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manurer
noun see manure I
manurial
adjective see manure II
manus
noun (plural manus) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, hand Date: 1867 the distal segment of the vertebrate forelimb from carpus to terminus
Manus
geographical name island SW Pacific in Admiralty Islands; largest of group area 600 square miles (1560 square kilometers)
manuscript
I. adjective Etymology: Latin manu scriptus Date: 1597 written by hand or typed II. noun Date: 1571 1. a written or typewritten composition or document as distinguished ...
Manx
I. adjective Etymology: alteration of Maniske, from Old Norse *manskr, from Mana Isle of Man Date: circa 1563 of, relating to, or characteristic of the Isle of Man, its ...
Manx cat
noun Date: 1854 any of a breed of short-haired or long-haired tailless domestic cats
Manxman
noun see Man, Isle of
many
I. adjective (more; most) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English manig; akin to Old High German manag many, Old Church Slavic mŭnogŭ much Date: before 12th century 1. ...
many-sided
adjective Date: 1570 1. having many sides or aspects 2. having many interests or aptitudes • many-sidedness noun
many-sidedness
noun see many-sided
many-valued
adjective Date: 1934 1. multiple-valued 2. possessing more than the customary two truth-values of truth and falsehood
manyfold
adverb Date: 14th century by many times
Manzala, Lake
or ancient Tanis geographical name lagoon N Egypt in Nile Delta W of N entrance of Suez Canal
Manzanilla
noun Etymology: Spanish, diminutive of manzana apple Date: 1843 a pale very dry Spanish sherry
Manzanillo
geographical name 1. city & port E Cuba on the Caribbean population 107,650 2. city & port SW Mexico in Colima population 92,168
manzanita
noun Etymology: American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish manzana apple Date: 1846 any of various western North American evergreen shrubs (genus Arctostaphylos) of the heath ...
Manzoni
biographical name Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Antonio 1785-1873 Italian novelist & poet
MAO
abbreviation monoamine oxidase
Mao Tse-tung
biographical name 1893-1976 pinyin Mao Ze-dong Chinese Communist; leader of People's Republic of China (1949-76)
mao-tai
noun Etymology: Maotai, town in China Date: 1943 a strong Chinese liquor made from sorghum
MAOI
abbreviation monoamine oxidase inhibitor
Maoism
noun Date: 1950 the theory and practice of Marxism-Leninism developed in China chiefly by Mao Zedong • Maoist noun or adjective
Maoist
noun or adjective see Maoism
Maoke Mountains
or formerly Snow Mountains geographical name mountains West Papua, Indonesia — see Puncak Jaya
Maori
noun (plural Maori or Maoris) Etymology: Maori māori, literally, normal, ordinary Date: 1828 1. the Polynesian language of the Maori people 2. a member of a Polynesian ...
MAP
abbreviation modified American plan
Map
biographical name Walter circa 1140-circa 1209 English writer
map
I. noun Etymology: Medieval Latin mappa, from Latin, napkin, towel Date: 1527 1. a. a representation usually on a flat surface of the whole or a part of an area b. a ...
maple
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mapul-; akin to Old Norse mǫpurr maple Date: 14th century any of a genus (Acer of the family Aceraceae, the maple family) of ...
Maple Grove
geographical name city SE central Minnesota population 50,365
Maple Heights
geographical name city NE Ohio SE of Cleveland population 26,156
Maple Ridge
geographical name municipality Canada in SW British Columbia E of Vancouver population 63,169
maple sugar
noun Date: 1720 sugar made by boiling maple syrup
maple syrup
noun Date: 1792 syrup made by concentrating the sap of maple trees and especially the sugar maple
Maplewood
geographical name village SE Minnesota population 34,947
maplike
adjective see map I
mapmaker
noun Date: 1639 cartographer • mapmaking noun
mapmaking
noun see mapmaker
mappable
adjective see map II
mapper
noun see map II
mapping
noun Date: circa 1752 1. the act or process of making a map 2. function 5a
Mapuche
noun (plural Mapuche or Mapuches) Etymology: Mapuche mapuče, a self-designation, from mapu land + če people Date: 1855 1. an American Indian people of southern Chile; also ...
