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midsummer
noun Date: before 12th century 1. the middle of summer 2. the summer solstice • midsummer adjective
Midsummer Day
noun Date: before 12th century June 24 celebrated as the feast of the nativity of John the Baptist
midterm
noun Date: 1906 1. a. the middle of an academic term b. an examination at midterm 2. the approximate middle of a term of office
midtown
noun Date: 1926 a central section of a city; especially one situated between sections conventionally called downtown and uptown • midtown adjective
Midvale
geographical name city N central Utah S of Salt Lake City population 27,029
Midway
geographical name islands (atoll) central Pacific 1300 miles (2092 kilometers) WNW of Honolulu, Hawaii, belonging to the United States, in Hawaiian group but not incorporated ...
midway
I. adverb Date: 13th century in the middle of the way or distance ; halfway II. noun Etymology: Midway (Plaisance), Chicago, site of the amusement section of the Columbian ...
midweek
noun Date: 1706 the middle of the week • midweek adjective or adverb • midweekly adjective or adverb
midweekly
adjective or adverb see midweek
Midwest
or Middle West geographical name region N central United States including area around Great Lakes & in upper Mississippi River valley from Ohio — sometimes considered to ...
Midwest City
geographical name city central Oklahoma E of Oklahoma City population 54,088
Midwestern
adjective see Midwest
Midwesterner
noun see Midwest
midwife
I. noun Etymology: Middle English midwif, from mid with (from Old English) + wif woman Date: 14th century 1. a person who assists women in childbirth — compare ...
midwifery
noun Date: 15th century 1. the art or act of assisting at childbirth; also obstetrics 2. the art, act, or process of producing, bringing forth, or bringing about
midwinter
noun Date: before 12th century 1. the winter solstice 2. the middle of winter • midwinter adjective
midyear
noun Date: 1896 1. a. an examination at the middle of an academic year b. plural the set of examinations at the middle of an academic year; also the period of such ...
mien
noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration from 1demean Date: 1522 1. air or bearing especially as expressive of attitude or personality ; demeanor 2. appearance, aspect ...
Mieres
geographical name commune NW Spain in Asturias province population 53,379
Mies van der Rohe
biographical name Ludwig 1886-1969 American (German-born) architect • Miesian adjective
Miesian
adjective see Mies van der Rohe
mifepristone
noun Etymology: perhaps from International Scientific Vocabulary amino + fe- (alteration of phen-) + pri- (alteration of prop-) + estradiol + -one Date: 1985 RU-486
miff
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1623 1. a fit of ill humor 2. a trivial quarrel II. transitive verb Date: 1811 to put into an ill humor ; offend
Mifflin
biographical name Thomas 1744-1800 American general in Revolution
might
I. verbal auxiliary, past of may Etymology: Middle English, from Old English meahte, mihte; akin to Old High German mahta, mohta could Date: before 12th century — used in ...
mightily
adverb Date: before 12th century 1. in a mighty manner ; vigorously 2. very much
mightiness
noun Date: 14th century the quality or state of being mighty
mightn't
Date: 1781 might not
mighty
I. adjective (mightier; -est) Date: before 12th century 1. possessing might ; powerful 2. accomplished or characterized by might 3. great or imposing in size or extent ; ...
mignon
noun Date: circa 1919 filet mignon
mignonette
noun Etymology: French mignonnette, from obsolete French, feminine of mignonnet dainty, from Middle French, from mignon darling Date: 1785 1. any of a genus (Reseda of the ...
migraine
noun Etymology: Middle English mygreyn, from Middle French migraine, modification of Late Latin hemicrania pain in one side of the head, from Greek hēmikrania, from hēmi- ...
migraineur
noun Etymology: probably from migraine + -eur (as in entrepreneur) Date: 1970 an individual who experiences migraines
migrainous
adjective see migraine
migrant
noun Etymology: Latin migrant-, migrans, present participle of migrare Date: 1760 one that migrates: as a. a person who moves regularly in order to find work especially in ...
