Definition of Ballan

1. a species of wrasse [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ballan

ballader
balladers
ballades
balladic
balladin
ballading
balladins
balladist
balladists
balladlike
balladmonger
balladmongers
balladries
balladry
ballads
ballan (current term)
ballans
ballant
ballanted
ballants
ballarag
ballaragged
ballaragging
ballast
ballast resistor
ballast resistors
ballast tank
ballast tanks
ballastage
ballastages

Literary usage of Ballan

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1. Head-hunters: Black, White, and Brown by Alfred Cort Haddon (1901)
"Hose then went into the verandah and found ballan anxiously awaiting the result of the ... ballan then said that according to custom he would have to find a ..."

2. Selections from the Letters of Robert Southey by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1856)
"Longman wrote the other day to hurry ballan- tyne, saying he had only two copies left We shall see Harry, of course, before he leaves the North. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1867)
"Dr SMITH said he might also notice the recent capture of a fine specimen of the Labrus bergylta (ballan Wrasse), near Cellar- dykes. ..."

4. Carmina Gadelica: Hymns and Incantations with Illustrative Notes on Words by Alexander Carmichael (1900)
"The fairies came down and carried a newly-born child up this rock and away to fairy-land. Ballon, a teat, a cup, tub, vessel. ' ballan ..."

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