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Lassa fever
noun Etymology: Lassa, village in Nigeria Date: 1970 a disease especially of Africa that is caused by an arenavirus (species Lassa virus of the genus Arenavirus) and is ...
biographical name Ferdinand 1825-1864 German socialist
Lassen Peak
geographical name volcano 10,457 feet (3187 meters) N California at S end of Cascade Range; central feature of Lassen Volcanic National Park
noun Date: 1725 lass 1
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin lassitudo, from lassus weary; probably akin to Old English læt late — more at late Date: 15th century 1. a condition of ...
I. transitive verb Date: 1807 to capture with or as if with a lasso ; rope • lassoer noun II. noun (plural lassos or lassoes) Etymology: Spanish lazo, from Latin laqueus ...
noun see lasso I
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lǣstan to last, follow; akin to Old English lāst footprint Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to continue ...
last ditch
noun Date: circa 1715 a place of final defense or resort
last gasp
noun see last-gasp
last hurrah
noun Etymology: from The Last Hurrah (1956) by Edwin O'Connor died 1968 American novelist Date: 1966 a final often valedictory effort, production, or appearance
Last Judgment
noun Date: 14th century the judgment of mankind before God at the end of the world
last laugh
noun Date: 1872 the satisfaction of ultimate triumph or success especially after being scorned or regarded as a failure
last minute
noun Date: 1920 the moment just before some climactic, decisive, or disastrous event • last-minute adjective
last name
noun Date: 1897 surname 2
last rites
noun Date: 1922 extreme unction
last straw
noun Etymology: from the fable of the last straw that broke the camel's back when added to its burden Date: 1848 the last of a series (as of events or indignities) that ...
Last Supper
noun Date: 14th century the supper eaten by Jesus and his disciples on the night of his betrayal
last the distance
phrasal see go the distance
last word
noun Date: 1563 1. the final remark in a verbal exchange 2. a. the power of final decision b. a definitive statement or treatment 3. the most advanced, ...
adjective Date: 1937 1. fought or conducted from the last ditch ; waged with desperation or unyielding defiance 2. made as a final effort especially to avert disaster
adjective Date: 1921 done or coming at the very end • last gasp noun
last-in first-out
adjective Date: 1934 of, relating to, or being a method of inventory accounting that values stock on hand according to costs at the time of acquisition and not according to ...
adjective see last minute
I. noun see last I II. noun see last III
I. adjective Date: 12th century existing or continuing a long while ; enduring • lastingly adverb • lastingness noun Synonyms: lasting, permanent, durable, stable ...
adverb see lasting I
noun see lasting I
adverb see last V
abbreviation local apparent time
I. noun Date: 1939 latissimus dorsi — usually used in plural II. abbreviation latitude
noun Etymology: Latakia, seaport in Syria Date: 1833 a highly aromatic Turkish smoking tobacco
geographical name 1. region NW Syria bordering on the Mediterranean 2. (or ancient Laodicea) city & port on the Mediterranean; chief town of the region population 284,000
I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English lachen, from Old English læccan; perhaps akin to Greek lambanein to take, seize Date: 13th century 1. to lay hold with or as ...
noun Etymology: Middle English lachet, from Anglo-French *lachet, lacete noose, from lace, laz snare, lace — more at lace Date: 15th century a narrow leather strap, thong, ...
noun Date: 1825 a key to an outside and especially a front door
latchkey child
noun Date: 1944 a school-aged child of working parents who must spend part of the day unsupervised (as at home) — called also latchkey kid
latchkey kid
noun see latchkey child
noun Date: 1791 a string on a latch that may be left hanging outside the door to permit the raising of the latch from the outside or drawn inside to prevent intrusion
I. adjective (later; latest) Etymology: Middle English, late, slow, from Old English læt; akin to Old High German laz slow, Old English lǣtan to let Date: before 12th ...
late blight
noun Date: 1900 a disease of solanaceous plants (as the potato and tomato) that is caused by a fungus (Phytophthora infestans) and is characterized by decay of stems, ...
Late Greek
noun Date: circa 1889 the Greek language as used in the third to sixth centuries
Late Hebrew
noun Date: 1951 the Hebrew language used by writers from about the second century B.C. to the early Middle Ages
Late Latin
noun Date: 1888 the Latin language used by writers in the third to sixth centuries
noun Date: 1892 one that arrives late; also a recent arrival
adjective Date: circa 1592 belated
I. adjective Etymology: French (voile) latine, literally, Latin (Mediterranean) sail Date: circa 1741 being or relating to a rig used especially on the north coast of Africa ...
noun see lateen II, 1
adverb Date: 15th century of late ; recently
verb (latened; latening) Date: 1880 intransitive verb to grow late transitive verb to cause to grow late
noun (plural -cies) Date: circa 1638 1. the quality or state of being latent ; dormancy 2. something latent 3. a stage of psychosexual development following the phallic ...
