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Spätzle (1,159 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

Spätzle [ˈʃpɛtslə] (listen) (Swabian diminutive of Spatz, thus literally "little sparrow"), or Knöpfle (diminutive of button), also Spätzli or Chnöpfli
Female (1,274 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
evolutionary lineages. The word female comes from the Latin femella, the diminutive form of femina, meaning "woman". It is not etymologically related to the
Crocket (163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
decorative element common in Gothic architecture. The name derives from the diminutive of the French croc, meaning "hook", due to the resemblance of crockets
Ordinary (heraldry) (4,836 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
though most have been in use as long as the traditional ordinaries. Diminutives of ordinaries and some subordinaries are charges of the same shape, though
Uncle (1,039 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Uncle (from Latin: avunculus the diminutive of avus "grandfather") is a male family relationship or kinship within an extended or immediate family. Uncles
Oberon (comics) (707 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Oberon is the diminutive manager of Mister Miracle, the world's greatest escape artist. He is named after the legendary king of the faeries (see below)
Labellum (botany) (388 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
a landing platform for them. Labellum (plural: labella) is the Latin diminutive of labrum, meaning lip. The labellum is a modified petal and can be distinguished
Castellum (88 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Castellum A castellum in Latin is usually: a small Roman fortlet or tower, a diminutive of castrum ("military camp"), often used as a watchtower or signal station
Bar (heraldry) (595 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
if two or more appear, they can only be called bars. Calling the bar a diminutive of the fess is inaccurate, however, because two bars may each be no smaller
Gimlet (tool) (300 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
from the Old French guinbelet, guimbelet, later guibelet, probably a diminutive of the Anglo-French "wimble", a variation of "guimble", from the Middle
Demitasse spoon (226 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A demitasse spoon is a diminutive spoon, smaller than a teaspoon. It is traditionally used for coffee drinks in specialty cups and for spooning cappuccino
Gnome (2,400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A gnome /noʊm/ is a mythological creature and diminutive spirit in Renaissance magic and alchemy, first introduced by Paracelsus in the 16th century and
Eric the Actor (1,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eric Shaun Lynch (March 11, 1975 – September 20, 2014), better known as Eric the Midget and later Eric the Actor, was a member of The Howard Stern Show's
Spatula (535 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spatula derives from the Latin word for a flat piece of wood or splint, a diminutive form of the Latin spatha, meaning 'broadsword', and hence can also refer
Figurine (818 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A figurine (a diminutive form of the word figure) or statuette is a small statue that represents a human, deity or animal, or in practice a pair or small
Canton (heraldry) (432 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
writers as one of the honorable ordinaries; but, strictly speaking, it is a diminutive of the quarter, being two-thirds the area of that ordinary. However, in
Hatchet (278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A hatchet (from the Old French hachete, a diminutive form of hache, 'axe' of Germanic origin) is a single-handed striking tool with a sharp blade on one
Broccoli (1,286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
broccolo, which means "the flowering crest of a cabbage", and is the diminutive form of brocco, meaning "small nail" or "sprout". Broccoli is classified
Nepenthes parvula (69 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Queensland, Australia. The specific epithet parvula refers to the diminutive size of mature plants. Wilson, G.W. & S. Venter (2016). Nepenthes parvula
Borya (crater) (143 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
refer to a specific person; it is a male name of Russian origin, the diminutive form of Boris. Borya is one of twelve named craters near the landing site
Zulu language (4,065 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the addition of suffixes beginning with /j/. A frequent example is the diminutive suffix -yana. Moreover, Zulu does not generally tolerate sequences of
Chi Park (323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
she joins Dr. House on a case. Dr. Chi Park has been described as a "diminutive brainiac with often hilarious anger issues". Park was born in the United
Tonho (name) (92 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Portuguese (Brazilian Portuguese) masculine nickname and given name that is a diminutive form of Antônio and António used in Brazil. Notable people with this name
Karlie (114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
English and Swedish feminine given name that is a feminine form of Karl, a diminutive form of Karla and an alternate form of Karly. Notable people known by
Carlijn (77 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Carlijn is a feminine Dutch feminine given name that is a diminutive form of Carolina and Caroline. Notable people with the name include: Carlijn Achtereekte
Carolyne (172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
feminine given name that is an alternate form of Caroline as well as a diminutive form of Carola. Notable people referred to by this name include the following:
Histiocyte (574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
system. The histiocyte is a tissue macrophage or a dendritic cell (histio, diminutive of histo, meaning tissue, and cyte, meaning cell). Histiocytes are derived
Toninho (243 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Toninho is a Portuguese diminutive nickname for Antônio or António in use in Portugal, Brazil, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique and Angola. It is loosely
Sharlene (135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sharlene is an English feminine given name that is a diminutive of Charles. Notable people with the name include: Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson (born 1971)
Carolynne (78 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
feminine given name that is an alternate form of Caroline as well as a diminutive form of Carola. Notable people referred to by this name include the following:
Christmas elf (1,114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
American, Canadian, Irish, and British cultures, a Christmas elf is a diminutive elf that lives with Santa Claus at the North Pole and acts as his helper
Antonela (102 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Antonela is Croatian a feminine given name that is a diminutive formm of Antonia and an alternate form of Antonella used in Croatia. Notable people with
Toine (177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
both masculine and feminine uses. It is a short form of Antoine and a diminutive form of Antonius, Anton, Antoon, Anthonis, Anthoon, Antonie, and Antonis
Nepenthes alzapan (158 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
above sea level. It is closely allied to N. bellii and has similarly diminutive pitchers. The specific epithet alzapan refers to Mount Alzapan in the
Carlitos (250 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Carlitos is a Spanish or Portuguese nickname (usually a diminutive for Carlos). It may refer to: Carlitos (footballer, born 1921) (1921–2001), former Brazilian
Francis (given name) (1,524 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
her"). The name Frank is a common diminutive for Francis, and Frannie is for Frances. (Less common is the diminutive Franny, used for either Francis or
Corvette (2,021 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
small frigate. The word "corvette" is first found in Middle French, a diminutive of the Dutch word corf, meaning a small ship, from the Latin corbis, meaning
Tonina (name) (95 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Tonina is an Italian feminine given name that is a diminutive form of Antonia and the feminine form of Tonino that is used in Italy. Notable people with
Poitín (1,078 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Poitín was traditionally distilled in a small pot still and the term is a diminutive of the Irish word pota, meaning "pot". The Irish word for a hangover is
Theunis (204 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Teunis, it is a derivative of Anthonius (Anthony). It is considered a diminutive form of Antonius, Anthonius used in Belgium, Netherlands, Suriname, South
