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a deposit of sand and soil at the mouth of some rivers, esp. large ones, usually in the shape of a triangle
delta

an area of vegetation in the midst of a desert, fed by a spring or well
oasis

to rise, overflow, or pour in, or as if in, a flood
flooding

a fruit of any of various vines, which has a hard, often smooth rind and thick, juicy flesh ranging from pale green or yellow to orange or deep reddish pink
melons

a reddish fruit with a tough rind, many seeds, and a juicy, edible, mildly acidic pulp
pomegranates

a perennial plant related to the onion and grown for its strong-smelling, distinctive-tasting bulb
garlic

a plant related to the onion that has broad green leaves and a fleshy, white, cylindrical bulb
leeks

a structure built to store grain, esp. grain that has been threshed
granary

to separate grain from chaff
winnowing

A device consisting of a long suspended pole weighted at one end and having a bucket at the other end, used in the Near East and especially Egypt for raising water, as for the irrigati
shaduf

a breed of large domestic cattle commonly used as draft animals, esp. an adult, castrated male
oxen

a tall stone shaft with four inclined sides and a pyramid-shaped point at the top
obelisk

1. a tall reedlike water plant of the Nile valley

2. a kind of paper made from the crushed and pressed stems of this plant, esp. in ancient Egypt
papyrus

any preparation, such as lipstick, made to be applied externally to the body to increase attractiveness
cosmetics

a knee-length skirt
kilt

a decorative permanent fold of even width, pressed or sewn in the fabric of a garment, curtain, or the like
pleat

something that is added to beautify or improve appearance; decoration
ornament

something hanging as an ornament, esp. on a chain around the neck or on an earring
pendant

something worn about the waist, such as a belt or sash
girdle

a charm or talisman worn for good luck or to ward off evil
amulet

any of several large, powerful, flightless African birds that run swiftly and have long, unfeathered legs and neck, and two toes on each foot
ostrich

any of several ruminant mammals of Africa or Asia, having long legs and long, hollow horns
antelope

any of several carnivorous, mostly nocturnal, doglike mammals of Africa and Asia that have strong jaws and fairly small hindquarters
hyena

a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle driven from a standing position in ancient times
chariot

a framework incorporating a lattice, often used as a support for climbing plants
trellis

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