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loofah
also luffa noun Etymology: New Latin luffa, from Arabic lūf Date: 1887 1. any of a genus (Luffa) of Old World tropical plants of the gourd family with large fruits; also ...
look
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lōcian; akin to Old Saxon lōcōn to look Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to make sure or take care (that ...
look after
phrasal to take care of
look at
phrasal 1. consider 1 2. confront, face
look daggers
or stare daggers phrasal to stare angrily
look down
intransitive verb Date: 14th century 1. to be in a position that affords a downward view 2. to regard with contempt ; despise — used with on or upon
look down one's nose
phrasal to view something with arrogance, disdain, or disapproval
look for
phrasal 1. to await with hope or anticipation 2. to search for ; seek
look forward
phrasal to anticipate with pleasure or satisfaction
look into
phrasal explore 1a
look on
intransitive verb Date: circa 1540 watch 3b
look out
intransitive verb Date: 1602 to take care or concern oneself — used with for
look over
transitive verb Date: 14th century to inspect or examine especially in a cursory way
look the other way
phrasal to direct one's attention away from something unpleasant or troublesome
look to
phrasal 1. to direct one's attention to 2. to rely upon
look up
verb Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to cheer up 2. to improve in prospects or conditions transitive verb 1. to search for in or as if in a reference work ...
look-alike
noun Date: 1947 one that looks like another ; double • look-alike adjective
look-in
noun Date: 1870 1. a chance of success 2. a quick pass in football to a receiver running diagonally toward the center of the field
look-see
noun Date: 1883 a general survey ; evaluation, inspection
lookdown
noun Date: circa 1882 a silvery carangid fish (Selene vomer) chiefly of the Atlantic having a laterally compressed deep body and steeply sloping facial profile
looker
noun Date: 14th century 1. one that looks 2. a. one having an appearance of a specified kind b. one that has an attractive appearance
looker-on
noun (plural lookers-on) Date: 1539 onlooker
looking glass
noun Date: 1562 mirror
lookism
also looksism noun Date: 1978 prejudice or discrimination based on physical appearance and especially physical appearance believed to fall short of societal notions of beauty
lookout
noun Date: 1699 1. one engaged in keeping watch ; watchman 2. an elevated place or structure affording a wide view for observation 3. a careful looking or watching 4. ...
Lookout Mountain
geographical name ridge 2126 feet (648 meters) SE Tennessee, NW Georgia, & NE Alabama
Lookout, Cape
geographical name cape E North Carolina on the Atlantic SW of Cape Hatteras
looksism
noun see lookism
lookup
noun Date: 1936 the process or an instance of looking something up; especially the process of matching by computer the words of a text with material stored in memory
loom
I. noun Etymology: Middle English lome tool, loom, from Old English gelōma tool; akin to Middle Dutch allame tool Date: 15th century a frame or machine for interlacing at ...
loon
I. noun Etymology: Middle English loun Date: 15th century 1. lout, idler 2. chiefly Scottish boy 3. a. a crazy person b. simpleton II. noun Etymology: of ...
looney
adjective see loony
looney tunes
adjective see loony tunes
loonie
noun Etymology: from the image of a loon on the obverse of the coin Date: 1987 Canadian a coin worth one Canadian dollar
looniness
noun see loony
loony
also looney adjective (loonier; -est) Etymology: by shortening & alteration from lunatic Date: 1872 crazy, foolish • looniness noun • loony noun
loony bin
noun Date: 1919 a psychiatric hospital ; madhouse
loony tunes
or looney tunes adjective Date: 1971 loony
loop
I. noun Etymology: Middle English loupe; perhaps akin to Middle Dutch lupen to watch, peer Date: 14th century archaic loophole 1a II. noun Etymology: Middle English loupe, ...
loop of Henle
Etymology: F. G. J. Henle died 1885 German pathologist Date: 1890 a U-shaped part of the nephron of birds and mammals that lies between and is continuous with the proximal ...
