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malapportioned
adjective Date: 1964 characterized by an inequitable or unsuitable apportioning of representatives to a legislative body • malapportionment noun
malapportionment
noun see malapportioned
malaprop
I. noun Etymology: Mrs. Malaprop Date: 1823 an example of malapropism II. adjective or malapropian Date: 1840 using or marked by the use of malapropisms
malapropian
adjective see malaprop II
malapropism
noun Etymology: Mrs. Malaprop, character noted for her misuse of words in R. B. Sheridan's comedy The Rivals (1775) Date: 1849 1. the usually unintentionally humorous misuse ...
malapropist
noun see malapropism
malapropos
adverb Etymology: French mal à propos Date: 1668 in an inappropriate or inopportune way • malapropos adjective
malar
I. adjective Etymology: New Latin malaris, from Latin mala jawbone, cheek Date: 1782 of or relating to the cheek or the side of the head II. noun Date: circa 1828 ...
malar bone
noun see malar II
Mälaren
geographical name lake SE Sweden extending from Baltic Sea 70 miles (113 kilometers) inland
malaria
noun Etymology: Italian, from mala aria bad air Date: 1740 1. archaic air infected with a noxious substance capable of causing disease; especially miasma 2. a. a human ...
malarial
adjective see malaria
malariologist
noun see malariology
malariology
noun Date: circa 1923 the scientific study of malaria • malariologist noun
malarious
adjective see malaria
malarkey
also malarky noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1929 insincere or foolish talk ; bunkum
malarky
noun see malarkey
malate
noun Date: 1794 a salt or ester of malic acid
malathion
noun Etymology: from Malathion, a trademark Date: 1953 an organophosphate broad-spectrum insecticide C10H19O6PS2 that is considerably less toxic to mammals than parathion
Malatya
or ancient Melitene geographical name city E Turkey NE of Gaziantep population 281,776
Malawi
or formerly Nyasaland geographical name country SE Africa bordering on Lake Malawi; formerly a British protectorate; independent member of the Commonwealth of Nations since ...
Malawi, Lake
or Lake Nyasa geographical name lake SE Africa in Great Rift Valley in Malawi, Mozambique, & Tanzania
Malawian
adjective or noun see Malawi
Malay
noun Etymology: obsolete Dutch Malayo (now Maleier), from Malay Mĕlayu Date: 1598 1. a member of a people of the Malay Peninsula, eastern Sumatra, parts of Borneo, and some ...
Malay Archipelago
geographical name archipelago SE Asia including Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Sulawesi, Moluccas, & Timor — usually considered to include also the Philippines & sometimes New ...
Malay Peninsula
geographical name peninsula 700 miles (1126 kilometers) long SE Asia divided between Thailand & Malaysia
Malay Sea
geographical name sea SE Asia surrounding the Malay Archipelago
Malaya
geographical name 1. Malay Peninsula 2. British Malaya 3. (or Federation of Malaya) former country SE Asia; a British dominion 1957-63, since 1963 a territory (now called ...
Malayalam
noun Date: 1837 the Dravidian language of Kerala, southwest India, closely related to Tamil
Malayan
noun or adjective see Malay
Malaysia
geographical name 1. Malay Archipelago 2. (or Federation of Malaysia) country SE Asia, a union of Malaya, Sabah (North Borneo), Sarawak, & (until 1965) Singapore; a federal ...
Malaysian
adjective or noun see Malaysia
Malcolm X
biographical name 1925-1965 originally Malcolm Little American civil rights leader
malcontent
I. noun Date: 1581 a discontented person: a. one who bears a grudge from a sense of grievance or thwarted ambition b. one who is in active opposition to an established ...
malcontented
adjective Date: 1586 malcontent • malcontentedly adverb • malcontentedness noun
malcontentedly
adverb see malcontented
malcontentedness
noun see malcontented
Malden
geographical name 1. city E Massachusetts N of Boston population 56,340 2. island W Pacific, one of the Line Islands
maldistribution
noun Date: 1895 bad or faulty distribution ; undesirable inequality or unevenness of placement or apportionment (as of population, resources, or wealth) over an area or ...
