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noun Date: 1934 a fish that brings forth living young rather than eggs; especially any of a family (Poeciliidae) of numerous small surface-feeding fishes (as a molly or ...
noun Date: 1862 a box or pen suspended in water to keep aquatic animals alive
noun Date: 1597 sedum
adjective Date: 1953 1. living in one's place of employment 2. involving or involved with cohabitation • live-in noun
adjective see live wire
noun see livability
adjective see livable
adjective Date: 1873 of or suggesting long-term human habitation or use ; also showing the effects of age or experience
noun Etymology: alteration of Middle English livelode course of life, from Old English līflād, from līf + lād course — more at lode Date: 15th century 1. means of ...
adverb see lively
noun see lively
adjective Etymology: Middle English lef long, from lef dear + long — more at lief Date: 15th century whole, entire
adjective (livelier; -est) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English līflīc, from līf life Date: before 12th century 1. obsolete living 2. briskly alert and energetic ...
verb (livened; livening) Date: 1884 transitive verb enliven — often used with up intransitive verb to become lively
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lifer; akin to Old High German lebra liver Date: before 12th century 1. a. a large very vascular glandular organ of ...
liver brown
noun see liver I
liver fluke
noun Date: circa 1798 any of various trematode worms (as Fasciola hepatica) that invade the mammalian liver
liver maroon
noun see liver I
liver pudding
noun see liver sausage
liver sausage
noun Date: 1855 a sausage containing cooked ground liver and pork trimmings — called also liver pudding
liver spots
noun plural Date: circa 1859 age spots
adjective Date: 1634 wearing a livery
adjective Date: 1740 1. resembling liver especially in color 2. a. suffering from liver disorder ; bilious b. peevish, irascible • liverishness noun
noun see liverish
geographical name city W California SE of Oakland population 73,345
geographical name city & port NW England in Merseyside on Mersey estuary population 448,300 • Liverpudlian adjective or noun
adjective or noun see Liverpool
noun Date: before 12th century 1. any of a class (Hepaticae) of bryophytic plants characterized by a thalloid gametophyte or sometimes an upright leafy gametophyte that ...
noun Etymology: part translation of German Leberwurst, from Leber liver + Wurst sausage Date: 1869 liver sausage
I. noun (plural -eries) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French liveree, livree, literally, delivery, from liverer to deliver, from Latin liberare to free — more at ...
livery barn
noun see livery stable
livery company
noun Date: 1766 any of various London craft or trade associations that are descended from medieval guilds
livery stable
noun Date: 1705 a stable where horses and vehicles are kept for hire and where stabling is provided — called also livery barn
noun Date: 1682 1. a freeman of the City of London entitled to wear the livery of the company to which he belongs 2. archaic a liveried retainer 3. the keeper of a ...
plural of life
noun Date: 1742 animals kept or raised for use or pleasure; especially farm animals kept for use and profit
transitive verb Date: 1944 to capture (an animal) in a live trap
adjective Etymology: French livide, from Latin lividus, from livēre to be blue; akin to Welsh lliw color and probably to Russian sliva plum Date: 1622 1. discolored by ...
noun see livid
noun see livid
I. adjective Date: before 12th century 1. a. having life b. active, functioning 2. a. exhibiting the life or motion of nature ; natural b. live II,2a 3. ...
living death
noun Date: 1597 life emptied of joys and satisfactions
living fossil
noun Date: 1922 an organism (as a horseshoe crab or a ginkgo tree) that has remained essentially unchanged from earlier geologic times and whose close relatives are usually ...
living room
noun Date: 1857 1. a room in a residence used for the common social activities of the occupants 2. lebensraum — called also living space
living space
noun see living room
living standard
noun Date: 1939 standard of living
living trust
noun Date: 1873 a trust that becomes effective during the lifetime of the settlor — called also inter vivos trust
living unit
noun Date: circa 1937 an apartment or house for use by one family
living wage
noun Date: 1860 1. a subsistence wage 2. a wage sufficient to provide the necessities and comforts essential to an acceptable standard of living
living will
noun Date: 1972 a document in which the signer requests to be allowed to die rather than be kept alive by artificial means if disabled beyond a reasonable expectation of ...
