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adjective see moss I
adjective (mossier; -est) Date: 15th century 1. resembling moss 2. covered with moss or something like moss 3. antiquated
mossy zinc
noun Date: 1910 a granulated form of zinc made by pouring melted zinc into water
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mǣst; akin to Old High German meist most, Old English māra more — more at more Date: before 12th century 1. ...
Most Reverend
Date: 15th century — used as a title for an archbishop or a Roman Catholic bishop
geographical name city & port NW Algeria population 114,534
adverb Date: 1563 for the greatest part ; mainly
geographical name city N Iraq on the Tigris population 264,146
noun (plural mots) Etymology: French, word, saying, from Old French, from Late Latin muttum grunt — more at motto Date: 1813 a pithy or witty saying
mot juste
noun (plural mots justes) Etymology: French Date: 1912 the exactly right word or phrasing
I. verbal auxiliary Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mōtan to be allowed to — more at must Date: before 12th century archaic may, might II. noun Etymology: ...
noun Etymology: blend of motor and hotel Date: 1925 an establishment which provides lodging and parking and in which the rooms are usually accessible from an outdoor parking ...
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, diminutive of mot Date: 14th century a polyphonic choral composition on a sacred text usually without instrumental ...
noun (plural moths) Etymology: Middle English mothe, from Old English moththe; akin to Middle High German motte moth Date: before 12th century 1. clothes moth 2. any of ...
moth bean
noun Etymology: probably by folk etymology from Marathi maṭh moth bean Date: 1884 a legume (Vigna acontifolia syn. Phaseolus aconitifolius) cultivated especially in India ...
adjective Date: 14th century 1. eaten into by moth larvae 2. a. dilapidated b. antiquated, outmoded
I. noun Date: 1906 1. a ball made formerly of camphor but now often of naphthalene and paradichlorobenzene and used to keep moths from clothing 2. plural a condition of ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English moder, from Old English mōdor; akin to Old High German muoter mother, Latin mater, Greek mētēr, Sanskrit mātṛ Date: before 12th century ...
Mother Carey's chicken
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1767 storm petrel
mother cell
noun Date: 1845 a cell that gives rise to other cells usually of a different sort
mother country
noun Date: 1587 1. the country from which the people of a colony or former colony derive their origin 2. the country of one's parents or ancestors; also fatherland 3. a ...
Mother Goose
noun Date: 1807 the legendary author of a collection of nursery rhymes first published in London about 1760
mother hen
noun Date: 1954 a person who assumes an overly protective maternal attitude
Mother Hubbard
noun Etymology: probably from Mother Hubbard, character in a nursery rhyme Date: 1884 a loose usually shapeless dress
mother lode
noun Date: 1874 1. the principal vein or lode of a region 2. a principal source or supply
Mother Nature
noun Date: 1601 nature personified as a woman considered as the source and guiding force of creation
mother of vinegar
Date: 1601 a slimy membrane composed of yeast and bacterial cells that develops on the surface of alcoholic liquids undergoing acetous fermentation and is added to wine or ...
mother ship
noun Date: 1867 a ship serving smaller craft
mother tongue
noun Date: 14th century 1. one's native language 2. a language from which another language derives
mother wit
noun Date: 15th century natural wit or intelligence
Mother's Day
noun Date: 1908 the second Sunday in May appointed for the honoring of mothers
noun (plural mothers-in-law) Date: 14th century 1. the mother of one's spouse 2. archaic stepmother
adjective Date: 14th century stark naked
noun Date: circa 1510 the hard pearly iridescent substance forming the inner layer of a mollusk shell
noun Date: 1971 the main circuit board especially of a microcomputer
noun Date: circa 1935 1. usually obscene one that is formidable, contemptible, or offensive — usually used as a generalized term of abuse 2. usually obscene person, fellow ...
adjective see motherfucker
noun see mother I
noun Date: 1661 1. the convent in which the superior of a religious community resides 2. the original convent of a religious community
noun Date: 1711 1. a country regarded as a place of origin (as of an idea or a movement) 2. mother country 2
adjective see mother I
noun see mother I
noun see motherly
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a mother 2. resembling a mother ; maternal • motherliness noun
biographical name Robert 1915-1991 American artist
adjective see moth
I. adjective Date: 1893 impervious to penetration by moths II. transitive verb Date: 1925 to make mothproof • mothproofer noun
noun see mothproof II
adjective see moth
noun Etymology: French, motive, motif, from Middle French — more at motive Date: 1848 1. a usually recurring salient thematic element (as in the arts); especially a ...
