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maar
n. - volcanic crater without a cone, usually filled by a lake.
 
macarism
n. - pleasure in another's joy; a beatitude. macarize, v. pronounce blessed; praise; congratulate.
 
macarize
v. - to make happy; to praise
 
macaronic
adj. - mixing words from different languages, especially Latin with vernacular or Latinized vernacular words; n. verse of this type. marcaronicism, n.
 
macedoine
n. - mixed diced vegetables; mixed fruit in syrup of jelly.
 
macerate
v. - soften and separate by soaking; grow or make lean. maceration, n. macerator, n.
 
machairodont
adj.,n. - sabre-toothed (animal).
 
machicolation
n. - apertures in parapet or floor of gallery for firing upon persons below. machicolate, v. furnish with these
 
machinule
n. - surveyor's instrument for obtaining right angle.
 
macilent
adj. - lean; thin
 
mackle
n. - blurred or double impression in printing.
 
maconochie
n. - army tinned stew.
 
macradenous
adj. - with large glands.
 
macrencephalic, macrencephalous
adj. - having large brain pan.
 
macrobian
adj. - long-lived
 
macrocephalous
adj. - large-headed. macrocephalus, n. (pl. -li ) such person.
 
macrocyte
n. - abnormally large red blood corpuscle. macrocythaemia, macrocytosis, n. presence of these in blood.
 
macrodont
adj. - large-toothed. macrodontia, macrodontism, n.
 
macrograph
n. - reproduction of object natural size or larger. macrographic, adj. macrography, n. large handwriting; viewing of object with naked eye.
 
macrology
n. - excessive or repititious words or phrases
 
macromania
n. - delusion in which things seem larger than natural size. macromaniacal, adj.
 
macromastic
adj. - pertaining to large breasts
 
macrometer
n. - instrument for finding size and distance of distant objects.
 
macrophallic
adj. - having an unusually large phallus.
 
macrophobia
n. - fear of long waits
 
macropsia, macropsy
n. - disease of eye causing objects to seem very large.
 
macropterous
adj. - large-winged; large-finned.
 
macroscian
adj.,n. - (person) casting long shadow; inhabitant of polar region.
 
macroseism
n. - severe earthquake. macroseismic, adj. macroseismograph, n. instrument recording this.
 
macrosmatic
adj. - having a supersensitive nose
 
macrosomatous
adj. - having an abnormally large body
 
macrotia
n. - largeness of ears. macrotous, adj. large-eared.
 
macrotome
n. - instrument for making large sections for anatomical study.
 
macrotous
adj. - having large ears
 
macrural
adj. - pertaining to, like or belonging to the crustacean division including lobsters, prawns, etc. macruran, n. macrurous, adj. having long tail.
 
mactation
n. - sacrificial murder
 
macula
n. - (pl. -ae ) colored spot. macular, adj. maculate(d), adj. bearing maculae; spotted; defiled. maculation, n.
 
maculate
adj. - defiled; impure
 
macule
n. - macula; mackle. maculiferous, adj. bearing macules. maculose, adj. spotted.
 
madarosis
n. - loss of eyelashes or eyebrows. madarotic, adj.
 
madefy
v. - to wet
 
madescent
adj. - growing damp.
 
madrasah
n. - Islamic college, or school attached to mosque.
 
madrepore
n. - stony coral. madreporian, madreporic, madreporiform, adj.
 
maenad
n. - (pl. -ades ) bacchante; wildly excited woman. maenadic, adj. maenadism, n.
 
magirics
n. - art of cookery. magirology, n.
 
magistrand
n. - university student in fourth year.
 
magnanerie
n. - art or place of rearing silkworms.
 
magnetohydrodynamic
adj. - pertaining to a method of generating electricity directly by passing an ionized gas through a magnetic field at an extremely high temperature. abbr. MHD.
 
magneton
n. - unit of magnetic moment.
 
magniloquence
n. - grandly high-flown, lofty speech; pompous language
 
magniloquent
adj. - using high-flown language; bombastic. magniloqence, n.
 
maidan
n. - (in India) open space used as park, parade ground, etc.
 
maieutic
adj. - pertaining to Socratic method. maieutics, n. Socratic method; midwifery.
 
maigre
adj. - Roman Catholic, not containing meat or its juices, thus permissible on days of abstinence; (of a day) on which abstinence is enjoined.
 
mainour
n. - stolen property discovered on thief's person. in or with the mainour, in the act; red-handed.
 
majolica
n. - elaborate, highly-colored, glazed Italian pottery; faience. majolist, n. maker of majolica.
 
majuscule
n. - capital or other large letter. majuscular, adj.
 
mal de mer
n. - seasickness. mal du pays, homesickness.
 
mala fide
adj. - 'in bad faith'. mala fides, bad faith.
 
malacia
n. - softening of tissue; craving for a certain food. malacodermous, adj. having soft skin. malacology, n. study of molluscs. malacophonous, adj. soft-voiced. malactic, adj. emollient.
 
malacissation
n. - the process of making something soft and pliable
 
malacodermous
adj. - soft-skinned
 
malagma
n. - (pl. -mata ) emollient plaster.
 
malaise
n. - uneasiness; indefinable feeling of illness or discomfort.
 
malar
adj. - pertaining to cheek(-bone).
 
malax
v. - soften by kneading or diluting. malaxage, n. such softening of clay. malaxate, v. malaxation, malaxator, n.
 
malediction
n. - curse. maledictive, maledictory, adj.
 
malefaction
n. - evil-doing.
 
malefic(ent)
adj. - evil; harmful. maleficence, n.
 
maliferous
adj. - producing evil; unhealthy, as a climate
 
malinger
v. -i. feign illness, especially to evade duty. malingerer, n.
 
malism
n. - the theory that the world is mostly bad
 
malison
n. - curse.
 
malleiform
adj. - hammer-shaped.
 
malley
n. - gardener
 
malneirophrenia
n. - depress following a nightmare
 
malnoia
n. - a vague feeling of mental discomfort
 
malvaceous
adj. - pertaining to or like a mallow; belonging to mallow family of plants.
 
malvasia
n. - grape from which malmsey is made. malvasian, adj.
 
malversation
n. - misconduct; corruption; misuse of public or other funds.
 
mammilla
n. - (pl. -ae ) nipple. mammilliform, mammilloid, adj. like nipple. mammillar, mammillary, adj. mammillate, adj. having mamillae, or similar outgrowths. mammilation, n.
 
mammock
n. - to tear something to shreds
 
mammothrept
n. - a spoiled child
 
mancinism
n. - favoring left hand
 
manciple
n. - college or monastery steward.
 
