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multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome
noun see multiple chemical sensitivity
multiple factor
noun Date: 1915 one of a group of nonallelic genes that according to the multiple-factor hypothesis control various quantitative hereditary characters
multiple myeloma
noun Date: 1897 a disease of bone marrow that is characterized by the presence of numerous myelomas in various bones of the body
multiple personality
noun see multiple personality disorder
multiple personality disorder
noun Date: 1901 a hysterical neurosis in which the personality becomes dissociated into two or more distinct but complex and socially and behaviorally integrated parts each of ...
multiple regression
noun Date: 1924 regression in which one variable is estimated by the use of more than one other variable
multiple sclerosis
noun Date: 1885 a demyelinating disease marked by patches of hardened tissue in the brain or the spinal cord and associated especially with partial or complete paralysis and ...
multiple star
noun Date: circa 1850 several stars in close proximity that appear to form a single system
multiple store
noun Date: 1929 chiefly British chain store
multiple-choice
adjective Date: 1926 1. having several answers from which one is to be chosen 2. composed of multiple-choice questions
multiple-valued
adjective Date: 1882 having at least one and sometimes more of the values of the range associated with each value of the domain — compare single-valued
multiplet
noun Date: 1922 1. a spectrum line having several components 2. a group of elementary particles that are different in charge but similar in other properties (as mass)
multiplex
I. adjective Etymology: Latin Date: 1557 1. many, multiple 2. being or relating to a system of transmitting several messages or signals simultaneously on the same circuit ...
multiplexer
noun see multiplex II
multiplexor
noun see multiplex II
multiplicand
noun Etymology: Latin multiplicandus, gerundive of multiplicare Date: 1594 the number that is to be multiplied by another
multiplication
noun Etymology: Middle English multiplicacioun, from Anglo-French multiplicacion, from Latin multiplication-, multiplicatio, from multiplicare to multiply Date: 14th century ...
multiplication sign
noun Date: 1907 a symbol used to indicate multiplication: a. times sign b. dot 2b
multiplicative
adjective Date: 1653 1. tending or having the power to multiply 2. of, relating to, or associated with a mathematical operation of multiplication • multiplicatively ...
multiplicative identity
noun Date: 1958 an identity element (as 1 in the group of rational numbers without 0) that in a given mathematical system leaves unchanged any element by which it is multiplied
multiplicative inverse
noun Date: 1958 an element of a mathematical set that when multiplied by a given element yields the identity element — called also reciprocal
multiplicatively
adverb see multiplicative
multiplicity
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French multiplicité, from Late Latin multiplicitat-, multiplicitas, from Latin multiplic-, multiplex Date: 15th ...
multiplier
noun Date: 15th century one that multiplies: as a. a number by which another number is multiplied b. an instrument or device for multiplying or intensifying some effect ...
multiply
I. verb (-plied; -plying) Etymology: Middle English multiplien, from Anglo-French multiplier, from Latin multiplicare, from multiplic-, multiplex multiple Date: 13th century ...
multipolar
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1859 1. having several poles 2. having several dendrites 3. characterized by more than two centers of ...
multipolarity
noun see multipolar
multipotential
adjective Date: 1913 having the potential of becoming any of several mature cell types
multiprocessing
noun Date: 1961 the processing of several computer programs at the same time especially by a computer system with two or more processors sharing a single memory • ...
multiprocessor
noun see multiprocessing
multiprogramming
noun Date: 1959 the technique of utilizing several interleaved programs concurrently in a single computer system
multipronged
adjective Date: 1957 1. having several prongs 2. having several distinct aspects or elements
multiracial
adjective Date: 1923 composed of, involving, or representing various races • multiracialism noun
multiracialism
noun see multiracial
multisense
adjective Date: 1957 having several meanings
multisensory
adjective Date: 1949 relating to or involving several physiological senses
multispectral
adjective Date: 1965 of or relating to two or more ranges of frequencies or wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum
multistage
adjective Date: 1904 1. having successive operating stages; especially having propulsion units that operate in turn 2. conducted by or occurring in stages
multistate
adjective Date: 1944 1. having divisions in several states 2. of, relating to, or involving several states
multitask
intransitive verb see multitasking
multitasker
noun see multitasking
multitasking
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1966 1. the concurrent performance of several jobs by a computer 2. the performance of multiple tasks at one time • multitask ...
