12 terms

Arizona Vocabulary

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copper
metal that is a reddish-brown color
haboob
a violent and oppressive wind bringing sand from the desert
monsoon
shift in wind direction which causes excessive rainfall
canyon
a deep gorge
javelina
a wild pig
stucco
plaster used for coating wall surfaces or molding into architectural decorations
scorpion
an arachnid with a tail tipped with a venomous stinger
dust devil
a small whirlwind or air vortex over land, visible as a column of dust and debris
crater
a large, bowl-shaped cavity in the ground or on the surface of a planet or the moon
climate
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period
citrus
trees with fruit that have juicy flesh and a pulpy rind
cotton
a plant with a soft white fibrous substance surrounding its seeds
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