Maldives
geographical name islands in Indian Ocean S of the Laccadives; a sultanate under British protection until 1965; now an independent member of the Commonwealth of Nations ...
Maldivian
adjective or noun see Maldives
Male
geographical name island (atoll), chief of the Maldives; contains the nation's capital
male
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French masle, male, adjective & noun, from Latin masculus — more at masculine Date: 14th century 1. a. a male person ; a ...
male alto
noun Date: circa 1890 countertenor
male fern
noun Date: 1562 a fern (Dryopteris filix-mas) producing an oleoresin used in expelling tapeworms
male menopause
noun Date: 1949 climacteric 2b
male-pattern baldness
noun Date: 1966 typical hereditary baldness in the male characterized by loss of hair on the crown and temples
male-sterile
adjective Date: 1921 having male gametes lacking or nonfunctional
Malea, Cape
geographical name cape S Greece at extremity of E peninsula of the Peloponnese
maleate
noun Date: 1853 a salt or ester of maleic acid
Malebo Pool
geographical name see Malebo, Pool
Malebo, Pool
or Malebo Pool or Stanley Pool geographical name expansion of Congo River about 20 miles (32 kilometers) long 300 miles (483 kilometers) above its mouth between Republic of the ...
Malebranche
biographical name Nicolas de 1638-1715 French philosopher
maledict
I. adjective Etymology: Late Latin maledictus, past participle of maledicere Date: 1867 archaic accursed II. transitive verb Date: 1623 curse, execrate
malediction
noun Etymology: Middle English malediccioun, from Late Latin malediction-, maledictio, from maledicere to curse, from Latin, to speak evil of, from male badly + dicere to speak, ...
maledictory
adjective see malediction
malefaction
noun Date: 15th century an evil deed ; crime
malefactor
noun Etymology: Middle English malefactour, from Latin malefactor, from malefacere to do evil, from male + facere to do — more at do Date: 15th century 1. one who commits ...
malefic
adjective Etymology: Latin maleficus wicked, mischievous, from male + -ficus -fic Date: 1652 1. having malignant influence ; baleful 2. malicious
maleficence
noun Etymology: Italian maleficenza, from Latin maleficentia, from maleficus Date: 1598 1. a. the act of committing harm or evil b. a harmful or evil act 2. the ...
maleficent
adjective Etymology: back-formation from maleficence Date: 1678 working or productive of harm or evil ; baleful
maleic acid
noun Etymology: French acide maléique, alteration of acide malique malic acid; from its formation by dehydration of malic acid Date: 1857 a crystalline dicarboxylic acid ...
maleic anhydride
noun Date: 1857 a caustic crystalline cyclic anhydride C4H2O3 used especially in making resins
maleic hydrazide
noun Date: 1949 a crystalline cyclic hydrazide C4H4N2O2 used to retard plant growth
Malekula
or Malakula geographical name island SW Pacific in Vanuatu area 781 square miles (2023 square kilometers), population 19,289
malemute
variant of malamute
maleness
noun see male II
Malenkov
biographical name Georgy Maksimilianovich 1902-1988 Soviet politician
malevolence
noun Date: 15th century 1. the quality or state of being malevolent 2. malevolent behavior Synonyms: see malice
malevolent
adjective Etymology: Latin malevolent-, malevolens, from male badly + volent-, volens, present participle of velle to wish — more at mal-, will Date: 1509 1. having, ...
malevolently
adverb see malevolent
malfeasance
noun Etymology: mal- + obsolete feasance doing, execution Date: 1696 wrongdoing or misconduct especially by a public official
malformation
noun Date: 1800 irregular, anomalous, abnormal, or faulty formation or structure
malformed
adjective Date: 1817 characterized by malformation ; badly or imperfectly formed ; misshapen
malfunction
intransitive verb Date: 1958 to function imperfectly or badly ; fail to operate normally • malfunction noun
Malgache, République
geographical name — see Madagascar
malgré
preposition Etymology: French, from Old French maugré — more at maugre Date: 1608 despite
Malherbe
biographical name François de 1555-1628 French poet
Malheur Lake
geographical name lake SE Oregon in Harney Basin
Mali
geographical name 1. federation 1959-60 of Senegal & Sudanese Republic 2. (or formerly Sudanese Republic) country W Africa in W Sahara & Sudan regions; a republic; before ...