multituberculate
noun Etymology: New Latin Multituberculata, ultimately from Latin multi- + New Latin tuberculatus tuberculate Date: 1884 any of an order (Multituberculata) of relatively ...
multitude
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin multitudin-, multitudo, from multus much — more at meliorate Date: 14th century 1. the ...
multitudinous
adjective Date: 1604 1. including a multitude of individuals ; populous 2. existing in a great multitude 3. existing in or consisting of innumerable elements or ...
multitudinously
adverb see multitudinous
multitudinousness
noun see multitudinous
multiuser
adjective Date: 1964 able to be used by more than one person simultaneously
multivalence
noun Date: circa 1882 the quality or state of having many values, meanings, or appeals
multivalent
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1869 1. polyvalent 2. represented more than twice in the somatic chromosome number 3. having many ...
multivariable
adjective Date: 1963 multivariate
multivariate
adjective Etymology: multi- + variable + 3-ate Date: 1928 having or involving a number of independent mathematical or statistical variables
multiversity
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: multi- + -versity (as in university) Date: 1963 a very large university with many component schools, colleges, or divisions and widely diverse ...
multivitamin
I. adjective Date: 1941 containing several vitamins and especially all known to be essential to health II. noun Date: 1947 a multivitamin preparation
multivoltine
adjective Etymology: multi- + -voltine having a given number of broods (from French, from Italian volta time, turn) — more at volt Date: 1874 having several broods in a ...
Multnomah Falls
geographical name waterfall 620 feet (189 meters) NW Oregon E of Portland in a tributary of Columbia River
multum in parvo
foreign term Etymology: Latin much in little
multure
noun Etymology: Middle English multyr, from Anglo-French multure, molture, literally, grinding, from Vulgar Latin *molitura, from Latin molitus, past participle of molere to ...
mum
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English mom, momme, probably imitative of a sound made with closed lips Date: 14th century silent II. intransitive verb (mummed; mumming) ...
Mumbai
geographical name — see Bombay 2
mumble
verb (mumbled; mumbling) Etymology: Middle English momelen, of imitative origin Date: 14th century intransitive verb to utter words in a low confused indistinct manner ; ...
mumble peg
noun see mumblety-peg
mumble-the-peg
noun see mumblety-peg
mumbler
noun see mumble
mumblety-peg
also mumble-the-peg or mumble peg noun Etymology: from the phrase mumble the peg; from the loser's originally having to pull out with his teeth a peg driven into the ground ...
mumbly
adjective see mumble
mumbo jumbo
noun Etymology: Mumbo Jumbo, a masked figure among Mandingo peoples of western Africa Date: 1738 1. an object of superstitious homage and fear 2. a. a complicated often ...
Mumford
biographical name Lewis 1895-1990 American writer
mummer
noun Date: 1502 1. a performer in a pantomime; broadly actor 2. one who goes merrymaking in disguise during festivals
mummery
noun (plural -meries) Etymology: Middle French momerie, from momer Date: circa 1530 1. a performance by mummers 2. a ridiculous, hypocritical, or pretentious ceremony or ...
mummichog
noun Etymology: Narragansett moamitteaúg Date: 1787 a common killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus of the family Cyprinodontidae) of eastern North America
mummification
noun see mummify
mummify
verb (-fied; -fying) Date: 1628 transitive verb 1. to embalm and dry as or as if a mummy 2. a. to make into or like a mummy b. to cause to dry up and shrivel ...
mummy
I. noun (plural mummies) Etymology: Middle English mummie powdered parts of a mummified body used as a drug, from Anglo-French mumie, from Medieval Latin mumia mummy, powdered ...
mumps
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: from plural of obsolete mump grimace Date: 1598 an acute contagious virus disease caused by a paramyxovirus ...
mun
abbreviation municipal
munch
verb Etymology: Middle English monchen, probably of imitative origin Date: 14th century transitive verb to eat with a chewing action ; also to snack on intransitive ...