Tonette (given name) (96 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Sweden and Norway whose popularity peaked in the late 1960s. The name is a diminutive form of Antonetta and Antona as well as an alternate form of Tone, Tona
Karolyn (101 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Karolyn is an English, and Swedish feminine given name that is a diminutive form of Carolina and Caroline as well as an alternate form of Karolin. Notable
Nepenthes cid (173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mindanao and N. micramphora from southeastern Mindanao. N. cid harbors diminutive, subcylindrical pitchers that narrow to the middle and gradually expand
Scaloppine (208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Scaloppine (plural and diminutive of scaloppa—a small scallop, i.e., a thinly sliced cut of meat) (in English usage scaloppini; sometimes scallopini) is
Praskvica Monastery (839 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is taken from the peach-scented water of the nearby spring (praskva, diminutive praskvica, meaning a "peach"). According to the legend, the monastery
Callie (247 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It is an English feminine given name that is a form of Carrie and a diminutive of Caroline. It is also the most popular name of 2020. Notable people
Barretina (311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A barretina (Catalan pronunciation: [bərəˈtinə]; plural: barretines, diminutive of barret "cap") is a traditional hat that was frequently worn by men in
Crüger (crater) (423 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
featureless, with only a tiny craterlet near the center and few other even more diminutive impacts. The outer rim is low and nearly circular, and has not been significantly
Citadel (1,779 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
city. It may be a castle, fortress, or fortified center. The term is a diminutive of "city" and thus means "little city", so called because it is a smaller
Joanna (1,544 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French - Jeanne, diminutive Jeannette, Janine, Old French - Jehane Galician - Xoana Georgian - იოანნა Ioanna German - Johanna, diminutive Hanne Greek - Ἰωάννα
Antonieta (given name) (177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Antonieta is a Portuguese feminine given name that is a diminutive form of Antónia in use in Brazil, Portugal, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique and Angola
Twan (214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Twan is a Dutch masculine given name that is a diminutive form of Antonius, Anton, Antoon, Anthonis, Anthoon, Antonie and Antonis used in Belgium, Netherlands
Ctenidium (mollusc) (148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
is derived from the Greek ktenidion which means "little comb", being a diminutive of the word kteis meaning comb. Pair of large, grey gills visible inside
Seguidilla (518 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Spanish: [seɣiˈðiʎa]; plural in both English and Spanish seguidillas; diminutive of seguida, which means "sequence" and is the name of a dance) is an old
Anto (name) (152 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Anto may either be a surname or given name. It is a Croatian diminutive form of Anton, Antonio and Antonijo that is used in Croatia. It is common in Ireland
Bresaola (451 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Alps of northern Italy's Lombardy region. The word comes from the diminutive of Lombard bresada ("braised"). A strict trimming process is essential
Antonietta (given name) (217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Antonietta is an Italian given name that is a diminutive form of Antonia in use in Italy. Notable people with this name include the following: Maria Antonietta
Rigatoni (243 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
smaller version, close to the size of penne. Their name takes on the diminutive suffix -ino (pluralized -ini) denoting their relative size. Rigatoni is
Titou (120 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Titou is a French nickname (or surname) that is a diminutive form of Titouan used in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada, West Greenland, Haiti, French
Tessera (574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A tessera (plural: tesserae, diminutive tessella) is an individual tile, usually formed in the shape of a cube, used in creating a mosaic. It is also known
Räuchermann (284 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Räuchermann (diminutive Räuchermännchen), erzgebirgisch Raachermannel is an incense smoker, the invention of toy makers in the Ore Mountains, used
Wicket W. Warrick (1,131 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
theatrical film The Rise of Skywalker, appearing in a brief cameo. Wicket is a diminutive teddy bear-like creature known as an Ewok, living on the forest moon of
Katyusha (86 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Katusha or Katyusha is a diminutive of the Russian name Ekaterina or Yekaterina, the Russian form of Katherine or Catherine. Katusha or Katyusha may refer
Monagroulli (29 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Monagroulli (Greek: Μοναγρούλλι, diminutive of Monagri) is a village in the Limassol District of Cyprus, located 3 km northeast og Moni and 6 km southwest
Franz (crater) (447 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
To the north is the smaller Carmichael, and to the northwest is the diminutive Theophrastus. The rim of this crater has been eroded due to subsequent
Carline (156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a given name. It is a Dutch and German feminine given name that is a diminutive form of Carla, Carolina and Caroline. It is an English surname derived
Tonne (name) (190 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Tonne, Tønne, or Tönne are Norwegian masculine given names that are diminutive forms of the name Antonius and an alternative form of the name Tönius in
Tonio (name) (200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Argentina, Uruguay, and the Falkland Islands. As a given name it is a diminutive form of Antonio. Notable people with the name include the following: Tonio
Libretto (1,996 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(pronounced [liˈbretto]; plural libretti [liˈbretti]), from Italian, is the diminutive of the word libro ("book"). Sometimes other-language equivalents are used
Musico (133 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contralto, in a breeches role, often referred to as a primo musico. A diminutive form (musichetto) was also occasionally used. Tenore contraltino New Grove
Bankya (306 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
municipality. Bankya's name stems from the common noun bankya, "hot spring", a diminutive of banya ("baths"). Bankya is the birthplace of the founder of GERB –
Innenheim (114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the speaker's accent. The suffix "..le" is an Alsatian affectionate diminutive, and equivalent to "..lein" in modern high German. The village is positioned
Napkin (564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
borrowing the French nappe—a cloth covering for a table—and adding -kin, the diminutive suffix. "Serviette" can be heard in the United Kingdom, Ireland, some
Bankya (306 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
municipality. Bankya's name stems from the common noun bankya, "hot spring", a diminutive of banya ("baths"). Bankya is the birthplace of the founder of GERB –
Katyusha (86 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Katusha or Katyusha is a diminutive of the Russian name Ekaterina or Yekaterina, the Russian form of Katherine or Catherine. Katusha or Katyusha may refer
Nepenthes fractiflexa (251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1400–2150 m above sea level. Nepenthes fractiflexa is considerably more diminutive than its putative closest relative, N. mollis. It also differs in its
Aria (1,995 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
([ˈaːrja]; Italian: air; plural: arie [ˈaːrje], or arias in common usage, diminutive form arietta [aˈrjetta], plural ariette, or in English simply air) is
Tramezzino (188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
D'Annunzio as a replacement for the English word sandwich: it is the diminutive of the word tramezzo "in-between" (formed with the addition of the suffix
Tasman Sea (1,140 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ditch means travelling to Australia from New Zealand, or vice versa. The diminutive term "the Ditch" used for the Tasman Sea is comparable to referring to
Flaunch (305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for Mosylton or Moselton with square flaunches. While supposedly the diminutives of flaunches are flasques and voiders (which likewise cannot be borne