adverb Date: 15th century in a vital manner ; realistically
noun see living I
biographical name Robert R. 1746-1813 American statesman
I. biographical name David 1813-1873 Scottish missionary & explorer in Africa II. geographical name city S Zambia on the Zambezi population 82,218
Livingstone Falls
geographical name rapids in lower Congo River W equatorial Africa below Pool Malebo; a series of cascades dropping nearly 900 feet (273 meters) in 220 miles (352 kilometers)
geographical name 1. region central Europe bordering on the Baltic in Latvia & Estonia 2. city SE Michigan W of Detroit population 100,545 • Livonian adjective or noun
adjective or noun see Livonia
geographical name — see leghorn
noun Etymology: French, from Old French, from Latin libra, a unit of weight Date: 1553 1. an old French monetary unit equal to 20 sols 2. a coin representing one livre 3. ...
biographical name 59 b.c.-a.d. 17 Titus Livius Roman historian
transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Latin lixivium lye, from lixivius made of lye, from lixa lye — more at liquid Date: 1758 to extract a soluble constituent from (a ...
noun see lixiviate
noun Etymology: Middle English liserd, from Anglo-French lesarde, from Latin lacerta Date: 14th century 1. any of a suborder (Lacertilia) of reptiles distinguished from the ...
Lizard Head
or Lizard Point geographical name headland SW England in S Cornwall at S tip of The Lizard (peninsula projecting into English Channel); extreme S point of Great Britain, at ...
Lizard Point
geographical name see Lizard Head
lizard's tail
noun Date: circa 1753 a perennial herb (Saururus cernuus of the family Saururaceae) of eastern North American wetlands having spikes of tiny white flowers
geographical name city central Slovenia, its capital population 323,291
abbreviation Luke
abbreviation lines
abbreviation 1. limited liability 2. lower left
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Quechua Date: 1600 any of a genus (Lama) of wild or domesticated long-necked South American ruminants related to the camels but smaller and ...
geographical name village NW Wales near Snowdon at entrance to Pass of Llanberis (1169 feet or 354 meters)
Llandrindod Wells
geographical name town E Wales; formerly capital of Powys
geographical name town NW Wales on coast population 18,991
or Llanelly geographical name town & port S Wales WNW of Swansea population 73,500
geographical name see Llanelli
geographical name town NW Wales on Anglesey Island population 4265
noun (plural llanos) Etymology: Spanish, plain, from Latin planum — more at plain Date: 1604 an open grassy plain in Spanish America or the southwestern United States
Llano Estacado
or Staked Plain geographical name plateau region E & SE New Mexico & W Texas
abbreviation Etymology: New Latin legum baccalaureus bachelor of laws
abbreviation limited liability company
abbreviation Etymology: New Latin legum doctor doctor of laws
abbreviation Etymology: New Latin legum magister master of laws
Lloyd George
biographical name David 1863-1945 1st Earl of Dwyfor British statesman; prime minister (1916-22)
abbreviation limited liability partnership
biographical name Ramon circa 1235-1316 Raymond Lully Catalan mystic & poet
geographical name volcano 22,057 feet (6723 meters) N Chile in Andes on Argentina border SE of Antofagasta
abbreviation lumen
abbreviation 1. Legion of Merit 2. lunar module
abbreviation light machine gun
abbreviation local mean time
abbreviation 1. lane 2. natural logarithm
abbreviation landing
abbreviation liquefied natural gas
interjection Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lā Date: before 12th century — used to call attention or to express wonder or surprise
abbreviation liaison officer
lo and behold
interjection Date: 1808 — used to express wonder or surprise
lo mein
noun Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) lòu-mihn stirred noodles Date: 1970 a Chinese dish consisting of sliced vegetables, soft noodles, and usually meat or shrimp in bite-size ...
