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Dictionary Definition

sac

Noun

1 an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air" [syn: pouch, sack, pocket]
2 a case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule [syn: theca]
3 a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay [syn: Sauk]
4 a structure resembling a bag in an animal

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • /sæk/
  • Rhymes with: -æk
  • Homophone: sack

Noun

  1. A bag or pouch inside a plant or animal that typically contains a fluid.

Derived terms

French

Pronunciation

Noun

fr-noun m

See also

Noun

sac m

Kurdish

Noun

sac
  1. baking pan

Extensive Definition

SAC or sac may refer to:

Biology

  • Sac (biology), a bag like structure possibly containing fluid, in a plant, animal, or fungus.

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Other

sac in German: SAC
sac in Spanish: SAC
sac in Esperanto: SAC
sac in French: SAC
sac in Italian: SAC
sac in Japanese: SAC

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

ANAC, ARF, ATC, ATS, Air Command, Air Transport Command, Air Transport Service, Airborne Reconnaissance Force, Army-Navy Air Corps, Bomber Command, CASU, Coastal Command, FEAF, Fleet Air Arm, MATS, NAD, NATS, Naval Air Division, Navy Air, RAAF, RAF, RCAF, Royal Air Force, Strategic Air Command, US Air Force, USAAF, USAF, USNAS, air force
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