- Latin plural of ovum ("egg"). (Wiktionary)
“But the eggs, or ova -- which is the Latin word meaning eggs -- do not begin to ripen until the girl reaches the age of thirteen or fourteen, or, in other words, until she begins to become a woman.”
“Yes, Read or Die the ova is a big one of mine, I always Identified with The Paper, becuase she is so obsessed with books and so am I.”
“The number of the ova is the same in all sea-urchins, and is an odd one.”
“It is not, however, in every kind that the so-called ova are edible.”
“If," says Keller, (an old German writer,) "the fly be enabled to choose the place which suits her best for the deposition of her eggs, (as, for instance, in my sugar-basin, in which I placed a quantity of decaying wheat,) she takes a correct survey of every part and selects that in which she believes her ova will be the best preserved and her young ones well cared for.”
“Society on a small discovery which he had made by the aid of a "wretched microscope" to the effect that the so-called ova of Flustra were really larvæ and had the power of independent action by means of cilia.”
“This was in a large measure due to his intimacy with Dr. Grant, who, in a later article on Flustra, made some allusion to a paper read by Darwin before the Linnean Society on a small discovery which he had made by the aid of a “wretched microscope” to the effect that the so-called ova of Flustra were really larvae and had the power of independent action by means of cilia.”
“This was that the so-called ova of Flustra had the power of independent movement by means of cilia, and were in fact larvae.”
“It produces the female egg cells necessary for reproduction, called the ova or oocytes.”
“It produces the female egg cells necessary for reproduction, called the ova or oocytes?.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘ova’.
A list of 3-letter words which cannot be formed by adding a letter to a 2-letter word (see Ken Clark's word lists found at http://www.seattlescrab...
¡La única lista que también incluye flexiónes verbales y pluralizaciones! Ayúdame a encontrarlas todas.
(Por ser una lista para Scrabble, los dígrafos ll, rr, y ch valen como una sola ...
dem woodz assoseeated wit da reegae mon..
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( slang, randomness )
Nabbed from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ROT-13#Letter_games_and_net_culture: words that become other existing words (or failing that, acronyms) when a Caesar shift of 13 places is applied to them.
A list of words that WWF recognizes as valid - most are unusual words; some are simply high-scoring.
3 letter words, not the girl band.
boggle and speed scrabble would not be half as fun without them.
The liner notes that accompany Papa San's dancehall album God & i include this thoughtful list of Jamaican-to-American translations, to aid in understanding what the heck he's saying in each song.
my first list...
i shall break it out into various categories at a later date...
words with three letters that I like
Looking for tweets for ova.