adjective see motif
I. adjective Etymology: Latin motus, past participle of movēre Date: circa 1859 exhibiting or capable of movement • motility noun II. noun Date: 1886 a person whose ...
noun see motile I
I. noun Etymology: Middle English mocioun, from Anglo-French motion, from Latin motion-, motio movement, from movēre to move Date: 14th century 1. a. an act, process, or ...
motion picture
noun Date: 1896 1. a series of pictures projected on a screen in rapid succession with objects shown in successive positions slightly changed so as to produce the optical ...
motion sickness
noun Date: 1942 sickness induced by motion (as in travel by air, car, or ship) and characterized by nausea
adjective see motion I
adjective see motion I
adverb see motion I
noun see motion I
transitive verb (-vated; -vating) Date: 1885 to provide with a motive ; impel • motivative adjective • motivator noun
noun Date: 1873 1. a. the act or process of motivating b. the condition of being motivated 2. a motivating force, stimulus, or influence ; incentive, drive • ...
adjective see motivation
adverb see motivation
adjective see motivate
noun see motivate
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French motif, motive, from motif, adjective, moving, from Medieval Latin motivus, from Latin motus, past participle of movēre to ...
motive power
noun Date: 1775 1. an agency (as water or steam) used to impart motion especially to machinery 2. something (as a locomotive or a motor) that provides motive power to a ...
adjective see motive I
adverb see motive I
adjective see motive I
noun Date: circa 1687 the power of moving or producing motion
biographical name John Lothrop 1814-1877 American historian
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, perhaps from mot mote, speck Date: 14th century 1. variegated in color 2. composed of diverse often incongruous elements II. ...
noun Etymology: New Latin momot, motmot Date: 1837 any of a family (Momotidae) of long-tailed mostly green nonpasserine birds of Central and South American tropical forests
noun Etymology: French, from moto motorcycle (short for motocyclette) + cross-country, from English Date: 1951 a closed-course motorcycle race over natural or simulated rough ...
biographical name Robert Russa 1867-1940 American educator
noun Etymology: motor + neuron Date: 1908 motor neuron • motoneuronal adjective
adjective see motoneuron
I. noun Etymology: Latin, from movēre to move Date: 1586 1. one that imparts motion; specifically prime mover 2. any of various power units that develop energy or impart ...
motor bus
noun Date: 1901 bus 1a — called also motor coach
motor car
noun see motorcar 2
motor coach
noun see motor bus
motor court
noun Date: 1936 motel
motor home
noun Date: 1965 a large motor vehicle equipped as living quarters — compare mobile home
motor hotel
noun see motor inn
motor inn
noun Date: 1951 motel; especially a large multistory motel — called also motor hotel
motor lodge
noun Date: 1949 motel
motor neuron
noun Date: 1898 a neuron that passes from the central nervous system or a ganglion toward a muscle and conducts an impulse that causes movement — called also motoneuron
motor pool
noun Date: 1942 a group of motor vehicles centrally controlled (as by a governmental agency) and dispatched for use as needed
motor sailer
noun Date: circa 1923 a motorboat with sailing equipment
motor scooter
noun Date: 1919 a low 2- or 3-wheeled automotive vehicle resembling a child's scooter and having a seat so that the rider does not straddle the engine
motor ship
noun Date: 1915 a seagoing ship propelled by an internal combustion engine
motor torpedo boat
noun Date: 1940 PT boat
motor unit
noun Date: 1925 a motor neuron together with the muscle fibers on which it acts
motor vehicle
noun Date: 1890 an automotive vehicle not operated on rails; especially one with rubber tires for use on highways
noun Date: 1903 a small usually lightweight motorcycle • motorbike intransitive verb
noun Date: 1902 a boat propelled usually by an internal combustion engine • motorboater noun • motorboating noun
noun see motorboat
noun see motorboat
noun Date: 1913 a procession of motor vehicles • motorcade intransitive verb
noun Date: circa 1890 1. automobile 2. (usually motor car) a railroad car containing motors for propulsion
noun Etymology: motor bicycle Date: 1896 a 2-wheeled automotive vehicle for one or two people • motorcycle intransitive verb • motorcyclist noun
noun see motorcycle
noun see motor I
adjective Date: 1930 motor 1c • motorically adverb
adverb see motoric
British variant of motorize
noun Date: 1896 a person who travels by automobile
noun see motorize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: circa 1913 1. to equip with a motor 2. to equip with motor vehicles • motorization noun
adjective see motor I
noun Date: 1890 an operator of a motor-driven vehicle (as a streetcar or subway train)
noun Date: 1963 a person who talks excessively • motormouthed adjective
adjective see motormouth
noun Date: 1916 an automotive truck used especially for transporting freight
noun Date: 1903 chiefly British superhighway 1
I. biographical name Lucretia 1793-1880 née Coffin American social reformer II. biographical name Sir Nevill Francis 1905-1996 British physicist
noun Etymology: French, from Old French mote, motte Date: 1884 mound, hill; especially a hill serving as a site for a Norman castle in Britain
motte and bailey
noun Date: 1900 a medieval Norman castle consisting of two connecting ditched stockaded mounds with the higher mound surmounted by the keep and the lower one containing ...