Josh (1,115 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Josh is a masculine given name, frequently a diminutive (hypocorism) of the given name Joshua, though since the 1970s, it has increasingly become a full
Suffixes in Hebrew (149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Suffix Meaning Examples וֹן (Cholam male and Final Nun) Diminutive, sometimes masculine סֵפֶר sefer (book) → סִפְרוֹן sifron (booklet) מַחְשֵׁב machshev
Beyblade (3,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Beyblade (diminutive Bey, from the diminutive of Beigoma) is a line of spinning top toys originally developed by Takara and manufactured by Tomy, first
Mohawk Dutch (255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Regional English (from 4:28 on here); it is mostly German with one Dutch diminutive suffix (whose German equivalent also occurs), one Dutch word and one word
Kenny (1,034 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kenny is a surname, a given name, and a diminutive of several different given names. In Ireland, the surname is an Anglicisation of the Irish Ó Cionnaith
Mărțișor (1,254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
territories inhabited by Romanians and Moldovans. The word Mărțișor is the diminutive of Marț, the old folk name for March (martie, in modern Romanian), and
Millennium (714 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
measurement, the matter cannot be resolved. Gould, in his essay Dousing Diminutive Dennis' Debate (or DDDD = 2000) (Dinosaur in a Haystack), discussed the
Operetta (2,246 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
includes spoken dialogue, songs, and dances. "Operetta" is the Italian diminutive of "opera" and was used originally to describe a shorter, perhaps less
Fiat X1/23 (167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
4 km/h) and a claimed range of about 50 miles (80.5 km). Despite its diminutive size, the car weighs 820 kg (1,810 lb), 166 kg (366 lb) of which was due
Jim (141 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jim or JIM may refer to: Jim, a diminutive form of the given name James Jim, a short form of the given name Jimmy OPCW-UN Joint Investigative Mechanism
Trishula (734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
trisula usually refers specifically to a long-handled trident while the diminutive version is more commonly known as a chabang or tekpi. Trishul is also
Lotte (name) (551 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
given name. It is a diminutive of the names Lieselotte and Charlotte, which itself is a female form of the male name Charlot, a diminutive of Charles. Lotte
Snowy egret (949 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
name comes from the Provençal French for the little egret aigrette, a diminutive of aigron, "heron". The species name thula is the Araucano for the black-necked
Antoinette (389 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Antoinette is a given name, that is a diminutive feminine form of Antoine and Antonia (from Latin Antonius). Antoinette (manufacturer), French aircraft
Sherman Square (221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sherman Square is a diminutive public space bounded by Broadway, Amsterdam Avenue, and West 70th Street on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, in New York
Teunis (229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Theunis, it is a derivative of Antonius (Anthony). It is also considered a diminutive form of Antonius, Anton, Antoon, Anthonis, Anthoon, Antonie, and Antonis
Jaworzynka (469 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
topographic origins and is derived from sycamore trees (Polish: jawor) and is a diminutive form of jaworzyna. The village was first mentioned in 1621 as Jaworzinka
Tostão (1,127 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
forward or attacking midfielder. He is a medical doctor. Tostão was a diminutive, intelligent, hardworking, and prolific left-footed forward, who was known
Aga (487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vocalist Aga, a diminutive of the Russian female first name Agafa Aga, a diminutive of the Russian male first name Agafangel Aga, a diminutive of the Russian
The Skerries, Isle of Anglesey (543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
another at low tide and by small bridges. The name "Skerry" is the Scottish diminutive of the Old Norse "sker", and means a small rocky reef or island. The Welsh
Inselberg (1,590 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is known as a koppie, an Afrikaans word ("little head") from the Dutch diminutive word kopje. If the inselberg is dome-shaped and formed from granite or
Koulourakia (240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of sesame seeds and distinctive ring shape. In fact, the word is the diminutive form for a ring-shaped loaf or lifebelt.[citation needed] The pastries
Moogle (587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Moogles (モーグリ, Mōguri) are a fictional species of diminutive, sentient creatures that appear throughout the Final Fantasy, Mana (Seiken Densetsu) and Kingdom
St. Jakob-Park (570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jakob an der Birs, which stood on the site. The name "Joggeli" is the diminutive of "Jakob" in the local dialect, making it the equivalent of "Jake". The
Bella (415 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bella is a female name. It is a diminutive form of names ending in -bella. Bella is related to the Italian, Spanish, Greek, Portuguese and Latin words
Antonis (541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is used in Greece. Antonis is a Dutch masculine given name that is a diminutive of Anthonius that is used in Netherlands, Belgium, South Africa, Namibia
Nicky (507 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nicky is a diminutive form of the name Nicholas and Nicole, occasionally used as a given name in its own right. It can also be used as a diminutive of Dominic
Tatiana (996 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ancient Rome and during the first centuries of Christianity, as well as its diminutive Tatianus and the feminine Tatiana. The name then disappeared from Western
Dwarf, Kentucky (88 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
after Jeremiah Combs, whose nickname of "Short Jerry" pointed to his diminutive size. Its post office is still active (see image) United States portal
Tonia (name) (254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Tonia is an Italian and Spanish feminine given name that is a diminutive form of Antonia as a feminine form of Tonino and Tonio that is used in Italy,
Movilești (300 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have gained Stephen's recognition after kneeling down and helping the diminutive prince mount a fresh horse during battle. After emerging victorious, the
Funicular (2,110 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elevator. The term funicular derives from the Latin word funiculus, the diminutive of funis, meaning "rope". In a funicular both cars (or trains) are permanently
Jamie (946 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jamie is a unisex name. It is a diminutive form of James or, more rarely, other names. Jamie Anderson (snowboarder) (born 1990), American snowboarder Jamie
Canticle (1,263 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A canticle (from the Latin canticulum, a diminutive of canticum, "song") is a hymn, psalm or other Christian song of praise with lyrics taken from biblical
Amnion (1,037 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a uterus. The term amnion is from Ancient Greek ἀμνίον 'little lamb', diminutive of ἀμνός 'lamb'. it is cognate with the English verb 'yean', bring forth
Cordillera (501 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with the same meaning. The Spanish word originates from cordilla, a diminutive of "cuerda" or "rope". It is most commonly used in the field of physical
Pickup truck (2,286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In South Africa, people of all language groups use the term bakkie, a diminutive of bak, Afrikaans for "bowl" or "container". Once a work tool with few
Triskelion (2,142 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Olshausen (1886). The form triskelion (as it were Greek τρισκέλιον) is a diminutive which entered English usage in numismatics in the late 19th century. The
Fachan (360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
branches of a common Gaelic tradition, and that the word fachan may be a diminutive of the Irish fathach (giant) and related to the Scottish famhair (giant)
Lailoken (323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sister Gwenddydd"), where Gwenddydd refers to Merlin as Llallawg and its diminutive, Llallogan. The name is comparable to Modern Welsh llallog "*brother,
Cozonac (724 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Romania and Moldova. The name comes from Greek: ϰοσωνάϰι kosōnáki, a diminutive form of ϰοσώνα kosṓna. Cozonac was the sweet chosen to represent Romania