Maputo
or formerly Lourenço Marques geographical name city & port capital of Mozambique on Delagoa Bay population 755,300
maquette
noun Etymology: French, from Italian macchietta sketch, diminutive of macchia, ultimately from Latin macula spot Date: 1880 a usually small preliminary model (as of a ...
maquiladora
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish (planta, empresa) maquiladora, from maquilar to process (material) for a fee, from maquila processing fee, multure, from Spanish, multure, from ...
maquillage
noun Etymology: French Date: 1892 makeup 3
maquis
noun (plural maquis) Etymology: French, from Italian macchie, plural of macchia thicket, sketch, spot Date: 1858 1. thick scrubby evergreen underbrush of Mediterranean ...
Maquoketa
geographical name river 150 miles (241 kilometers) E Iowa flowing SE into Mississippi River
Mar
abbreviation March
mar
I. transitive verb (marred; marring) Etymology: Middle English marren, from Old English mierran to obstruct, waste; akin to Old High German merren to obstruct Date: before 12th ...
Mar del Plata
geographical name city & port E Argentina SSE of Buenos Aires population 407,024
marabou
also marabout noun Etymology: French marabout, literally, marabout Date: 1819 1. a. a soft feathery fluffy material prepared from turkey feathers or the coverts of ...
marabou stork
noun see marabou
marabout
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: French, from Portuguese marabuto, from Arabic murābiṭ Date: 1600 a dervish in Muslim Africa believed to have supernatural power
maraca
noun Etymology: Portuguese maracá, from Tupi maraká Date: 1598 a rattle usually made from a gourd that is used as a percussion instrument
Maracaibo
geographical name city NW Venezuela on channel between Lake Maracaibo & Gulf of Venezuela population 1,207,513
Maracaibo, Lake
geographical name S extension of Gulf of Venezuela in NW Venezuela area over 5000 square miles (12,950 square kilometers)
Maracanda
geographical name — see Samarqand
Maracay
geographical name city N Venezuela WSW of Caracas population 354,428
maraging steel
noun Etymology: martensite + aging Date: 1962 a strong tough low-carbon martensitic steel which contains up to 25 percent nickel and in which hardening precipitates are ...
Marais des Cygnes
geographical name river 150 miles (241 kilometers) E Kansas & W Missouri flowing into the Osage
Maranhão
geographical name state NE Brazil bordering on the Atlantic capital São Luis area 127,242 square miles (329,557 square kilometers), population 4,922,339
Marañón
geographical name river N Peru flowing from the Andes NNW & E to join the Ucayali forming the Amazon
maraschino
noun (plural -nos) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Italian, from marasca bitter wild cherry, alteration of amarasca, from amaro bitter — more at amaretto Date: 1770 1. ...
marasmic
adjective see marasmus
marasmus
noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek marasmos, from marainein to waste away Date: 1656 a condition of chronic undernourishment occurring especially in children and usually ...
Marat
biographical name Jean-Paul 1743-1793 French (Swiss-born) revolutionary
Maratha
also Mahratta noun Etymology: Marathi Marāṭhā & Hindi Marhaṭṭā, from Sanskrit Mahārāṣṭra Maharashtra Date: 1748 a member of a people of the south central part ...
Marathi
noun Etymology: Marathi marāṭhī Date: 1698 the chief Indo-Aryan language of the state of Maharashtra in India
marathon
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Marathon, Greece, site of a victory of Greeks over Persians in 490 B.C., the news of which was carried to Athens by a long-distance ...
