective (a.) Belonging to Belgravia (a fashionable quarter of London, around Pimlico), or to fashionable life; aristocratic.

belialnoun (n.) An evil spirit; a wicked and unprincipled person; the personification of evil.

belyingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Belie

belienoun (n.) To show to be false; to convict of, or charge with, falsehood.
 noun (n.) To give a false representation or account of.
 noun (n.) To tell lie about; to calumniate; to slander.
 noun (n.) To mimic; to counterfeit.
 noun (n.) To fill with lies.

beliefnoun (n.) Assent to a proposition or affirmation, or the acceptance of a fact, opinion, or assertion as real or true, without immediate personal knowledge; reliance upon word or testimony; partial or full assurance without positive knowledge or absolute certainty; persuasion; conviction; confidence; as, belief of a witness; the belief of our senses.
 noun (n.) A persuasion of the truths of religion; faith.
 noun (n.) The thing believed; the object of belief.
 noun (n.) A tenet, or the body of tenets, held by the advocates of any class of views; doctrine; creed.

belieffuladjective (a.) Having belief or faith.

believableadjective (a.) Capable of being believed; credible.

believingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Believe
 adjective (a.) That believes; having belief.

believenoun (n.) To exercise belief in; to credit upon the authority or testimony of another; to be persuaded of the truth of, upon evidence furnished by reasons, arguments, and deductions of the mind, or by circumstances other than personal knowledge; to regard or accept as true; to place confidence in; to think; to consider; as, to believe a person, a statement, or a doctrine.
 verb (v. i.) To have a firm persuasion, esp. of the truths of religion; to have a persuasion approaching to certainty; to exercise belief or faith.
 verb (v. i.) To think; to suppose.

believernoun (n.) One who believes; one who is persuaded of the truth or reality of some doctrine, person, or thing.
 noun (n.) One who gives credit to the truth of the Scriptures, as a revelation from God; a Christian; -- in a more restricted sense, one who receives Christ as his Savior, and accepts the way of salvation unfolded in the gospel.
 noun (n.) One who was admitted to all the rights of divine worship and instructed in all the mysteries of the Christian religion, in distinction from a catechumen, or one yet under instruction.

belittlingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Belittle

beliveadjective (a.) Forthwith; speedily; quickly.

bellnoun (n.) A hollow metallic vessel, usually shaped somewhat like a cup with a flaring mouth, containing a clapper or tongue, and giving forth a ringing sound on being struck.
 noun (n.) A hollow perforated sphere of metal containing a loose ball which causes it to sound when moved.
 noun (n.) Anything in the form of a bell, as the cup or corol of a flower.
 noun (n.) That part of the capital of a column included between the abacus and neck molding; also used for the naked core of nearly cylindrical shape, assumed to exist within the leafage of a capital.
 noun (n.) The strikes of the bell which mark the time; or the time so designated.
 verb (v. t.) To put a bell upon; as, to bell the cat.
 verb (v. t.) To make bell-mouthed; as, to bell a tube.
 verb (v. i.) To develop bells or corollas; to take the form of a bell; to blossom; as, hops bell.
 verb (v. t.) To utter by bellowing.
 verb (v. i.) To call or bellow, as the deer in rutting time; to make a bellowing sound; to roar.

bellingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bell
 noun (n.) A bellowing, as of a deer in rutting time.

belladonnanoun (n.) An herbaceous European plant (Atropa belladonna) with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries. The whole plant and its fruit are very poisonous, and the root and leaves are used as powerful medicinal agents. Its properties are largely due to the alkaloid atropine which it contains. Called also deadly nightshade.
 noun (n.) A species of Amaryllis (A. belladonna); the belladonna lily.

bellbirdnoun (n.) A South American bird of the genus Casmarhincos, and family Cotingidae, of several species; the campanero.
 noun (n.) The Myzantha melanophrys of Australia.

bellenoun (n.) A young lady of superior beauty and attractions; a handsome lady, or one who attracts notice in society; a fair lady.

belledadjective (a.) Hung with a bell or bells.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Bell

bellerophonnoun (n.) A genus of fossil univalve shells, believed to belong to the Heteropoda, peculiar to the Paleozoic age.

belletristicadjective (a.) Alt. of Belletristical

belletristicaladjective (a.) Occupied with, or pertaining to, belles-lettres.

bellflowernoun (n.) A plant of the genus Campanula; -- so named from its bell-shaped flowers.
 noun (n.) A kind of apple. The yellow bellflower is a large, yellow winter apple.

bellibonenoun (n.) A woman excelling both in beauty and goodness; a fair maid.

bellicadjective (a.) Alt. of Bellical

bellicaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to war; warlike; martial.

bellicoseadjective (a.) Inclined to war or contention; warlike; pugnacious.