noun Etymology: low fidelity Date: 1958 the production or reproduction of audio characterized by an unpolished or rough sound quality • lo-fi adjective
abbreviation length overall
noun Etymology: Middle English loche, from Anglo-French Date: 14th century any of a family (Cobitidae) of small Old World freshwater fishes related to the carps
I. noun Etymology: Middle English lod, from Old English lād support, carrying — more at lode Date: 12th century 1. a. the quantity that can be carried at one time by a ...
load factor
noun Date: 1943 the percentage of available seats paid for and occupied in an aircraft
load line
noun Date: circa 1859 the line on a ship indicating the depth to which it sinks in the water when properly loaded — see Plimsoll mark illustration
load up on
phrasal 1. to ingest in usually large amounts 2. to acquire in usually large amounts
adjective Date: 1886 1. slang high 12b 2. having a large amount of money 3. a. equipped with an abundance of options b. staffed with excellent players
noun see load II
noun Date: 1961 a crew member of a transport aircraft who is in charge of the cargo
variant of lodestar
variant of lodestone
I. noun (plural loaves) Etymology: Middle English lof, from Old English hlāf; akin to Old High German hleib loaf Date: before 12th century 1. a shaped or molded mass of ...
noun Etymology: perhaps short for landloafer, from German Landläufer tramp, from Land + Läufer runner Date: 1830 1. one that loafs ; idler 2. a low step-in shoe
noun Etymology: Middle English lom, from Old English lām clay, mud; akin to Old English līm lime Date: 12th century 1. a. a mixture (as for plastering) composed chiefly ...
adjective see loam
I. noun Etymology: Middle English lon, from Old Norse lān; akin to Old English lǣn loan, lēon to lend, Latin linquere to leave, Greek leipein Date: 12th century 1. a. ...
loan shark
noun Date: 1905 one who lends money to individuals at exorbitant rates of interest
loan translation
noun Date: 1917 a compound, derivative, or phrase that is introduced into a language through translation of the constituents of a term in another language (as superman from ...
noun Date: 1914 the practice of lending money at exorbitant rates of interest
adjective see loan II
noun Date: 1926 one (as a car or a watch) that is lent especially as a replacement for something being repaired
or Portuguese Luangue geographical name river 425 miles (684 kilometers) NE Angola & SW Republic of the Congo flowing N into Kasai River
noun Etymology: Middle English loning, from lone, alteration of lane Date: 14th century 1. dialect British lane 2. dialect British a milking yard
noun Date: 1869 a word taken from another language and at least partly naturalized
also loth or loathe adjective Etymology: Middle English loth loathsome, from Old English lāth; akin to Old High German leid loathsome, Old Irish lius loathing Date: 12th ...
transitive verb (loathed; loathing) Etymology: Middle English lothen, from Old English lāthian to dislike, be hateful, from lāth Date: 12th century to dislike greatly and ...
noun see loathe
noun Date: 14th century extreme disgust ; detestation
I. adjective Date: before 12th century loathsome, repulsive II. adverb Date: 15th century not willingly ; reluctantly
noun see loath
adjective Etymology: Middle English lothsum, from loth evil, from Old English lāth, from lāth, adjective Date: 14th century giving rise to loathing ; disgusting • ...
adverb see loathsome
noun see loathsome
I. noun Etymology: probably of Low German origin; akin to Low German lubbe coarse person Date: 1508 dialect British a dull heavy person ; lout II. verb (lobbed; lobbing) ...