Munch
I. biographical name Charles 1891-1968 Alsatian-born conductor II. biographical name Edvard 1863-1944 Norwegian painter
Munchausen syndrome
noun Etymology: Baron K. F. H. von Münchhausen died 1797 German soldier and proverbial teller of exaggerated tales Date: 1951 a psychological disorder characterized by the ...
Munchausen syndrome by proxy
noun Date: 1977 a psychological disorder in which a parent and typically a mother harms her child (as by poisoning), falsifies the child's medical history, or tampers with the ...
Munchausen's syndrome
noun see Munchausen syndrome
Munchausen's syndrome by proxy
noun see Munchausen syndrome by proxy
München
geographical name see Munich
München-Gladbach
geographical name — see monchengladbach
muncher
noun see munch
Münchhausen
biographical name Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von 1720-1797 Baron Munchausen German hunter, soldier, & raconteur
munchies
noun plural Date: 1959 1. hunger pangs 2. light snack foods
munchkin
noun Etymology: the Munchkins, diminutive creatures in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) by L. Frank Baum Date: 1972 a person who is notably small and often endearing
Muncie
geographical name city E central Indiana population 67,430
Munda
noun Date: 1877 a branch of the Austroasiatic language family spoken by tribal peoples of central and eastern India
mundane
adjective Etymology: Middle English mondeyne, from Anglo-French mundain, from Late Latin mundanus, from Latin mundus world Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or ...
mundanely
adverb see mundane
mundaneness
noun see mundane
mundanity
noun see mundane
Mundelein
geographical name village NE Illinois NW of Chicago population 30,935
Mundell
biographical name Robert A. 1932- American (Canadian-born) economist
mundungus
noun Etymology: modification of Spanish mondongo tripe Date: 1641 archaic foul-smelling tobacco
mung bean
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu m{umactil}g, from Sanskrit mudga Date: 1910 an erect bushy annual bean (Vigna radiata syn. Phaseolus aureus) that is widely cultivated in warm ...
mungo
noun (plural mungos) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1857 reclaimed wool of poor quality and very short staple
muni
noun Date: 1973 municipal
Munich
or German München geographical name city S Germany capital of Bavaria on the Isar population 1,229,052
municipal
I. adjective Etymology: Latin municipalis of a municipality, from municip-, municeps inhabitant of a municipality, from munus duty, service + capere to take — more at mean, ...
municipal court
noun Date: 1828 1. a court that sits in some cities and larger towns and that usually has civil and criminal jurisdiction over cases arising within the municipality 2. ...
municipality
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1790 1. a primarily urban political unit having corporate status and usually powers of self-government 2. the governing body of a municipality
municipalization
noun see municipalize
municipalize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1880 to bring under municipal ownership or supervision • municipalization noun
municipally
adverb Date: circa 1842 by or in terms of a municipality
munificence
noun see munificent
munificent
adjective Etymology: back-formation from munificence, from Latin munificentia, from munificus generous, from munus service, gift — more at mean Date: 1581 1. very liberal ...
munificently
adverb see munificent
muniment
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin munimentum, from Latin, defense, safeguard, from munire to fortify Date: 15th century 1. the evidence ...
munition
noun Etymology: Middle French, from Latin munition-, munitio, from munire to fortify, from moenia walls; akin to Latin murus wall and perhaps to Sanskrit minoti he builds, ...
Muñoz Marín
biographical name Luis 1898-1980 Puerto Rican politician
Munro
I. biographical name Alice 1931- née Laidlaw Canadian writer II. biographical name Hector Hugh 1870-1916 pseudonym Saki Scottish writer
Münster
geographical name city W Germany; formerly capital of Westphalia population 264,181
Munster
I. variant of Muenster II. geographical name province S Ireland area 9316 square miles (24,168 square kilometers), population 789,869
Münsterberg
biographical name Hugo 1863-1916 American (German-born) psychologist
Muntenia
or Greater Walachia geographical name region SE Romania in E part of Walachia
muntin
noun Etymology: alteration of montant vertical dividing bar, from French, from present participle of monter to rise — more at mount Date: 1774 a strip separating panes of ...
