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  • n. Plural form of sac.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. A tribe of Indians, which, together with the Foxes, formerly occupied the region about Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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Examples

  • In this group, however, the spores are borne inside of club-shaped bodies, called sacs or asci (singular, ascus).

    Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.

  • Pollination is the transfer of pollen particels in seed plants from their devolpmant site in pollen "sacs" inthe male reproduction structures.

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  • With this loan of 1,500 Soles she would like to purchase ingredients for the preparation of her dishes, such as sacs of rice and sugar, packages of oil, chicken as well as utensils, to be able to expand her business and improve the service she provides to her clients.

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  • Essential oils are extracted from oil 'sacs' in flowers, leaves, stems, roots, seeds, wood and bark.

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  • A dance piece in which small bellows located in the dancers 'shoes play duck calls while air blowers triggered by sacs under their armpits help to create the musical score.

    George Heymont: There's Art Right At Your Fingertips!

  • Just the same, all Bosco's rattlers had the poison-sacs cut outa them.

    CHAPTER II

  • And right now they're jolting his gums and the pus-sacs with emetine.

    CHAPTER XIX

  • That is when fluid builds up in the air sacs of the lungs.

    Lorraine Roe: Running to Your Passion: It Took a Wake-Up Call

  • The phrase “paying your dues” occurred to him as he tried to swallow; his throat had turned red after just a few days of singing, and when he looked in the mirror after they'd finished up on Sunday, he'd seen little sacs of white pus, like pimples, in the back of his mouth.

    The End of the Gig

  • When you view demonstration videos in Cairo, Teheran, or New York, at G5 meetings and union marches, they're dramatic, yes, but unless there's a rare regime change (Egypt) demonstrations are political cul de sacs (Iran, 2009.)

    Arthur Bruzzone: Campaign 2012: From 2D, to 3D Fusion Politics

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