biographical name Ben Roy 1926- Danish (American-born) physicist
I. noun Etymology: probably back-formation from motley Date: 1676 1. a colored spot 2. a. a surface having colored spots or blotches b. the arrangement of such spots ...
adjective see mottle I
mottled enamel
noun Date: 1928 spotted tooth enamel caused by drinking water containing excessive fluorides during the time the teeth are calcifying
noun see mottle II
noun (plural mottoes; also mottos) Etymology: Italian, from Late Latin muttum grunt, from Latin muttire to mutter Date: 15th century 1. a sentence, phrase, or word inscribed ...
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French — more at mow Date: 1850 a little grimace ; pout
noun see mouflon
also moufflon noun Etymology: French mouflon, from Italian dialect muvrone, from Late Latin mufron-, mufro Date: 1774 either of two wild sheep (Ovis orientalis and O. ...
variant of muzhik
noun Etymology: French, molding, from Middle French, from mouler to mold, from Old French modle mold — more at mold Date: 1902 1. an impression or cast made for use ...
chiefly British variant of mold
chiefly British variant of molding
geographical name city S Myanmar on Gulf of Martaban at mouth of the Salween population 171,977
chiefly British variant of molt
biographical name Forest Ray 1872-1952 American astronomer
biographical name William 1730-1805 American general in Revolution
I. transitive verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1515 1. archaic to enclose or fortify with a fence or a ridge of earth 2. to form into a mound II. noun Usage: often ...
Mound Builder
noun Date: 1838 a member of a prehistoric American Indian people whose extensive earthworks are found from the Great Lakes down the Mississippi River valley to the Gulf of ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English munt & Anglo-French munt, mont, both from Latin mont-, mons; akin to Welsh mynydd mountain, Latin minari to project, ...
Mount Carstensz
geographical name see Puncak Jaya
Mount Catherine
geographical name see Katherina, Gebel
Mount Desert Island
geographical name island S Maine in the Atlantic E of Penobscot Bay area 100 square miles (260 square kilometers) — see Acadia National Park
Mount Ephraim
geographical name see Ephraim II, 1
Mount Ida
geographical name see Kaz Dagi
Mount Morrison
geographical name see Yü Shan
Mount Ngaliema
geographical name see Stanley, Mount
Mount Olympus
geographical name see Ulu Dag
Mount Pearl
geographical name town Canada in Newfoundland & Labrador SW of St. John's population 24,964
Mount Pleasant
geographical name 1. city central Michigan NW of Saginaw population 25,946 2. town SE South Carolina on the coast population 47,609 3. town SE Wisconsin population 23,142 ...
Mount Prospect
geographical name village NE Illinois population 56,265
Mount Rainier National Park
geographical name — see rainier (Mount)
Mount Revelstoke National Park
geographical name reservation Canada in SE British Columbia on a plateau including Mt. Revelstoke W of Selkirk Mountains
Mount Royal
geographical name — see Mont-Royal
Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument
geographical name — see Saint Helens (Mount)
Mount Sinai
geographical name see Horeb, Mount
Mount Sion
geographical name see Zion II, 2
Mount Tacoma
geographical name see Rainier, Mount
Mount Vernon
geographical name 1. city SE New York population 68,381 2. city NW Washington population 26,232
Mount Zion
geographical name see Zion II, 2
adjective see mount II
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French muntaine, from Vulgar Latin *montanea, from feminine of *montaneus of a mountain, alteration of Latin ...