mandament
n. - command.
 
mandamus
n. - 'we command'; Law, Crown writ commanding performance of an action.
 
mandorla
n. - any almond-shaped object or ornament, especially (in painting, sculpture) area of light surrounding the risen Christ.
 
mandragora
n. - mandrake.
 
mandrel
n. - spindle supporting work in lathe, etc.
 
mandriarch
n. - founder or head of monastic order.
 
manducate
v. - masticate; eat. manducation, n. manducatory, adj.
 
manège
n. - horsemanship; teaching or school of horsemanship.
 
manes
n. -pl. pl. spirits of dead; ghosts.
 
manet
n. - 'he (she) remains'.
 
mangold
n. - mangel-wurzel.
 
mangonize
v. - to traffic in slaves
 
mangosteen
n. - large reddish orange-like fruit of E Indies.
 
mania-a-potu
n. - madness resulting from too much gargle
 
maniaphobia
n. - fear of insanity
 
manicate
adj. - having dense woolly growth which can be peeled off.
 
manichord
n. - clavichord.
 
maniform
adj. - hand-shaped.
 
manikin
n. - dwarf; Medicine, anatomical model; mannequin.
 
maniple
n. - narrow embroidered band worn hanging from left arm by celebrant priest; subdivision of Roman legion consisting of 120 to 200 men.
 
manipulandum
n. - something that is to be manipulated
 
manometer
n. - instrument measuring pressure of gases, or blood-pressure. manometric(al), adj. manometry, n.
 
mansuetude
n. - sweetness of temper; tameness.
 
mantelet
n. - bulletproof screen
 
mantic
adj. - pertaining to or having powers of prophecy or divination; divinely inspired. manticism, n. divination.
 
mantilla
n. - light cloak, cape or veil, especially of Spain.
 
mantissa
n. - decimal part of logarithm.
 
mantistic
adj. - mantic.
 
mantology
n. - fortunetelling; a fortuneteller
 
mantra
n. - sacred word or syllable.
 
manubiary
adj. - relating to the spoils of war
 
manubrial
adj. - handle-shaped. manubrium n. (pl. - bria) handle-shaped part.
 
manuduction
n. - careful guidance; leading by the hand; introduction; guide. manuductory, adj.
 
manumission
n. - formal liberation of a slave
 
manumit
v. - liberate (slave). manumission, n. manumissive, adj.
 
manustupration
n. - masturbation
 
maquillage
n. - make-up
 
marasca
n. - bitter wild cherry. maraschino, n. liqueur distilled from juice of this.
 
marasmic
adj. - of the gradual loss of flesh and strength; of a wasting of the body
 
marasmus
n. - intense emaciation due to malnutrition. marasmic, marasmous, adj. marasmoid, adj. like this.
 
marcasite
n. - crystallized iron pyrites, used in jewellery. marcasitic, adj.
 
marcescent
adj. - withered, decayed, weak
 
marcor
n. - marasmus.
 
mare clausum
n. - 'closed sea'; territorial waters. mare liberum, 'open sea'; sea outside territorial waters. mare nostrum /, 'our sea'; Roman name for Mediterranean.
 
maremma
n. - (pl. -me ) marsh; landes; miasma. maremmatic, adj.
 
margaritaceous
adj. - pearly
 
margrave
n. - title of nobility, equivalent of marquess. margravial, adj. margraviate, n. jurisdiction of margrave. margravine, n. margrave's wife or woman having power of margrave.
 
maricolous
adj. - inhabiting the sea. marigenous, adj. produced by or in sea. marigraph, n. tide gauge.
 
Mariolater
n. - worshipper of the Virgin Mary. mariolatrous, adj. mariolatry, n.
 
maritodespotism
n. - ruthless domination by a husband
 
marline
n. - line of two loosely twisted strands.
 
marlinspike, marlinespike
n. - pointed tool used to separate strands of rope and for other purposes.
 
marlish
adj. - easygoing
 
marlock
v. - to cavort, frolic
 
marmarize
v. - transform into marble. marmarosis, n.
 
marmoreal
adj. - pertaining to or like marble. marmaraceous a. marmorate, adj. veined like marble. marmoric, adj. pertaining to marble.
 
marque
n. - (emblem of) brand, make; taking possession of object as pledge or reprisal. letters of marque, authorisation by Crown of seizure of foreign goods, etc., as reprisal; privateer's commission.
 
marrano
n. - Jew converted to Christianity, especially merely to evade persecution. marranize, v. marranism, n.
 
marron
n. - chestnut. marrons glacés, chestnuts preserved or coated with sugar.
 
marsupium
n. - (pl. -ia) pouch of skin in which marsupial carries young.
 
martello tower
n. - small round coastal-defence fort.
 
martinet
n. - strict enforcer of discipline.
 
martingale
n. - check-rein holding horse's head down; betting system, especially of doubling stakes.
 
martlet
n. - martin (bird); Heraldry, footless, beakless bird, denoting fourth son.
 
maschalephidrosis
n. - massive sweating of the armpits
 
mascle
n. - diamond-shaped scale or plate; Heraldry, lozenge with lozenge-shaped opening in centre. mascled, adj. covered with mascles.
 
masseter
n. - muscle raising lower jaw.
 
massotherapy
n. - medical treatment by massage.
 
mastigophobia
n. - fear of punishment
 
mastigophoric
adj. - whip-wielding
 
mastitis
n. - inflammation of breast or milk gland.
 
mastoid
adj. - nipple- or breast-like; denoting such bony outgrowth behind ear. mastoidectomy, n. operation to remove mastoid bone. mastoiditis, n. inflammation of mastoid cells. mastoidotomy, n. surgical incision into mastoid.
 
mataeology
n. - useless of pointless discourse; worthless conversation
 
mataeotechny
n. - an unprofitable science or art
 
materfamilias
n. - (pl. matresfamilias ) mother or female head of family.
 
materia
n. - matter. materia ex qua, material out of which (something is made). materia in qua, material in which (something subsists). materia medica, study of medical remedies.
 
mathesis
n. - learning; wisdom; mathematics. mathetic, adj.
 
matin
adj. - pertaining to morning. matinal, adj. matins, n. morning prayer.
 
matrass, mattrass
n. - long-necked round-bodied chemical flask; closed glass tube.
 
matriclinous
adj. - showing inherited characteristics of the female parent. matricliny, n.
 
matriherital
adj. - pertaining to inheritance in female line. matrilineal, adj. tracing descent in female line. matrilocal, adj. pertaining to marriage in which husband goes to reside with wife and her family. matripotestal, adj. pertaining to mother's power.
 
