5-letter words starting with a

  • ac/dc — (of a person) bisexual
  • acad. — academy
  • acana — (botany) A tree from the West Indies that was valued for its wood and was one of two species, Manilkara albescens or Manilkara bidentata, both from the Sapotaceae family.
  • acara — Any of a number of Central American and South American freshwater fish in the family Cichlidae.
  • acari — plural of acarus.
  • accad — Akkad
  • accel — (music) accelerando.
  • accoy — to pacify or render calm
  • accra — the capital of Ghana, a port on the Gulf of Guinea: built on the site of three 17th-century trading fortresses founded by the English, Dutch, and Danish. Pop: 1 970 000 (2005 est)
  • accus — accusative
  • acerb — bitter or sour
  • acet- — aceto-
  • achab — Ahab (def 1).
  • achad — Akkad.
  • achan — a member of the tribe of Judah who, with his family, was stoned to death for stealing forbidden spoils. Josh. 7:19–26.
  • achar — a spicy pickle made from mango
  • achaz — Ahaz.
  • ached — to have or suffer a continuous, dull pain: His whole body ached.
  • achee — Alternative spelling of akee.
  • acher — (obsolete) usher.
  • aches — Plural form of ache.
  • achoo — Achoo is used, especially in writing, to represent the sound that you make when you sneeze.
  • achor — (obsolete, pathology) dandruff (or similar condition).
  • acids — Plural form of acid.
  • acidy — of the nature of or resembling acid; sharp; sour: an acidy taste.
  • acing — Present participle of ace.
  • acini — Botany. one of the small drupelets or berries of an aggregate, baccate fruit, as the blackberry.
  • ackee — a sapindaceous tree, Blighia sapida, native to tropical Africa and cultivated in the Caribbean for its fruit, edible when cooked
  • acker — a pimple
  • ackey — a silver coin minted in England in the late 18th and early 19th centuries for use in western Africa.
  • acmes — Plural form of acme.
  • acmic — the highest point; summit; peak: The empire was at the acme of its power.
  • acned — blemished by acne
  • acock — in a cocked position
  • acold — cold; chilled
  • acoma — a Pueblo Indian village near Albuquerque, New Mexico, built on a sandstone mesa: oldest continuously inhabited location in the U.S.
  • acorn — An acorn is a pale oval nut that is the fruit of an oak tree.
  • acral — Of or pertaining to peripheral body parts, such as toes and fingers.
  • acred — having acres of land
  • acres — land, esp a large area
  • acrid — An acrid smell or taste is strong and sharp, and usually unpleasant.
  • acro- — denoting something at a height, summit, top, tip, beginning, or end
  • acron — the unsegmented, preoral portion of the body of an arthropod.
  • acrue — Misspelling of accrue.
  • acrux — a star of the first magnitude in the constellation Southern Cross.
  • act 1 — Algebraic Compiler and Translator
  • acted — anything done, being done, or to be done; deed; performance: a heroic act.
  • acter — A play or film with a particular number of acts.
  • actin — a protein that participates in many kinds of cell movement, including muscle contraction, during which it interacts with filaments of a second protein, myosin
  • actis — a son of Rhoda and Helius who, when banished from his home for fratricide, fled to Egypt, where he taught astrology. The Colossus of Rhodes was built in his honor.
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