mountain ash
noun Date: 1597 any of various trees or shrubs (genus Sorbus) of the rose family with pinnate leaves and red or orange-red fruits
mountain bike
noun Date: 1983 an all-terrain bicycle with wide knobby tires, straight handlebars, and typically 18 to 21 gears • mountain bike intransitive verb • mountain biker noun
mountain biker
noun see mountain bike
mountain bluebird
noun Date: 1861 a bluebird (Sialia currucoides) of western North America having a blue-breasted rather than red-breasted male
mountain cranberry
noun Date: 1848 a low evergreen shrub (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) of the heath family that is native to north temperate uplands and has red edible berries — called also ...
mountain dew
noun Date: 1816 moonshine 3
mountain goat
noun Date: 1833 a ruminant mammal (Oreamnos americanus) of mountainous northwestern North America that has a thick yellowish-white coat and slightly curved horns and resembles ...
mountain gorilla
noun Date: 1939 a gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei) inhabiting the Virunga mountain range
mountain laurel
noun Date: 1759 a North American evergreen shrub or small tree (Kalmia latifolia) of the heath family with glossy leaves and umbels of rose-colored or white flowers
mountain lion
noun Date: 1859 cougar
mountain mahogany
noun Date: 1810 any of a genus (Cercocarpus) of western North American evergreen shrubs or small trees of the rose family
mountain man
noun Date: 1839 an American frontiersman (as a trapper) at home in the wilderness
mountain sheep
noun Date: circa 1779 any of various wild sheep (as bighorn, argali, or Dall sheep) inhabiting high mountains
mountain sickness
noun Date: 1848 altitude sickness experienced especially above 10,000 feet (about 3000 meters) and caused by insufficient oxygen in the air
mountain time
noun Usage: often capitalized M Date: 1883 the time of the seventh time zone west of Greenwich that includes the Rocky Mountain states of the U.S. — see time zone ...
Mountain View
geographical name city W California NW of San Jose population 70,708
noun Date: 1610 1. a native or inhabitant of a mountainous region 2. a person who climbs mountains for sport
noun Date: 1803 the sport or technique of scaling mountains
adjective Date: 14th century 1. containing many mountains 2. resembling a mountain ; huge • mountainously adverb • mountainousness noun
adverb see mountainous
noun see mountainous
noun Date: 14th century the side of a mountain
noun Date: circa 1558 the summit of a mountain
adjective Date: 1613 1. mountainous 2. of, relating to, or living in mountains
I. biographical name Louis 1900-1979 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma British admiral; 1st governor-general of India (1947-48); chief of defense staff (1959-65) II. biographical ...
I. noun Etymology: Italian montimbanco, from montare to mount + in in, on + banco, banca bench Date: 1577 1. a person who sells quack medicines from a platform 2. a ...
noun see mountebank I
noun see mount II
noun Etymology: mounted policeman Date: 1914 a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
noun Date: circa 1618 mount III,2
verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English murnan; akin to Old High German mornēn to mourn, Greek mermēra care — more at memory Date: before 12th century ...
Mourne Mountains
geographical name mountains SE Northern Ireland
noun see mourn
adjective Date: 15th century 1. expressing sorrow ; sorrowful 2. full of sorrow ; sad 3. causing sorrow or melancholy ; gloomy • mournfully adverb • mournfulness ...
adverb see mournful
noun see mournful
noun Date: 13th century 1. the act of sorrowing 2. a. an outward sign (as black clothes or an armband) of grief for a person's death b. a period of time during which ...
mourning cloak
noun Date: 1898 a blackish-brown nymphalid butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa) that has a broad yellow border on the wings and is found in temperate parts of Europe, Asia, and ...
mourning dove
noun Date: 1833 an American dove (Zenaida macroura) with a pointed tail and a plaintive coo
adverb see mourn
noun see moussaka
I. noun (plural mice) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mūs; akin to Old High German mūs mouse, Latin mus, Greek mys mouse, muscle Date: before 12th century 1. ...
mouse pad
noun Date: 1983 a thin flat pad (as of rubber) on which a computer mouse is used
noun Date: 13th century 1. a Eurasian hawkweed (Hieracium pilosella) introduced into North America that has soft hairy leaves and yellow flowers 2. any of several plants ...
mouse-ear chickweed
noun Date: 1731 any of several hairy chickweeds (genus Cerastium and especially C. fontanum)
noun Date: 15th century a catcher of mice and rats; especially a cat proficient at mousing
I. noun Date: 15th century 1. a trap for mice 2. a stratagem that lures one to defeat or destruction 3. trap 2b II. transitive verb Date: circa 1864 to snare in or as ...
adjective see mousy
adverb see mousy
noun see mousy
noun Etymology: French — more at musketeer Date: 1705 a French musketeer; especially one of the royal musketeers of the 17th and 18th centuries conspicuous for their ...
also mousaka noun Etymology: New Greek mousakas, from Turkish musakka, from dialect Arabic (Egyptian) musagga‘a, literally, chilled Date: 1862 a Middle Eastern dish of ...