Marathon
geographical name 1. plain E Greece in Attica NE of Athens on the Aegean 2. ancient town on the plain
marathoner
noun Date: 1923 one (as a runner) who takes part in a marathon • marathoning noun
marathoning
noun see marathoner
maraud
verb Etymology: French marauder Date: 1711 intransitive verb to roam about and raid in search of plunder transitive verb raid, pillage • marauder noun
marauder
noun see maraud
marble
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French marbre, from Latin marmor, from Greek marmaros Date: 12th century 1. a. limestone that is more or less crystallized by ...
marble cake
noun Date: 1865 a cake made with light and dark batter so as to have a mottled appearance
Marble Canyon
geographical name canyon of Colorado River N Arizona just above the Grand Canyon — sometimes considered its upper portion
marbled
adjective Date: 1598 1. [marble (I)] a. made of or covered with marble or marbling b. marked by an extensive use of marble as an architectural or decorative feature ...
Marblehead
geographical name town E Massachusetts population 20,377
marbleise
British variant of marbleize
marbleize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1854 marble
marbling
noun Date: circa 1752 1. the action or process of making like marble especially in coloration 2. coloration or markings resembling or suggestive of marble 3. an ...
marbly
adjective Date: 15th century resembling or suggestive of marble
Marburg
geographical name city W central Germany in Hesse N of Frankfurt am Main population 75,331
Marburg virus
noun Etymology: Marburg, Germany Date: 1968 a filovirus (species Marburg virus) that causes an often fatal hemorrhagic fever and was originally transmitted to humans from ...
marc
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, from marchier to trample, march Date: 1601 1. the residue remaining after a fruit has been pressed; broadly the organic residue ...
MARC
abbreviation machine-readable cataloging
marcasite
noun Etymology: Middle English marchasite, from Medieval Latin marcasita Date: 15th century 1. a. crystallized pyrite b. a pale yellow to white mineral of the same ...
marcato
adverb or adjective Etymology: Italian, past participle of marcare to mark, accent, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German marcōn to mark Date: circa 1840 with strong ...
marcel
I. noun Etymology: Marcel Grateau died 1936 French hairdresser Date: 1895 a deep soft wave made in the hair by the use of a heated curling iron II. verb (marcelled; ...
Marcellus
biographical name Marcus Claudius 268?-208 B.C. Roman general
March
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin martius, from martius of Mars, from Mart-, Mars Date: 13th century the third month of the Gregorian ...
march
I. noun Etymology: Middle English marche, from Anglo-French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German marha boundary — more at mark Date: 14th century a border region ; ...
march-past
noun Date: 1863 a filing by ; procession
Marche
geographical name 1. region & former province central France NW of Auvergne 2. region central Italy on the Adriatic NW of Abruzzi capital Ancona population 1,430,726
märchen
noun (plural märchen) Etymology: German Date: 1871 tale; especially folktale
marcher
I. noun Date: 14th century one who inhabits a border region II. noun Date: 1589 one that marches; especially one that marches for a specific cause
marchesa
noun (plural marchese) Etymology: Italian, feminine of marchese Date: 1754 an Italian woman holding the rank of a marchese ; marchioness
marchese
noun (plural marchesi) Etymology: Italian, from Medieval Latin marcensis, from marca border region, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German marha Date: 1517 an Italian ...
marching orders
noun plural Date: 1714 authoritative orders or instructions especially to set out on or as if on a march
marchioness
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin marchionissa, from marchion-, marchio marquess, from marca Date: 1570 1. the wife or widow of a marquess 2. a woman who holds the rank of ...
marchlike
adjective see march IV
marchpane
noun Etymology: Middle French marcepain, from Italian marzapane Date: circa 1556 marzipan
Marcionism
noun Etymology: Marcion 2d century A.D. Christian Gnostic Date: 1868 the doctrinal system of a sect of the second and third centuries A.D. accepting some parts of the New ...
Marcionite
noun see Marcionism
Marco Polo
biographical name — see polo
Marconi
biographical name Guglielmo 1874-1937 Italian physicist & inventor
Marconi rig
noun Etymology: probably from the resemblance of the complex arrangement of stays and struts to that used to support the antennae used in wireless telegraphy, invented by ...