or lobo- combining form Etymology: lobe lobe
biographical name Nikolay Ivanovich 1792-1856 Russian mathematician
geographical name town, legislative capital of Swaziland
adjective Date: circa 1856 of or relating to a lobe
also lobated adjective Etymology: New Latin lobatus, from Late Latin lobus Date: circa 1760 1. lobed 2. resembling a lobe • lobation noun
adjective see lobate
noun see lobate
I. noun (plural lobbies) Etymology: Medieval Latin lobium gallery, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German louba porch Date: 1593 1. a corridor or hall connected with a ...
noun see lobby II
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1899 an errand boy
noun see lobby II
noun see lobby II
noun Etymology: Middle French, from Late Latin lobus, from Greek lobos Date: 1541 a curved or rounded projection or division; specifically a usually somewhat rounded ...
noun Date: 1941 crossopterygian • lobe-finned adjective
adjective see lobe-fin
noun (plural -mies) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1911 surgical removal of a lobe of an organ (as a lung) or gland (as the thyroid)
adjective Date: 1756 having lobes
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Matthias de Lobel died 1616 Flemish botanist Date: 1739 1. any of a genus (Lobelia of the family Lobeliaceae, the lobelia family) of widely ...
noun Etymology: New Latin Lobelia + English 2-ine Date: 1852 a crystalline alkaloid C22H27NO2 that is obtained from Indian tobacco and is used chiefly as a respiratory ...
biographical name circa 1836-1894 Zulu king of the Matabele
geographical name city & port W Angola population 59,528
noun (plural -lies) Etymology: probably from English dialect lob to boil + obsolete English dialect lolly broth Date: 1597 1. dialect a. a thick gruel b. mire, mudhole ...
loblolly pine
noun Date: 1760 a pine (Pinus taeda) of the southeastern United States with flaky bark, long needles in groups of three, and cones having spine-tipped scales; also its ...
noun (plural lobos) Etymology: Spanish, wolf, from Latin lupus — more at wolf Date: 1839 gray wolf
combining form see lob-
Lobos, Point
geographical name 1. promontory California in San Francisco on S side of entrance to the Golden Gate 2. promontory California on the Pacific SW of Monterey
British variant of lobotomize
transitive verb (-mized; -mizing) Date: 1943 1. to perform a lobotomy on 2. to deprive of sensitivity, intelligence, or vitality
noun (plural -mies) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1936 surgical severance of nerve fibers connecting the frontal lobes to the thalamus performed ...
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1706 a sailor's dish of stewed or baked meat with vegetables and hardtack
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English loppestre, from loppe spider Date: before 12th century 1. any of a family (Nephropidae and ...
lobster pot
noun Date: 1764 an oblong case with slat sides and a funnel-shaped net used to trap lobsters — called also lobster trap
lobster shift
noun Date: circa 1933 a work shift (as on a newspaper) that covers the late evening and early morning hours — called also lobster trick
lobster thermidor
noun Etymology: thermidor, from French, from Thermidor, drama (1891) by Victorien Sardou Date: 1894 cooked lobster meat in a rich wine sauce stuffed into a lobster shell and ...
lobster trap
noun see lobster pot
lobster trick
noun see lobster shift
noun Date: 1881 the activity or business of catching lobsters
adjective see lobster
noun Date: 1881 one whose business is lobstering
adjective Date: 1826 of, relating to, affecting, or resembling a lobule
adjective see lobulated
also lobulate adjective Date: 1783 made up of or having lobules • lobulation noun
noun see lobulated
noun Date: 1682 a small lobe; also a subdivision of a lobe
loc cit
abbreviation Etymology: Latin loco citato in the place cited
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English localle, from Late Latin localis, from Latin locus place — more at stall Date: 15th century 1. characterized by or relating to ...
local area network
noun Date: 1977 a network of personal computers in a small area (as an office) for sharing resources (as a printer) or exchanging data
local color
noun Date: 1868 the presentation of the features and peculiarities of a particular locality and its inhabitants in writing
local government
noun Date: 1817 the government of a specific local area constituting a subdivision of a major political unit (as a nation or state); also the body of persons constituting ...
local option
noun Date: 1878 the power granted by a legislature to a political subdivision to determine by popular vote the local applicability of a law on a controversial issue (as the ...
local time
noun Date: 1833 time based on the meridian through a particular place as contrasted with that of a time zone
noun Etymology: modification of French local, from local, adjective Date: 1772 1. a place or locality especially when viewed in relation to a particular event or ...
