Associations to the word «European»


EUROPEAN, adjective. Related to Europe or the European Union.
EUROPEAN, adjective. (AU) (dated) white (ethnicity)
EUROPEAN, noun. Person living or originating from Europe
EUROPEAN, noun. Person who resides within the European Union
EUROPEAN ALDER, noun. (countable) (uncountable) Black alder.
EUROPEAN ASH, noun. The common ash (Fraxinus excelsior), native to most of Europe.
EUROPEAN BADGER, noun. An alternative term for the Eurasian badger, Meles meles.
EUROPEAN BADGERS, noun. Plural of European badger
EUROPEAN BEAVER, noun. A species of beaver, Castor fiber, native to Eurasia.
EUROPEAN BEAVERS, noun. Plural of European beaver
EUROPEAN BISON, noun. The wisent, species Bison bonasus, Europe's heaviest land animal.
EUROPEAN BISONS, noun. Plural of European bison
EUROPEAN BITTERLING, noun. A species of fish, Rhodeus amarus, originating in Europe, ranging from the Rhone River basin in France to the Neva River in Russia.
EUROPEAN BULLHEAD, noun. A European species in the Cottidae family, Cottus gobio.
EUROPEAN BULLHEADS, noun. Plural of European bullhead
EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK, proper noun. The Central bank for the European Union, administering the monetary policy of the 17 EU Eurozone member states
EUROPEAN COMMISSION, proper noun. The executive branch of the European Union.
EUROPEAN COMMISSIONER, noun. A member of the European Commission.
EUROPEAN COMMISSIONERS, noun. Plural of European Commissioner
EUROPEAN COMPANY, noun. A public EU company regulated by the EU Statute for a European Company (2157/2001).
EUROPEAN COOPERATIVE SOCIETY, noun. A co-operative company established under the European Union law, which may operate throughout the European Economic Area (EEA) without needing to set up a subsidiary in each member state.
EUROPEAN CORNEL, noun. A dogwood tree of the species Cornus mas, native from France to Azerbaijan.
EUROPEAN EEL, noun. A snake-like, facultatively catadromous fish, reaching between 60   cm and 1.5   m in length, Anguilla anguilla.
EUROPEAN EELS, noun. Plural of European eel
EUROPEAN ENGINEER, noun. European qualification for engineers granted by the European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI).
EUROPEAN GARDEN SPIDER, noun. A common arachnid, Araneus diadematus.
EUROPEAN GARDEN SPIDERS, noun. Plural of European garden spider
EUROPEAN GOLDFINCH, noun. A bird of the species Carduelis carduelis, native to Europe, North Africa and western Asia.
EUROPEAN HAKE, noun. A species of sea-fish, Merluccius merluccius.
EUROPEAN HARE, noun. A Eurasian hare species (Lepus europaeus or Lepus capensis).
EUROPEAN HARES, noun. Plural of European hare
EUROPEAN HEDGEHOG, noun. Erinaceus europaeus, the hedgehog that inhabits much of Western and Central Europe.
EUROPEAN HERRING GULL, noun. A common, large seagull, Larus argentatus, having a white and gray body and a yellow bill with a red spot and found in the coastal areas of Europe.
EUROPEAN HORNBEAM, noun. Carpinus betulus, a deciduous tree with hard wood native to many parts of Europe.
EUROPEAN HORNBEAMS, noun. Plural of European hornbeam
EUROPEAN LOBSTER, noun. A species of lobster, Homarus gammarus
EUROPEAN MINK, noun. A species of mink, Mustela lutreola, found mostly in Europe, similar in appearance to the American mink.
EUROPEAN MINKS, noun. Plural of European mink
EUROPEAN MIRACLE, proper noun. (history) (economics) The rise of Europe to geopolitical dominance during the modern period.
EUROPEAN MISTLETOE, noun. A parasitic evergreen plant (Viscum album) with white berries which grows on oaks, apple and other trees.
EUROPEAN MOORHEN, noun. A member of the species Gallinula chloropus.
EUROPEAN OPTION, noun. (finance) An option that can be exercised only at expiry date.
EUROPEAN OPTIONS, noun. Plural of European option
EUROPEAN OTTER, noun. An otter species, Lutra lutra.
EUROPEAN OTTERS, noun. Plural of European otter
EUROPEAN PARADOX, noun. The perceived failure of European countries to translate scientific advances into marketable innovations.
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, noun. A legislative chamber of the European Union.
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENTS, noun. Plural of European Parliament
EUROPEAN PEACOCK, noun. Colorful butterfly with the taxonomic name Inachis io.