Maliakós, Gulf of
geographical name inlet of Aegean Sea on E coast of Greece
Malian
adjective or noun see Mali
malic
adjective Date: circa 1909 involved in and especially catalyzing a reaction in which malic acid participates
malic acid
noun Etymology: French acide malique, ultimately from Latin malum apple, from Greek mēlon, malon Date: 1790 a crystalline dicarboxylic acid C4H6O5; especially the ...
malice
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin malitia, from malus bad Date: 14th century 1. desire to cause pain, injury, or distress to another 2. intent ...
malicious
adjective Date: 13th century given to, marked by, or arising from malice • maliciously adverb • maliciousness noun
malicious mischief
noun Date: 1769 willful, wanton, or reckless damage to or destruction of another's property
maliciously
adverb see malicious
maliciousness
noun see malicious
malign
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English maligne, from Anglo-French, from Latin malignus, from male badly + gignere to beget — more at mal-, kin Date: 14th century 1. a. ...
malignance
noun Date: circa 1604 malignancy
malignancy
noun (plural -cies) Date: 1601 1. the quality or state of being malignant 2. a. exhibition (as by a tumor) of malignant qualities ; virulence b. a malignant tumor
malignant
adjective Etymology: Late Latin malignant-, malignans, present participle of malignari Date: circa 1545 1. a. obsolete malcontent, disaffected b. evil in nature, ...
malignant melanoma
noun Date: 1951 melanoma 2
malignantly
adverb see malignant
malignity
noun Date: 14th century 1. malignancy, malevolence 2. an instance of malignant or malicious behavior or nature Synonyms: see malice
malignly
adverb see malign I
malihini
noun Etymology: Hawaiian Date: 1914 a newcomer or stranger among the people of Hawaii
Malin Head
geographical name cape Ireland (republic) in County Donegal; northernmost tip of Ireland (island)
maline
noun see malines 2
malines
noun (plural malines) Etymology: French, from Malines (Mechelen), Belgium Date: 1833 1. Mechlin 2. (also maline) a fine stiff net with a hexagonal mesh that is usually ...
Malines
geographical name — see Mechlin
malinger
intransitive verb (malingered; malingering) Etymology: French malingre sickly Date: 1820 to pretend or exaggerate incapacity or illness (as to avoid duty or work) • ...
malingerer
noun see malinger
Malinke
noun (plural Malinke or Malinkes) Date: 1883 1. a member of a people of Mandingo affiliation widespread in the western part of Africa 2. the language of the Malinke people
Malinois
noun (plural Malinois) Etymology: French, one from Malines, from Malines (Mechelen), Belgium Date: 1929 Belgian Malinois
Malinovsky
biographical name Rodion Yakovlevich 1898-1967 Soviet general
Malinowski
biographical name Bronislaw Kasper 1884-1942 American (Polish-born) anthropologist
malis avibus
foreign term Etymology: Latin under evil auspices
malison
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French maleiçun, from Late Latin malediction-, maledictio Date: 13th century curse, malediction
malkin
noun Etymology: Middle English malkyn servant woman, from Malkyn, diminutive of the name Maud Date: 1586 1. dialect chiefly British an untidy woman ; slattern 2. dialect ...
mall
noun Etymology: short for obsolete pall-mall mallet used in pall-mall Date: 1644 1. an alley used for pall-mall 2. [The Mall, promenade in London, originally a pall-mall ...
mallard
noun (plural mallard or mallards) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French mallart Date: 14th century a common and widely distributed wild duck (Anas platyrhynchos) of ...