looped
adjective Date: 1513 1. having, formed in, or characterized by loops 2. drunk 1a
looper
noun Date: 1731 1. any of the usually rather small hairless caterpillars that are mostly larvae of moths (families Geometridae and Noctuidae) and move with a looping motion in ...
loophole
I. noun Etymology: 1loop Date: 1591 1. a. a small opening through which small arms may be fired b. a similar opening to admit light and air or to permit observation 2. ...
loopily
adverb see loopy
loopiness
noun see loopy
loopy
adjective (loopier; -est) Date: 1856 1. having or characterized by loops 2. crazy, bizarre • loopily adverb • loopiness noun
loose
I. adjective (looser; loosest) Etymology: Middle English lous, from Old Norse lauss; akin to Old High German lōs loose — more at -less Date: 13th century 1. a. not ...
loose box
noun Date: 1849 British box stall
loose cannon
noun Date: 1973 a dangerously uncontrollable person or thing
loose end
noun Date: 1546 1. something left hanging loose 2. a fragment of unfinished business — usually used in plural
loose sentence
noun Date: circa 1890 a sentence in which the principal clause comes first and subordinate modifiers or trailing elements follow
loose smut
noun Date: 1890 a smut disease of grains in which the entire head is transformed into a dusty mass of spores
loose-jointed
adjective Date: 1859 1. having joints apparently not closely articulated 2. characterized by unusually free movements • loose-jointedness noun
loose-jointedness
noun see loose-jointed
loose-leaf
adjective Date: 1902 1. having leaves secured in book form in a cover whose spine may be opened for adding, arranging, or removing leaves 2. of, relating to, or used with ...
loosely
adverb see loose I
loosen
verb (loosened; loosening) Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to release from restraint 2. to make looser 3. to relieve (the bowels) of constipation 4. to ...
loosen up
intransitive verb Date: 1922 to become less tense ; relax
looseness
noun see loose I
loosestrife
noun Etymology: intended as translation of Greek lysimacheios loosestrife (as if from lysis act of loosing + machesthai to fight) — more at lysis Date: 1548 1. any of a ...
loosey-goosey
adjective Date: 1964 notably loose or relaxed ; not tense
loot
I. noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu lūṭ; akin to Sanskrit luṇṭati he plunders Date: circa 1788 1. goods usually of considerable value taken in war ; spoils 2. something ...
looter
noun see loot II
lop
I. noun Etymology: Middle English loppe Date: 14th century material cut away from a tree; especially parts discarded in lumbering II. transitive verb (lopped; lopping) ...
lop-eared
adjective Date: 1687 having ears that droop
lope
I. noun Etymology: Middle English loup, lope leap, probably from Old Norse hlaup; akin to Old English hlēapan to leap — more at leap Date: 1809 1. an easy natural gait of ...
loper
noun see lope II
López
I. biographical name Carlos Antonio 1790-1862 president of Paraguay (1844-62) II. biographical name Francisco Solano 1827-1870 son of preceding president of Paraguay (1862-70)
López Mateos
biographical name Adolfo 1910-1969 president of Mexico (1958-64)
López Portillo
biographical name José 1920- president of Mexico (1976-82)
lophophore
noun Etymology: Greek lophos crest + English -phore Date: 1850 a circular or horseshoe-shaped organ about the mouth especially of a brachiopod or bryozoan that bears ...
lopper
noun Date: 1953 pruning shears with long handles — usually used in plural
lopsided
adjective Date: 1711 1. leaning to one side 2. lacking in balance, symmetry, or proportion ; disproportionately heavy on one side • lopsidedly adverb • lopsidedness ...
lopsidedly
adverb see lopsided
lopsidedness
noun see lopsided
loq
abbreviation Etymology: Latin loquitur he speaks; she speaks
loquacious
adjective Etymology: Latin loquac-, loquax, from loqui to speak Date: 1663 1. full of excessive talk ; wordy 2. given to fluent or excessive talk ; garrulous Synonyms: see ...
loquaciously
adverb see loquacious
loquaciousness
noun see loquacious
loquacity
noun Date: 13th century the quality or state of being very talkative
loquat
noun Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) làuh-gwāt Date: 1820 an Asian evergreen tree (Eriobotrya japonica) of the rose family often cultivated for its fruit; also its small ...