Marcos
biographical name Ferdinand Edralin 1917-1989 president of the Philippines (1965-86)
Marcus
biographical name Rudolph Arthur 1923- American (Canadian-born) chemist
Marcus Aurelius
biographical name — see Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Marcus Island
geographical name island W Pacific E of the Bonin Islands, belonging to Japan; occupied 1945-68 by United States area 1 square mile (2.6 square kilometers)
Marcuse
biographical name Herbert 1898-1979 American (German-born) social & politician philosopher
Marcy, Mount
geographical name mountain 5344 feet (1629 meters) NE New York; highest in Adirondack Mountains & in state
Mardi Gras
noun Etymology: French, literally, fat Tuesday Date: 1699 1. a. Shrove Tuesday often observed (as in New Orleans) with parades and festivities b. a carnival period ...
mare
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German mara incubus, Serbo-Croatian mora nightmare Date: before 12th century obsolete an evil ...
mare clausum
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, closed sea Date: 1652 a navigable body of water (as a sea) that is under the jurisdiction of one nation and is closed to other nations
Mare Island
geographical name island W California in San Pablo Bay
mare liberum
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, free sea Date: 1652 1. a navigable body of water (as a sea) that is open to all nations 2. freedom of the seas
mare nostrum
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, our sea Date: 1921 a navigable body of water (as a sea) that belongs to a single nation or is mutually shared by two or more nations
mare's nest
noun (plural mare's nests or mares' nests) Date: 1576 1. a false discovery, illusion, or deliberate hoax 2. a place, condition, or situation of great disorder or confusion
mare's tail
noun (plural mare's tails or mares' tails) Date: 15th century 1. a. a common aquatic plant (Hippuris vulgaris of the family Hippuridaceae) with elongated shoots having ...
Marek's disease
noun Etymology: József Marek died 1952 Hungarian veterinarian Date: 1947 a highly contagious virus disease of poultry that is marked especially by proliferation of lymphoid ...
Maremma
geographical name low-lying district W Italy on Tyrrhenian coast in SW Tuscany; formerly swampland
marengo
adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: French, from Marengo, village in northwest Italy Date: circa 1924 of, consisting of, or served with a sauce of mushrooms, ...
Marengo
geographical name village NW Italy in SE Piedmont
Mareotis
or Arabic Maryūt geographical name lake N Egypt in Nile Delta; Alexandria is situated between it & the Mediterranean
Mareth
geographical name town SE Tunisia SSE of Gabès
Marfan syndrome
noun Etymology: Antonin Bernard Jean Marfan died 1942 French pediatrician Date: circa 1923 a disorder of connective tissue that is inherited as a dominant trait and is ...
Marfan's syndrome
noun see Marfan syndrome
Margaret
biographical name of Angoulême 1492-1549 queen of Henry of Navarre & writer
Margaret of Anjou
biographical name 1430-1482 queen of Henry VI of England
Margaret of France
biographical name see Margaret of Valois
Margaret of Valois
or Margaret of France biographical name 1553-1615 queen consort of Henry of Navarre
Margaret Rose
biographical name 1930-2002 princess of Great Britain
margarine
noun Etymology: French, ultimately from Greek margaron pearl, probably back-formation from margaritēs Date: 1836 a food product made usually from vegetable oils churned with ...
margarita
noun Etymology: from the Spanish feminine name Margarita Date: 1956 a cocktail consisting of tequila, lime or lemon juice, and an orange-flavored liqueur
Margarita
geographical name island N Venezuela in the Caribbean, chief of the Nueva Esparta group; chief town & port Porlamar area 414 square miles (1072 square kilometers)
margarite
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin margarita, from Greek margaritēs Date: 13th century archaic pearl
Margate
geographical name 1. city SE Florida population 53,909 2. borough SE England in Kent on coast of Isle of Thanet population 53,280
margay
noun Etymology: French, ultimately from Tupi marakajá Date: 1781 a small American spotted cat (Felis wiedii) resembling the ocelot and ranging from northern Mexico to ...
marge
I. noun Etymology: Middle French, from Latin margo Date: 1548 archaic margin II. noun Date: 1922 British margarine
margent
noun Date: 15th century archaic margin
margin
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin margin-, margo border — more at mark Date: 14th century 1. the part of a page or sheet outside the main ...