Mallarmé
biographical name Stéphane 1842-1898 French poet
malleability
noun see malleable
malleable
adjective Etymology: Middle English malliable, from Medieval Latin malleabilis, from malleare to hammer, from Latin malleus hammer — more at maul Date: 14th century 1. ...
mallee
noun Etymology: probably from Wemba-Wemba (Australian aboriginal language of western Victoria) mali Date: 1845 1. any of various low-growing shrubby Australian eucalypts (as ...
mallet
noun Etymology: Middle English maillet, from Anglo-French, diminutive of mail hammer — more at maul Date: 15th century a hammer with a typically barrel-shaped head: as a. ...
malleus
noun (plural mallei) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, hammer Date: 1669 the outermost of a chain of three small bones of the mammalian middle ear — called also hammer — ...
Mallorca
geographical name see Majorca
mallow
noun Etymology: Middle English malwe, from Old English mealwe, from Latin malva Date: before 12th century any of a genus (Malva of the family Malvaceae, the mallow family) of ...
Malmédy
geographical name commune E Belgium SE of Liège; formerly in Germany, transferred (with Eupen) to Belgium 1919 population 10,291
Malmö
geographical name city & port SW Sweden on Øresund opposite Copenhagen, Denmark population 232,908
malmsey
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Middle English malmesey, from Medieval Latin Malmasia Monemvasia, village in Greece where a sweet wine was produced Date: 15th ...
malnourished
adjective Date: 1927 undernourished
malnutrition
noun Date: 1862 faulty nutrition due to inadequate or unbalanced intake of nutrients or their impaired assimilation or utilization
malocclusion
noun Date: 1888 improper occlusion; especially abnormality in the coming together of teeth
malodor
noun Date: 1825 an offensive odor
malodorous
adjective Date: 1850 1. having a bad odor 2. highly improper • malodorously adverb • malodorousness noun Synonyms: malodorous, stinking, fetid, noisome, putrid, ...
malodorously
adverb see malodorous
malodorousness
noun see malodorous
malolactic
adjective Etymology: malic + -o- + lactic Date: 1908 relating to or involved in the bacterial conversion of malic acid to lactic acid in wine
Malory
biographical name Sir Thomas flourished 1470 English author
maloti
plural of loti
Malpighi
biographical name Marcello 1628-1694 Italian anatomist • Malpighian adjective
Malpighian
adjective see Malpighi
Malpighian body
noun see Malpighian corpuscle
Malpighian corpuscle
noun Etymology: Marcello Malpighi Date: 1848 the part of a nephron that consists of a glomerulus and Bowman's capsule — called also Malpighian body
Malpighian layer
noun Date: 1878 the deeper part of the epidermis consisting of cells whose protoplasm has not yet changed into horny material
Malpighian tube
noun see Malpighian tubule
Malpighian tubule
noun Date: 1877 any of a group of long blind vessels opening into the posterior part of the alimentary canal in most insects and some other arthropods and functioning ...
malposition
noun Date: circa 1839 wrong or faulty position
malpractice
noun Date: 1671 1. a dereliction of professional duty or a failure to exercise an ordinary degree of professional skill or learning by one (as a physician) rendering ...
malpractitioner
noun Date: 1800 one who engages in or commits malpractice
Malraux
biographical name André 1901-1976 French writer & art historian
MALS
abbreviation 1. master of arts in liberal studies 2. master of arts in library science
malt
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mealt; akin to Old High German malz malt, Old English meltan to melt Date: before 12th century 1. grain (as barley) ...
malt liquor
noun Date: 1693 a fermented liquor (as beer) made with malt
malt sugar
noun Date: 1862 maltose
malt whiskey
noun Date: 1839 scotch 3
Malta
or ancient Melita geographical name 1. (or Maltese Islands) group of islands in the Mediterranean S of Sicily; a dominion of the Commonwealth of Nations since 1964 capital ...
maltase
noun Date: 1890 an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose
malted
noun see malted milk
malted milk
noun Date: 1887 1. a soluble powder prepared from dried milk and malted cereals 2. a beverage made by dissolving malted milk in milk and usually adding ice cream and ...
