5 letter word starting with ci

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cibol noun A perennial alliaceous plant (Allium fistulosum), sometimes called Welsh onion. Its fistular leaves areused in cookery.
cider noun The expressed juice of apples. It is used as a beverage, for making vinegar, and for other purposes.
cigar noun A small roll of tobacco, used for smoking.
cilia noun pl. The eyelashes., Small, generally microscopic, vibrating appendages lining certain organs, as the air passages of the higher animals, and in the lower animals often covering also the whole or a part of the exterior. They are also found on some vegetable organisms. In the Infusoria, and many larval forms, they are locomotive organs., Hairlike processes, commonly marginal and forming a fringe like the eyelash., Small, vibratory, swimming organs, somewhat resembling true cilia, as those of Ctenophora.
cimar noun See Simar.
cimex noun A genus of hemipterous insects of which the bedbug is the best known example. See Bedbug.
cimia noun See Cimbia.
cinch noun A strong saddle girth, as of canvas., A tight grip.
cippi plural of Cippus
cirri noun pl. See Cirrus., of Cirrus
cisco noun The Lake herring (Coregonus Artedi), valuable food fish of the Great Lakes of North America. The name is also applied to C. Hoyi, a related species of Lake Michigan.
cital noun Summons to appear, as before a judge., Citation; quotation
cited imp. & past participle of Cite
citer noun One who cites.
civet noun A substance, of the consistence of butter or honey, taken from glands in the anal pouch of the civet (Viverra civetta). It is of clear yellowish or brownish color, of a strong, musky odor, offensive when undiluted, but agreeable when a small portion is mixed with another substance. It is used as a perfume., The animal that produces civet (Viverra civetta); — called also civet cat. It is carnivorous, from two to three feet long, and of a brownish gray color, with transverse black bands and spots on the body and tail. It is a native of northern Africa and of Asia. The name is also applied to other species., To scent or perfume with civet.
civic adjective Relating to, or derived from, a city or citizen; relating to man as a member of society, or to civil affairs.
civil adjective Pertaining to a city or state, or to a citizen in his relations to his fellow citizens or to the state; within the city or state., Subject to government; reduced to order; civilized; not barbarous; — said of the community., Performing the duties of a citizen; obedient to government; — said of an individual., Having the manners of one dwelling in a city, as opposed to those of savages or rustics; polite; courteous; complaisant; affable., Pertaining to civic life and affairs, in distinction from military, ecclesiastical, or official state., Relating to rights and remedies sought by action or suit distinct from criminal proceedings.
cizar verb i. To clip with scissors.