bellicousadjective (a.) Bellicose.

belliedadjective (a.) Having (such) a belly; puffed out; -- used in composition; as, pot-bellied; shad-bellied.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Belly

belligerencenoun (n.) Alt. of Belligerency

belligerencynoun (n.) The quality of being belligerent; act or state of making war; warfare.

belligerentnoun (n.) A nation or state recognized as carrying on war; a person engaged in warfare.
  (p. pr.) Waging war; carrying on war.
  (p. pr.) Pertaining, or tending, to war; of or relating to belligerents; as, a belligerent tone; belligerent rights.

bellmannoun (n.) A man who rings a bell, especially to give notice of anything in the streets. Formerly, also, a night watchman who called the hours.

bellonnoun (n.) Lead colic.

bellonanoun (n.) The goddess of war.

bellowingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bellow

bellownoun (n.) A loud resounding outcry or noise, as of an enraged bull; a roar.
 verb (v.) To make a hollow, loud noise, as an enraged bull.
 verb (v.) To bowl; to vociferate; to clamor.
 verb (v.) To roar; as the sea in a tempest, or as the wind when violent; to make a loud, hollow, continued sound.
 verb (v. t.) To emit with a loud voice; to shout; -- used with out.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH BELA:

English Words which starts with 'b' and ends with 'a':

baanoun (n.) The cry or bleating of a sheep; a bleat.
 verb (v. i.) To cry baa, or bleat as a sheep.

babanoun (n.) A kind of plum cake.

babiroussanoun (n.) Alt. of Babirussa

babirussanoun (n.) A large hoglike quadruped (Sus, / Porcus, babirussa) of the East Indies, sometimes domesticated; the Indian hog. Its upper canine teeth or tusks are large and recurved.

babyroussanoun (n.) Alt. of Babyrussa

babyrussanoun (n.) See Babyroussa.

baccaranoun (n.) Alt. of Baccarat

bacchanalianoun (n. pl.) A feast or an orgy in honor of Bacchus.
 noun (n. pl.) Hence: A drunken feast; drunken reveler.

bacterianoun (n.p.) See Bacterium.
  (pl. ) of Bacterium

badiaganoun (n.) A fresh-water sponge (Spongilla), common in the north of Europe, the powder of which is used to take away the livid marks of bruises.

baftanoun (n.) A coarse stuff, usually of cotton, originally made in India. Also, an imitation of this fabric made for export.

baggalanoun (n.) A two-masted Arab or Indian trading vessel, used in Indian Ocean.

balaenoideanoun (n.) A division of the Cetacea, including the right whale and all other whales having the mouth fringed with baleen. See Baleen.

balistrarianoun (n.) A narrow opening, often cruciform, through which arrows might be discharged.

ballistanoun (n.) An ancient military engine, in the form of a crossbow, used for hurling large missiles.

balsanoun (n.) A raft or float, used principally on the Pacific coast of South America.

banananoun (n.) A perennial herbaceous plant of almost treelike size (Musa sapientum); also, its edible fruit. See Musa.

bandalanoun (n.) A fabric made in Manilla from the older leaf sheaths of the abaca (Musa textilis).

bandannanoun (n.) Alt. of Bandana

bandananoun (n.) A species of silk or cotton handkerchief, having a uniformly dyed ground, usually of red or blue, with white or yellow figures of a circular, lozenge, or other simple form.
 noun (n.) A style of calico printing, in which white or bright spots are produced upon cloth previously dyed of a uniform red or dark color, by discharging portions of the color by chemical means, while the rest of the cloth is under pressure.

barbaranoun (n.) The first word in certain mnemonic lines which represent the various forms of the syllogism. It indicates a syllogism whose three propositions are universal affirmatives.

barianoun (n.) Baryta.

barillanoun (n.) A name given to several species of Salsola from which soda is made, by burning the barilla in heaps and lixiviating the ashes.
 noun (n.) The alkali produced from the plant, being an impure carbonate of soda, used for making soap, glass, etc., and for bleaching purposes.
 noun (n.) Impure soda obtained from the ashes of any seashore plant, or kelp.

barracudanoun (n.) Alt. of Barracouata
 noun (n.) Any of several voracious pikelike marine fishes allied to the gray mullets, constituting the genus Sphyraena and family Sphyraenidae. The great barracuda (S. barracuda) of the West Indies, Florida, etc., is often six feet or more long, and as dangerous as a shark. In Cuba its flesh is reputed to be poisonous. S. Argentea of the Pacific coast and S. sphyraena of Europe are smaller species, and are used as food.

barracouatanoun (n.) A voracious pikelike, marine fish, of the genus Sphyraena, sometimes used as food.
 noun (n.) A large edible fresh-water fish of Australia and New Zealand (Thyrsites atun).