matripotestal
adj. - pertaining to maternal control
 
mattock
n. - pick-like digging tool.
 
mattoid
n. - a congenitally insane person
 
maturate
v. - become mature or ripe; cause to suppurate. maturation, n. maturative, adj.
 
maturescent
adj. - becoming mature. maturescence, n.
 
matutinal
adj. - pertaining to or occurring in morning.
 
matutolagnia
n. - antemerdian sexual desire
 
matutolypea
n. - getting up on the wrong side of the bed
 
maulstick
n. - painter's stick for steadying the hand.
 
maumetry
n. - idolatry
 
maund
n. - measure of weight in Asia, equivalent of from 25 to 82 lbs.
 
maunder
n. - incoherent talk
 
maundy
n. - originally, ceremony of washing of feet of poor by sovereign; modern, alms-giving by sovereign in its stead. Maundy money, such alms. Maundy Thursday, Thursday before Easter, on which the ceremony was performed and the money is distributed.
 
mauvais
adj. - (fem. -vaise ) bad; wicked. mauvaise foi, 'bad faith'. mauvais quart d'heure, brief bad or embarrassing experience. mauvais sujet, 'bad or wicked subject' or person.
 
mavis
n. - song- or misselthrush.
 
maximalism
n. - uncompromising adherence to maximum demands, as in trade dispute, etc. maximalist, n. radical; extremist.
 
mazarine
adj.,n. - (of) reddish-blue hue.
 
mazomancy
n. - fortunetelling by a nursing baby
 
mazophilous
adj. - pertaining to mammary mania
 
meable
adj. - easily penetrable.
 
meacock
n. - an effeminate or cowardly man
 
meatus
n. - passage of the body. meatal, adj.
 
mechanolater
n. - worshipper of machines. mechanomorphic, adj. having form of machine. mechanotherapy, n. medical treatment by mechanical means.
 
mechanomorphism
n. - the doctrine that the universe is fully explicable in mechanistic terms
 
mechlin
n. - very expensive kind of lace
 
mecometer
n. - length-measuring instrument. mecometry, n.
 
meconium
n. - mucoid substance in new-born baby's intestines, excreted as first faeces.
 
meconology
n. - the study of opium and its effects
 
meconophagism
n. - opium addiction
 
medianic
adj. - pertaining to spiritualist medium, or prophet. medianimic, adj. medianimity, medianity, n.
 
mediastinum
n. - (pl. -na) chest cavity containing heart. mediastinal, adj. mediastinitis, n. inflammation of tissue enclosing organs in mediastinum.
 
medicaster
n. - a medical quack
 
megacephalic
adj. - having large head. megacephaly, n.
 
megacephalous
adj. - having a large head
 
megachiropteran
adj.,n. - (pertaining to a) fruit bat. megachiropterous, adj.
 
megadont
adj. - having large teeth.
 
megalocyte
n. - macrocyte.
 
megalonisus
n. - a tendency to exaggerate
 
megalophobia
n. - fear of large things
 
megalophonous
adj. - high-sounding; having loud voice. megalophonic, adj.
 
megalophthalmus
n. - state of having large eyes. megalopic, adj. large-eyed; pertaining to megalops.
 
megalops
n. - larval stage of crab.
 
megameter
n. - instrument for finding longitude from stellar observations.
 
megapod
adj. - having large feet. megapode n. such bird of Australasia, as jungle fowl, brush turkey, etc.
 
megaprosopous
adj. - having large face.
 
megapterine
adj.,n. - (pertaining to a) humpback whale.
 
megascope
n. - magnifying magic lantern. megascopic, adj. magnified; macroscopic.
 
megaseism
n. - macroseism.
 
megatherium
n. - fossil sloth-like animal. megathere, n. megatherian, megatherine, megatherioid, adj.
 
megatherm
n. - plant thriving only in tropical heat and moisture. megathermic, adj.
 
megrim
n. - migraine; whim. megrims, n.pl. low spirits.
 
mehari
n. - racing dromedary. meharist, n. soldier riding one.
 
meiosis
n. - rhetorical understatement, or representing something as less or more minor than it actually is as a form of ironic emphasis
 
mekometer
n. - kind of range-finder.
 
melaena
n. - black vomit or bowel discharge. melaenic, adj.
 
melalgia
n. - pain in limbs.
 
melampodium
n. - Christmas rose.
 
melasma
n. - dark patch of skin.
 
meldometer
n. - instrument for finding melting points.
 
meleagrine
adj. - pertaining to or like a turkey; belonging to turkey genus of birds.
 
melic
adj. - pertaining to song; lyric; n. such poetry, especially of ancient Greece.
 
meliceris, melicera
n. - n. tumour or exudation of honey-like matter. meliceric, melicerous, adj.
 
melichrous
adj. - honey-colored.
 
melinite
n. - explosive resembling lyddite.
 
meliorism
n. - belief that world and humankind tend to grow better. meliorist, n. melioristic, adj. meliority, n. improved state.
 
meliphagous
adj. - feeding on honey.
 
melisma
n. - (pl. -mata ) melody; song; melodic ornamentation. melismatic, adj. in florid style, especially of singing one syllable on a number of notes. melismatics, n. such florid singing.
 
melissophobia
n. - fear of bees
 
melitaemia, melithaemia
n. - n. presence of excess of sugar in blood.
 
melittology
n. - study of bees. melittologist, n.
 
melituria
n. - sugar diabetes. melituric, adj.
 
mellaginous
adj. - pertaining to or like honey. melleous, adj. like or containing honey.
 
mellifluent, mellifluous
adj. - a. sweet-sounding; flowing with honey. melliferous, adj. honey-producing. mellisonant, adj. sweet-sounding. mellivorous, adj. eating honey.
 
melliloquence
n. - euphonious speech; sweet talk
 
melologue
n. - recitation with musical accompaniment. melomania, n. mania for music.
 
melomaniac
n. - a music lover
 
melongena
n. - egg-plant.
 
melophonic
adj. - pertaining to music. melopoeia, n. composition of music.
 
memento mori
n. - 'remember you must die'; n. reminder of death, or of shortness of life.
 
memoriter
adj. - from memory; by heart.
 
menacme
n. - the menstruating part of a woman's life
 
menald
adj. - speckled.
 
menarche
n. - first appearance of menses.
 
menceful
n. - polite, considerate
 
mendaciloquence
n. - lying as a fine art; adroit prevarication
 
mendacious
adj. - telling lies, especially habitually. mendacity, n.
 