Gunong (477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
past, it was called bunong by the Tagalog people. It is essentially a diminutive form of the larger kalis or kris. The gunong serves both as a utility
Colin (given name) (1,329 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
English-language masculine given name. It has two distinct origins: A diminutive form of "Colle", itself an Old French short form of the name Nicolas (Nicholas)
Deep Roy (618 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
descent. At 132 centimetres (4 ft 4 in) tall, he has often been cast as diminutive characters, such as Teeny Weeny in The NeverEnding Story and the Oompa-Loompas
Siobhan (853 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
character in James Clavell's novel Tai-Pan Siobhán has a corresponding diminutive form, Sinéad (after French Jeannette). Examples of this name include singer
Brachycephalidae (223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
like most frogs. The members of the genus Brachycephalus are all very diminutive animals, with many species under 1 cm (0.4 in) in snout–to–vent length
Blida (709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
south-west of Algiers, the national capital. The name Blida, i.e. bulaydah, diminutive of the Arabic word belda, city. Blida is known as the city of roses because
Frigărui (129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
garlic, savory, rosemary, marjoram and laurel. The word frigăruie is a diminutive form of frigare "skewer", which is derived from a frige, meaning "to grill"
Bell XP-77 (992 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft using non-strategic materials. Despite being innovative, the diminutive prototype proved tricky to handle and the project was canceled when the
Sabaneta, Antioquia (368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Encanto ("Charming little Valley"). The municipality owes its name to the diminutive "sabana," a Spanish word meaning "savannah".[citation needed] The population
Nuala (280 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish female given name, derived from Irish mythology - being either a diminutive form of Fionnuala ("fair shoulder"), the daughter of Lir, or an alternate
Gancanagh (189 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish lore, writes of the gean-cánach (love-talker) that he is "another diminutive being of the same tribe as the Lepracaun, but, unlike him, he personated
Tessie (1,587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Americans win the first World Series in 1903. The name Tessie itself is a diminutive form used with several names, including Esther, Tess, and Theresa/Teresa
Agios Andronikos (Topçuköy) (122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(Greek: Άγιος Ανδρόνικος "Saint Andronicus" or [το] Άγιον Ανδρονικούδι (diminutive of Andronikos, used in distinguishing it from Agios Andronikos); Turkish:
Nena (name) (377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
a surname. It is an English and Spanish feminine given name that is a diminutive form of Antonina and Giannina and thus an alternate form of Nina used
Reticule (handbag) (279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
from the French réticule, which in turn came from the Latin reticulum, a diminutive of rete, or "net". The reticule became popular with the advent of Regency
Parsvanath Jain Temple-II (187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Parsvanatha in a standing pose, crowned with a serpent hood. At the base two diminutive male images are on either side. The main image is flanked by four Jain
Meduxnekeag River (487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ten miles to a branch called Medeockseenecasis. The suffix "asis" is a diminutive so it is possible that the name is a form of Little Meductic. The current
David Pizarro (1,490 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gifted player, who possesses significant physical strength in spite of his diminutive stature, and an ability to dictate play in midfield, Pizarro is known
Vujić (162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Serbo-Croatian surname, a patronymic derived from the masculine given name Vuja, a diminutive of the name Vuk (meaning "wolf"). The surname has been historically anglicized
Dwarf sawtail catshark (686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the Philippines. Unlike other members of its genus, this slender, diminutive shark has a short, rounded snout and very short furrows at the corners
Konstantin (461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Константин (Konstantin) in Russian (diminutive Костя/Kostya), Bulgarian and Serbian Костянтин (Kostyantyn) in Ukrainian (diminutive Костя/Kostya) Канстанцін (Kanstantsin)
Chip (name) (864 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
English given name and nickname in the United States, which is often a diminutive form of Charles or Christopher. Notable people referred to by this name
Aglet (422 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the diminutive of aguille, meaning "needle, pin", which in turn comes from the Late Latin acucula ("ornamental pin, pine needle"), diminutive of the
Lenin's Mausoleum (1,327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his death in 1924, with rare exceptions in wartime. Alexey Shchusev's diminutive but monumental granite structure incorporates some elements from ancient
Juan (1,055 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Isle of Man. The feminine form in Spanish is Juana, or Juanita in its diminutive. Juan (Mandarin pronunciation: [tɕɥɛ̂n] or [tɕɥɛ́n] 娟, 隽) "beautiful,
Pasztecik szczeciński (348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
minced beef filling resembles pâté, the Polish word "pasztecik" is a diminutive of the word "pasztet" (pâté). Usually served with clear, spicy red barszcz
Cerulean (1,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
blue, or blue-green", which in turn probably derives from caerulum, diminutive of caelum, "heaven, sky". "Cerulean blue" is the name of a pigment. The
Charlotte (given name) (1,099 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Charlotte is a female given name, a female form of the male name Charlot, a diminutive of Charles. It is of French origin meaning "free man" or "petite". The
Oisin (132 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or "little deer", derived from the Old Irish word: os (“deer”) + ín (diminutive suffix). It is sometimes anglicized as Osheen or spelt without the diacritic
Tona (name) (371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Falkland Islands. Toňa is a Czech masculine given name that is a diminutive form of Antonín used in the Czech Republic. It is also a surname. Notable
The Nutshell (219 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a beer garden. Whatever the truth of its claim, the pub is certainly diminutive so that no more than ten or fifteen customers can drink inside at any
Kowalik (surname) (91 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Kowalik is a Polish surname, a diminutive of Kowal, meaning "smith". Notable people with the surname include: Fabian Kowalik (1908-1954), a professional
Knuckle (313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"knokkel" (knuckle) or German "Knöchel" (ankle), i.e., Knöchlein, the diminutive of the German word for bone (Knochen). Anatomically, it is said that the
Kucha coinage (832 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Chinese Wu Zhu's. These coins are usually characterized by their diminutive size and thin shape. They are generally believed to have been produced
Chilly Willy (829 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chilly Willy is a cartoon character, a diminutive penguin. He was created by director Paul Smith for the Walter Lantz studio in 1953, and developed further
Merlon (561 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
shortened form of mergola, connected with Latin mergae (pitchfork), or from a diminutive moerulus, from murus or moerus (a wall). An alternative etymology suggests
The Last Night of a Jockey (688 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. In this episode, a diminutive jockey's wish to be tall is granted. The only actor in this entire episode
Munchkin cat (2,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
standardised breed. The name "munchkin" derives from writer L. Frank Baum's diminutive inhabitants of Munchkin Country, originating in the 1900 novel, The Wonderful
Gat (landform) (858 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
A gat (German: Seegatt, Seegat or diminutive Gatje) is a strait that is constantly eroded by currents flowing back and forth, such as tidal currents. It
Scrunchie (958 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used to fasten medium to long hair types. Large, elaborate styles and diminutive, unassuming forms are available in many different colors, fabrics, and
Bandolier bag (303 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