migrate
intransitive verb (migrated; migrating) Etymology: Latin migratus, past participle of migrare; perhaps akin to Greek ameibein to change Date: 1697 1. to move from one ...
migration
noun see migrate
migrational
adjective see migrate
migrator
noun see migrate
migratory
adjective Date: 1708 1. of, relating to, or characterized by migration 2. wandering, roving
Mihai
biographical name see Michael II
Mihajlović
biographical name Dragoljub 1893-1946 Draža Yugoslav general
mihrab
noun Etymology: Arabic miḥrāb Date: 1673 a niche or chamber in a mosque indicating the direction of Mecca
mikado
noun (plural -dos) Etymology: Japanese Date: 1727 an emperor of Japan
Mike
Date: 1942 — a communications code word for the letter m
mike
I. noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1924 microphone II. transitive verb (miked; miking) Date: 1939 to supply with a microphone
Míkonos
geographical name — see Mykonos
Mikoyan
biographical name Anastas Ivanovich 1895-1978 Soviet politician; head of Presidium (1964-65)
mil
I. noun Etymology: Latin mille thousand Date: 1721 1. thousand 2. a monetary unit formerly used in Cyprus equal to 1/1000 pound 3. a unit of length equal to 1/1000 ...
milady
noun Etymology: French, from English my lady Date: 1778 1. an Englishwoman of noble or gentle birth 2. a woman of fashion
Milan
or Italian Milano or ancient Mediolanum geographical name commune N Italy capital of Lombardy population 1,449,403 • Milanese adjective or noun
Milanese
adjective or noun see Milan
Milano
geographical name see Milan
Milazzo
or ancient Mylae geographical name city & port Italy in NE Sicily W of Messina population 31,559
milch
adjective Etymology: Middle English milche, from Old English -milce; akin to Old English melcan to milk — more at emulsion Date: 14th century milk
milchig
adjective Etymology: Yiddish milkhik, from milkh milk, from Middle High German milch, from Old High German miluh — more at milk Date: circa 1928 made of or derived from ...
mild
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English milde; akin to Greek malthakos soft, Latin mollis — more at melt Date: before 12th century 1. gentle in nature or ...
mild steel
noun Date: 1850 a low-carbon structural steel that is easily worked
mildew
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English meledēaw honeydew; akin to Old High German militou honeydew Date: 14th century 1. a. a superficial usually whitish ...
mildewcide
noun Date: 1945 an agent that destroys mildew
mildewy
adjective see mildew I
mildly
adverb see mild
mildness
noun see mild
mile
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mīl, from Latin milia miles, from milia passuum, literally, thousands of paces, from milia, plural of mille thousand Date: ...
mileage
noun Date: 1754 1. an allowance for traveling expenses at a certain rate per mile 2. aggregate length or distance in miles: as a. the total miles traveled especially in ...
milepost
noun Date: 1768 1. a post indicating the distance in miles from or to a given point; also a post placed a mile from a similar post 2. milestone 2
miler
noun Date: 1819 1. one that is a specified number of miles in length — used in combination 2. one that competes in mile races — often qualified in combination
miles from nowhere
phrasal in an extremely remote place
miles gloriosus
noun (plural milites gloriosi) Etymology: Latin Date: circa 1576 a boastful soldier; especially a stock character of this type in comedy
milestone
noun Date: 1662 1. a stone serving as a milepost 2. a significant point in development
Miletus
geographical name ancient city on W coast of Asia Minor in Caria near mouth of Maeander River
milfoil
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin millefolium, from mille + folium leaf — more at blade Date: 13th century 1. yarrow 2. water milfoil
Milford
geographical name 1. town S Connecticut on Long Island Sound population 52,305 2. town E Massachusetts SE of Worcester population 26,799
Milford Haven
geographical name town & port SW Wales on Milford Haven (inlet of St. George's Channel) population 13,934
Milhaud
biographical name Darius 1892-1974 French composer
miliaria
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, feminine of miliarius Date: 1807 an inflammatory disorder of the skin that is characterized by redness, eruptions (as of vesicles), and ...
miliarial
adjective see miliaria
miliary
adjective Etymology: Latin miliarius of millet, from milium millet — more at millet Date: 1685 having or made up of many small projections or lesions
milieu
noun (plural milieus or milieux) Etymology: French, from Old French, midst, from mi middle (from Latin medius) + lieu place, from Latin locus — more at mid, stall Date: 1854 ...