Mendelian
adj. - pertaining to Gregor Mendel, and his theory of inheritance; n. believer in his theory. Mendelism, n.
 
mendicant
n. - beggar; a. begging. mendicity, mendicancy, n .
 
menhir
n. - upright monolith.
 
menology
n. - calendar of months; calendar of saints' days.
 
menorrhagia
n. - excessive bleeding during menstruation. menorrhoea, n. normal menstrual bleeding. menoschesis, n. temporary suppression of menstruation. menostaxis, n. abnormally long period.
 
mens rea
n. - criminal intent, knowledge that an act is wrong.
 
mensal
adj. - pertaining to or for table; monthly.
 
menstruum
n. - (pl. -ua) solvent.
 
mensual
adj. - pertaining to month; monthly.
 
mentation
n. - cerebration. mentiferous, adj. telepathic.
 
menticide
n. - brainwashing
 
mentimutation
n. - change of mind
 
mentulate
adj. - well hung
 
mepacrine
n. - synthetic anti-malarial drug formerly called atebrin.
 
mephitic
phr. - bad-smelling; noxious
 
mephitis
n. - foul exhalation from earth; stink. mephitic, adj. mephitic air, air devoid of oxygen. mephitism, n. poisoning by mephitis.
 
meracious
adj. - unadulterated, full-strength, pure
 
meraculous
adj. - demi-dirty, slightly filthy
 
meralgia
n. - neuralgia of thigh.
 
mercaptan
n. - chemical which smells like garlic
 
merdivorous
adj. - eating dung
 
merisis
n. - Biology, growth by cell division. merismatic, adj. dividing into segments by internal partitions. meristem, n. embryonic plant tissue capable of growth by division. meristic, adj. divided into segments; pertaining to number or variation of body parts.
 
merism
n. - a pairing of contrasted terms to express a totality,and thus form a synecdoche, e.g. "now and then"
 
merlon
n. - narrow wall between embrasures in battlements.
 
merogenesis
n. - segmentation. merogenetic, adj. merogony, n. growth of embryo from part of egg. meromorphic, adj. fractional. meropia, n. partial blindness.
 
mésalliance
n. - mistaken marriage; marriage into lower social class.
 
mesencephalon
n. - midbrain. mesencephalic, adj.
 
mesentery
n. - membrane enclosing intestines. mesenterial, mesenteric, adj. mesenteritis, n. inflammation of mesentery
 
mesial
adj. - middle. mesiad, adv. towards the middle.
 
mesic
adj. - adapted to conditions with a balanced supply of moisture.
 
mesocardia
n. - placing of heart in middle of thorax.
 
mesocephalic
adj. - having medium-sized head. mesocephalus, n. (pl. -li ) such person.
 
mesochroic
adj. - having color of skin midway between light and dark races.
 
mesode
n. - part of ode between strophe and antistrophe.
 
mesodont
n. - with teeth of medium size.
 
mesognathism
n. - state of having jaws of medium size. mesognathic, mesognathous, adj.
 
mesology
n. - ecology.
 
mesoprosopic
adj. - with face of medium width.
 
mesotherm
n. - plant thriving only in moderate temperature.
 
messuage
n. - a house and the land around it
 
metabasis
n. - transition; transfer. metabatic, adj.
 
metabiosis
n. - reliance by an organism on another to produce favourable environment; change due to external agency. metabiotic, adj.
 
metacarpus
n. - hand between wrist and base of fingers. metacarpal, a.; n. bone of the metacarpus.
 
metachemistry
n. - speculative or theoretical, or subatomic, chemistry.
 
metachromatism
n. - change of color.
 
metachronism
n. - anachronism dating thing later than its correct date.
 
metachrosis
n. - ability to change color voluntarily.
 
metage
n. - official measurement; fee paid for something.
 
metagnomy
n. - divination.
 
metagnostic
adj. - beyond understanding.
 
metagraphy
n. - transliteration.
 
metagrobolize
v. - the mystify
 
metalepsis
n. - rhetorical device of changing figurative sense by metonymy. metaleptic(al), a.; Medicine, applied to muscle associated with others in action.
 
metallogeny
n. - study of origin of ores. metallogenic, metallogenetic, adj.
 
metameric
adj. - pertaining to serial segmentation of body; isomeric. metamerism, metamery, n. metamerous, adj.
 
metanoia
n. - penitence; spiritual conversion.
 
metaphony
n. - umlaut. metaphonic(al), adj. metaphonize, v.
 
metaphrase
n. - literal translation; v.t. translate literally; paraphrase. metaphrast, n. person putting verse into different metre, or prose into verse. metaphrastic, adj.
 
metaplasia
n. - change of one kind of tissue into another.
 
metaplasm
n. - lifeless matter in cell; Grammar, alteration in spelling of word. metaplastic, adj. pertaining to metaplasm or metaplasia.
 
metapolitics
n. - theoretical political study. metapolitical, adj. metapolitician, n.
 
metasomatosis
n. - Geology, chemical metamorphism. metasomasis, metasomatism, n. metasomatic, adj.
 
metastasis
phr. - casual mention of a subject as if it were unimportant; responding to a person's criticism or insult with a riposte that uses or plays on his or her words
 
metasthenic
adj. - having strong hindquarters.
 
metastrophe
n. - mutual exchange. metastrophic, adj.
 
metatarsus
n. - foot between ankle and base of toes; instep. metatarsal, a.; n. bone of metatarsus.
 
metathesis
n. - (pl. -ses ) transposition of letters or sounds in a word. metathesize, v. metathetic(al), adj.
 
metazoa
n. -pl. pl. (sing. -zoon ) all animals except protozoa. metazoal, metazoic, adj. metazoan, n. & a.
 
metempiric
adj. - transcending but associated with empirical knowledge. metempiricism, n. metempirics, n. study of metempiric ideas.
 
metempsychosis
n. - (pl. -ses ) passage of soul into another body at death. metempsychose, v. transfer a soul.
 
metemptosis
n. - omission of day from calendar to correct date of new moon.
 
metensomatosis
n. - passage into another body of soul after or before death.
 
metol
n. - coal tar derivative used in developing pictures
 
metonymy
n. - figurative use of a word for another closely associated with it, especially of attribute for its subject (as the crown for the sovereign or monarchy). metonymical, mentonymous, adj.
 
metopic
adj. - pertaining to forehead. metopomancy, n. divination by face or forehead.
 
metoposcopy
n. - judging character by studying the face
 
metritis
n. - inflammation of womb.
 
metrology
n. - study of weights and measures. metrological, adj. metrologist, metrologue, n.
 