meaning "shoulder belt" and traces back to the spanish bandoera, the diminutive of banda "sash." A bandolier was a broad belt that had loops to hold powder
Teun (406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Teunis, itself a derivative of Antonius (Anthony). It is also considered a diminutive form of Antonius, Anton, Antoon, Anthonis, Anthoon, Antonie, and Antonis
Smew (761 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and is the only living member of the genus Mergellus. Mergellus is a diminutive of Mergus and albellus is from Latin albus "white". This genus is closely
Calendula (1,243 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plants of the genus Tagetes. The genus name Calendula is a modern Latin diminutive of calendae, meaning "little calendar", "little clock" or possibly "little
Atom (Al Pratt) (1,819 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
crime as the Atom. He initially had no superpowers; instead, he was a diminutive college student and later a physicist, usually depicted as a "tough-guy"
Hussein (1,026 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
triconsonantal root Ḥ-S-N (Arabic: ح س ن‎), is an Arabic name which is the diminutive of Hassan, meaning "good", "handsome" or "beautiful". It is commonly given
Ovolo (625 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1911 edition of Encyclopædia Britannica, was: adapted from Ital. uovolo, diminutive of uovo, an egg; other foreign equivalents are Fr. ove, échine, quart
Ralphie (76 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ralphie is a masculine given name, often a diminutive form (hypocorism) of Ralph. It may refer to: Ralphie May (1972-2017), American stand-up comedian
Boss Johnson (743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
personality, but was an anglicization of the Icelandic "Bjossi", which is a diminutive form of his birth-name of Bjorn, which was adapted into English as Byron
Nepenthes erucoides (376 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hirsuteness and small stature", which have been associated similarly with the diminutive Nepenthes argentii of the windswept, ultramafic peak of Mount Guiting-Guiting
Keenan (594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
distant". Keenan is an Anglicisation of the Irish name Cianán which is a diminutive of Cian. The Ó Cianáin clan (Keenan) were the traditional historians to
Nepenthes erucoides (376 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hirsuteness and small stature", which have been associated similarly with the diminutive Nepenthes argentii of the windswept, ultramafic peak of Mount Guiting-Guiting
Garou (singer) (854 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Pierre Garand (born 26 June 1972), known by his stage name Garou (a diminutive of his last name "Garand"), is a Canadian singer and actor from Sherbrooke
Corbicula (302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the family Cyrenidae, the basket clams. The genus name is the New Latin diminutive of Latin corbis, a basket, referring to the shape and ribs of the shell
Mukri (1,115 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
50 years, he acted in over 600 films. Mukri, with his toothless smile, diminutive stature and perfect humour timing amused the audiences in more than 600
Vukić (73 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Serbo-Croatian surname, a patronymic derived from given name Vuk. It is itself a diminutive, meaning "little Vuk". It may refer to: Adela Ber Vukić (1888–1966), Yugoslav
Tone (name) (800 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Greenland and Denmark. Tóne is a Portuguese masculine given name in use as a diminutive of Antônio and António in Portugal, Brazil, South Africa, Namibia, Angola
Pinoy (1,764 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be formed by taking the last four letters of Filipino and adding the diminutive suffix -y in the Tagalog language (the suffix is commonly used in Filipino
Rónán (584 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
meaning "little seal" (Rón meaning the animal "seal", and -án being a diminutive suffix) and was the given name of twelve saints throughout history, including
Rekel (536 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
German-dialect word Röckel, a cognate of the High German Röckchen, the grammatical diminutive of Rock (in this sense meaning a man's long coat, rather than a woman's
Obelisk (3,923 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
An obelisk (/ˈɒbəlɪsk/; from Ancient Greek: ὀβελίσκος obeliskos; diminutive of ὀβελός obelos, "spit, nail, pointed pillar") is a tall, four-sided, narrow
Lollipop catshark (1,078 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
family Scyliorhinidae, and the only described member of its genus. A diminutive, bottom-dwelling shark of the outer continental shelf and upper continental
Prince Hal (917 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
England as a prince before his accession to the throne, taken from the diminutive form of his name used in the plays almost exclusively by Falstaff. Henry
Akodon caenosus (2,260 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
taxonomic research. Common names proposed for A. aliquantulus include "Diminutive Akodont" and "Tucumán Grass Mouse". In 2010, Pablo Jayat and colleagues
Longnose pygmy shark (879 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and a depth of 502 m (1,647 ft). Reaching 37 cm (15 in) in length, this diminutive shark is characterized by a slender, dark brown body with a very long
Antonina (name) (652 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Tajikistan. It is a Danish, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian and Swedish diminutive form of Antonia in use in Greenland, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark
List of diplomatic missions of San Marino (158 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
San Marino maintains an extensive diplomatic network in relation to its diminutive size. San Marino maintains official relations with 10 states at a resident
Brad (663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brad is a given name, usually a diminutive form (hypocorism) of Bradley, Bradford or Brady and generally masculine. It may refer to: Brad Anae (born 1957)
List of English words of Spanish origin (3,336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo camarilla from camarilla, "small room" diminutive of cámara "room" < latin camara. camino from camino a path or road, from
Rondelet (415 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
only use two rhyme sounds, and make use of refrains. Rondelet is the diminutive of rondel, a similar, longer verse form. This is the basic structure:
Phialide (74 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The phialide (/ˈfaɪəlaɪd/ FY-ə-lyde; Greek: phialis, diminutive of phiale, a broad, flat vessel) is a flask-shaped projection from the vesicle (dilated
Hrádek (Frýdek-Místek District) (679 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia. The name of the village is a diminutive form of the word gord (Czech: Hrád, Polish: Gród) The beginnings of the
Jocelyn (457 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or Goslin. It is Latinized as Iudocus or Judocus, from Breton Iodoc, diminutive of iudh ("lord"). In French, the spelling "Jocelyn" is exclusively male
Lake Winnipegosis (465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Winipigis'. The lake's name derives from that of Lake Winnipeg, with a diminutive suffix. Winnipeg means 'big muddy waters' and Winnipegosis means 'little
Aureola (1,255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
An aureola or aureole (diminutive of Latin aurea, "golden") is the radiance of luminous cloud which, in paintings of sacred personages, surrounds the whole
Joe Morris (American football) (716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
played for the New York Giants from 1982 to 1988. Initially noted for his diminutive stature — 5' 7", Morris was a key member of the Giants team that won Super
Asterix (character) (990 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of the French comic book series Asterix. The series portrays him as a diminutive but fearless Gaulish warrior living in the time of Julius Caesar's Gallic
Bassariscus (391 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
diversification. The name is a Greek word for fox ("bassaris") with a Latinized diminutive ending ("-iscus"). The genus was first described by Elliott Coues in 1887
Foreign relations of San Marino (563 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
community. It maintains an extensive diplomatic network in relation to its diminutive size as well as an active foreign policy and international presence. Among
Shoneenism (245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are always uncomplimentary towards the shoneen, as the Irish language diminutive ending 'een' (ín) when used in this manner has a loading of contempt.