barrancanoun (n.) A ravine caused by heavy rains or a watercourse.

barytanoun (n.) An oxide of barium (or barytum); a heavy earth with a specific gravity above 4.

basilicanoun (n.) Originally, the place of a king; but afterward, an apartment provided in the houses of persons of importance, where assemblies were held for dispensing justice; and hence, any large hall used for this purpose.
 noun (n.) A building used by the Romans as a place of public meeting, with court rooms, etc., attached.
 noun (n.) A church building of the earlier centuries of Christianity, the plan of which was taken from the basilica of the Romans. The name is still applied to some churches by way of honorary distinction.
 noun (n.) A digest of the laws of Justinian, translated from the original Latin into Greek, by order of Basil I., in the ninth century.

basommatophoranoun (n. pl.) A group of Pulmonifera having the eyes at the base of the tentacles, including the common pond snails.

bassanoun (n.) Alt. of Bassaw

batatanoun (n.) An aboriginal American name for the sweet potato (Ipomaea batatas).

batrachianoun (n. pl.) The order of amphibians which includes the frogs and toads; the Anura. Sometimes the word is used in a wider sense as equivalent to Amphibia.

battanoun (n.) Extra pay; esp. an extra allowance to an English officer serving in India.
 noun (n.) Rate of exchange; also, the discount on uncurrent coins.

battalianoun (n.) Order of battle; disposition or arrangement of troops (brigades, regiments, battalions, etc.), or of a naval force, for action.
 noun (n.) An army in battle array; also, the main battalia or body.

battutanoun (n.) The measuring of time by beating.

bayanoun (n.) The East Indian weaver bird (Ploceus Philippinus).

bdelloideanoun (n. pl.) The order of Annulata which includes the leeches. See Hirudinea.

bdellomorphanoun (n.) An order of Nemertina, including the large leechlike worms (Malacobdella) often parasitic in clams.

beccabunganoun (n.) See Brooklime.

becunanoun (n.) A fish of the Mediterranean (Sphyraena spet). See Barracuda.

beganoun (n.) See Bigha.

begonianoun (n.) A genus of plants, mostly of tropical America, many species of which are grown as ornamental plants. The leaves are curiously one-sided, and often exhibit brilliant colors.

beluganoun (n.) A cetacean allied to the dolphins.

bemanoun (n.) A platform from which speakers addressed an assembly.
 noun (n.) That part of an early Christian church which was reserved for the higher clergy; the inner or eastern part of the chancel.
 noun (n.) Erroneously: A pulpit.

bengolanoun (n.) A Bengal light.

berettanoun (n.) Same as Berretta.

berrettanoun (n.) A square cap worn by ecclesiastics of the Roman Catholic Church. A cardinal's berretta is scarlet; that worn by other clerics is black, except that a bishop's is lined with green.

berthanoun (n.) A kind of collar or cape worn by ladies.

bibliomanianoun (n.) A mania for acquiring books.

bibliophobianoun (n.) A dread of books.

bibliothecanoun (n.) A library.

biganoun (n.) A two-horse chariot.

bighanoun (n.) A measure of land in India, varying from a third of an acre to an acre.

bignonianoun (n.) A large genus of American, mostly tropical, climbing shrubs, having compound leaves and showy somewhat tubular flowers. B. capreolata is the cross vine of the Southern United States. The trumpet creeper was formerly considered to be of this genus.

bimananoun (n. pl.) Animals having two hands; -- a term applied by Cuvier to man as a special order of Mammalia.

bipinnarianoun (n.) The larva of certain starfishes as developed in the free-swimming stage.

birettanoun (n.) Same as Berretta.

blastemanoun (n.) The structureless, protoplasmic tissue of the embryo; the primitive basis of an organ yet unformed, from which it grows.

blastoideanoun (n. pl.) One of the divisions of Crinoidea found fossil in paleozoic rocks; pentremites. They are so named on account of their budlike form.

blastulanoun (n.) That stage in the development of the ovum in which the outer cells of the morula become more defined and form the blastoderm.

bleanoun (n.) The part of a tree which lies immediately under the bark; the alburnum or sapwood.

blennorrheanoun (n.) An inordinate secretion and discharge of mucus.
 noun (n.) Gonorrhea.

boanoun (n.) A genus of large American serpents, including the boa constrictor, the emperor boa of Mexico (B. imperator), and the chevalier boa of Peru (B. eques).
 noun (n.) A long, round fur tippet; -- so called from its resemblance in shape to the boa constrictor.

boccanoun (n.) The round hole in the furnace of a glass manufactory through which the fused glass is taken out.

boheanoun (n.) Bohea tea, an inferior kind of black tea. See under Tea.