I. noun Etymology: French, literally, froth, moss, from Old French mosse, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German mos moss — more at moss Date: 1892 1. a light spongy ...
noun Etymology: French, literally, muslin — more at muslin Date: 1696 1. a fine sheer fabric (as of rayon) that resembles muslin 2. a. a sauce (as hollandaise) to ...
mousseline de soie
noun (plural mousselines de soie) Etymology: French, literally, silk muslin Date: 1835 a silk muslin having a crisp finish
variant of mustache
adjective see mustache
variant of mustachio
adjective see mustachio
adjective Etymology: French moustérien, from Le Moustier, cave in Dordogne, France Date: 1890 of or relating to a Middle Paleolithic culture that is characterized by ...
or mousey adjective (mousier; -est) Date: 1853 of, relating to, or resembling a mouse: as a. quiet, stealthy b. timid, retiring c. grayish brown • mousily adverb ...
I. noun (plural mouths) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mūth; akin to Old High German mund mouth and perhaps to Latin mentum chin Date: ...
mouth harp
noun Date: 1892 harmonica 2
mouth hook
noun Date: 1937 one of a pair of hooked larval mouthparts of some dipteran flies that function as jaws
mouth organ
noun Date: 1866 harmonica 2
adjective Date: 1941 of, relating to, or being a method of artificial respiration in which the rescuer's mouth is placed tightly over the victim's mouth in order to force air ...
noun Date: 1927 any of several fishes that carry their eggs and young in the mouth; especially a North African cichlid fish (Haplochromis multicolor) often kept in aquariums
adjective Date: 14th century having a mouth especially of a specified kind — often used in combination
noun see mouth II
noun Date: 1951 the sensation created by food or drink in the mouth
noun Date: 15th century 1. a. as much as a mouth will hold b. the quantity usually taken into the mouth at one time 2. a small quantity 3. a. a very long word or ...
adjective see mouth I
noun Date: 1799 a structure or appendage near the mouth (as of an insect) especially when adapted for use in gathering or eating food
noun Date: 1678 1. something placed at or forming a mouth 2. a part (as of an instrument) that goes in the mouth or to which the mouth is applied 3. a. one that ...
noun Date: 1840 a usually antiseptic liquid preparation for cleaning the mouth and teeth or freshening the breath
adjective Date: 1900 arousing the appetite ; tantalizingly delicious or appealing • mouthwateringly adverb
adverb see mouthwatering
adjective (mouthier; -est) Date: 1589 1. marked by bombast or back talk 2. excessively talkative ; garrulous
noun Etymology: French, sheep, sheepskin, from Middle French, ram — more at mutton Date: 1944 processed sheepskin that has been sheared and dyed to resemble beaver or seal
noun see movable I
I. adjective or moveable Date: 14th century 1. capable of being moved 2. changing date from year to year • movability noun • movableness noun • movably adverb II. ...
noun see movable I
adverb see movable I
I. verb (moved; moving) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French mover, moveir, from Latin movēre; probably akin to Sanskrit mīvati he moves, pushes Date: 13th century ...
move house
phrasal British to change one's residence
move in
intransitive verb Date: 1898 to occupy a dwelling or place of work
move in on
phrasal to make advances or aggressive movements toward
I. adjective see movable I II. noun see movable II
adjective Date: 1578 being without movement ; fixed, immobile • movelessly adverb • movelessness noun
adverb see moveless
noun see moveless
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) the act or process of moving; especially change of place or position or posture (2) a particular instance or manner of moving ...
noun Date: 14th century one that moves or sets something in motion; especially one whose business or occupation is the moving of household goods from one residence to another
mover and shaker
noun (plural movers and shakers) Date: 1951 a person who is active or influential in some field of endeavor
noun Etymology: moving picture Date: 1902 1. motion picture 2. plural a showing of a motion picture 3. plural the motion-picture medium or industry
noun Date: 1916 filmdom
noun Date: 1923 filmgoer • moviegoing noun, often attrib
noun, often attrib see moviegoer
noun Date: 1915 one who makes movies • moviemaking noun
noun see moviemaker
adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. marked by or capable of movement b. of or relating to a change of residence c. used for transferring furnishings from one ...
moving picture
noun Date: 1896 motion picture
adverb see moving

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