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42 Words That Start With BIR

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biracial (adjective) consisting of or combining two races
biradial (adjective) showing both bilateral and radial symmetry
biradially (adverb) in a biradial manner
biramous (adjective) resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches Synonyms: pronged, prongy, bifurcate, branched, forficate, fork-like, forked
birch (noun) hard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood
(noun) any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark Synonyms: birch tree
(noun) a switch consisting of a twig or a bundle of twigs from a birch tree; used to hit people as punishment Synonyms: birch rod
(adjective) consisting of or made of wood of the birch tree Synonyms: birchen, birken
(verb) whip with a birch twig
birchbark (noun) a canoe made with the bark of a birch tree Synonyms: birch bark, birchbark canoe
birchen (adjective) consisting of or made of wood of the birch tree Synonyms: birch, birken
bird (verb) watch and study birds in their natural habitat Synonyms: birdwatch
(noun) warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
(noun) the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food Synonyms: fowl
(noun) informal terms for a (young) woman Synonyms: doll, skirt, chick, dame, wench
(noun) a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt Synonyms: raspberry, hiss, razz, razzing, hoot, snort, Bronx cheer, boo
(noun) badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers Synonyms: shuttle, shuttlecock, birdie
birdbath (noun) an ornamental basin (usually in a garden) for birds to bathe in
birdbrain (noun) a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought Synonyms: loon, addle-head, addlehead
birdcage (noun) a cage in which a bird can be kept
birdcall (noun) the characteristic sound produced by a bird Synonyms: song, call, birdsong
(noun) a device for imitating a birdcall
birder (noun) a person who identifies and studies birds in their natural habitats Synonyms: bird watcher
birdfeeder (noun) an outdoor device that supplies food for wild birds Synonyms: bird feeder, feeder
birdhouse (noun) a shelter for birds
birdie (noun) (golf) a score of one stroke under par on a hole
(noun) badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers Synonyms: shuttle, shuttlecock, bird
(verb) shoot in one stroke under par
birdlime (verb) spread birdlime on branches to catch birds Synonyms: lime
(noun) a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds Synonyms: lime
birdnest (noun) nest where birds lay their eggs and hatch their young Synonyms: bird nest, bird's nest
(verb) gather birdnests Synonyms: bird-nest
birdnesting (noun) hunting for birds' nests to get the eggs
birdseed (noun) food given to birds; usually mixed seeds Synonyms: bird feed, bird food
birdsong (noun) the characteristic sound produced by a bird Synonyms: song, call, birdcall
birdwatch (verb) watch and study birds in their natural habitat Synonyms: bird
birefringence (noun) splitting a ray into two parallel rays polarized perpendicularly Synonyms: double refraction
birefringent (adjective) relating to or characterized by double refraction
biretta (noun) a stiff cap with ridges across the crown; worn by Roman Catholic clergy Synonyms: berretta, birretta
biriani (noun) an Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or fish or vegetables Synonyms: biryani
birken (adjective) consisting of or made of wood of the birch tree Synonyms: birch, birchen
birl (verb) cause a floating log to rotate by treading Synonyms: birle
(verb) cause to spin Synonyms: whirl, spin, twirl
birle (verb) cause a floating log to rotate by treading Synonyms: birl
birling (noun) rotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport) Synonyms: logrolling
birr (noun) sound of something in rapid motion Synonyms: whir, whirr, whirring
(verb) make a soft swishing sound Synonyms: whizz, purr, whirr, whir, whiz
(noun) the basic unit of money in Ethiopia; equal to 100 cents
birretta (noun) a stiff cap with ridges across the crown; worn by Roman Catholic clergy Synonyms: berretta, biretta
birth (noun) the time when something begins (especially life)
(noun) the event of being born Synonyms: nascence, nascency, nativity
(noun) the process of giving birth Synonyms: parturition, giving birth, birthing
(noun) the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents Synonyms: parentage
(noun) a baby born; an offspring
(verb) cause to be born Synonyms: bear, have, deliver, give birth
birthday (noun) an anniversary of the day on which a person was born (or the celebration of it)
(noun) the date on which a person was born Synonyms: natal day
birthing (noun) the process of giving birth Synonyms: birth, parturition, giving birth
birthmark (noun) a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth Synonyms: nevus
birthplace (noun) the place where someone was born Synonyms: place of birth
(noun) where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence Synonyms: place of origin, provenance, provenience, cradle
birthrate (noun) the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year Synonyms: natality, birth rate, fertility, fertility rate
birthright (noun) a right or privilege that you are entitled to at birth
(noun) an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture) Synonyms: patrimony
birthroot (noun) trillium of eastern North America having malodorous pink to purple flowers and an astringent root used in folk medicine especially to ease childbirth Synonyms: red trillium, purple trillium, Trillium erectum
birthwort (noun) creeping plant having curving flowers thought to resemble fetuses; native to Europe; naturalized Great Britain and eastern North America Synonyms: Aristolochia clematitis
biryani (noun) an Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or fish or vegetables Synonyms: biriani

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