Boa

Boa may refer to:

In Biology (Snakes) may refer to:
* Any member of the Boidae, a family of medium to large, non-venomous, constricting snakes.
* Any member of the Boinae, a subfamily of boid snakes.
* Any member of Boa (genus), a group of boid snakes.
* Any member of the Bolyeriidae, a.k.a. Round Island boas, a small family of non-venomous snakes from Mauritius and nearby islands.
* Any member of the Tropidophiidae, a.k.a. dwarf boas, a family of non-venomous snakes found in Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

In Computing may refer to
* Boa (web server), a small-footprint web server
* Boa constructor, a cross-platform Python GUI builder. (IDE includes wxPython).

In Music may refer to
* Bands of America, an organization that arranges and hosts highschool band concert festivals and marching competitions
* BoA, a South Korean singer
* BOA (band), a Croatian and former Yugoslav music group
* Boa, (Боа) a Russian music group in Jazz/Easy-listening/Latino style
* BoA, the backronym of "Beat of Angel" for the singer.
* Bôa, a rock band formed in London in 1993, famous for the song "Duvet"
* Bloodstock Open Air, a British hard rock and extreme metal festival
* Phillip Boa, a German musician

Other uses:
* Feather boa, a fashion accessory; a type of scarf
* Luis Boa Morte, a Portuguese footballer often known simply as "Boa"

As an acronym:
* Bank of America, the largest commercial bank in the United States
* Bank of Africa, a multinational bank
* Blades of Avernum, a computer role-playing game
* Boliviana de Aviacion, a planned Bolivian state airline
* Book of Abraham, a scriptural text for some denominations of the Latter Day Saint movement
* British Olympic Association, which oversees Britain's participation in the Olympic Games


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  • boa — boa …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Boa — Boa …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • boa — [ bɔa ] n. m. • 1372; mot lat. « serpent d eau » 1 ♦ Gros serpent carnassier des zones tropicales (boïdés), non venimeux, qui avant d avaler sa proie l étouffe dans ses anneaux. ⇒ anaconda, eunecte. Boa constricteur. Boa de l Ancien Monde. ⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • BoA — (2010) Koreanische Schreibweise Siehe auch: Koreanischer Name Koreanisches Alphabet …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bôa — Жанр Альтернативный рок Инди рок Годы 1993–н.в. Страна …   Википедия

  • BOA — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Boa — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Boa puede referirse a: Contenido 1 En zoología 2 En música 3 Geográficamente 4 Otras …   Wikipedia Español

  • boa — BÓA s.m. invar. 1. Şarpe tropical, carnivor şi neveninos, lung de câţiva metri, care şi ucide prada înainte de a o înghiţi încolăcindu se în jurul ei şi sufocând o (Boa constrictor). 2. Fâşie lungă de blană sau de pene, purtată altădată de femei… …   Dicționar Român

  • Boa — Bo a (b[=o] [.a]), n.; pl. {Boas}. [L. boa a kind of water serpent. Perh. fr. bos an ox.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of large American serpents, including the boa constrictor, the emperor boa of Mexico ({Boa imperator}), and the chevalier boa of Peru… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boa — Sf Schlange, Halspelz erw. fach. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. boa, das zunächst Wasserschlange bedeutet und dann auf die südamerikanischen Riesenschlangen übertragen wird. Das Wort ist unklarer Herkunft. Die Bedeutung Halspelz, Federboa… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache


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