metromania
n. - a mania for writing verse
 
metronymic
adj.,n. - (name) derived from mother's or ancestress's name; pertaining to descent in the female line. metronymy, n. metronymic usage.
 
meuse
n. - gap through which wild animal's track passes.
 
mezzo-relievo
n. - (carving in) relief between alto-relievo and bas-relief.
 
mi-carême
n. - Sunday in mid-Lent, a festival day.
 
micrander
n. - dwarf male plant. micrandrous, adj.
 
microcephalic, microcephalous
adj. - a. small-headed microcephalism, microcephaly, n. microcephalus, n. (pl. -li ) such person.
 
microcephalous
adj. - small-headed
 
microdont
adj. - with small teeth. microdontism, n. microdontous, adj.
 
microlipet
n. - someone bothered by trifles
 
micrology
n. - excessive devotion to minute details; art of using the microscope.
 
micromania
n. - form of insanity in which patient constantly depreciates himself, or imagines that he has become very small. micromaniac, n.
 
microphagous
adj. - feeding on small objects. microphagy, n.
 
microphyllous
adj. - having minute leaves.
 
micropodal, micropodous
adj. - n. having extremely small feet.
 
micropsia
n. - optical defect causing objects to appear smaller than their real size.
 
micropterous
adj. - having small wings or fins. micropterygious, adj. having small fins.
 
micropyle
n. - microscopic orifice in plant ovule or female cell. micropylar, adj.
 
microseism
n. - small earth tremor. microseismic(al), adj. microseismology, n. study of these. microseismometer, n. instrument measuring these.
 
microsomatous
adj. - having small body.
 
microstomatous, microstomous
adj. - a. having small mouth. microstome, n. small opening.
 
microtherm
n. - plant thriving only in very low temperature. microthermic, adj.
 
microtia
n. - abnormal smallness of ear.
 
micrurgy
n. - art of dissecting, etc., under microscope. micrurgic(al), adj. micrurgist, n.
 
micturition
n. - urination, especially abnormally frequent. micturate, v.i.
 
midden
n. - a dunghill
 
migniard
adj. - dainty, delicate; mincing
 
miles gloriosus
phr. - 'braggart soldier'.
 
miliaria
n. - prickly heat. miliary, adj. (characterized by a rash) like millet seeds.
 
militate
v. -i. be influential, have an effect.
 
millesimal
adj. - (pertaining to) thousandth part.
 
milliad
n. - a thousand years.
 
milliary
adj. - pertaining to miles, especially ancient Roman.
 
millipore
n. - kind of branching coral. milliporite, n. fossil millipore.
 
mimesis
n. - imitation, especially in literature and art or by animal of its surroundings, etc. mimetic, adj. mimetism, n. mimicry.
 
mimography
n. - representation in writing of language of signs.
 
minatory
adj. - portending punishment; threatening; menacing
 
minauderie
n. - coquetry
 
miniaceous
adj. - having color of red lead. miniate, v. paint with red lead; decorate with red letters or rubrics; illuminate (manuscripts). miniator, n.
 
miniate
v. - color with red paint
 
minify
v. - minimize; diminish the size or importance of.
 
minikin
adj.,n. - delicate, dainty or affected (person).
 
minimifidian
adj. - having smallest possible degree of faith. minimifidianism, n.
 
minimus
n. - a tiny creature
 
minium
n. - vermilion; red lead.
 
miniver
n. - unspotted ermine fur; any white fur.
 
minnesinger
n. - troubadour-like poet of medieval Germany.
 
minuend
n. - number from which another has to be subtracted.
 
miosis, myosis
n. - excessive contraction of the pupil of the eye. miotic a. & n. (substance) causing this.
 
miothermic
adj. - Geology, pertaining to present temperature conditions.
 
mirabile dictu
phr. - wonderful to relate
 
mirador
n. - watch-tower, or other architectural feature with fine view.
 
mirepoix
n. - sautéed vegetables used as base for braising meat, etc.
 
mirific(al)
adj. - wonder-working; miraculous.
 
misandry
n. - dislike of men
 
misapodysis
n. - hatred of undressing in front of someone
 
misarchist
n. - a person who hates authority
 
misdemeanant
n. - person guilty of misdemeanour.
 
mise en scène
n. - staging, scenery, etc., of play; setting; locality; surroundings.
 
miserabile dictu
phr. - miserable to relate
 
miserotia
n. - aversion to sex
 
misocainia
n. - hatred of anything new or strange, such asnew ideas
 
misocanpnist
n. - a hater of tobacco smoke
 
misocapnic
adj. - hating tobacco smoke. misocapnist, n.
 
misodoctakleidist
n. - one who hates to practice the piano
 
misogallic
adj. - hating the French.
 
misogamy
n. - hatred of marriage. misogamic, adj. misogamist, n.
 
misology
n. - hatred of logical discussion or reason
 
misoneism
n. - hatred of change or novelty. misoneist, n.
 
misopedia
n. - hatred of children, esp. one's own
 
misopolemical
adj. - hating war.
 
misoscopist
n. - a hater of beauty; a recluse
 
misosophy
n. - hatred of wisdom
 
misotheism
n. - hatred of gods or God. misotheist, n.
 
misotramontanism
n. - a hatred of the unknown
 
misoxeny
n. - hatred of strangers
 
misprision
n. - error of omission or commision; misdemeanour; contempt, scorn. misprise, v. & n. scorn.
 
mistigris
n. - poker game where the joker is used
 
mistral
n. - strong cold north wind of S France.
 
mithridatism
n. - immunity from poison obtained by consuming series of small doses. mithridatic, adj. mithridatize, v.
 
mitraille
n. - grape and other small shot. mitrailleur, n. machine-gunner. mitrailleuse, n. machine-gun.
 
mitral
adj. - mitre- or bonnet-shaped. mitriform, adj. mitre-shaped.
 
mittimus
n. - 'we send'; n. writ for committing to prison or removing records to other court; congé.
 
mneme
n. - Psychology, persisting effect of memory of past events. mnemic, adj. mnemist, n.
 
mnesic
adj. - pertaining to memory. mnestic, adj. pertaining to memory or mneme.
 
mockado
n. - ancient woollen fabric; inferior material; tawdry.
 
modena
n. - dark purple color
 
mogadore
n. - ribbed silk necktie material.
 
mogigraphia
n. - writers' cramp
 
mogigraphia, mogigraphy
n. - n., writing only with difficulty. mogilalia,, n. speaking only with difficulty.
 