Margaret (1,509 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
all ages in the United States as of the 1990 census. Margaret has many diminutive forms in many different languages, including: Maggie, Mairead, Madge,
Little tern (804 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which now is restricted to the large white terns. The genus name is a diminutive of Sterna, "tern". The specific albifrons is from Latin albus, "white"
Mister Geppetto (1,253 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
neighbors call him "Polendina" to annoy him. The name Geppetto is a Tuscan diminutive of the name Giuseppe (Italian for Joseph). Geppetto is introduced when
Siskin (159 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
adaptation of the German dialect words sisschen, zeischen, which are diminutive forms of Middle High German (zîsec) and Middle Low German (ziseke, sisek)
Pizzle (723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
word for penis, derived from Low German pesel or Flemish Dutch pezel, diminutive of pees, meaning 'sinew'. The word is used today to signify the penis
Killian (903 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
affectionately to indicate a 'pet' or diminutive status. The Rev. Patrick Woulfe wrote that Cillian is the 'pet' diminutive of Ceallach which means "war", "strife"
Robin (name) (1,258 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Robin is originally a diminutive masculine given name or nickname of Robert, derived from the prefix Ro- (hrod, Old Germanic, meaning "fame" and berht
The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory (541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the artist's famous 1931 work The Persistence of Memory, and measures a diminutive 25.4 × 33 cm. It was originally known as The Chromosome of a Highly-coloured
Sandy (given name) (602 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
be a diminutive of "Alexander", "Sander", "Alasdair", "Sandipan", "Sandeep", "Sanford", or "Santiago," while the female version is a diminutive for "Sandra"
Masha (335 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In Russian, Masha (Маша) is a diminutive of Maria. It has been used as a nickname or as a pet name for women named Maria or Marie. An alternative spelling
E. G. Bowen (1,387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the physical geography and social geography of his native Wales. A diminutive figure, Bowen was on the academic staff of the Department of Geography
Alstroemeria (827 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are summer-growing. All are long-lived perennials except A. graminea, a diminutive annual from the Atacama Desert of Chile. Plants of this genus grow from
Brežice Castle (1,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
prvih borcev 1. As with the town, the castle's name derives from the diminutive plural of the Slovene word breg, 'riverbank', in reference to the nearby
Machete (3,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
3 millimetres (0.12 in) thick. In the Spanish language, the word is a diminutive form of the word macho, which was used to refer to sledgehammers. In the
Bandeau (1,229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A bandeau (pl. bandeaux, diminutive of French: bande meaning "strip") is a garment comprising, in appearance, a strip of cloth. Today, the term most frequently
Universo Treviso Basket (981 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Universo Treviso Basket (diminutive TvB), known for sponsorship reasons as De' Longhi Treviso, is an Italian professional basketball club based in Treviso
Tortellini (557 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
OxfordDictionaries.com traces the etymology of tortellini to the diminutive form of tortello, itself a diminutive of torta. Both reference cake. The recipe for a dish
Hans My Hedgehog (1,927 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Aarne-Thompson type 441. The tale follows the events in the life of a diminutive half-hedgehog, half-human being named Hans, who eventually sheds his animal
Gatka (751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gatka properly refers to the wooden stick used. The word originates as a diminutive of Sanskrit gada "mace". It originated in Punjab in the 15th century but
Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase (330 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
become known for. He and Mekhissi-Benabbad exchanged jerseys and the diminutive Kemboi leaped into the much larger Mekhissi-Benabbad's arms. The Men's
Lestek (220 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
old Polish word lście which means "crafty". It is believed this is a diminutive of the Slavic name Lścimir or Lścisław. Lestek's wife (or wives or consorts)
Alberto (626 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Germanic Albert. It is used in Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. The diminutive is Albertito in Spanish or Albertico in some parts of Latin America, and
Animalcule (274 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Animalcule ("little animal", from Latin animal + the diminutive suffix -culum) is an older term for a microscopic animal or protozoan. The word was coined
Wilczek (surname) (143 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
pronunciation: [ˈvilt͡ʂɛk]) is a surname of Polish-language origin. A diminutive form of Wilk, it means "little wolf" in Polish. It is used by 9,000–10
Little Johnny (454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jaimito (diminutive of Jaime) Brazil and Portugal: Joãozinho (diminutive of João) or Juquinha Bulgaria Ivancho (in Bulgarian Иванчо, diminutive for Ivan)
Tiger Truck (524 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
off highway use and/or local road use. The Tiger Truck is known for its diminutive size, but good reliability under harsh conditions and its refined ride
Rangi language (678 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(singular) diminutive nouns, class 15 contains infinitival nouns, classes 16 and 17 contain locative nouns, whilst class 19 contains plural diminutives nouns
Umayya ibn Abd Shams (156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Caliphs. Anti-Umayyad polemic says that his name is derived from 'afa', a diminutive of the word for slave-girl and instead of being the legitimate son of
Tarocchini (1,588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
region of Italy and has been confined mostly to this area. They are the diminutive form of tarocchi (plural for tarocco), referring to the reduction of the
Kevin (2,000 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gein) "birth". The variant Kevan is anglicized from Caoimheán, an Irish diminutive form. The feminine version of the name is Caoimhe (anglicised as Keeva
Camarilla (534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
effects of their advice. The term derives from the Spanish word camarilla (diminutive of cámara), meaning "little chamber" or private cabinet of the king. It
Priapulida (1,709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Priapulida (priapulid worms, from Gr. πριάπος, priāpos 'Priapus' + Lat. -ul-, diminutive), sometimes referred to as penis worms, is a phylum of unsegmented marine
Alec (587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alec or Aleck is a Scottish form of Alex. It may be a diminutive of the given name Alexander or a given name in its own right. Notable people with the
Pit viper (1,357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rattlesnake, C. horridus.[citation needed] These snakes range in size from the diminutive hump-nosed viper, Hypnale hypnale, that grows to an average total length
Pandæmonium (Paradise Lost) (236 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
stems from the Greek "παν", meaning "all" or "every", and "δαιμόνιον", a diminutive form meaning "little spirit", "little angel", or, as Christians interpreted
Amanda (1,288 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to be loved," "worthy of love," or "loved very much by everyone." Its diminutive form includes Mandy, Manda and Amy. The name "Amanda" first appeared in
Fula language (1,806 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Classes 1 and 2 can be described as personal classes, classes 3-6 as diminutive classes, classes 7-8 as augmentative classes, and classes 9-25 as neutral
Mursheen Durkin (450 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Martin) in Connacht Irish; it could alternatively be construed as a diminutive of "Muiris" (Maurice). A pratie is a potato, the historical staple crop
Igor Guberman (492 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that he called "gariki" in Russian (singular: "garik," which is also the diminutive form of the author's first name, Igor). (Gariki). These short poems (originally
