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populate to live in; inhabit. [2 definitions]
populated being inhabited by people.
population the people who live in an area, considered as a group. [2 definitions]
populous having a large population.
porcelain a hard, white, shiny pottery; china.
porch an open platform with a roof that serves as the back or front entrance of a house. [2 definitions]
porcupine a small mammal with bristles or spines in its fur. Porcupines are rodents closely related to guinea pigs, but much larger. Some porcupines have quills with barbs that hurt any animal that attacks them. Different kinds of porcupines live in North and South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
pore1 to study or read carefully.
pore2 a tiny opening in the skin of an animal or outer surface of a plant through which air, water, or sweat may pass.
pork meat from a pig or hog.
porous having many pores.
porpoise a mammal that lives in the ocean. Porpoises look like large fish, but they breathe air. Some kinds of porpoises have a triangular fin on their back. Porpoises are closely related to dolphins and other whales with teeth. Porpoises have a round head with a blunt snout. [2 definitions]
porridge a food made of cereal grains such as oatmeal that are boiled in water or milk.
port1 a place where ships load and unload, and its nearby town or city. [2 definitions]
port2 the left side of a ship or airplane when facing forward.
portable able to be carried or easily moved.
porter1 a person whose job is to carry baggage at a train station, airport, or hotel. [2 definitions]
porthole a small opening or window in the side of a ship or airplane.
portico a covered walk or porch with a roof that is held up by columns.
portion a part of a whole. [3 definitions]
portrait a painting, drawing, photograph or sculpture of a person. [2 definitions]