Lorain
geographical name city N Ohio on Lake Erie population 68,652
loran
noun Etymology: long-range navigation Date: 1932 a system of long-range navigation in which pulsed signals sent out by two pairs of radio stations are used to determine the ...
lorazepam
noun Etymology: probably from chlor- + -azepam (as in diazepam) Date: 1969 benzodiazepine C15H10Cl2N2O2 used especially to relieve anxiety
Lorca
I. biographical name Federico García — see Federico garcia lorca II. geographical name commune SE Spain SW of Murcia population 65,832
lord
I. noun Etymology: Middle English loverd, lord, from Old English hlāford, from hlāf loaf + weard keeper — more at loaf, ward Date: before 12th century 1. one having power ...
lord chancellor
noun (plural lords chancellor) Date: 15th century a British officer of state who presides over the House of Lords in both its legislative and judicial capacities, serves as ...
Lord Howe Island
geographical name island Australia in Tasman Sea ENE of Sydney belonging to New South Wales area 5 square miles (13 square kilometers)
lord of misrule
Date: 15th century a master of Christmas revels in England especially in the 15th and 16th centuries
Lord Protector of the Commonwealth
Date: circa 1653 protector 2b
Lord's day
noun Usage: often capitalized D Date: 12th century Sunday
Lord's Prayer
noun Date: circa 1549 the prayer with variant versions in Matthew and Luke that according to the Lucan account Christ taught his disciples
Lord's Supper
noun Date: 14th century communion 2a
Lord's table
noun Usage: often capitalized T Date: 1526 altar 2
lording
noun Date: 13th century 1. archaic lord 2. obsolete lordling
lordliness
noun see lordly
lordling
noun Date: 13th century a little or insignificant lord
lordly
adjective (lordlier; -est) Date: before 12th century 1. a. of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a lord ; dignified b. grand, noble 2. exhibiting the pride ...
lordosis
noun (plural lordoses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek lordōsis, from lordos curving forward; akin to Old English belyrtan to deceive Date: 1704 1. abnormally increased ...
lordotic
adjective see lordosis
lordship
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a. the rank or dignity of a lord — used as a title b. the authority or power of a lord ; dominion 2. the territory under the ...
Lordy
interjection Etymology: 1lord (God) + 4-y Date: 1853 — used to express surprise or strength of feeling
lore
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lār; akin to Old High German lēra doctrine, Old English leornian to learn Date: before 12th century 1. archaic something ...
loreal
adjective see lore II
Lorelei
noun Etymology: German Date: 1865 a siren of Germanic legend whose singing lures Rhine River boatmen to destruction on a reef
Lorentz
biographical name Hendrik Antoon 1853-1928 Dutch physicist
Lorenz
biographical name Konrad 1903-1989 German (Austrian-born) ethologist
Loreto
geographical name commune central Italy in Marche population 10,797
lorgnette
noun Etymology: French, from lorgner to take a sidelong look at, from Middle French, from lorgne squinting Date: 1803 a pair of eyeglasses or opera glasses with a handle
lorgnon
noun Etymology: French, from lorgner Date: 1846 lorgnette
lorica
noun (plural loricae) Etymology: Latin Date: circa 1706 1. a Roman cuirass of leather or metal 2. [New Latin, from Latin] a hard protective case or shell (as of a rotifer)
Lorient
geographical name commune & port NW France in Brittany on Bay of Biscay population 61,630
lorikeet
noun Etymology: lory + -keet (as in parakeet) Date: 1770 any of numerous small arboreal chiefly Australasian parrots (family Loriidae) that usually have long slender tongue ...