EUROPEAN PEACOCKS, noun. Plural of European peacock
EUROPEAN PERCH, noun. A species of fish in the family Percidae, Perca fluviatilis.
EUROPEAN PERCHES, noun. Plural of European perch
EUROPEAN PLAICE, noun. A commercially important flatfish of the species Pleuronectes platessa, native to European waters.
EUROPEAN PLAN, noun. (travel) (hotels) A hotel rate that includes accommodation, but not meals.
EUROPEAN POLLOCK, noun. Fish of the species Pollachius pollachius, which live in the Northern Hemisphere, particularly off the coast of Norway and the United Kingdom.
EUROPEAN POLLOCKS, noun. Plural of European pollock
EUROPEAN PORTUGUESE, proper noun. The Portuguese language as spoken and written in Portugal, particularly when it differs from other regional varieties of that language.
EUROPEAN RABBIT, noun. An animal of the species Oryctolagus cuniculus, native to southwestern Europe and northwest Africa, introduced and invasive elsewhere.
EUROPEAN RADISH, noun. (botany) Alternative term for radish, particularly when distinguishing the European form with a relatively short red taproot from the East Asian daikon with its longer white one.
EUROPEAN RADISHES, noun. Plural of European radish
EUROPEAN REDBUD, noun. The Judas tree, Cercis siliquastrum.
EUROPEAN RIVER LAMPREY, noun. A European species of lamprey, Lampetra fluviatilis.
EUROPEAN RIVER LAMPREYS, noun. Plural of European river lamprey
EUROPEAN ROBIN, noun. A small passerine Old World bird; Erithacus rubecula.
EUROPEAN ROBINS, noun. Plural of European robin
EUROPEAN ROWAN, noun. The tree Sorbus aucuparia, commonly called rowan.
EUROPEAN SEA BASS, noun. Alternative form of European seabass
EUROPEAN SEABASS, noun. A highly appreciated marine food fish found in the coastal waters of eastern Atlantic from Cape Verde to southern Norway and in the Mediterranean, Dicentrarchus labrax.
EUROPEAN SHORTHAIR, noun. A sturdy short-hair domestic cat breed, developed from various ordinary cat breeds.
EUROPEAN SHORTHAIRS, noun. Plural of European Shorthair
EUROPEAN SKIPPER, noun. A small, bright orange and brown butterfly, Thymelicus lineola, of the family Hesperiidae. Also known as the Essex skipper
EUROPEAN SKIPPERS, noun. Plural of European skipper
EUROPEAN SMELT, noun. Osmerus eperlanus, a species of smelt, common in fresh waters of northern Europe.
EUROPEAN SPIDER CRAB, noun. A species of migratory crab, Maja squinado, found in the north-east Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea.
EUROPEAN SPIDER CRABS, noun. Plural of European spider crab
EUROPEAN STABILITY MECHANISM, proper noun. (finance) (EU) A proposed international organisation that will provide financial assistance to members of the eurozone in financial difficulty.
EUROPEAN STARLING, noun. A bird of the species Sturnus vulgaris
EUROPEAN STUDIES, noun. (humanities) an academic field of study offered by many colleges and universities that focuses on current developments in European integration
EUROPEAN SUPREMACY, noun. The ideology which holds that the European race is superior to all others.
EUROPEAN SWAMP THISTLE, noun. Marsh thistle.
EUROPEAN SWAMP THISTLES, noun. Plural of European swamp thistle
EUROPEAN THIMBLEWEED, noun. A parallel name for wood anemone (Anemone nemorosa).
EUROPEAN THIMBLEWEEDS, noun. Plural of European thimbleweed
EUROPEAN TOAD, noun. The common European toad, of the species Bufo bufo.
EUROPEAN UNION, proper noun. (historical) An antifascist resistance group active during Germany’s Nazi era.
EUROPEAN UNION, proper noun. A supranational organisation created in the 1950s to bring the nations of Europe into closer economic and political connection. As of 2013, 28 member nations are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.
EUROPEAN WATER VOLE, noun. A species of vole, Arvicola amphibius, formerly Arvicola terrestris.
EUROPEAN WATER VOLES, noun. Plural of European water vole
EUROPEAN WILDCAT, noun. Felis silvestris silvestris, a subspecies of the wildcat.
EUROPEAN WILDCATS, noun. Plural of European wildcat

Dictionary definition

EUROPEAN, noun. A native or inhabitant of Europe.
EUROPEAN, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Europe or the people of Europe; "European Community".

Wise words

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John Locke