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Noun: des res
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. A desirable residence
Noun: DES
  1. A potent oestrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry
    - diethylstilbestrol, diethylstilboestrol, stilbestrol, stilboestrol
  2. Synthetic nonsteroid with the properties of oestrogen; formerly used to treat menstrual problems but was found to be associated with vaginal cancers in the daughters of women so treated during pregnancy
    - diethylstilbesterol, stilbesterol
Noun: DE
  1. A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    - Delaware, Diamond State, First State, Del.

Type of: American state, estrogen [N. Amer], nonsteroid, nonsteroidal, oestrogen [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: America, Mid-Atlantic states, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: DES