moho
n. - boundary between the crust and upper mantle of the Earth: abbreviation of Mohorovic discontinuity. mohole, n. borehole into the Earth's crust as far as the moho.
 
molimen
n. - strenuous effort or labour.
 
moliminous
adj. - massive; momentous
 
molinary
adj. - pertaining to mills or grinding.
 
mollescent
adj. - softening. mollify, v. soften; appease. mollipilose, adj. downy. mollities, n. Medicine, softness. mollitious, adj. softening; voluptuous.
 
moloch
n. - a system or method that requires frightful sacrifice
 
molossus
n. - verse foot of three long syllables.
 
molysmophobia
n. - fear of dirt or contamination
 
Momus
n. - god of ridicule; carping critic; satirist. disciple, son, etc., of Momus, person continually poking fun.
 
monachal
adj. - monastic. monachate, n. period of monkhood. monachize, v.i. & t. become or cause to become a monk or monkish. monachism, n.
 
monad
n. - unit; atom; microcosmic element underlying reality; God. monadic, adj. monadism, n. philosophic theory that universe is composed of such elements.
 
monandry
n. - marriage to only one man at a time. monandric, monandrous, adj.
 
monanthous
adj. - single-flowered.
 
monarticular
adj. - of or affecting only one joint.
 
monatomic
adj. - having one atom, or only one atom in molecule; univalent. monatomicity, monatomism, n.
 
monepic
adj. - comprising one word, or single-worded sentences.
 
moniliform
adj. - having narrow intervals or joints resembling a string of beads.
 
monism
n. - philosophical belief that matter, mind, etc., consist of one substance only, which is the only reality. monist, n. monistic, adj.
 
monition
n. - caution; warning, especially legal. monitory, a.; n. letter containing a monition.
 
monoblepsia, monoblepsis
n. - n. normality of vision with one eye, but confusion when both are used; color-blindness for all but one color.
 
monocarpic
adj. - fruiting only once.
 
monoceros
n. - unicorn; swordfish. monocerous, adj. having one horn only.
 
monochord
n. - musical instrument with one string; similar apparatus determining musical intervals; clavichord.
 
monochronic
adj. - relating to one period of time.
 
monocline
n. - Geology, single upward band or fold. monoclinal, adj.
 
monocoque
adj.,n. - (denoting) aircraft structure in which the outer skin carries all or most of the torsional and bending stresses; (denoting) car structure in which the body is integral with and shares the stresses with the chassis.
 
monocotyledon
n. - plant having a single cotyledon. monocotyledonous, adj.
 
monocracy
n. - autocracy. monocrat, n. monocratic, adj.
 
monocular
adj. - having, pertaining to, or for one eye only. monoculist, monoculus, n. one-eyed person. monoculous, adj.
 
monodont
adj. - one-toothed.
 
monodrama
n. - play acted by one person only; dramatic account of thoughts of one person. monodramatic, adj.
 
monodromic
adj. - uniform in value. monodromy, n.
 
monody
n. - song on one note or by one voice; dirge; melody.
 
monodynamic
adj. - having only one power or ability. monodynamism, n. belief in one force causing all activity.
 
monoecious
adj. - having male and female organs in same organism, especially having male and female flowers on same plant. monoecism, n.
 
monogenesis
n. - singleness of origin; theory that all human beings derive from one man and woman, or that all life derives from a single cell; asexual reproduction; development without change of form. monogeneous,, monogenetic, monogenic, monogenous, adj. monogenism,, monogeny n.
 
monoglot
adj.,n. - (person) knowing one language only; a. written in one language only.
 
monogoneutic
adj. - single-brooded.
 
monogony
n. - non-sexual reproduction.
 
monoideism
n. - obsession with a single idea. monoideic, adj. monoideist, n.
 
monolatry
n. - worship of one god only out of many believed to exist. monolater, monolatrist, n. monolatrous, adj.
 
monolingual
adj. - monoglot. monolinguist, n.
 
monoliteral
adj. - comprising one letter only.
 
monology
n. - soliloquy; monopoly of the conversation. monologian, monologist, n. monologic(al), adj. monologize, v.i.
 
monomachy
n. - duel. monomachist, n.
 
monomania
n. - insanity on one subject only; obsession to insane degree with one subject. monomaniac, n. monomaniacal, adj.
 
monometallism
n. - use of one metal as currency standard; theory advocating this. monometallist, n.
 
monomial
adj.,n. - (name or expression) comprising one term only.
 
monomorphic
adj. - having same form throughout life. monomorphism, n. monomorphous, adj.
 
monoousian
adj. - having same substance.
 
monophagous
adj. - eating one kind of food only. monophagia, monophagism, monophagy, n.
 
monophobia
n. - dread of solitude.
 
monophonous
adj. - representing same sound, as f and ph; giving tones singly.
 
monophthalmus
n. - congenital absence of one eye. monopthalmic, adj.
 
monophthong
n. - single vowel sound. monophthongal, adj. monophthongize, v. pronounce as monophthong.
 
monophyletic
adj. - derived from one common parental stock. monophyleticism, n.
 
monoplasmatic
adj. - of one substance. monoplastic, adj. of one form.
 
monoplegia
n. - paralysis of one part of body only, especially one limb. monoplegic, adj.
 
monopode
n. - (creature) with one foot, especially such fabulous Ethiopian race. monopodial, monopodic, monopodous, adj. monopodium, n. (pl. -dia) Botany, main axis of growth. monopody, n. verse measure of one foot.
 
monopolylogue
n. - dramatic entertainment with interpretation of many rôles by one person. monopolylogist, n.
 
monopsony
n. - market situtation where there is only one buyer for a product.
 
monopsychism
n. - belief in one universal soul.
 
monopteros
n. - (pl. - tera) building with single ring of columns supporting a roof. monopteral, adj.
 
monoptic(al)
adj. - one-eyed.
 
monoptote
n. - noun (or adjective) occurring in a single oblique case. monoptotic, adj.
 
monopyrenous
adj. - applied to single-stoned or single-kernelled fruit.
 
monorchid
adj. - having one testicle
 
monoschemic
adj. - using same metrical foot throughout.
 
monosemy
n. - fact of having only one meaning. monosemous, adj.
 
monospermous, monospermal
adj. - a. single-seeded. monospermy, n. fertilization of egg by one sperm cell only.
 
monothelious
adj. - polyandrous.
 
monotic
adj. - affecting one ear only.
 
monotocous
adj. - laying one egg, or bringing forth one young, only.
 
monotreme
n. - primitive Australian egg-laying mammal, e.g. duck- billed platypus. monotrematous, adj.
 