British variant of localize
noun Date: 1823 1. a. a local idiom b. a local peculiarity of speaking or acting 2. affection or partiality for a particular place ; sectionalism
noun Date: 1951 a native or resident of the locality under consideration ; local
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1628 1. the fact or condition of having a location in space or time 2. a particular place, situation, or location
noun see localize
adjective see localize
noun see localize
verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1792 transitive verb 1. to make local ; orient locally 2. to assign to or keep within a definite locality intransitive verb to accumulate ...
adverb Date: 15th century 1. with respect to a particular place or situation 2. nearby 3. in the region of origin
geographical name commune SE central Switzerland population 14,430
adjective see locate
verb (located; locating) Etymology: Latin locatus, past participle of locare to place, from locus Date: 1652 intransitive verb to establish oneself or one's business ; ...
noun see locator
noun Date: 1597 1. a. a position or site occupied or available for occupancy or marked by some distinguishing feature ; situation b. (1) a tract of land designated ...
adjective see location
adverb see location
I. noun Etymology: Latin locus + English -ative (as in vocative) Date: 1804 the locative case; also a word in that case II. adjective Date: 1841 of or being a grammatical ...
also locater noun Date: 1784 one that locates something (as a mining claim or the course of a road)
noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) louch, from Scottish Gaelic loch; akin to Latin lacus lake — more at lake Date: 14th century 1. Scottish lake 2. Scottish a bay or ...
noun Etymology: Scottish Gaelic, diminutive of loch Date: 1670 Scottish a small lake
geographical name burgh W Scotland at head of arm of Firth of Clyde
plural of locus
I. noun Etymology: Middle English lok, from Old English locc; akin to Old High German loc lock, Greek lygos withe, Latin luxus dislocated Date: before 12th century 1. a. ...
lock horns
phrasal to come into conflict
lock on
or lock onto phrasal to acquire (as a target or signal) automatically using a sensor (as radar)
lock onto
phrasal see lock on
lock out
transitive verb Date: 1860 to subject (a body of employees) to a lockout
lock, stock, and barrel
adverb Etymology: from the principal parts of a flintlock Date: 1842 wholly, completely
adjective see lock III
noun Date: 1872 a box (as a post-office box, strongbox, or safe-deposit box) that locks
noun Date: 1977 the confinement of prisoners to their cells for all or most of the day as a temporary security measure
biographical name John 1632-1704 English philosopher • Lockean also Lockeian adjective
adjective see Locke
adjective Date: 1952 1. not subject to adjustment ; fixed 2. unable or unwilling to shift invested funds because of the tax effect of realizing capital gains
adjective see Locke
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. a drawer, cupboard, or compartment that may be closed with a lock; especially one for individual storage use b. a chest or compartment on ...
locker room
noun Date: circa 1896 a room for changing clothes and for storing clothing and equipment in lockers; especially one for use by sports players
adjective Date: 1946 of, relating to, or suitable for use in a locker room; especially of a coarse or sexual nature
noun Etymology: Middle French loquet latch, from Middle Dutch loke; akin to Old English loc Date: 1679 a small case usually of precious metal that has space for a memento and ...
biographical name John Gibson 1794-1854 Scottish novelist & biographer
noun Date: 1803 an early symptom of tetanus characterized by spasm of the jaw muscles and inability to open the jaws; also tetanus
noun Date: 1794 a person in charge of a lock (as on a canal)
noun Date: circa 1864 1. a nut screwed down hard on another to prevent it from slacking back 2. a nut so constructed that it locks itself when screwed tight against another ...
