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radius Tweet Definition of radius Like Definition of radius on Facebook
noun (radii, pl2=radiuses)
  1. (anatomy) The long bone in the forearm, on the side of the thumb.
  2. (geometry) A line segment between any point on the circumference of a circle and its center/centre.
  3. (geometry) The length of this line segment.
red admiral Tweet Definition of red admiral Like Definition of red admiral on Facebook
noun
  1. A bright orange-and-red butterfly, Vanessa atalanta.
red ant Tweet Definition of red ant Like Definition of red ant on Facebook
noun
  1. an ant of the colour red, usually the Pharaoh ant
reduviid Tweet Definition of reduviid Like Definition of reduviid on Facebook
noun
  1. any member of the Reduviidae family of insects, especially the assassin bug
replete Tweet Definition of replete Like Definition of replete on Facebook
adjective
  1. abounding, Abounding.
They found the jungle with life of all sorts.
  1. Filled to the point of bursting.
reproductive Tweet Definition of reproductive Like Definition of reproductive on Facebook
adjective
  1. of or related to reproduction
rhinoceros beetle Tweet Definition of rhinoceros beetle Like Definition of rhinoceros beetle on Facebook
noun
  1. any of various tropical beetles, mostly of the genus Dynastes, having horns on the head and thorax; a pest on coconuts
roach Tweet Definition of roach Like Definition of roach on Facebook
noun (pluralroaches)
  1. a small freshwater fish related to the carp.
  2. (slang) the butt of a marijuana cigarette.
  3. a cockroach.
rove beetle Tweet Definition of rove beetle Like Definition of rove beetle on Facebook
noun
  1. Any of various carnivorous or scavenging beetles of the family Staphylinidae that are often found in decaying matter and have slender bodies and short wing covers.
royal jelly Tweet Definition of royal jelly Like Definition of royal jelly on Facebook
noun
  1. A substance secreted by bees to aid in the development of immature or young bees, called royal jelly because it is supplied in extra measure to those young that will become queen bees.

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