marginal
adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin marginalis, from Latin margin-, margo Date: 1573 1. written or printed in the margin of a page or sheet 2. a. of, relating to, or ...
marginal utility
noun Date: 1890 the amount of additional utility provided by an additional unit of an economic good or service
marginalia
noun plural Etymology: New Latin, from Medieval Latin, neuter plural of marginalis Date: 1832 1. marginal notes or embellishments (as in a book) 2. nonessential items
marginality
noun see marginal
marginalization
noun see marginalize
marginalize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1970 to relegate to an unimportant or powerless position within a society or group • marginalization noun
marginally
adverb see marginal
marginate
transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Date: 1611 1. a. margin 1 b. margin 2a 2. marginalize • margination noun
marginated
adjective Date: circa 1727 having a distinct margin
margination
noun see marginate
margined
adjective see margin I
margravate
or margraviate noun Date: 1788 the territory of a margrave
margrave
noun Etymology: Dutch markgraaf, from Middle Dutch marcgrave; akin to Old High German marha boundary and to Old High German grāvo count — more at mark Date: 1551 1. the ...
margravial
adjective see margrave
margraviate
noun see margravate
margravine
noun Date: 1692 the wife of a margrave
Margrethe II
biographical name 1940- queen of Denmark (1972- )
marguerite
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French margarite pearl, daisy — more at margarite Date: 1611 1. daisy 1b 2. any of various single-flowered chrysanthemums; especially ...
mari complaisant
foreign term Etymology: French complaisant husband ; cuckold who accepts his wife's infidelity
Mari El
or Mariy El geographical name autonomous republic E central Russia in Europe capital Yoshkar-Ola area 8958 square miles (23,201 square kilometers), population 762,000
maria
plural of mare
Maria Theresa
biographical name 1717-1780 wife of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I archduchess of Austria & queen of Hungary & Bohemia
Maria Theresa dollar
noun Date: circa 1883 a 1780 silver trade coin used in the Middle East
mariachi
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish, perhaps modification of French mariage marriage Date: 1927 1. a Mexican street band; also a musician belonging to such a band 2. the music ...
mariage de convenance
foreign term Etymology: French marriage of convenience
Marian
adjective Date: 1608 1. of or relating to Mary Tudor or her reign 2. of or relating to the Virgin Mary
Mariana Islands
or formerly Ladrone Islands geographical name islands W Pacific S of Bonin Islands; comprise commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands & Guam
Marianao
geographical name city W Cuba, W suburb of Havana population 133,671
Marianist
noun Date: circa 1899 a member of the Roman Catholic Society of Mary of Paris founded by William Joseph Chaminade in France in 1817 and devoted especially to education
Mariánské Lázně
or German Marienbad geographical name town W Czech Republic in NW Bohemia NE of Plzeň population 15,378
Marias
geographical name river 210 miles (338 kilometers) NW Montana flowing SE to Missouri River
Marias Pass
geographical name mountain pass 5215 feet (1590 meters) NW Montana in Lewis Range of the Rocky Mountains at SE corner of Glacier National Park
Maribor
geographical name city NE Slovenia population 153,053
mariculture
noun Etymology: Latin mare sea + English -culture (as in agriculture) Date: circa 1909 the cultivation of marine organisms in their natural environment • mariculturist noun
mariculturist
noun see mariculture
Marie
biographical name 1875-1938 queen of Romania (1914-27); queen dowager (1927-38)
Marie Antoinette
biographical name 1755-1793 daughter of Maria Theresa & wife of Louis XVI of France
Marie Byrd Land
geographical name region W Antarctica E of Ross Ice Shelf & Ross Sea
Marie de Médicis
biographical name 1573-1642 2d wife of Henry IV of France regent for Louis XIII
Marie Galante
geographical name island E West Indies in the Leewards; a dependency of Guadeloupe area 60 square miles (156 square kilometers), population 13,463
Marie-Louise
biographical name 1791-1847 daughter of Francis II of Austria & 2d wife of Napoléon I
Mariehamn
or Maarianhamina geographical name seaport SW Finland capital of Åland population 10,067
Marienbad
geographical name see Mariánské Lázně
Marietta
geographical name city NW Georgia NW of Atlanta population 58,748
marigold
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Mary, mother of Jesus + Middle English gold Date: 14th century 1. pot marigold 2. any of a genus (Tagetes) of composite herbs with ...
