Boas [ boh-az ] SHOW IPA / ˈboʊ æz / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Franz 1858–1942, [frahnts], /frɑnts/, U.S. anthropologist, born in Germany.
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How to use Boas in a sentence
The bright fur accessories include fur bowties,
boas, and camera straps.
Or André Villas
Boas, the Portuguese coach of British club Tottenham Hotspur, talking about a game against Manchester United.
Both movies feature an abundance of feather
boas, glitter makeup, and dressing-room catfights.
The number of
Boas-Oppler bacilli can be increased by administering a few ounces of sugar of milk the day before the examination.
In the former they might be mistaken for elastic fibers; in the latter, for
Well-lined ulsters, fur-trimmed jackets, muffs and
boas, were the order of the day.
Whilst discussing it in the cabin of the Svithiod, Mr
Boas makes acquaintance with his fellow-voyagers.
In this uninteresting place, Mr
Boas is compelled to pass eight-and-forty hours, waiting for a steamer. British Dictionary definitions for Boas Boas / ( ˈbəʊæz, German ˈboːas) / noun Franz (frants). 1858–1942, US anthropologist, born in Germany. He made major contributions to cultural and linguistic anthropology in studies of North American Indians, including The Mind of Primitive Man (1911; 1938)
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Scientific definitions for Boas German-born American anthropologist who emphasized the systematic analysis of culture and language structures.
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