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beaver1 a large rodent, up to four feet long, with thick brown fur and a wide flat tail. Beavers use their long front teeth to cut down trees for food and to build dams and lodges (beaver houses). They use the dams to keep water around their lodges. Beavers live in North America, Europe, and Asia.
became past tense of "become."
because for the reason that.
beckon to signal to come using a motion of the head or hands.
become to grow or come to be. [3 definitions]
become of to happen to; to be the result of.
becoming pleasant or attractive looking.
bed a piece of furniture used for resting or sleeping. [5 definitions]
bedding blankets, sheets, pillows, and other coverings for a bed. [2 definitions]
bedpan a shallow pan used as a toilet by a person who cannot get out of bed.
bedraggled dirty, wet, or limp from having wandered or been dragged through mud and water. [2 definitions]
bedrock the solid layer of rock in the earth's surface, found beneath soil, sand, or gravel.
bedroom a room used for sleeping.
bedside the space beside a bed, especially of a sick person. [2 definitions]
bedspread a covering for a bed.
bedtime the usual time when a person goes to bed or is supposed to go to bed.
bee an insect with a hairy body, four wings, and sometimes a stinger. Some kinds of bees live in social groups, and some live alone. Many bees drink nectar from flowers.
beech a tree that has smooth, gray bark and nuts that people can eat.
beef meat from a cow or steer. [2 definitions]
beefsteak a slice of beef for frying or broiling.
beehive a shelter in which bees live. [2 definitions]