Associations to the word «Prairie»


PRAIRIE, noun. An extensive area of relatively flat grassland with few, if any, trees, especially in North America.
PRAIRIE, proper noun. Alternative form of Prairies
PRAIRIE CHICKEN, noun. Either of two species of flightless bird of the genus Tympanuchus, native to the prairies of North America, the greater and lesser prairie chickens
PRAIRIE CLOVER, noun. (uncountable) A genus, Dalea, in the family Fabaceae.
PRAIRIE CLOVER, noun. (countable) A species in that genus.
PRAIRIE CLOVER, noun. (countable) A plant of that genus.
PRAIRIE CLOVERS, noun. Plural of prairie clover
PRAIRIE COAL, noun. Dried dung of buffalo or cattle.
PRAIRIE DOG, noun. Any of genus Cynomus, small, stout-bodied burrowing rodents with shallow cheek pouches, native to North America and Central America.
PRAIRIE DOG, verb. (intransitive) (transitive) To pop up from a hole or similar in a manner that resembles the way a prairie dog pops his head up from his burrow.
PRAIRIE DOG, verb. (slang) (euphemistic) To struggle to hold back an involuntary bowel movement.
PRAIRIE DOGGED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of prairie dog
PRAIRIE DOGGING, verb. Present participle of prairie dog
PRAIRIE DOGGINGS, noun. Plural of prairie dogging
PRAIRIE DOGS, noun. Plural of prairie dog
PRAIRIE ITCH, noun. Grain itch
PRAIRIE NIGGER, noun. (ethnic slur) (derogatory) (slang) A Native American person, especially one of Great Plains descent.
PRAIRIE NIGGERS, noun. Plural of prairie nigger
PRAIRIE OYSTER, noun. A drink consisting of a raw egg with yolk intact, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, salt, and ground black pepper.
PRAIRIE OYSTER, noun. A Rocky Mountain oyster; a bull calf testicle prepared as food.
PRAIRIE OYSTERS, noun. Plural of prairie oyster
PRAIRIE PROVINCES, proper noun. The region of Canada comprising: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba
PRAIRIE SCHOONER, noun. A horse-drawn wagon used to transport people and goods in the American west of the 18th and 19th centuries.
PRAIRIE SCHOONERS, noun. Plural of prairie schooner
PRAIRIE STATE, proper noun. Illinois
PRAIRIE TURNIP, noun. Psoralea esculenta, a herbaceous perennial native to central North America.
PRAIRIE TURNIP, noun. The starchy tuberous root of this plant, a staple food of some American Indians.
PRAIRIE TURNIPS, noun. Plural of prairie turnip
PRAIRIE WOLF, noun. Coyote

Dictionary definition

PRAIRIE, noun. A treeless grassy plain.

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