Mililani Town
geographical name town Hawaii on central Oahu population 28,608
militance
noun Date: 1941 militancy
militancy
noun Date: 1648 the quality or state of being militant
militant
adjective Date: 15th century 1. engaged in warfare or combat ; fighting 2. aggressively active (as in a cause) ; combative Synonyms: see aggressive • militant noun ...
militantly
adverb see militant
militantness
noun see militant
militaria
noun plural Date: 1964 military objects (as firearms and uniforms) of historical value or interest
militarily
adverb Date: 1660 1. in a military manner 2. from a military standpoint
militarise
British variant of militarize
militarism
noun Date: 1864 1. a. predominance of the military class or its ideals b. exaltation of military virtues and ideals 2. a policy of aggressive military preparedness ...
militarist
noun or adjective see militarism
militaristic
adjective see militarism
militaristically
adverb see militarism
militarization
noun see militarize
militarize
transitive verb (-rized; -rizing) Date: 1856 1. to give a military character to 2. to equip with military forces and defenses 3. to adapt for military use • ...
military
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin militaris, from milit-, miles soldier Date: 15th century 1. a. of or relating to soldiers, arms, or war b. of or ...
military police
noun Date: 1815 a branch of an army that exercises guard and police functions
military press
noun Date: 1912 press I,9
military science
noun Date: circa 1830 the principles of military conflict
military time
noun Date: 1955 time measured in hours numbered to twenty-four (as 0100 or 2300) from one midnight to the next
military-industrial complex
noun Date: 1961 an informal alliance of the military and related government departments with defense industries that is held to influence government policy
militate
intransitive verb (-tated; -tating) Etymology: Latin militatus, past participle of militare to engage in warfare, from milit-, miles Date: circa 1600 to have weight or ...
militia
noun Etymology: Latin, military service, from milit-, miles Date: 1625 1. a. a part of the organized armed forces of a country liable to call only in emergency b. a ...
militiaman
noun Date: 1668 a member of a militia
milium
noun (plural milia) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, millet — more at millet Date: 1807 whitehead
Milk
geographical name river 625 miles (1006 kilometers) Canada & United States in Alberta & Montana flowing SE into Missouri River
milk
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English meolc, milc; akin to Old High German miluh milk, Old English melcan to milk — more at emulsion Date: before 12th century ...
milk chocolate
noun Date: 1900 chocolate made with milk solids
milk fat
noun Date: 1874 butterfat
milk fever
noun Date: 1753 1. a febrile disorder following parturition 2. a disease of fresh cows, sheep, or goats that is caused by excessive drain on the body mineral reserves during ...
milk glass
noun Date: 1869 an opaque and typically milky white glass used especially for novelty and ornamental objects
milk house
noun Date: 1583 a building for the cooling, handling, or bottling of milk
milk leg
noun Date: circa 1860 a painful swelling of the leg caused by inflammation and clotting in the veins and affecting some postpartum women
milk of magnesia
Date: 1880 a milky white suspension of magnesium hydroxide in water used as an antacid and laxative
milk punch
noun Date: 1702 a mixed drink of alcoholic liquor, milk, and sugar
milk run
noun Etymology: from the resemblance in regularity and uneventfulness to the morning delivery of milk Date: 1925 a short, routine, or uneventful flight
milk shake
noun Date: 1889 a thoroughly shaken or blended drink made of milk, a flavoring syrup, and often ice cream
milk sickness
noun Date: 1823 1. an acute disease characterized by weakness, vomiting, and constipation and caused by eating dairy products or meat from cattle poisoned by various plants ...
milk snake
noun Date: 1800 a common harmless grayish or tan American colubrid snake (Lampropeltis triangulum) having an arrow-shaped occipital marking and brown blotches on the body ...