bohemianoun (n.) A country of central Europe.
 noun (n.) Fig.: The region or community of social Bohemians. See Bohemian, n., 3.

bolognanoun (n.) A city of Italy which has given its name to various objects.
 noun (n.) A Bologna sausage.

bonanzanoun (n.) In mining, a rich mine or vein of silver or gold; hence, anything which is a mine of wealth or yields a large income.

bonettanoun (n.) See Bonito.

bosanoun (n.) A drink, used in the East. See Boza.

bothrenchymanoun (n.) Dotted or pitted ducts or vessels forming the pores seen in many kinds of wood.

bougainvillaeanoun (n.) A genus of plants of the order Nyctoginaceae, from tropical South America, having the flowers surrounded by large bracts.

bozanoun (n.) An acidulated fermented drink of the Arabs and Egyptians, made from millet seed and various astringent substances; also, an intoxicating beverage made from hemp seed, darnel meal, and water.

brachelytranoun (n. pl.) A group of beetles having short elytra, as the rove beetles.

brachianoun (n. pl.) See Brachium.

brachiatanoun (n. pl.) A division of the Crinoidea, including those furnished with long jointed arms. See Crinoidea.

brachiolarianoun (n. pl.) A peculiar early larval stage of certain starfishes, having a bilateral structure, and swimming by means of bands of vibrating cilia.

brachiopodanoun (n.) A class of Molluscoidea having a symmetrical bivalve shell, often attached by a fleshy peduncle.

brachypteranoun (n. pl.) A group of Coleoptera having short wings; the rove beetles.

brachyuranoun (n. pl.) A group of decapod Crustacea, including the common crabs, characterized by a small and short abdomen, which is bent up beneath the large cephalo-thorax. [Also spelt Brachyoura.] See Crab, and Illustration in Appendix.

bracteanoun (n.) A bract.

brahmanoun (n.) The One First Cause; also, one of the triad of Hindoo gods. The triad consists of Brahma, the Creator, Vishnu, the Preserver, and Siva, the Destroyer.
 noun (n.) A valuable variety of large, domestic fowl, peculiar in having the comb divided lengthwise into three parts, and the legs well feathered. There are two breeds, the dark or penciled, and the light; -- called also Brahmapootra.

bramanoun (n.) See Brahma.

branchianoun (n.) A gill; a respiratory organ for breathing the air contained in water, such as many aquatic and semiaquatic animals have.

branchiogastropodanoun (n. pl.) Those Gastropoda that breathe by branchiae, including the Prosobranchiata and Opisthobranchiata.

branchiopodanoun (n. pl.) An order of Entomostraca; -- so named from the feet of branchiopods having been supposed to perform the function of gills. It includes the fresh-water genera Branchipus, Apus, and Limnadia, and the genus Artemia found in salt lakes. It is also called Phyllopoda. See Phyllopoda, Cladocera. It is sometimes used in a broader sense.

branchiostomanoun (n.) The lancelet. See Amphioxus.

branchiuranoun (n. pl.) A group of Entomostraca, with suctorial mouths, including species parasitic on fishes, as the carp lice (Argulus).

brassicanoun (n.) A genus of plants embracing several species and varieties differing much in appearance and qualities: such as the common cabbage (B. oleracea), broccoli, cauliflowers, etc.; the wild turnip (B. campestris); the common turnip (B. rapa); the rape or coleseed (B. napus), etc.

bravuranoun (n.) A florid, brilliant style of music, written for effect, to show the range and flexibility of a singer's voice, or the technical force and skill of a performer; virtuoso music.

breccianoun (n.) A rock composed of angular fragments either of the same mineral or of different minerals, etc., united by a cement, and commonly presenting a variety of colors.

bregmanoun (n.) The point of junction of the coronal and sagittal sutures of the skull.

bretwaldanoun (n.) The official title applied to that one of the Anglo-Saxon chieftains who was chosen by the other chiefs to lead them in their warfare against the British tribes.

britannianoun (n.) A white-metal alloy of tin, antimony, bismuth, copper, etc. It somewhat resembles silver, and is used for table ware. Called also Britannia metal.

britzskanoun (n.) A long carriage, with a calash top, so constructed as to give space for reclining at night, when used on a journey.

bromanoun (n.) Aliment; food.
 noun (n.) A light form of prepared cocoa (or cacao), or the drink made from it.

bronchianoun (n. pl.) The bronchial tubes which arise from the branching of the trachea, esp. the subdivision of the bronchi.

brutanoun (n.) See Edentata.

bryophytanoun (n. pl.) See Cryptogamia.

bryozoanoun (n. pl.) A class of Molluscoidea, including minute animals which by budding form compound colonies; -- called also Polyzoa.