marihuana
noun see marijuana
marijuana
also marihuana noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish mariguana, marihuana Date: 1894 1. hemp 1a, c 2. the dried leaves and flowering tops of the pistillate hemp plant that yield ...
marimba
noun Etymology: of Bantu origin; akin to Kimbundu marimba xylophone Date: 1704 a xylophone of southern Africa and Central America with resonators beneath each bar; also a ...
marimbist
noun see marimba
Marin
biographical name John Cheri 1870-1953 American painter
marina
noun Etymology: Italian & Spanish, seashore, from feminine of marino, adjective, marine, from Latin marinus Date: 1924 a dock or basin providing secure moorings for pleasure ...
Marina
geographical name city W California on Monterey Bay population 25,101
marinade
I. noun Etymology: French, from mariner to pickle, marinate, probably from Italian marinare Date: 1725 a savory usually acidic sauce in which meat, fish, or a vegetable is ...
marinara
adjective Etymology: Italian (alla) marinara, literally, in sailor style Date: 1948 made with tomatoes, onions, garlic, and spices ; also served with marinara sauce
marinate
verb (-nated; -nating) Etymology: probably from Italian marinato, past participle of marinare to marinate, from marino Date: circa 1645 transitive verb to steep (meat, ...
marination
noun see marinate
Marinduque
geographical name island Philippines in Sibuyan Sea S of Luzon; chief town Boac area 355 square miles (923 square kilometers), population 173,715
marine
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin marinus, from mare sea; akin to Old English mere sea, pool, Old High German meri sea, Old Church Slavic morje Date: 15th ...
marine architect
noun Date: 1929 naval architect • marine architecture noun
marine architecture
noun see marine architect
marine iguana
noun Date: 1924 a shore-dwelling seaweed-eating iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) of the Galápagos Islands that often feeds in the sea
mariner
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin marinarius, from marinus Date: 14th century a person who navigates or assists in navigating a ship ; ...
mariner's compass
noun Date: 1594 a compass used in navigation that consists of parallel magnetic needles or bundles of needles permanently attached to a card marked to indicate direction and ...
Marinetti
biographical name (Emilio) Filippo Tommaso 1876-1944 Italian poet
Marini
or Marino biographical name Giambattista 1569-1625 Italian poet
Marino
biographical name see Marini
Mariolater
noun see Mariolatry
Mariolatry
noun Date: 1612 excessive veneration of the Virgin Mary • Mariolater noun
Mariological
adjective see Mariology
Mariology
noun Date: 1857 study or doctrine relating to the Virgin Mary • Mariological adjective
Marion
I. biographical name Francis 1732?-1795 the Swamp Fox American general in Revolution II. geographical name 1. city N central Indiana population 31,320 2. city E Iowa NE of ...
marionberry
noun Etymology: Marion Co., Oregon Date: 1982 the large black juicy fruit of a cultivar of a hybrid blackberry that originated in Oregon and is grown chiefly in the ...
marionette
noun Etymology: French marionnette, from Middle French maryonete, from Marion, diminutive of Marie Mary Date: circa 1620 a small-scale usually wooden figure (as of a person) ...
Mariotte
biographical name Edme circa 1620-1684 French physicist
mariposa lily
noun Etymology: probably from American Spanish mariposa, from Spanish, butterfly Date: 1882 any of a genus (Calochortus) of western North American plants of the lily family ...
mariposa tulip
noun see mariposa lily
marish
noun Date: 15th century archaic marsh
Marist
noun Etymology: French mariste, from Marie Mary Date: circa 1872 a member of the Roman Catholic Society of Mary founded by Jean Claude Colin in France in 1816 and devoted to ...
