Word Definitions for today

mewl [v] cry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain" cry, weep


iou [n] an informal debt instrument; representing"I owe you" note, note of hand, promissory note


black elderberry [n] common elder of central and eastern North America bearing purple-black berries; fruit used in wines and jellies elder, elderberry, elderberry bush

centering [n] (football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
[n] the concentration of attention or energy on something; "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life" absorption, concentration, engrossment, flip, football play, immersion, particularism, pass, toss

theophrastaceae [n] family of mainly tropical American trees and shrubs similar to those of the Myrsinaceae; often included in the Myrsinaceae dicot family, genus Jacquinia, Jacquinia, magnoliopsid family, order Primulales, Primulales