loris
noun Etymology: French, probably from obsolete Dutch loeris simpleton Date: 1774 any of several nocturnal slow-moving tailless arboreal primates (family Lorisidae): as a. ...
lorn
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from loren, past participle of lesen to lose, from Old English lēosan — more at lose Date: 14th century desolate, forsaken
Lorn, Firth of
or Firth of Lorne geographical name strait W Scotland between E Mull Island & mainland
Lorrain
biographical name Claude — see Claude Lorrain
Lorraine
or German Lothringen geographical name region & former duchy NE France around the upper Moselle & the Meuse; remnant (Upper Lorraine) of medieval kingdom of Lotharingia ...
Lorraine cross
noun Date: 1898 cross of Lorraine
lorry
noun (plural lorries) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1900 chiefly British motortruck
lory
noun (plural lories) Etymology: Dutch, from Malay nuri, luri Date: 1682 any of numerous parrots (family Loriidae) of Australia, New Guinea, and adjacent islands related to ...
LOS
abbreviation 1. line of scrimmage 2. line of sight
Los Altos
geographical name city W California SSE of Palo Alto population 27,693
Los Angeleno
noun see Los Angeles
Los Angeles
geographical name city & port SW California on the Pacific population 3,694,820 • Los Angeleno noun
Los Ángeles
geographical name city S central Chile population 142,136
Los Banos
geographical name city W central California population 25,869
Los Gatos
geographical name city W California S of San José population 28,592
losable
adjective see lose
losableness
noun see lose
lose
verb (lost; losing) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English losian to perish, lose, from los destruction; akin to Old English lēosan to lose; akin to Old Norse losa to ...
lose ground
phrasal to suffer loss or disadvantage ; fail to advance or improve
lose it
phrasal 1. to lose touch with reality; also to go crazy 2. to become overwhelmed with strong emotion ; lose one's composure
lose one's heart
phrasal to fall in love
lose out
intransitive verb Date: circa 1858 to fail to win in competition ; fail to receive an expected reward or gain
lose-lose
adjective Date: 1978 presenting two options both of which put one at a disadvantage
losel
noun Etymology: Middle English, from losen (past participle of lesen to lose), alteration of loren — more at lorn Date: 14th century a worthless person
loser
noun Date: 1548 1. a person or thing that loses especially consistently 2. a person who is incompetent or unable to succeed; also something doomed to fail or disappoint
losing
adjective Date: 1519 1. resulting in or likely to result in defeat 2. marked by many losses or more losses than wins
loss
noun Etymology: Middle English los, probably back-formation from lost, past participle of losen to lose Date: 13th century 1. destruction, ruin 2. a. the act of losing ...
loss leader
noun Date: 1917 something (as merchandise) sold at a loss in order to draw customers • loss-leader adjective
loss ratio
noun Date: 1926 the ratio between insurance losses incurred and premiums earned during a given period
loss-leader
adjective see loss leader
lossy
adjective Date: 1946 causing attenuation or dissipation of electrical energy
lost
adjective Etymology: past participle of lose Date: 15th century 1. not made use of, won, or claimed 2. a. no longer possessed b. no longer known 3. ruined or ...
lost wax
noun Date: 1909 a process used in metal casting that consists of making a wax model, coating it with a refractory to form a mold, heating until the wax melts and runs out of ...
lostness
noun see lost
Lot
I. noun Etymology: Hebrew Lōṭ Date: circa 1534 a nephew of Abraham who according to the account in Genesis escaped from the doomed city of Sodom with his wife who turned ...
lot
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hlot; akin to Old High German hlōz Date: before 12th century 1. an object used as a counter in determining a question by ...
lota
also lotah noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu loṭā Date: 1809 a small usually spherical water vessel of brass or copper used in India
lotah
noun see lota
loth
variant of loath
Lothair I
biographical name 795-855 Holy Roman emperor (840-855)
Lothair II
biographical name (or III) 1075-1137 king of Germany & Holy Roman emperor (1125-37)
lothario
noun (plural -ios) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Lothario, seducer in the play The Fair Penitent (1703) by Nicholas Rowe Date: 1756 a man whose chief interest is ...