Maritain
biographical name Jacques 1882-1973 French philosopher & diplomat
marital
adjective Etymology: Latin maritalis, from maritus married Date: 1603 1. of or relating to marriage or the married state 2. of or relating to a husband and his role in ...
maritally
adverb see marital
maritime
adjective Etymology: Latin maritimus, from mare Date: circa 1550 1. of, relating to, or bordering on the sea 2. of or relating to navigation or commerce on the sea 3. ...
Maritime Alps
geographical name section of the W Alps SE France & NW Italy extending to the Mediterranean; highest point Punta Argentera 10,817 feet (3297 meters)
Maritime Provinces
or Maritimes geographical name the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, & Prince Edward Island — sometimes thought to include also the province of Newfoundland ...
Maritime Territory
or Russian Primorskiy Kray or Primorski Krai geographical name territory E Russia in Asia bordering on Sea of Japan capital Vladivostok area 64,054 square miles (165,900 ...
Maritimes
geographical name see Maritime Provinces
Maritsa
or Greek Évros or Turkish Meriç geographical name river about 300 miles (480 kilometers) S Europe flowing from W Rhodope Mountains in S Bulgaria E & S through Thrace into ...
Mariupol'
or 1949-89 Zhdanov geographical name city E Ukraine population 417,000
Marius
biographical name Gaius circa 157-86 B.C. Roman general
Marivaux
biographical name Pierre (Carlet de Chamblain de) 1688-1763 French dramatist & novelist
Mariy El
geographical name see Mari El
marjoram
noun Etymology: Middle English mageram, marjolane, from Middle French majorane, marjolaine, from Medieval Latin majorana Date: circa 1550 any of various usually fragrant and ...
Mark
noun Etymology: Latin Marcus Date: 13th century 1. a. an early Jewish Christian traditionally identified as the writer of the Gospel of Mark — called also John Mark ...
mark
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mearc boundary, march, sign; akin to Old High German marha boundary, Latin margo Date: before 12th century 1. a boundary ...
Mark Antony
or Anthony biographical name — see Marcus Antonius
mark down
transitive verb Date: 1859 to put a lower price on
mark time
phrasal 1. to keep the time of a marching step by moving the feet alternately without advancing 2. to maintain a static state of readiness
mark up
transitive verb Date: 1868 to put a markup on
markdown
noun Date: 1880 1. a lowering of price 2. the amount by which an original selling price is reduced
marked
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. having an identifying mark 2. having a distinctive or emphasized character 3. a. enjoying fame or notoriety b. being an ...
markedly
adverb see marked
markedness
noun see marked
marker
noun Date: 15th century 1. one that marks 2. something used for marking 3. score 7; specifically run 4. promissory note, IOU 5. something that serves to identify, ...
market
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, probably from Continental GMC; akin to Old Saxon markat marketplace, Old High German marcāt, both ultimately from ...
market basket
noun Date: 1943 a variety of consumer goods and services used to calculate a consumer price index
market capitalization
noun Date: 1975 capitalization 1d
market economy
noun Date: 1951 an economy in which most goods and services are produced and distributed through free markets
market garden
noun Date: 1811 British truck farm • market gardener noun, British • market gardening noun, British
market gardener
noun see market garden
market gardening
noun see market garden
market maker
noun Date: 1962 an intermediary in a stock exchange who controls buy and sell orders (as by purchase and resale) for a particular stock or group of stocks
market order
noun Date: 1909 an order to buy or sell securities or commodities immediately at the best price obtainable in the market
market price
noun Date: 15th century a price actually given in current market dealings
market research
noun Date: 1926 research into the size, location, and makeup of a product market • market researcher noun
market researcher
noun see market research
market share
noun Date: 1954 the percentage of the market for a product or service that a company supplies
marketability
noun see marketable
marketable
adjective Date: 1600 1. a. fit to be offered for sale in a market b. wanted by purchasers or employers ; salable 2. of or relating to buying or selling • ...
marketeer
noun Date: 1832 a specialist in promoting or selling a product or service

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