monotrophic
adj. - monophagous.
 
monozygotic
adj. - developed from one zygote only.
 
monstrance
n. - Ecclesiastical, vessel for exposing eucharist.
 
monticle
n. - small hill
 
mopus
n. - coin which is very small
 
moquette
n. - thick-piled upholstery fabric or carpet.
 
mora
n. - (pl. -ae ) unit of metre in prosody, equivalent of one short syllable; Law, postponement; default.
 
morbilli
n. - pl. measles. morbillary, morbilliform, adj. like measles. morbillous, adj.
 
morbus
n. - disease. morbus Gallicus, 'French disease'; syphilis.
 
morcellate
v. - divide into small portions. morcellation, n.
 
mordacious
adj. - tending to bite; caustic, sarcastic. mordacity, n.
 
mordant
adj. - biting; caustic; cutting; sarcastic
 
mordent
n. - musical device of alternating quickly a tone with another a half-tone lower.
 
morel
n. - kind of edible fungus; black night-shade. morello, n. dark-colored cultivated cherry.
 
morganatic
adj. - pertaining to or denoting marriage of person of royal blood to person of inferior rank, by which the latter does not receive the royal spouse's rank nor do the children inherit his or her titles or property. morganatical, adj.
 
morganize
v. - do away with secretly; burke.
 
moriform
adj. - mulberry-shaped.
 
morigerous
adj. - obedient; obsequious
 
morology
n. - deliberate nonsense of foolishness for effect
 
morphogenesis, morphogeny
n. - n. development of morphological characteristics. morphogenetic, morphogenic, adj.
 
morphography
n. - morphological description or study. morphographer, n. artist portraying forms. morphographic(al), adj. morphographist, n.
 
morphometry
n. - measurement of form. morphometric(al), adj.
 
morphonomy
n. - morphological biological laws. morphonomic, adj.
 
morphosis
n. - manner of development. morphotic, adj. pertaining to morphosis or formation.
 
morro
n. - rounded hill or headland.
 
morsal
adj. - pertaining to cutting edge.
 
morse
n. - walrus.
 
mortmain
n. - Law, state of being held inalienably by a corporation; v.t. alienate into corporation's possession.
 
mortorio
n. - sculpture of the dead Christ.
 
moschate
adj. - musk-like in odour. moschiferous, adj. producing musk. moschine, adj. pertaining to musk deer.
 
mot juste
phr. - the perfect, fitting word or phrase; precisely aptexpression
 
mot propre
phr. - the correct or necessary word
 
motatorious
adj. - constantly active
 
motatory, motarious
adj. - continually moving.
 
motet
n. - kind of unaccompanied part-song or anthem.
 
motitation
n. - a quivering moment
 
motorium
n. - division of nervous system concerned with movement.
 
motricity
n. - function of movement, especially muscular.
 
moucharaby
n. - projecting latticed window in Muslim architecture; such balcony of castle.
 
mouchard
n. - police spy.
 
moue
n. - pout; grimace.
 
mouflon, moufflon
n. - horned wild sheep of Mediterranean islands.
 
mournival
n. - set of four, especially set of four court cards in one hand.
 
mousseline
n. - French dress fabric; hollandaise sauce with whipped cream or egg whites added. mousseline de laine, light woollen fabric. mousseline de soie, gauzy silk or rayon fabric.
 
moutonnée
adj. - applied to rocks with rounded outlines like backs of flock of sheep.
 
moxa
n. - in the practice of acupuncture, compacted shredded leaves or down from mugwort burned just above the skin or to heat needles used in treatment, as a tonic or analgesic.
 
mucedine
n. - mould or mildew fungus. mucedinaceous, mucedineous, mucedinous, adj. mildew-like.
 
muchacha
n. - girl; female servant. muchacho, n. boy; manservant.
 
mucid
adj. - slimy; mouldy, musty.
 
muciferous
adj. - a. secreting or stimulating secretion of mucus. mucific, mucigenous, adj.
 
mucivore
n. - insect feeding on plant juices. mucivorous, adj.
 
muckna
n. - male elephant lacking, or having only rudimentary, tusks; spurless cock.
 
mucocele
n. - cyst containing mucus; swelling due to accumulation of mucus.
 
mucronate
adj. - terminating in sharp point. mucroniferous, adj. mucroniform, adj. like a sharp point. mucronulate, adj. terminating in small sharp point. mucronation, n.
 
muculent
adj. - slimy; like mucus.
 
mugient
adj. - bellowing, especially like cattle. mugience, mugiency, n.
 
mugiloid
adj.,n. - (fish) like grey mullet, or belonging to grey mullet family of fishes. mugiliform, adj.
 
mulct
v. - to punish by means of a fine
 
muliebrile
adj. - feminine. muliebrity, n. womanliness; womanhood. muliebrous, adj. effeminate.
 
mulierose
adj. - extremely fond of women
 
mullid
adj.,n. - (fish) like red mullet, or belonging to red mullet family of fishes.
 
mulse
n. - boiled wine with honey.
 
multeity
n. - state of being, or thing comprising, many.
 
multifid
adj. - having many divisions.
 
multigravida
n. - woman pregnant for at least the third time.
 
multilinguist
n. - speaker of many languages. multilingual, adj.
 
multiliteral
adj. - having many letters or unknown quantities.
 
multilocation
n. - appearance in many places at the same time.
 
multiloquent
adj. - talkative. multiloquious, multiloquous, adj. multiloquence, multiloquy, n.
 
multipara
n. - mother of two or more children. multiparity, n. state of being multipara; act of giving birth to two or more offspring. multiparous, adj.
 
multiplicand
n. - number or amount to be multiplied.
 
multipotent
adj. - having many powers.
 
multisonous
adj. - producing many or loud sounds. multisonant, adj.
 
multitarian
adj. - having many forms but one essence.
 
multivious
adj. - leading in many directions; having many ways.
 
multivocal
adj. - having many meanings.
 
multivolent
adj. - not in agreement; not of one mind.
 
multivoltine
adj. - having many broods in one season.
 
multum in parvo
phr. - much in little: containing or suggesting much in few words; holophrastic
 
multure
n. - miller's fee for grinding corn.
 
mumchance
adj. - silent; tongue tied; n. obsolete, masquerade.
 
mummer
n. - actor in folk play; mimer. Mummerset. n. jocular, rustic accent or dialect for the stage. mummery, n. performance by mummers; empty ceremonial.
 
mump
v. -i. sulk; be silent; beg. mumper, n. mumpish, adj.
 
