kasha

Jan. 29th, 2011 12:33 am
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ka·sha

   
[kah-shuh]

–noun
1. a soft food prepared from hulled and crushed grain, esp. buckwheat.
2. such grain before cooking.

yeasty

Jan. 27th, 2011 02:09 pm
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[yee-stee]

–adjective, yeast·i·er, yeast·i·est.
1. of, containing, or resembling yeast
2. frothy; foamy
3. youthful; exuberant; ebullient
4. trifling; frivolous
5. characterized by agitation, excitement, change, etc.: the yeasty years immediately following college

*Thanks SO MUCH to [personal profile] isleodreams and [personal profile] stultiloquentia for word/word-finding suggestions.

albedo

Jan. 21st, 2011 10:01 am
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al·be·do

   
[al-bee-doh]

–noun, plural -dos.
1. Astronomy . the ratio of the light reflected by a planet or satellite to that received by it.
2. Meteorology . such a ratio for any part of the earth's surface or atmosphere.
3. the white, inner rind of a citrus fruit.

*words to know when you talk about climate change

comestible

Nov. 25th, 2010 11:35 am
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co·mes·ti·ble

   
[kuh-mes-tuh-buhl]

–adjective
1. fit to be eaten; edible; eatable.

–noun
2. Usually, comestibles. articles of food; edibles: The table was spread with all kinds of comestibles.

jentacular

Nov. 5th, 2010 02:45 pm
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jen·tac·u·lar

   
[jen-TAK-yuh-luhr]

–adjective

Relating to breakfast.

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