Myrddin Wyllt (1,137 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Languoreth), for she addresses him several times as Llallwg, for which the diminutive would be Llallwgan. Scholars differ as to the independence or identity
Natchez language (2,962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
following structure: ROOT-diminutive-augmentive-possessive-verbal diminutive-modifier-ergative-article-case The diminutive is formed by adding the suffix
Riograndenser Hunsrückisch German (1,245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as Canecache, "little mug", from Portuguese caneca, "mug", and German diminutive suffix chen (-che in Riograndenser Hunsrückisch); hybrid forms such as
Bass recorder (394 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and C♯ as well. In the early 17th century, Michael Praetorius used the diminutive term "basset" (small bass) to describe this size of recorder as the lowest
Fabio (499 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Spanish, but is usually accented in Portuguese as Fábio (with the diminutive Fabinho or Fabiano). The presence or absence of the written accent does
McDonnell XF-85 Goblin (3,493 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compared to the greater range of new bomber designs. The XF-85 was a diminutive jet aircraft featuring a distinctive egg-shaped fuselage and a forked-tail
Miasteczko, Masovian Voivodeship (102 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Radom, and 107 km (66 mi) south of Warsaw. The word miasteczko is a diminutive of the Polish word miasto ("town"), and means "small town" or "village"
Castor Oyl (388 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
appearance of the Popeye character in January 1929. A quick-witted yet diminutive adventurer, Castor Oyl continued to be an important character in Segar's
Reagan (surname) (230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
likely to originate in ancient Gaelic from ri "sovereign, king" and the diminutive -in, "the king's child", transliterating as "little king". The feminine
Strike (2006 film) (1,178 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
on at least two women, the crane operator Anna Walentynowicz and the diminutive shipyard nurse Alina Pienkowska, with invented or distorted facts. Agnieszka
Half Hitch (comic strip) (384 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
his own drawing power with Dennis, so they decided on a revival of his diminutive sailor, dubbing him Half Hitch. The new version began as a daily and Sunday
1991 Individual Speedway World Championship (323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1991 Individual Speedway World Championship. Diminutive Danish rider Jan O. Pedersen won his first and only World Championship with a 15-point maximum
Johnny (1,051 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Johnny is an English language personal name. It is usually an affectionate diminutive of the masculine given name John, but since the 16th century, it has sometimes
Javelin (3,023 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
javelin comes from Middle English and it derives from Old French javelin, a diminutive of javelot, which meant spear. The word javelot probably originated from
Antonella (442 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Danish, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish and Swedish given name that is a diminutive form of Antonia and the feminine form of Antonello used in various regions
Bintje (561 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fransen) and marketed for the first time in 1910. The name of the potato, a diminutive of Benedict, was borrowed from one of his former students. 'Bintje' plants
Alessandro Ballan (1,550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as a leading spring classics contender. His nickname, Bontempino, is a diminutive reference to Guido Bontempi, to whom he bears a resemblance. Ballan turned
Pickaninny (2,524 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pidgin word form, derived from the Portuguese pequenino ("very small", a diminutive version of the word pequeno, "small", also used in Spanish, spelled pequeñito)
Eustace (684 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on the other hand is still popular and often used in the informal or diminutive Στάθης (Státhis). Saint Eustace (died 118), Christian martyr Eustace or
Arthur (2,179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
it being the name of the legendary hero King Arthur. Art and Artie are diminutive forms of the name. A common spelling variant used in many Slavic, Romance
Castle of Penela (853 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
foot in it!). A more plausible hypothesis is, however, that penela is a diminutive of penha, a place selected to build a fortress on. It is believed that
Tony Frangieh (845 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Antoine Frangieh (1 September 1941 – 13 June 1978), better known by his diminutive, Tony Frangieh, طوني فرنجية ) was a Lebanese politician and militia commander
Anouk (74 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Anouk is a French female given name and Dutch diminutive of the female given name Anna. Anouk Aimée (b. 1932 as Françoise Sorya Dreyfus), pseudonym of
Fred Haney (1,688 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
seven seasons (1922–27, 1929). Primarily a third baseman—despite his diminutive (5 feet, 6 inches/1.67 m) size—Haney compiled a .275 batting average with
Pickaninny (2,524 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pidgin word form, derived from the Portuguese pequenino ("very small", a diminutive version of the word pequeno, "small", also used in Spanish, spelled pequeñito)
Black-winged pratincole (470 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wader in the pratincole bird family, Glareolidae. The genus name is a diminutive of Latin glarea, "gravel", referring to a typical nesting habitat for
Watercolor painting (3,549 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
English; see spelling differences), also aquarelle (French, from Italian diminutive of Latin aqua "water"), is a painting method in which the paints are made
Lanceolated warbler (313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wintering in Southeast Asia. The genus name Locustella is from Latin and is a diminutive of locusta, "grasshopper". This refers to the song of the common grasshopper
Lipce, Jesenice (42 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia. Its name is a contracted plural diminutive of the Slovene word lipa 'linden tree'. Statistical Office of the Republic
Lysi (526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Christian interior decorations were removed and was turned into a mosque. The diminutive 14th-century church of St. Evphemianos, 2 km southwest of the village
Lay Down Sally (1,140 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Clapton, and written by Clapton, Marcella Detroit (as Marcy Levy, the diminutive form of her birth name), and George Terry. It appeared on his November
Bordure (624 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
taken as semy, and not as the precise number shown. The bordure has no diminutive, though a bordure diminished is occasionally employed – as in 'Or; a diminished
Willy (1,614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Willy or Willie is a masculine given name, often a diminutive form (hypocorism) of William or Wilhelm, and occasionally a nickname. It may refer to: Willie
Gray fox (1,961 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
America and Central America. This species and its only congener, the diminutive island fox (Urocyon littoralis) of the California Channel Islands, are
BT-7 (1,199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The BT tanks were known by the nickname Betka from the acronym, or its diminutive, Betushka. The BT-7's successor was the famous T-34 medium tank, introduced
Concertino (composition) (1,225 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Concertino is the diminutive of concerto, thus literally a small or short concerto. Listed by composer: Hendrik Andriessen: Concertino for oboe and string
Martinavis (510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
minor is notably smaller than the former two, while M. whetstonei was a diminutive version of M. vincei, being at most half its size. In addition to size
Vandalic language (1,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cf. to shape yes *scarila *skara- Schar (band, diminutive) *sifila *sibjo Sippe kindred, diminutive; cf. sibling *sind(i) *sinþa- reisen, cf. senden