milk sugar
noun Date: 1846 lactose
milk thistle
noun Date: 1562 a tall thistle (Silybum marianum) having white-veined dark green leaves and large purple flower heads that is native to the Mediterranean region but has ...
milk tooth
noun Date: 1738 a temporary tooth of a young mammal; especially one of the human dentition including four incisors, two canines, and four molars in each jaw — called also ...
milk vein
noun Date: 1743 a large subcutaneous vein that extends along the lower side of the abdomen of a cow and returns blood from the udder — see cow illustration
milk vetch
noun Etymology: from the popular belief that it increases the milk yield of goats Date: 1597 any of a genus (Astragalus) of annual or perennial leguminous herbs of north ...
milk-and-water
adjective Date: 1753 weak, insipid
milk-livered
adjective Date: 1606 archaic cowardly, timorous
milker
noun Date: 15th century 1. one that milks an animal 2. one that yields milk
milkfish
noun Date: circa 1890 a large fork-tailed silvery herbivorous food fish (Chanos chanos) of warm parts of the Pacific and Indian oceans that is the sole living representative ...
milkiness
noun see milky
milkmaid
noun Date: 1552 dairymaid
milkman
noun Date: 1589 a person who sells or delivers milk and milk products
milksop
noun Etymology: Middle English, literally, bread soaked in milk Date: 14th century an unmanly man ; mollycoddle
milkweed
noun Date: circa 1592 any of various plants that secrete latex; especially any of a genus (Asclepias of the family Asclepiadaceae, the milkweed family) of erect chiefly ...
milkweed bug
noun Date: 1905 a large black and reddish-orange bug (Oncopeltus fasciatus) that feeds chiefly on milkweed
milkweed butterfly
noun Date: 1880 any of a family (Danaidae) or nymphalid subfamily (Danaine) of large butterflies feeding on plants of the milkweed family as larvae; especially monarch ...
milkwort
noun Date: 1578 any of a genus (Polygala of the family Polygalaceae, the milkwort family) of herbs and shrubs often having showy flowers with three sometimes crested petals ...
milky
adjective (milkier; -est) Date: 14th century 1. resembling milk in color or consistency 2. mild, timorous 3. a. consisting of, containing, or abounding in milk b. ...
milky disease
noun Date: circa 1940 a destructive disease of scarab beetle grubs and especially Japanese beetle larvae that is caused by a bacterium (Bacillus popilliae) and is sometimes ...
milky spore disease
noun see milky disease
Milky Way
noun Date: 14th century 1. a broad luminous irregular band of light that stretches completely around the celestial sphere and is caused by the light of myriads of faint stars ...
Milky Way galaxy
noun Date: 1948 the galaxy of which the sun and the solar system are a part and which contains the myriads of stars that create the light of the Milky Way
Mill
I. biographical name James 1773-1836 Scottish philosopher, historian, & economist II. biographical name John Stuart 1806-1873 son of James English philosopher & economist
mill
I. noun Etymology: Middle English mille, from Old English mylen, from Late Latin molina, molinum, from feminine and neuter of molinus of a mill, of a millstone, from Latin mola ...
mill wheel
noun Date: before 12th century a waterwheel that drives a mill
millage
noun Date: 1891 a rate (as of taxation) expressed in mills per dollar
Millais
biographical name Sir John Everett 1829-1896 English painter
Millay
biographical name Edna St. Vincent 1892-1950 American poet
milldam
noun Date: 12th century a dam to make a millpond; also millpond
mille
noun Etymology: Latin Date: before 12th century thousand
Mille Lacs
geographical name lake 20 miles (32 kilometers) long E central Minnesota
mille-feuille
noun Etymology: French, from mille feuilles a thousand leaves Date: 1895 a dish composed of puff pastry layered with a filling (as salmon or cream)
millefiori
noun Etymology: Italian, from mille fiori a thousand flowers Date: 1849 ornamental glass produced by cutting cross sections of fused bundles of glass rods of various colors ...