muntjac
noun Etymology: Sundanese (Austronesian language of western Java) mənyčək Date: circa 1798 any of a genus (Muntiacus) of small deer of southeastern Asia with a cry similar ...
muon
noun Etymology: contraction of earlier mu-meson, from mu Date: 1952 an unstable lepton that is common in the cosmic radiation near the earth's surface, has a mass about 207 ...
muonic
adjective see muon
muonium
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1957 a short-lived quasi-atom consisting of an electron and a positive muon
Mur
or Mura geographical name river 279 miles (449 kilometers) Austria, NE Slovenia, & N tip of Croatia flowing into the Drava
Mura
geographical name see Mur
Murad
biographical name Ferid 1936- American pharmacologist
mural
I. adjective Etymology: Latin muralis, from murus wall — more at munition Date: 1586 1. of, relating to, or resembling a wall 2. applied to and made integral with a wall ...
muralist
noun see mural II
muramic acid
noun Etymology: Latin murus wall + English + glucosamine + 1-ic Date: 1957 an amino sugar C9H17NO7 that is a lactic acid derivative of glucosamine and is found especially in ...
Murasaki
biographical name Shikibu 978?-?1026 Japanese court lady & novelist
Murat
I. biographical name Joachim 1767-1815 French general; marshal of France; king of Naples (1808-15) II. geographical name or ancient Arsanias river 380 miles (612 kilometers) ...
Murchison
geographical name river 440 miles (708 kilometers) Australia in W Western Australia flowing W into Indian Ocean
Murchison Falls
geographical name — see Kabalega Falls
Murcia
geographical name 1. region & ancient kingdom SE Spain bordering on the Mediterranean 2. province SE Spain bordering on the Mediterranean area 4369 square miles (11,316 ...
murder
I. noun Etymology: partly from Middle English murther, from Old English morthor; partly from Middle English murdre, from Anglo-French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English ...
murderee
noun Date: 1920 an actual or potential victim of a murder
murderer
noun Date: 14th century one who murders; especially one who commits the crime of murder
murderess
noun Date: 14th century a woman who murders
murderous
adjective Date: 1535 1. a. having the purpose or capability of murder b. characterized by or causing murder or bloodshed 2. having the ability or power to overwhelm ; ...
murderously
adverb see murderous
murderousness
noun see murderous
Murdoch
I. biographical name Dame (Jean) Iris 1919-1999 British (Irish-born) writer II. biographical name (Keith) Rupert 1931- American (Australian-born) newspaper publisher & media ...
murein
noun Etymology: muramic acid + -ein, alteration of 2-ine Date: 1964 peptidoglycan
Mures
or Hungarian Maros geographical name river 450 miles (725 kilometers) central Romania & E Hungary flowing W into the Tisza
murex
noun (plural murices or murexes) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, mollusk yielding a purple dye; akin to Greek myak-, myax mussel Date: 1589 any of a genus (Murex of the ...
Murfreesboro
geographical name city central Tennessee population 68,816
muriate
noun Etymology: French, back-formation from (acide) muriatique muriatic acid Date: 1790 chloride
muriatic acid
noun Etymology: French muriatique, from Latin muriaticus pickled in brine, from muria brine Date: 1756 hydrochloric acid
murid
adjective Etymology: ultimately from Latin mur-, mus mouse — more at mouse Date: circa 1909 of or relating to a family (Muridae) comprising the typical mice and rats and ...
Murillo
biographical name Bartolomé Esteban 1617-1682 Spanish painter
murine
adjective Etymology: ultimately from Latin mur-, mus Date: circa 1729 of or relating to a murid genus (Mus) or its subfamily (Murinae) which includes the common household ...
murine typhus
noun Date: 1933 a mild disease that is marked especially by fever, headache, and rash, is caused by a rickettsia (Rickettsia typhi syn. R. mooseri), is widespread in nature ...
murk
noun Etymology: Middle English mirke, probably from Old Norse myrkr darkness; akin to Old English mirce gloom Date: before 12th century gloom, darkness; also fog • murk ...
murkily
adverb see murky
murkiness
noun see murky
murky
adjective (murkier; -est) Date: 14th century 1. characterized by a heavy dimness or obscurity caused by or like that caused by overhanging fog or smoke 2. characterized by ...