Louie Heilbroner (278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
who had no particular baseball qualifications. By many accounts, the diminutive Heilbroner (4'9 or 1,44m) never imposed his authority and McGraw was the
Manuel Ycaza (637 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
peers. An icon in his country of birth, Ycaza's success inspired other diminutive Panamanian youngsters to pursue a career as a jockey. In 1962, Sports
Rosette (705 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rosette is the French diminutive of rose. It may refer to: Rosette (award), a mark awarded by an organisation Rosette (design), a small flower design hence
Love in Idleness (horse) (1,105 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(1918 – 1939) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and broodmare. Her diminutive stature and courageous racing style made her one of the most popular horses
Jupiter and Thetis (589 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
grandeur and might of a cloud-born Olympian male deity against that of a diminutive and half nude nymph. Ingres' subject matter is borrowed from an episode
Rale Rasic (487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
playing in Yugoslav clubs. Also known as Zvonko Rasic, Zvonko being a usual diminutive for Zvonimir, he played with FK Proleter Zrenjanin, FK Vojvodina, FK Spartak
Outline of Kuwait (779 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the south and Iraq to the north and west. The name of Kuwait is a diminutive of an Arabic word meaning "fortress built near water." It has a population
Kevin Houston (541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
starter on the varsity basketball team at Pearl River High School. He was a diminutive 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 165 lbs. in his prime during college, so as a high
Egretta (357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
name comes from the Provençal French for the little egret, aigrette, a diminutive of aigron, "heron". Representatives of this genus are found in most of
Kevin Houston (541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
starter on the varsity basketball team at Pearl River High School. He was a diminutive 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 165 lbs. in his prime during college, so as a high
Parma (shield) (260 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
A parma or parmula (the diminutive of parma) was a type of round shield used by the Roman army, especially during the later period of imperial history
Steadfast tube-nosed fruit bat (281 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
epithet marculus, derived from Latin, translates as 'little hammer' and the diminutive form of Marc Argeloo's name, a dedication to his collections of bats for
Lycopodium (1,165 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lycopodium (from Greek lukos, wolf and podion, diminutive of pous, foot) is a genus of clubmosses, also known as ground pines or creeping cedars, in the
Outline of Kuwait (779 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the south and Iraq to the north and west. The name of Kuwait is a diminutive of an Arabic word meaning "fortress built near water." It has a population
Pinocchio (3,907 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
related to the word pino (pine), as the puppet is made of wood, in the diminutive Tuscan form pinocchio (hence equivalent to "little piney") – the author
Trichogrammatidae (543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
They have one of the smallest nervous systems, with one particularly diminutive species, Megaphragma mymaripenne, containing as few as 7,400 neurons.
Pat Fischer (529 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cornerback. He was well known for his strong tackling skills despite his diminutive size. Some of Fischer's most memorable defensive match-ups occurred against
Antonin (name) (1,508 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Chile, Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay, and the Falkland Islands, is a diminutive form of Antonio. As a surname it is derived from the Antonius root name
Fernando Chalana (1,053 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as one of the greatest talents of his era in Portuguese football, the diminutive left winger's main asset was his ball control and dribbling skills. His
Plaza de España (Manila) (273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Plaza de España, also known simply as Plaza España, is a diminutive open space in Intramuros, Manila, Philippines formed by the intersection of Andres
Schwyzerörgeli (609 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the town/canton of Schwyz where it was developed. Örgeli is the diminutive form of the word Orgel (organ). Outside of Switzerland the instrument
Bettina (368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
interpreted meanings and origins. In Italian, Bettina originated as a diminutive of the names Elisabetta and Benedetta. Benedetta is the Italian feminine
Yellowtail amberjack (980 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
this species. No-one is sure why he used the word Seriola - (feminine diminutive form of "seria", a large earthenware pot) to name the fish, but the second
Wilk (305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
among the Lasowiacy sub-ethnic group. Its variants include Wilczek (a diminutive meaning "little wolf") and Wilczyński, which may also derive from toponyms
Tom (given name) (612 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Tom is mostly used as a diminutive of Thomas. In Germanic countries and Scandinavia, "Tom" is in use as a formal given name. In modern Hebrew, the name
Gizmo Williams (479 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
play with the Eskimos for every CFL season from 1986 to 2000. Standing a diminutive 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm), Williams was in many ways a prototypical Canadian
Cachua (184 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The cachua (qachwa, kashua, kaswa, kachura) (ˈqɑt͡ʃwa or ˈχɑt͡ʃwa, diminutive form cachuita) is a term from Quechua language qhachwa, meaning "round dance
Centrolene (285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
relative to the rest of their family, which contains numerous extremely diminutive species. As of 2015[update], the genus contains 27 species: Centrolene
Peyo (1,279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
character Johan to the magazine Spirou, whom he soon gave a companion, the diminutive Peewit; the strip soon became a staple of the weeklies. Peyo introduced
Nino (name) (1,755 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to be an Italian masculine name that is in use throughout Italy as a diminutive form of several names such as Antonino, Giannino, Saturnino, Severino
Theatrical technician (2,089 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
supervisors. Many professional designers and technicians consider the diminutive "techie" to be offensive. Theatrical responsibilities taken by technicians
Gracie (name) (355 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
shoemaker.[citation needed] It is also a feminine given name, usually a diminutive form of Grace. Gracie family of New York City: Archibald Gracie (1755–1829)
Casita del Príncipe (El Pardo) (185 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
del Príncipe for the same client at El Escorial. The word casita is the diminutive of the Spanish word for "house". Such buildings gave their royal occupants
Gabe (215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gabe may refer to: A diminutive for Gabriel Gabe Carimi, All American and NFL football left tackle Gabe Cramer, American baseball pitcher Gabe Kaplan,
Gladiolus (2,919 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gladiolus (from Latin, the diminutive of gladius, a sword) is a genus of perennial cormous flowering plants in the iris family (Iridaceae). It is sometimes
Billy Barty (1,910 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
com/archive/local/2000/12/25/diminutive-actor-billy-barty-dies-at-76/af2974e2-9e67-4856-911e-d6acff51ecf2/ "Mormon News for WE 29Dec00: Diminutive Mormon Entertainer
Contrabass recorder (450 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Baines 1967, 248). In the early 17th century, Michael Praetorius used the diminutive term "basset" (small bass) to describe the recorder that served as the
Fredrik (375 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Common diminutive forms include: Fred, Frillo, Fredde, Freddy and Rikke. The form Freddie is considered feminine by the British, diminutive of for instance