What does boa mean?

Definitions for boaˈboʊ ə

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word boa.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. feather boa, boa(noun)

    a long thin fluffy scarf of feathers or fur

  2. boa(noun)

    any of several chiefly tropical constrictors with vestigial hind limbs

Wiktionary

  1. boa(Noun)

    Any of a group of large American snakes, of the genus Boa, including the boa constrictor, the emperor boa of Mexico, and the chevalier boa of Peru.

  2. boa(Noun)

    A type of scarf typically made from feathers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boa(noun)

    a genus of large American serpents, including the boa constrictor, the emperor boa of Mexico (B. imperator), and the chevalier boa of Peru (B. eques)

  2. Boa(noun)

    a long, round fur tippet; -- so called from its resemblance in shape to the boa constrictor

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Boa

    bō′a, n. a genus of serpents which includes the largest species of serpents (the Boa-Constric′tor), which kill their prey by constriction or pressure: a long serpent-like coil of fur, feathers, or the like, worn round the neck by ladies. [Perh. conn. with L. bos, an ox.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. boa

    Any one of the fat cables that lurk under the floor in a dinosaur pen. Possibly so called because they display a ferocious life of their own when you try to lay them straight and flat after they have been coiled for some time. It is rumored within IBM that channel cables for the 370 are limited to 200 feet because beyond that length the boas get dangerous — and it is worth noting that one of the major cable makers uses the trademark ‘Anaconda’.

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Anagrams for boa »

  1. abo , ABO

  2. AOB, a.o.b.

  3. bao

  4. oba, Oba.

  5. A.o.b.

  6. Abo

  7. AOB

  8. Oba

  9. Oba.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boa in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of boa

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