mumpsimus
n. - an erroneous word or spelling that, through long usage, has become absorbed into the language; an incorrectmanuscript reading blindly adhered to by some scholar; stubbornadherence to a mistaken verbal form in the face of correction
 
mumsy
adj. - old-fashioned; drab.
 
mundify
v. - cleanse; heal. mundificant, n. & a. mundification, mundifier, n.
 
mundivagant
n. - wandering over the world
 
muniments
n. - pl. legal records, as deeds, etc.
 
munjeet
n. - dye-yielding madder plant of Bengal; dye obtained from its roots.
 
murage
n. - rate levied for upkeep of city's walls.
 
murex
n. - (purple dye obtained from) tropical mollusc.
 
muriate
n. - chloride, especially of potassium. muriated, adj. impregnated with chloride, especially silver chloride; pickled; briny. muriatic, adj. hydrochloric.
 
muricate
adj. - prickly. muriculate, adj. having small prickles.
 
murine
adj.,n. - (animal) belonging to rats and mice family of rodents. muriform, adj. like rat or mouse; like courses of bricks.
 
murrain
n. - plague, especially of cattle.
 
murrhine
adj. - applied to transparent glassware containing pieces of colored glass; n. such vase, or one made of valuable stone or porcelain.
 
musaceous
adj. - Botany, belonging to the banana and plantain family.
 
musal
adj. - pertaining to poetry or the Muses.
 
musang
n. - civet-like animal of E Indies.
 
musard
n. - an absentminded dreamer, or fool
 
muscae volitantes
n. - 'flying flies'; spots, lines, etc., seen before the eyes, caused by particles in the vitreous humour of the eye.
 
muscari
n. - grape hyacinth. muscariform, adj. brush-shaped. muscarine, n. poisonous alkaloid in fly agaric.
 
muscarine
n. - poisonous chemical compound found in certain mushrooms
 
muscicide
n. - substance killing flies.
 
muscid
adj.,n. - (a member) of the family including the housefly.
 
muscology
n. - study of mosses. muscoid, muscose, adj. moss-like. muscologic(al), adj. muscologist, n.
 
muscovado
n. - unrefined sugar.
 
musteline
adj.,n. - (animal) belonging to family of animals including otters, badgers, weasels, mink, etc. mustelinous, adj.
 
musth
n. - Zoology, state of frenzied sexual excitement.
 
mutatis mutandis
phr. - the (necessary) changes having been made, or the relevant differences having been considered
 
mutic
adj. - Zoology, lacking normal defensive parts, as claws, etc. muticous, adj. lacking a point.
 
mutive
adj. - tending to alter. mutivity, n.
 
myalgia
n. - muscular rheumatism.
 
myalism
n. - magic cult among W Indian blacks.
 
mycelium
n. - (pl. -ia), web of spore-bearing filaments of fungi; 'spawn'. mycelial, mycelian, mycelioid, myceloid, adj.
 
mycetism
n. - fungus poisoning. mycetoid, mycetous, adj. fungus-like. mycetophagous, adj. eating fungi.
 
mycoderma
n. - membrane formed on fermenting liquid; 'mother'; kind of fungus forming scum on liquid. mycodermic, mycodermatoid, mycodermatous, adj.
 
mycoid
adj. - fungus-like.
 
mycology
n. - study of fungi. mycological, adj. mycologist, n.
 
mycophagous
adj. - eating mushrooms. mycophagist, n. mycophagy, n.
 
mycteric
adj. - pertaining to cavities of nose. mycterism, n. sneering.
 
mycterism
n. - derision or sarcasm that is somewhat veiled; subtleor partly concealed gibe
 
mydriatic
adj.,n. - (substance) causing dilatation of pupil of eye. mydriasis, n. such excessive dilatation.
 
myectopy, myectopia
n. - n. dislocation of muscle.
 
myelic
adj. - pertaining to spinal cord. myelencephalous, adj. having brain and spinal cord. myelitis, n. inflammation of spinal cord or marrow of bones. myelocyte, n. nerve-cell of brain or spinal cord. myeloid, adj. myelic. myeloma, n. tumour of bone marrow. myelon, n. spinal cord. .
 
myentasis
n. - surgical stretching of muscle.
 
myiasis
n. - disease due to flies' larvae in body.
 
myograph
n. - instrument recording strength of muscular contraction. myography, n. description of muscles.
 
myoid
adj. - muscle-like.
 
myology
n. - study of muscles. myologic(al), adj. myologist, n.
 
myositis
n. - inflammation of muscles. myositic, adj.
 
myothermic
adj. - pertaining to heat due to muscular contraction.
 
myotonia, myotonus, myotony
n. - n. muscular spasm or rigidity.
 
myoxine
adj. - pertaining to dormice.
 
myriacanthous
adj. - having many prickles.
 
myriapod
n. - millepede or centipede. myriapodan, myriapodous, adj.
 
myringa
n. - ear drum. myringitis, n. inflammation of myringa.
 
myristicaceous
adj. - like or pertaining to nutmeg tree; belonging to nutmeg family of plants. myristicivorous, adj. feeding on nutmegs.
 
myrmecoid
adj. - ant-like. myrmecology, n. study of ants. myrmecophagous, adj. ant-eating. myrmecophyte, n. plant living in symbiosis with ants.
 
myrmidon
n. - follower; hireling.
 
myrtaceous
adj. - belonging to myrtle family of plants. myrtiform, adj. myrtle-like.
 
mysophobia
n. - dread of dirt. mysophilia, n. unnatural attraction to dirt.
 
mystacial
adj. - having moustache-like stripe. mystacal, mystacine, mystacinous, adj. mystax, n. mouth-hairs of insects.
 
mystagogue
n. - instructor in mystical doctrines or of those being initiated into religious mysteries. mystagogic, adj. mystagogy, n.
 
mysticete
n. - Arctic right whale. mysticetous, adj.
 
mythoclast
n. - destroyer of myths. mythoclastic, adj. mythogony, n. study of myths' origins. mythography, n. descriptive study or artistic representation, of myths. mythomania, n. desire or aptitude for telling lies. mythopoeic, adj. myth-making. mythopoesis, n. composition of myths.
 
mythomania
n. - compulsively telling lies and believing them
 
mytilid
n. - mussel. mytiliform, mytiloid, adj.
 
myxoedema
n. - skin disease, marked by swelling and dryness, due to insufficient thyroid secretion. myxoedemic, myxoedematoid, myxoedematous, adj.
 
myxoid
adj. - mucoid. myxoma, n. soft mucoid tumour. myxomatosis, n. fatal contagious disease of rabbits.
 

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