Murmansk
geographical name city & port NW Russia in Europe on an inlet of Barents Sea population 468,000
murmur
I. noun Etymology: Middle English murmure, from Anglo-French disturbance, from Latin murmur murmur, roar, of imitative origin Date: 14th century 1. a half-suppressed or ...
murmurer
noun see murmur II
murmurous
adjective Date: 1582 filled with or characterized by murmurs ; low and indistinct • murmurously adverb
murmurously
adverb see murmurous
Murphy
I. noun Etymology: Miss Murphy, nonexistent prostitute used to lure victims Date: 1954 any of various confidence games; especially one in which the victim believes he is ...
Murphy bed
noun Etymology: William L. Murphy died 1959 American inventor Date: 1925 a bed that may be folded or swung into a closet
Murphy's Law
noun Etymology: probably from Edward A. Murphy died 1990 American engineer Date: 1955 an observation: anything that can go wrong will go wrong
murrain
noun Etymology: Middle English moreyne, from Anglo-French morine, from morir to die, from Latin mori — more at murder Date: 14th century a pestilence or plague especially ...
Murray
I. biographical name (George) Gilbert Aimé 1866-1957 British classical scholar II. biographical name Sir James Augustus Henry 1837-1915 British lexicographer III. ...
murre
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1602 any of a genus (Uria) of black-and-white alcids; especially a common seabird (U. aalge) of northern seas
murrelet
noun Date: 1862 any of several small alcids of North Pacific islands and coasts
murrey
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French muré, from Medieval Latin moratum, from neuter of moratus mulberry colored, from Latin morum mulberry — more at mulberry ...
Murrieta
geographical name city S California population 44,282
Murrow
biographical name Edward Roscoe 1908-1965 American journalist
Murrumbidgee
geographical name river almost 1000 miles (1609 kilometers) SE Australia in New South Wales flowing W into Murray River
murther
chiefly dialect variant of murder
Murviedro
geographical name — see Sagunto
mus
abbreviation 1. museum 2. music; musical; musician
Musa, Gebel
geographical name mountain group NE Egypt in S Sinai Peninsula — see horeb (Mount), katherina (Gebel)
Musa, Jebel
or ancient Abila or Abyla geographical name mountain 2775 feet (846 meters) N Morocco opposite Rock of Gibraltar — see Pillars of Hercules
muscadet
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: French, from Occitan, muscadet grape, from musc musk Date: circa 1899 a dry white wine from the Loire valley of France
muscadine
noun Etymology: probably alteration of muscatel Date: circa 1785 a grape (Vitis rotundifolia) of the southern United States with musky fruits borne in small clusters; also ...
muscae volitantes
noun plural Etymology: New Latin, literally, flying flies Date: 1797 floater 6
muscarine
noun Etymology: German Muskarin, from New Latin (Amanita) muscaria fly agaric Date: 1872 a toxic alkaloid base [C9H20NO2]+ that is biochemically related to acetylcholine, is ...
muscarinic
adjective Date: 1936 of, relating to, resembling, producing, or mediating the parasympathetic effects (as a slowed heart rate and increased activity of smooth muscle) produced ...
muscat
noun Etymology: Middle French, from Old Occitan, from muscat musky, from musc musk, from Late Latin muscus — more at musk Date: 1548 1. muscatel 2. any of several ...
Muscat
geographical name — see Masqat
Muscat and Oman
geographical name — see Oman
muscatel
noun Etymology: Middle English muskadell, from Medieval Latin muscadellum, from Old Occitan muscadel, from muscadel resembling musk, from muscat Date: 15th century 1. a sweet ...