noun Date: 1854 the withholding of employment by an employer and the whole or partial closing of the business establishment in order to gain concessions from or resist demands ...
noun Etymology: Middle English lokerham, from Locronan, town in Brittany Date: 14th century a coarse plain-woven linen formerly used in England
noun Date: 13th century a person who makes or repairs locks
noun Date: 1874 the work or business of a locksmith
noun Usage: often attributive Date: circa 1802 1. a mode of marching in step by a body of persons going one after another as closely as possible 2. a standard method or ...
noun Date: circa 1859 a sewing machine stitch formed by the looping together of two threads one on each side of the material being sewn • lockstitch verb
noun Date: 1824 1. jail; especially a local jail where persons are detained prior to court hearing 2. an act of locking ; the state of being locked
biographical name Sir Joseph Norman 1836-1920 English astronomer
I. adverb or adjective Etymology: Italian dialect, there, from Latin in loco in the place Date: circa 1801 in the register as written — used as a direction in music II. ...
noun (plural -focos) Etymology: locofoco, a kind of friction match, probably from 1locomotive + Italian fuoco, foco fire, from Latin focus hearth Date: 1835 1. a member of a ...
noun Date: 1900 a disease usually of horses, cattle, and sheep that is caused by chronic poisoning with locoweeds
intransitive verb (-moted; -moting) Etymology: back-formation from locomotion Date: 1834 to move about
noun Etymology: Latin locus + English motion Date: 1646 1. an act or the power of moving from place to place 2. travel
I. adjective Date: 1612 1. locomotory 2. of or relating to travel 3. of, relating to, or being a machine that moves about by operation of its own mechanism II. noun Date: ...
adjective Date: 1870 1. of, relating to, or functioning in locomotion 2. affecting or involving the locomotor organs
locomotor ataxia
noun Date: 1875 tabes dorsalis
adjective Date: circa 1836 1. locomotor 2. capable of moving independently from place to place
noun Date: 1879 any of several leguminous plants (genera Astragalus and Oxytropis) of western North America that cause locoism especially in livestock
adjective or noun see Locris
geographical name region of ancient Greece N of Gulf of Corinth • Locrian adjective or noun
adjective Date: 1783 having or composed of loculi — often used in combination
noun Etymology: French, from Latin loculus Date: circa 1888 loculus; especially any of the cells of a compound ovary of a plant • loculed adjective
adjective see locule
adjective Etymology: New Latin loculus + Latin -cidere to cut, from caedere Date: circa 1819 dehiscing longitudinally so as to bisect each loculus
noun (plural loculi) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of locus Date: 1846 a small chamber or cavity especially in a plant or animal body
noun Date: 1901 chiefly British locum tenens
locum tenens
noun (plural locum tenentes) Etymology: Medieval Latin, literally, (one) holding a place Date: 1641 one filling an office for a time or temporarily taking the place of ...
noun (plural loci) Etymology: Latin — more at stall Date: 1715 1. a. the place where something is situated or occurs ; site, location b. a center of activity, ...
locus ceruleus
noun see locus coeruleus
locus classicus
noun (plural loci classici) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1853 1. a passage that has become a standard for the elucidation of a word or subject 2. a classic case or example
locus coeruleus
also locus ceruleus noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, dark blue place Date: 1858 a bluish area of the brain stem with many norepinephrine-containing neurons
locus in quo
foreign term Etymology: Latin place in which
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French locuste, from Latin locusta Date: 14th century 1. short-horned grasshopper; especially a migratory grasshopper often ...
locust bean
noun Date: 1847 carob
noun Etymology: Middle English locucion, from Anglo-French, from Latin locution-, locutio, from loqui to speak Date: 15th century 1. a particular form of expression or a ...
geographical name city central Israel population 45,500

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