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Crossword Solutions for: P??A

paba

paba
A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sun blockers

paca

paca
(n.) A small South American rodent (Coelogenys paca), having blackish brown fur, with four parallel rows of white spots along its sides; the spotted cavy. It is nearly allied to the agouti and the Guinea pig.

papa

papa
(n.) A child's word for father.
(n.) A parish priest in the Greek Church.

para

para
(n.) A piece of Turkish money, usually copper, the fortieth part of a piaster, or about one ninth of a cent.

peba

peba
(n.) An armadillo (Tatusia novemcincta) which is found from Texas to Paraguay; -- called also tatouhou.

pica

pica
(n.) The genus that includes the magpies.
(n.) A vitiated appetite that craves what is unfit for food, as chalk, ashes, coal, etc.; chthonophagia.
(n.) A service-book. See Pie.
(n.) A size of type next larger than small pica, and smaller than English.

pika

pika
(n.) Any one of several species of rodents of the genus Lagomys, resembling small tailless rabbits. They inhabit the high mountains of Asia and America. Called also calling hare, and crying hare. See Chief hare.

pima

pima
The Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Pima
A member of the North American Indian people living in southern Arizona and northern Mexico

pipa

pipa
(n.) The Surinam toad (Pipa Americana), noted for its peculiar breeding habits.

pisa

pisa
A city in Tuscany; site of the famous Leaning Tower

pita

pita
(n.) A fiber obtained from the Agave Americana and other related species, -- used for making cordage and paper. Called also pita fiber, and pita thread.
(n.) The plant which yields the fiber.

plea

plea
(n.) That which is alleged by a party in support of his cause; in a stricter sense, an allegation of fact in a cause, as distinguished from a demurrer; in a still more limited sense, and in modern practice, the defendant's answer to the plaintiff's declaration and demand. That which the plaintiff alleges in his declaration is answered and repelled or justified by the defendant's plea. In chancery practice, a plea is a special answer showing or relying upon one or more things as a cause why the suit should be either dismissed, delayed, or barred. In criminal practice, the plea is the defendant's formal answer to the indictment or information presented against him.
(n.) A cause in court; a lawsuit; as, the Court of Common Pleas. See under Common.
(n.) That which is alleged or pleaded, in defense or in justification; an excuse; an apology.
(n.) An urgent prayer or entreaty.

proa

proa
(n.) A sailing canoe of the Ladrone Islands and Malay Archipelago, having its lee side flat and its weather side like that of an ordinary boat. The ends are alike. The canoe is long and narrow, and is kept from overturning by a cigar-shaped log attached to a frame extending several feet to windward. It has been called the flying proa, and is the swiftest sailing craft known.

pula

pula
The basic unit of money in Botswana

puma

puma
(n.) A large American carnivore (Felis concolor), found from Canada to Patagonia, especially among the mountains. Its color is tawny, or brownish yellow, without spots or stripes. Called also catamount, cougar, American lion, mountain lion, and panther or painter.

pupa

pupa
(n.) Any insect in that stage of its metamorphosis which usually immediately precedes the adult, or imago, stage.
(n.) A genus of air-breathing land snails having an elongated spiral shell.

pyla

pyla
(n.) The passage between the iter and optocoele in the brain.