millefleur
or millefleurs adjective Etymology: French mille-fleurs, from mille fleurs a thousand flowers Date: 1908 having an allover pattern of small flowers and plants
millefleurs
adjective see millefleur
millenarian
I. adjective Date: 1626 1. a. of or relating to belief in a millennium b. apocalyptic 2 2. of or relating to 1000 years II. noun Date: 1661 one that believes in a ...
millenarianism
noun Date: 1829 1. belief in the millennium of Christian prophecy 2. belief in a coming ideal society and especially one created by revolutionary action
millenary
I. noun (plural -ries) Etymology: Late Latin millenarium, from neuter of millenarius of a thousand, from Latin milleni one thousand each, from mille Date: 1550 1. a. a ...
millennial
adjective Date: 1664 of or relating to a millennium
millennialism
noun Date: 1906 millenarianism
millennialist
noun Date: circa 1841 millenarian
millennium
noun (plural millennia or -niums) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin mille thousand + New Latin -ennium (as in biennium) Date: circa 1638 1. a. the thousand years ...
miller
noun Date: 14th century 1. one that operates a mill; specifically one that grinds grain into flour 2. any of various moths having powdery wings 3. a. milling machine ...
Miller
I. biographical name Arthur 1915- American dramatist & novelist II. biographical name Henry 1891-1980 American writer III. biographical name Joaquin 1837-1913 pseudonym of ...
miller's-thumb
noun Date: 15th century any of several small freshwater spiny-finned sculpins (genus Cottus) of Europe and North America
Millerand
biographical name Alexandre 1859-1943 French statesman; president of France (1920-24)
millerite
noun Etymology: German Millerit, from William H. Miller died 1880 English mineralogist Date: 1854 sulfide of nickel NiS usually occurring as a mineral in capillary yellow ...
Milles
biographical name Carl 1875-1955 American (Swedish-born) sculptor
millesimal
noun Etymology: Latin millesimus, adjective, thousandth, from mille Date: 1719 the quotient of a unit divided by 1000 ; one of 1000 equal parts • millesimal adjective ...
millesimally
adverb see millesimal
millet
noun Etymology: Middle English milet, from Middle French, from Old French, diminutive of mil, from Latin milium; akin to Greek melinē millet Date: 15th century 1. any of ...
Millet
biographical name Jean-François 1814-1875 French painter
milli-
combining form Etymology: French, from Latin milli- thousand, from mille one thousandth part of
milliamp
noun see milliampere
milliampere
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1885 one thousandth of an ampere — called also mil•li•amp
milliard
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French miliart, from mili- (from milion million) Date: 1789 British a thousand millions — see number table
milliary
adjective Etymology: Latin milliarius, miliarius consisting of a thousand, one mile long, from mille thousand, mile Date: circa 1660 marking the distance of a Roman mile
millibar
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1910 a unit of atmospheric pressure equal to 1/1000 bar or 100 pascals
millicurie
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1910 one thousandth of a curie
millidegree
noun Date: 1942 one thousandth of a degree
millieme
noun (plural milliemes) Etymology: French millième thousandth, from Middle French, from mille thousand, from Latin Date: 1902 a unit of value of Egypt and Sudan equal to ...
milligal
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1914 a unit of acceleration equivalent to 1/1000 gal
milligauss
noun Date: 1960 one thousandth of a gauss
milligram
noun Etymology: French milligramme, from milli- + gramme gram Date: 1797 — see metric system table
millihenry
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1890 one thousandth of a henry
Millikan
biographical name Robert Andrews 1868-1953 American physicist
millilambert
noun Date: 1916 one thousandth of a lambert
milliliter
noun Etymology: French millilitre, from milli- + litre liter Date: circa 1810 — see metric system table
millime
noun Etymology: modification of Arabic mallim, from French millième Date: 1959 — see dinar at money table
millimeter
noun Etymology: French millimètre, from milli- + mètre meter Date: 1797 — see metric system table
millimicron
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1904 nanometer
millimolar
adjective see millimole
millimole
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary milli- + 5mole Date: 1904 one thousandth of a mole (as of a substance) • millimolar adjective
milliner
noun Etymology: irregular from Milan, Italy; from the importation of women's finery from Italy in the 16th century Date: 1530 a person who designs, makes, trims, or sells ...
