Words that start with B
List of things that start with the letter B.
Bright blue birds bite bruised bananas.
There are lots of different kinds of baboon. They are a kind of monkey. They live in Africa, on the ground, not in trees. Baboons have long muzzles like dogs, tails, and male baboons often have a mane.
Baby's tears, also called angel's tears, mind-your-own-business, peace-in-the-home, pollyanna vine, mother of thousands, Corsican curse or Irish moss is a small, soft, creeping green plant. It is not a moss. Baby's tears likes moist, shady areas and will grow alongside ferns or in tanks set up for amphibians.
Bacon is made from the meat of a pig. It is cured and smoked, and then sliced into thin strips. The part of the pig the bacon is taken from depends on what part of the world the bacon is made in. In America, the belly is used, and in Australia and the UK the back is used.
Bacteria are organisms that have only one cell. In contrast, humans are made up of millions of cells. Bacteria are so small they cannot be seen, but if enough of them are in the same place you will be able to see them.
Most bacteria are harmless or even beneficial, but some can cause food poisoning, infection and disease.
Badgers are related to weasels, otters, wolverines and ferrets. They eat small animals and sometimes insects. Badgers come from Europe. They are excellent diggers, and make themselves burrows called setts.
A male badger is a boar, a female badger is a sow and a baby badger is a cub. The collective name for a group of badgers is a cete.