Maltese
noun (plural Maltese) Date: 1615 1. a native or inhabitant of Malta 2. the Semitic language of the Maltese people 3. any of a breed of toy dogs with a long silky white ...
Maltese cross
noun Date: 1877 1. a. a cross formée b. a cross that resembles the cross formée but has the outer face of each arm indented in a V — see cross illustration 2. a ...
Maltese Islands
geographical name see Malta 1
Malthus
biographical name Thomas Robert 1766-1834 English economist
Malthusian
adjective Etymology: Thomas R. Malthus Date: 1821 of or relating to Malthus or to his theory that population tends to increase at a faster rate than its means of subsistence ...
Malthusianism
noun see Malthusian
maltodextrin
noun Etymology: maltose + -o- + dextrin Date: 1885 any of various carbohydrates derived from the partial hydrolysis of starch (as of corn or potatoes) and used in prepared ...
maltose
noun Etymology: French, from English 1malt Date: 1862 a crystalline dextrorotatory fermentable sugar C12H22O11 formed especially from starch by amylase
maltreat
transitive verb Etymology: part translation of French maltraiter, from Middle French, from mal- + traiter to treat, from Old French traitier — more at treat Date: 1708 to ...
maltreater
noun see maltreat
maltreatment
noun see maltreat
maltster
noun Date: 14th century a maker of malt
malty
adjective see malt I
Maluku
geographical name — see Moluccas
malvasia
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Italian, a sweet wine, from Modern Greek Monobasia Monemvasia, village in Greece Date: 1882 a medium to large cultivated grape of ...
Malvern Hills
geographical name hills W England SW of Worcester
malversation
noun Etymology: Middle French, from malverser to be corrupt, from mal + verser to turn, handle, from Latin versare, frequentative of vertere to turn — more at worth Date: ...
Malvinas, Islas
geographical name — see Falkland Islands
mama
also mamma or momma noun Etymology: baby talk Date: 1579 1. mother 2. slang wife, woman
mama's boy
noun Date: 1850 a usually polite or timid boy or man who is extremely or excessively close to and solicitous of his mother
mamba
noun Etymology: Zulu imamba Date: 1862 any of several chiefly arboreal venomous green or black elapid snakes (genus Dendroaspis) of sub-Saharan Africa
Mamberamo
geographical name river 500 miles (805 kilometers) W New Guinea flowing NW into the Pacific
mambo
noun (plural mambos) Etymology: American Spanish Date: 1948 a ballroom dance of Cuban origin that resembles the rumba and the cha-cha; also the music for this dance • ...
Mameluke
noun see Mamluk
Mamet
biographical name David Alan 1947- American dramatist
mamey
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Taino Date: 1604 an evergreen tree (Mammea americana of the family Guttiferae) native to the West Indies and tropical America that has an ...
Mamluk
or Mameluke noun Etymology: Arabic mamlūk, literally, slave Date: circa 1506 1. a member of a politically powerful Egyptian military class occupying the sultanate from 1250 ...
mamma
noun (plural mammae) Etymology: Latin, mother, breast, of baby-talk origin Date: circa 1693 a mammary gland and its accessory parts
mammal
noun Etymology: New Latin Mammalia, from Late Latin, neuter plural of mammalis of the breast, from Latin mamma breast Date: 1826 any of a class (Mammalia) of warm-blooded ...
mammalian
adjective or noun see mammal
mammalogist
noun see mammalogy
mammalogy
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, blend of mammal and -logy Date: 1835 a branch of zoology dealing with mammals • mammalogist noun
mammary
adjective Date: 1682 of, relating to, lying near, or affecting the mammae
mammary gland
noun Date: 1826 any of the large compound modified sebaceous glands that in female mammals are modified to secrete milk, are situated ventrally in pairs, and usually ...