Lothringen
geographical name see Lorraine
loti
noun (plural maloti) Etymology: Sesotho, literally, mountain, probably from the Maloti Mountains, Lesotho Date: 1980 — see money table
Loti
biographical name Pierre 1850-1923 pseudonym of Louis-Marie-Julien Viaud French naval officer & novelist
lotic
adjective Etymology: Latin lotus, past participle of lavere Date: 1916 of, relating to, or living in actively moving water — compare lentic
lotion
noun Etymology: Middle English loscion, from Latin lotion-, lotio act of washing, from lavere to wash — more at lye Date: 14th century a liquid preparation for cosmetic or ...
lotos
noun see lotus 1
lots
adverb Etymology: plural of 1lot Date: 1891 much
lotte
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French Date: 1977 monkfish
lottery
noun (plural -teries) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle French loterie, from Middle Dutch, from lot lot; akin to Old English hlot lot Date: 1567 1. a. a drawing ...
lotto
noun Etymology: Italian, lottery, lotto, from French lot lot, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English hlot lot Date: 1778 a game of chance resembling bingo
lotus
noun Etymology: Latin & Greek; Latin lotus, from Greek lōtos Date: circa 1541 1. (also lotos) a fruit eaten by the lotus-eaters and considered to cause indolence and dreamy ...
lotus position
noun Etymology: from the supposed resemblance of the position to a lotus blossom Date: 1953 a cross-legged sitting position used in yoga in which each foot is on the thigh ...
lotus-eater
noun Date: 1832 1. any of a people in Homer's Odyssey subsisting on the lotus and living in the dreamy indolence it induces 2. an indolent person
lotusland
noun Etymology: from the Homeric land of lotus-eaters Date: 1842 1. a place inducing contentment especially through offering an idyllic living situation 2. a state or an ...
Lou Gehrig's disease
noun Etymology: Lou Gehrig died 1941 American baseball player who suffered from the disease Date: 1958 amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Louangphrabang
or Luang Prabang geographical name city NW Laos on the Mekong NNW of Vientiane
Loubet
biographical name Émile-François 1838-1929 French statesman; president of France (1899-1906)
louche
adjective Etymology: French, literally, cross-eyed, squint-eyed, from Latin luscus blind in one eye Date: 1819 not reputable or decent
loud
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hlūd; akin to Old High German hlūt loud, Latin inclutus famous, Greek klytos, Sanskrit śṛṇoti he hears Date: before ...
loud-hailer
noun Date: 1941 chiefly British bullhorn
louden
verb (loudened; loudening) Date: circa 1848 intransitive verb to become loud transitive verb to make loud
loudly
adverb see loud
loudmouth
noun Date: 1914 a loudmouthed person
loudmouthed
adjective Date: 1628 given to loud offensive talk
loudness
noun Date: before 12th century the attribute of a sound that determines the magnitude of the auditory sensation produced and that primarily depends on the amplitude of the ...
Loudoun
biographical name 4th Earl of — see John Campbell
loudspeaker
noun Date: 1920 a device that changes electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
lough
noun Etymology: Middle English, of Celtic origin; akin to Old Irish loch lake; akin to Latin lacus lake — more at lake Date: 14th century 1. chiefly Irish lake 2. chiefly ...
Loughborough
geographical name town central England in Leicestershire S of Nottingham population 47,647
Louis
I. biographical name name of 18 kings of France: especially I 778-840 (reigned 814-840); V (le Fainéant) 967-987 (reigned—last Carolingian—986-987); IX (Saint) 1214-1270 ...
louis d'or
noun (plural louis d'or) Etymology: French, from Louis XIII of France + d'or of gold Date: 1665 1. a French gold coin first struck in 1640 and issued up to the French ...