Muscatine
geographical name city E Iowa population 22,697
muscle
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Latin musculus, from diminutive of mus mouse — more at mouse Date: 14th century 1. a. a body tissue ...
muscle car
noun Date: 1969 any of a group of American-made 2-door sports coupes with powerful engines designed for high-performance driving
muscle spindle
noun Date: 1894 a sensory end organ in a muscle that is sensitive to stretch in the muscle, consists of small striated muscle fibers richly supplied with nerve fibers, and is ...
muscle-bound
adjective Date: 1879 1. having some of the muscles tense and enlarged and of impaired elasticity sometimes as a result of excessive exercise 2. lacking in flexibility ; rigid
muscled
adjective Date: 1644 having muscles especially of a specified kind — often used in combination
muscleman
noun Date: 1861 1. a man with a muscular physique 2. bully 3
muscovite
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin or New Latin Muscovia, Moscovia Moscow Date: 1535 1. capitalized a. a native or resident of the ancient principality of Moscow or of the ...
Muscovite
adjective see muscovite
Muscovy
geographical name 1. the principality of Moscow (founded 1295) which in 15th century came to dominate Russia 2. — see Russia 1
Muscovy duck
noun Etymology: Muscovy, principality of Moscow, Russia Date: 1657 a large dark crested duck (Cairina moschata) of Central and South America that is widely kept in ...
muscul-
or musculo- combining form Etymology: Late Latin muscul-, from Latin musculus 1. muscle 2. muscular and
muscular
adjective Date: 1678 1. a. of, relating to, or constituting muscle b. of, relating to, or performed by the muscles 2. having well-developed musculature 3. a. of ...
muscular dystrophy
noun Date: 1886 any of a group of hereditary diseases characterized by progressive wasting of muscles — compare Becker muscular dystrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy
muscularity
noun see muscular
muscularly
adverb see muscular
musculature
noun Etymology: French, from Latin musculus Date: 1875 the muscles of all or a part of the animal body
musculo-
combining form see muscul-
musculoskeletal
adjective Date: circa 1944 of, relating to, or involving both musculature and skeleton
muse
I. verb (mused; musing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French muser to gape, idle, muse, from Old French *mus mouth of an animal, from Medieval Latin musus Date: 14th ...
musée imaginaire
foreign term Etymology: French imaginary museum
museological
adjective see museology
museologist
noun see museology
museology
noun Etymology: museum + -logy Date: 1885 the science or profession of museum organization and management • museological adjective • museologist noun
muser
noun see muse I
musette
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, diminutive of muse bagpipe, from muser to muse, play the bagpipe Date: 14th century 1. a bellows-blown bagpipe popular in ...
musette bag
noun see musette
museum
noun Etymology: Latin Museum place for learned occupation, from Greek Mouseion, from neuter of Mouseios of the Muses, from Mousa Date: 1672 an institution devoted to the ...
museum piece
noun Date: 1901 1. something preserved in or suitable for a museum 2. one that is out-of-date ; a thing of the past
museumgoer
noun Date: 1930 a person who frequently goes to museums
mush
I. noun Etymology: probably alteration of mash Date: 1671 1. a thick porridge made with cornmeal boiled in water or milk 2. something soft and spongy or shapeless 3. ...
Musharraf
biographical name Pervez 1943- Pakistani general; president of Pakistan (2001- )
musher
I. noun see mush II II. noun see mush III
mushily
adverb see mushy
mushiness
noun see mushy
mushroom
I. noun Etymology: Middle English musheron, from Anglo-French musherum, musseron, from Late Latin mussirion-, mussirio Date: 15th century 1. a. an enlarged complex ...
mushroom cloud
noun Date: circa 1909 a mushroom-shaped cloud; specifically one caused by the explosion of a nuclear weapon
mushy
adjective (mushier; -est) Date: 1839 1. a. having the consistency of mush ; soft b. lacking in definition or precision 2. excessively tender or emotional; especially ...
music
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English musik, from Anglo-French musike, from Latin musica, from Greek mousikē any art presided over by the Muses, especially ...
music box
noun Date: 1844 a container enclosing an apparatus that reproduces music mechanically when activated by a clockwork
music drama
noun Date: 1877 an opera in which the action is not interrupted by formal song divisions (as recitatives or arias) and the music is determined solely by dramatic ...