millinery
noun Date: 1676 1. women's apparel for the head 2. the business or work of a milliner
milling
noun Date: circa 1641 a corrugated edge on a coin
milling cutter
noun Date: 1864 a rotary tool-steel cutter used in a milling machine for shaping and dressing metal surfaces
milling machine
noun Date: 1849 a machine tool on which work usually of metal secured to a carriage is shaped by rotating milling cutters
million
noun (plural millions or million) Etymology: Middle English milioun, from Middle French milion, from Old Italian milione, augmentative of mille thousand, from Latin Date: 14th ...
millionaire
noun Etymology: French millionnaire, from million, from Middle French milion Date: 1786 a person whose wealth is estimated at a million or more (as of dollars or pounds)
millionairess
noun Date: 1871 1. a woman who is a millionaire 2. the wife of a millionaire
millionfold
adverb or adjective see million
millionth
adjective or noun see million
milliosmol
noun Date: 1939 one thousandth of an osmol
millipede
noun Etymology: Latin millepeda, a small crawling animal, from mille thousand + ped-, pes foot — more at foot Date: 1601 any of a class (Diplopoda) of myriapod arthropods ...
milliradian
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1946 one thousandth of a radian
millirem
noun Date: 1947 one thousandth of a rem
milliroentgen
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1947 one thousandth of a roentgen
millisecond
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1909 one thousandth of a second
millivolt
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1861 one thousandth of a volt
milliwatt
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1914 one thousandth of a watt
millpond
noun Date: 14th century a pond created by damming a stream to produce a head of water for operating a mill
millrace
noun Date: 15th century a canal in which water flows to and from a mill wheel; also the current that drives the wheel
millstone
noun Date: before 12th century 1. either of two circular stones used for grinding (as grain) 2. a. something that grinds or crushes b. a heavy burden
millstream
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a stream whose flow is utilized to run a mill 2. millrace
Millville
geographical name city S New Jersey population 26,847
millwork
noun Date: 1865 woodwork (as doors, sashes, or trim) manufactured at a mill
millwright
noun Date: 14th century 1. a person whose occupation is planning and building mills or setting up their machinery 2. a person who maintains and cares for mechanical ...
Milne
biographical name A(lan) A(lexander) 1882-1956 English poet & dramatist
milo
noun (plural milos) Etymology: perhaps from Sesotho maili Date: 1882 a small usually early and drought-resistant grain sorghum with compact bearded heads of large yellow or ...
milord
noun Etymology: French, from English my lord Date: 1607 an Englishman of noble or gentle birth
Mílos
or Melos geographical name island Greece in SW Cyclades area 57 square miles (148 square kilometers)
Milošević
biographical name Slobodan 1941- president of Serbia (1989-97); president of Yugoslavia (1997-2000)
Milosz
biographical name Czeslaw 1911- Polish writer
milpa
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl mīlpan Date: 1648 1. a. a small field in Mexico or Central America that is cleared from the forest, cropped for a few ...
Milpitas
geographical name city W California N of San Jose population 62,698
milquetoast
noun Etymology: Caspar Milquetoast, comic strip character created by H. T. Webster died 1952 American cartoonist Date: 1935 a timid, meek, or unassertive person
milreis
noun (plural milreis) Etymology: Portuguese milréis Date: 1589 1. a Portuguese unit of value equal before 1911 to 1000 reis 2. the basic monetary unit of Brazil until ...
Milstein
biographical name César 1927-2002 British (Argentine-born) immunologist
milt
noun Etymology: probably from Middle Dutch milte milt of fish, spleen; akin to Old English milte spleen — more at melt Date: 15th century the sperm-containing fluid of a ...
Miltiades
biographical name circa 554-?489 B.C. the Younger Athenian general
Milton
I. biographical name John 1608-1674 English poet • Miltonian or Miltonic adjective II. geographical name 1. town E Massachusetts S of Boston population 26,062 2. town ...