Louis II de Bourbon
biographical name — see conde
Louis IV
biographical name 1283?-1347 Duke of Bavaria king of Germany & Holy Roman emperor (1314-47)
Louis Philippe
biographical name 1773-1850 the Citizen King king of the French (1830-48)
Louis Quatorze
adjective Etymology: French, Louis XIV Date: 1848 of, relating to, or characteristic of the architecture or furniture of the reign of Louis XIV of France
Louis Quinze
adjective Etymology: French, Louis XV Date: 1855 of, relating to, or characteristic of the architecture or furniture of the reign of Louis XV of France
Louis Seize
adjective Etymology: French, Louis XVI Date: 1882 of, relating to, or characteristic of the architecture or furniture of the reign of Louis XVI of France
Louis Treize
adjective Etymology: French, Louis XIII Date: 1883 of, relating to, or characteristic of the architecture or furniture of the reign of Louis XIII of France
Louis-Napoléon
biographical name — see napoleon iii
Louise, Lake
geographical name lake W Canada in SW Alberta in Banff National Park
Louisiade Archipelago
geographical name island group in Solomon Sea SE of New Guinea; belongs to Papua New Guinea population 14,599
Louisiana
geographical name state S United States capital Baton Rouge area 48,523 square miles (126,160 square kilometers), population 4,468,976 • Louisianan adjective or noun • ...
Louisiana Purchase
geographical name region W central United States between Mississippi River & the Rockies purchased 1803 from France area 885,000 square miles (2,301,000 square kilometers)
Louisianan
adjective or noun see Louisiana
Louisianian
adjective or noun see Louisiana
Louisville
geographical name city N Kentucky on Ohio River population 256,231
louma
variant of luma
lounge
I. verb (lounged; lounging) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1508 intransitive verb to act or move idly or lazily ; loaf Synonyms: see idle transitive verb to pass ...
lounge car
noun Date: 1947 club car
lounge lizard
noun Date: 1917 1. ladies' man 2. fop 3. a social parasite
lounge suit
noun Date: 1901 chiefly British business suit
lounger
noun Date: 1508 1. one that lounges; especially idler 2. an article of clothing or furniture designed for comfort and leisure use
loungewear
noun Date: circa 1957 informal clothing usually designed to be worn at home
loup
verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse hlaupa; akin to Old English hlēapan to leap — more at leap Date: 14th century chiefly Scottish leap • loup noun
Loup
geographical name river 290 miles (467 kilometers) E central Nebraska flowing E into Platte River
loup-garou
noun (plural loups-garous) Etymology: Middle French, from Old French leu garoul, from leu wolf + garoul werewolf Date: circa 1580 werewolf
loupe
noun Etymology: French Date: circa 1775 a small magnifier used especially by jewelers and watchmakers
lour
variant of lower
Lourdes
geographical name commune SW France on the Gave de Pau SSW of Tarbes population 16,581
Lourenço Marques
geographical name — see Maputo
loury
variant of lowery
louse
I. noun Etymology: Middle English lous, from Old English lūs; akin to Old High German lūs louse, Welsh llau lice Date: before 12th century 1. plural lice a. any of ...
louse up
verb Date: 1934 transitive verb foul up, snarl intransitive verb to make a mess
lousewort
noun Date: 1597 any of a genus (Pedicularis) of semiparasitic herbs of the snapdragon family typically having pinnatifid leaves and bilabiate flowers in terminal spikes
lousily
adverb see lousy
lousiness
noun see lousy
lousy
adjective (lousier; -est) Date: 14th century 1. infested with lice 2. a. totally repulsive ; contemptible b. miserably poor or inferior c. somewhat ill d. ...
lout
I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lūtan; akin to Old Norse lūta to bow down Date: before 12th century 1. to bow in respect 2. submit, ...