mammer
intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English mameren to stammer, of imitative origin Date: circa 1555 obsolete waver, hesitate
mammillary
adjective Etymology: Latin mammilla breast, nipple, diminutive of mamma Date: 1669 1. of, relating to, or resembling the breasts 2. studded with breast-shaped protuberances
mammillated
adjective Etymology: Late Latin mammillatus, from Latin mammilla Date: 1741 1. having nipples or small protuberances 2. having the form of a bluntly rounded protuberance
mammock
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1529 chiefly dialect a broken piece ; scrap II. transitive verb Date: 1607 chiefly dialect to tear into fragments ; mangle
mammogram
noun Etymology: Latin mamma + English -o- + -gram Date: 1937 a photograph of the breasts made by X-rays; also the procedure for producing a mammogram
mammographic
adjective see mammography
mammography
noun Date: 1937 X-ray examination of the breasts (as for early detection of cancer) • mammographic adjective
mammon
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin mammona, from Greek mamōna, from Aramaic māmōnā riches Date: 15th century material wealth or ...
mammonism
noun see mammon
mammonist
noun Date: 1550 archaic one devoted to the ideal or pursuit of wealth
mammoth
I. noun Etymology: Russian mamont, mamot Date: 1706 1. any of a genus (Mammuthus) of extinct Pleistocene mammals of the elephant family distinguished from recent elephants by ...
Mammoth Cave
geographical name limestone caverns SW central Kentucky in Mammoth Cave National Park
mammy
noun (plural mammies) Etymology: alteration of mamma Date: 1523 1. mama 2. a black woman serving as a nurse to white children especially formerly in the southern United ...
Mamoré
geographical name river 1200 miles (1931 kilometers) Bolivia flowing N to unite with the Beni on Brazilian border forming Madeira River
Man
abbreviation Manitoba
man
I. noun (plural men) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English man, mon human being, male human; akin to Old High German man human being, Sanskrit manu Date: before 12th ...
man ape
noun Date: circa 1864 1. great ape 2. any of various fossil primates intermediate in characters between recent humans and the great apes
man Friday
noun Etymology: Friday, servant in Robinson Crusoe (1719), novel by Daniel Defoe Date: circa 1809 an efficient and devoted aide or employee ; a right-hand man
man in the street
Date: 1831 an average or ordinary person
man jack
noun Date: 1807 individual man
man of God
Date: 1670 clergyman
man of letters
Date: 1645 1. scholar 2. author
man of straw
Date: 1624 straw man
man of the house
Date: 1535 the chief male in a household
man of the world
Date: 15th century a practical or worldly-wise man of wide experience
man on horseback
Date: 1860 1. a usually military figure whose ambitions and popularity mark him as a potential dictator 2. dictator
man on the street
Date: 1926 man in the street
man power
noun Date: 1859 1. power available from or supplied by the physical effort of human beings 2. (usually manpower) the total supply of persons available and fitted for service
man spricht Deutsch
foreign term Etymology: German German spoken
man's man
noun Date: 1897 a man noted or admired for traditionally masculine interests and activities
Man, Isle of
or ancient Monapia or Mona geographical name island British Isles in Irish Sea; a possession of the British Crown; has own legislature & laws capital Douglas area 221 square ...
man-about-town
noun (plural men-about-town) Date: 1734 a worldly and socially active man
man-at-arms
noun (plural men-at-arms) Date: 1581 soldier; especially a heavily armed and usually mounted soldier
man-child
noun (plural men-children) Date: 14th century a male child ; son
man-day
noun Date: 1925 a unit of one day's work by one person
man-eater
noun Date: 1600 one that has or is thought to have an appetite for human flesh: as a. cannibal b. mackerel shark; especially great white shark — called also ...