Miltonian
adjective see Milton I
Miltonic
adjective see Milton I
Milwaukee
geographical name city & port SE Wisconsin on Lake Michigan population 596,974 • Milwaukeean noun
Milwaukeean
noun see Milwaukee
Milyukov
biographical name Pavel Nikolayevich 1859-1943 Russian politician & historian
mim
adjective Etymology: imitative of the act of pursing the lips Date: circa 1586 dialect affectedly shy or modest
MIME
abbreviation multipurpose Internet mail extensions
mime
I. noun Etymology: Latin mimus, from Greek mimos Date: 1616 1. an ancient dramatic entertainment representing scenes from life usually in a ridiculous manner 2. a. an ...
mimeograph
noun Etymology: from Mimeograph, a trademark Date: 1889 a duplicator for making many copies that utilizes a stencil through which ink is pressed • mimeograph transitive ...
mimer
noun see mime II
mimesis
noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek mimēsis, from mimeisthai Date: 1550 imitation, mimicry
mimetic
adjective Etymology: Late Latin mimeticus, from Greek mimētikos, from mimeisthai to imitate, from mimos mime Date: 1637 1. imitative 2. relating to, characterized by, or ...
mimetically
adverb see mimetic
mimic
I. noun Date: 1596 1. mime 2 2. one that mimics II. adjective Etymology: Latin mimicus, from Greek mimikos, from mimos mime Date: 1625 1. a. imitative b. ...
mimicry
noun (plural -ries) Date: 1671 1. a. an instance of mimicking b. the action, practice, or art of mimicking 2. a superficial resemblance of one organism to another or ...
mimosa
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin mimus mime Date: circa 1731 1. any of a genus (Mimosa) of trees, shrubs, and herbs of the legume family that occur in tropical and warm ...
min
abbreviation 1. minim 2. minimum 3. mining 4. minister 5. minor 6. minute; minutes
Min
geographical name 1. river 350 miles (563 kilometers) central China in Sichuan flowing SE into the Chang 2. river 250 miles (402 kilometers) SE China in Fujian flowing SE ...
mina
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek mna, of Semitic origin; akin to Hebrew māneh mina Date: 15th century an ancient unit of weight and value equal to 1/60 talent
minable
or mineable adjective Date: circa 1570 capable of being mined
minaret
noun Etymology: French, from Turkish minare, from Arabic manāra lighthouse Date: 1682 a tall slender tower of a mosque having one or more balconies from which the summons ...
Minas Basin
geographical name landlocked bay E Canada in central Nova Scotia; the NE extension of Bay of Fundy; connected with it by Minas Channel
Minas de Ríotinto
geographical name commune SW Spain in Huelva province NE of Huelva population 5480
Minas Gerais
geographical name state E Brazil capital Belo Horizonte area 226,707 square miles (587,171 square kilometers), population 15,746,200
minatory
adjective Etymology: Late Latin minatorius, from Latin minari to threaten — more at mount Date: 1532 having a menacing quality ; threatening
minaudière
noun Etymology: French, feminine of minaudier affected, coquettish, from minauder to mince Date: 1940 a small decorative case for carrying small articles (as cosmetics or ...
mince
I. verb (minced; mincing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French mincer, from Vulgar Latin *minutiare, from Latin minutia smallness — more at minutia Date: 14th ...
mincemeat
noun Date: 1630 1. minced meat 2. a finely chopped mixture (as of raisins, apples, and spices) sometimes with meat that is often used as pie filling 3. a state of ...
mincer
noun see mince I
Minch
geographical name channel NW Scotland comprising North Minch & Little Minch between Outer Hebrides & NW coast of Scotland
mincing
adjective Date: 1530 affectedly dainty or delicate • mincingly adverb
mincingly
adverb see mincing
Mincio
or ancient Mincius geographical name river 115 miles (185 kilometers) N Italy issuing from Lake Garda & emptying into the Po
Mincius
geographical name see Mincio
mind
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English gemynd; akin to Old High German gimunt memory, Latin ment-, mens mind, monēre to remind, warn, Greek menos spirit, mnasthai, ...

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