Louth
geographical name county E Ireland in Leinster bordering on Irish Sea capital Dundalk area 317 square miles (824 square kilometers), population 90,707
loutish
adjective Date: 1542 resembling or befitting a lout Synonyms: see boorish • loutishly adverb • loutishness noun
loutishly
adverb see loutish
loutishness
noun see loutish
Louvain
or Flemish Leuven geographical name city central Belgium in Brabant E of Brussels population 85,200
louver
or louvre noun Etymology: Middle English lover, from Anglo-French Date: 14th century 1. a roof lantern or turret often with slatted apertures for escape of smoke or ...
louvered
adjective see louver
Louverture
biographical name — see Toussaint-Louverture
louvre
noun see louver
louvred
adjective see louver
Louÿs
biographical name Pierre 1870-1925 French writer
lovability
noun see lovable
lovable
also loveable adjective Date: 14th century having qualities that attract affection • lovability noun • lovableness noun • lovably adverb
lovableness
noun see lovable
lovably
adverb see lovable
lovage
noun Etymology: Middle English lovache, from Anglo-French luvasche, lovasche, from Late Latin levisticum, alteration of Latin ligusticum, from neuter of ligusticus Ligurian, ...
lovastatin
noun Etymology: probably from International Scientific Vocabulary mevalonic acid, a carboxylic acid, C6H12O4 (from methyl + valeric + -onic — as in gluconic acid) + ...
lovat
noun Etymology: probably from T. A. Fraser, Lord Lovat died 1875 Scottish nobleman who popularized muted tweeds Date: 1907 a predominantly dusty color mixture (as of green) ...
love
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lufu; akin to Old High German luba love, Old English lēof dear, Latin lubēre, libēre to please Date: before 12th century ...
love affair
noun Date: 1591 1. a romantic attachment or episode between lovers 2. a lively enthusiasm
love apple
noun Etymology: probably translation of French pomme d'amour Date: 1578 tomato
love beads
noun plural Date: 1968 beads worn as a symbol of love and peace
love child
noun Date: 1805 an illegitimate child
love feast
noun Date: 1580 1. a meal eaten in common by a Christian congregation in token of brotherly love 2. a gathering held to promote reconciliation and good feeling or show ...
love grass
noun Date: 1702 any of a genus (Eragrostis) of grasses that resemble the bluegrasses but have flattened spikelets and deciduous lemmas
love handles
noun plural Date: 1970 fatty bulges along the sides of the body at the waist
love knot
noun Date: 14th century a stylized knot sometimes used as an emblem of love
love nest
noun Date: 1919 a place (as an apartment) used for amorous and often illicit rendezvous
love seat
noun Date: 1904 a double chair, sofa, or settee for two persons
love tap
noun Date: 1809 a gentle blow
love-in
noun Date: 1967 a gathering of people especially for the expression of their mutual love
love-in-a-mist
noun Date: circa 1760 an Old World annual herb (Nigella damascena) of the buttercup family having usually blue or white flowers enveloped in numerous finely dissected bracts
loveable
adjective see lovable
lovebird
noun Date: 1595 any of various small usually gray or green parrots (especially genus Agapornis of Africa) that show great affection for their mates
lovebug
noun Etymology: from the fact that it is usually seen copulating Date: circa 1966 a small black fly (Plecia nearctica) with a red thorax that swarms along highways in the ...
lovefest
noun Date: 1972 love feast 2; broadly an expression or exchange of goodwill, praise, or affection
Lovelace
biographical name Richard 1618-1657 English poet
Loveland
geographical name city N Colorado N of Denver population 50,608
Loveland Pass
geographical name mountain pass N central Colorado in Front Range of Rocky Mountains
loveless
adjective Date: 14th century 1. having no love 2. not loved • lovelessly adverb • lovelessness noun
lovelessly
adverb see loveless
lovelessness
noun see loveless

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