man-eater shark
noun see man-eater
man-eating
adjective see man-eater
man-eating shark
noun see man-eater
man-for-man
adjective Date: 1923 man-to-man 2
man-hour
noun Date: 1912 a unit of one hour's work by one person that is used especially as a basis for cost accounting and wages
man-made
adjective Date: 1615 manufactured, created, or constructed by human beings; specifically synthetic
man-o'-war
noun see man-of-war
man-o'-war bird
noun Date: 1707 frigate bird
man-of-war
also man-o'-war noun (plural men-of-war; also men-o'-war) Date: 15th century a combatant warship of a recognized navy
man-size
or man-sized adjective Date: 1913 1. suitable for or requiring a man 2. larger than others of its kind
man-sized
adjective see man-size
man-tailored
adjective Date: 1915 made with the severe simplicity associated with men's coats and suits
man-to-man
adjective Date: 1902 1. characterized by frankness and honesty 2. of, relating to, or being a system of defense (as in football or basketball) in which each defensive ...
man-year
noun Date: 1916 a unit of the work done by one person in a year composed of a standard number of working days
mana
noun Etymology: of Polynesian origin; akin to Hawaiian & Maori mana mana Date: circa 1843 1. the power of the elemental forces of nature embodied in an object or person 2. ...
manacle
I. noun Etymology: Middle English manicle, from Anglo-French, from Latin manicula handle, diminutive of manicae shackles, armor for the hand, from manus hand — more at manual ...
Manado
or Menado geographical name city & port Indonesia on NE Sulawesi Island on Celebes Sea population 318,796
manage
I. verb (managed; managing) Etymology: Italian maneggiare, from mano hand, from Latin manus Date: 1561 transitive verb 1. to handle or direct with a degree of skill: as ...
manageability
noun see manageable
manageable
adjective Date: 1598 capable of being managed • manageability noun • manageableness noun • manageably adverb
manageableness
noun see manageable
manageably
adverb see manageable
managed care
noun Date: 1982 a system of health care (as by an HMO or PPO) that controls costs by placing limits on physicians' fees and by restricting the patient's choice of physicians
management
noun Date: 1598 1. the act or art of managing ; the conducting or supervising of something (as a business) 2. judicious use of means to accomplish an end 3. the collective ...
managemental
adjective see management
manager
noun Date: 1588 one that manages: as a. a person who conducts business or household affairs b. a person whose work or profession is management c. (1) a person who ...
manageress
noun Date: 1797 a woman who is a manager
managerial
adjective see manager
managerially
adverb see manager
managership
noun see manager
managing editor
noun Date: 1837 an editor in executive and supervisory charge of all editorial activities of a publication (as a newspaper)
Managua
geographical name city capital of Nicaragua on Lake Managua population 552,900
Managua, Lake
geographical name lake 38 miles (61 kilometers) long W Nicaragua draining S to Lake Nicaragua
Manama
geographical name city capital of Bahrain population 136,999
mañana
I. noun Etymology: Spanish, literally, tomorrow, from Vulgar Latin *maneana, from feminine of *maneanus early, from Latin mane early in the morning Date: 1845 an indefinite ...
Manassas
geographical name city NE Virginia population 35,135
Manasseh
noun Etymology: Hebrew Mĕnashsheh Date: 1578 1. a son of Joseph and the traditional eponymous ancestor of one of the tribes of Israel 2. a king of Judah reigning in the ...
manat
noun (plural manat or manats) Etymology: Azerbaijani, ruble, from Persian munāt, from Russian moneta, monet coin, silver ruble coin, from Polish moneta coin, from Latin — ...
manatee
noun Etymology: Spanish manatí, probably of Carib origin; akin to Antillean Carib manattoüi manatee Date: 1555 any of a genus (Trichechus of the family Trichechidae) of ...
Manatí
geographical name city N Puerto Rico population 45,409
Manaus
geographical name city W Brazil capital of Amazonas on Negro River 12 miles (19 kilometers) from its junction with the Amazon population 1,010,558

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