music hall
noun Date: 1842 a vaudeville theater; also vaudeville
music of the spheres
Date: 1609 an ethereal harmony thought by the Pythagoreans to be produced by the vibration of the celestial spheres
musical
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin musicalis, from musica Date: 15th century 1. a. of or relating to music b. having the pleasing harmonious ...
musical box
noun Date: 1829 chiefly British music box
musical chairs
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1877 a game in which players march to music around a row of chairs numbering one less than the players and scramble for seats ...
musical comedy
noun Date: 1765 musical 2
musical saw
noun Date: 1927 a handsaw made to produce melody by bending the blade while sounding it with a hammer or violin bow
musicale
noun Etymology: French soirée musicale, literally, musical evening Date: 1872 a social entertainment with music as the leading feature
musicalise
British variant of musicalize
musicality
noun Date: 1853 1. sensitivity to, knowledge of, or talent for music 2. the quality or state of being musical ; melodiousness
musicalization
noun see musicalize
musicalize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1919 to set to music • musicalization noun
musically
adverb see musical I
musician
noun Date: 14th century a composer, conductor, or performer of music; especially instrumentalist • musicianly adjective • musicianship noun
musicianly
adjective see musician
musicianship
noun see musician
musicological
adjective see musicology
musicologist
noun see musicology
musicology
noun Etymology: Italian musicologia, from Latin musica music + -logia -logy Date: 1909 the study of music as a branch of knowledge or field of research as distinct from ...
musing
I. noun Date: 14th century meditation II. adjective Date: 15th century thoughtfully abstracted ; meditative • musingly adverb
musingly
adverb see musing II
musique concrète
noun Etymology: French, literally, concrete music Date: 1952 a recorded montage of natural sounds often electronically modified and presented as a musical composition
musk
noun Etymology: Middle English muske, from Middle French musc, from Late Latin muscus, from Late Greek moschos, from Middle Persian *mušk-, from Sanskrit muṣka testicle, ...
musk deer
noun Date: 1681 any of a genus (Moschus) of small heavy-limbed hornless deer of central Asian uplands with tusked musk-producing males
musk ox
noun Date: 1744 a heavyset shaggy-coated wild ox (Ovibos moschatus) of tundra regions of Greenland, Canada, and Alaska with the males producing a strong musky odor from ...
musk plant
noun Date: 1837 a yellow-flowered perennial North American herb (Mimulus moschatus) of the snapdragon family that has hairy foliage and sometimes a musky odor
musk rose
noun Date: 1577 a rose (Rosa moschata) of the Mediterranean region with white flowers having a musky odor
musk thistle
noun Date: circa 1731 a Eurasian thistle (Carduus nutans) that has nodding musky flower heads and is naturalized in eastern North America
musk turtle
noun Date: 1868 any of various small American freshwater turtles (especially genus Sternotherus) that have musk glands; especially a small dark turtle (S. odoratus) capable ...
muskeg
noun Etymology: Cree maske•k Date: 1806 1. bog; especially a sphagnum bog of northern North America often with tussocks 2. a usually thick deposit of partially decayed ...
Muskegon
geographical name 1. river 200 miles (322 kilometers) W central Michigan flowing SW into Lake Michigan 2. city & port SW Michigan population 40,105
muskellunge
noun (plural muskellunge) Etymology: alteration of Canadian French maskinongé, from Ojibwa ma•skino•še• Date: 1777 a large North American pike (Esox masquinongy) that ...
musket
noun Etymology: Middle French mousquet, from Old Italian moschetto small artillery piece, sparrow hawk, from diminutive of mosca fly, from Latin musca — more at midge Date: ...
musketeer
noun Etymology: modification of Middle French mousquetaire, from mousquet Date: 1590 1. a soldier armed with a musket 2. [from the musketeers' friendship in the novel Les ...
musketry
noun Date: 1646 1. muskets 2. musketeers 3. a. musket fire b. the art or science of using small arms especially in battle
Muskhogean
noun see Muskogean
muskie
or musky noun (plural muskies) Date: 1894 muskellunge
muskiness
noun see musky

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