latency period
noun Date: 1910 1. latency 3 2. latent period
noun see late I
noun Etymology: blend of 1latent and intensification Date: 1940 intensification of a latent photographic image by chemical treatment or exposure to light of low intensity
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin latent-, latens, from present participle of latēre to lie hidden; akin to Greek lanthanein to escape notice Date: 15th ...
latent fingerprint
noun see latent II
latent heat
noun Date: circa 1757 heat given off or absorbed in a process (as fusion or vaporization) other than a change of temperature
latent period
noun Date: 1837 1. the incubation period of a disease 2. the interval between stimulation and response
latent print
noun see latent II
latent root
noun Date: 1883 an eigenvalue of a matrix
adverb see latent I
adverb Date: 13th century at some time subsequent to a given time ; subsequently, afterward — often used with on
adverb Etymology: Latin later-, latus Date: 1814 toward the side
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English laterale, from Latin lateralis, from later-, latus side Date: 15th century 1. of or relating to the side 2. situated on, directed ...
lateral bud
noun Date: 1875 a bud that develops in the axil between a petiole and a stem
lateral line
noun Date: 1752 a canal along the side of a fish containing pores that open into tubes supplied with sense organs sensitive to low vibrations; also one of these tubes or ...
noun Date: circa 1899 localization of function or activity on one side of the body in preference to the other • lateralize transitive verb
transitive verb see lateralization
adverb see lateral I
noun Etymology: Latin later brick Date: 1807 a residual product of rock decay that is red in color and has a high content in the oxides of iron and hydroxide of aluminum • ...
adjective see laterite
noun Date: circa 1882 the process of conversion of rock to laterite
I. adjective Date: 1588 1. archaic last 2. most recent II. noun Date: 1801 1. the latest acceptable time — usually used in the phrase at the latest 2. something that ...
noun Date: 1929 summerwood
noun (plural latices or latexes) Etymology: New Latin latic-, latex, from Latin, fluid Date: 1835 1. a milky usually white fluid that is produced by cells of various seed ...
noun (plural laths or lath) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English *læthth-; akin to Old High German latta lath, Welsh llath yard Date: 13th century 1. a thin narrow ...
I. noun Etymology: probably from Middle English lath supporting stand Date: 1611 a machine in which work is rotated about a horizontal axis and shaped by a fixed tool II. ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English *lather, from Old English lēathor; akin to Latin lavere to wash — more at lye Date: before 12th century 1. a. a foam or froth formed ...
noun see lather II
adjective see lather I
noun Etymology: New Latin Lathyrus, from Greek lathyros, a type of pea Date: circa 1888 a diseased condition of humans, domestic animals, and especially horses that results ...
adjective see lathyrism
plural of lats
plural of latex
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary latici- (from New Latin latic-, latex) + -fer Date: circa 1928 a plant cell or vessel that contains latex
noun (plural -dios) Etymology: Spanish, from Latin latifundium Date: circa 1924 a latifundium in Spain or Latin America
noun (plural latifundia) Etymology: Latin, from latus wide + fundus piece of landed property, foundation, bottom — more at bottom Date: 1869 a great landed estate with ...
noun (plural -gos; also -goes) Etymology: Spanish látigo Date: 1873 chiefly West a long strap on a saddletree of a western saddle to adjust the cinch
biographical name Hugh circa 1485-1555 English religious reformer
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Latin Latinus, from Latium, ancient country of Italy Date: before 12th century 1. a. of, relating to, or ...
Latin alphabet
noun Date: 1823 an alphabet that was used for writing Latin and that has been modified for writing many modern languages
Latin America
geographical name 1. Spanish America & Brazil 2. all of the Americas S of the United States • Latin-American adjective • Latin American noun
Latin American
noun see Latin America
Latin Americanist
noun Date: 1972 a specialist in Latin American civilization
Latin cross
noun Date: 1797 a figure of a cross having a long upright shaft and a shorter crossbar traversing it above the middle — see cross illustration
Latin Quarter
geographical name section of Paris, France, S of the Seine frequented by students & artists
Latin square
noun Date: 1890 a square array which contains n different elements with each element occurring n times but with no element occurring twice in the same column or row and which ...
adjective see Latin America
I. noun Etymology: American Spanish, feminine of latino Latino Date: 1983 1. a woman or girl who is a native or inhabitant of Latin America 2. a woman or girl of ...
adjective Date: 1904 of, relating to, resembling, or derived from Latin
noun Date: circa 1570 1. a. a characteristic feature of Latin occurring in another language b. a word or phrase derived from Latin 2. Latin quality or character
noun Date: 15th century a specialist in the Latin language or Roman culture
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1540 1. a manner of speaking or writing Latin 2. Latinism 2
noun see latinize
verb (-ized; -izing) Usage: often capitalized Date: 1589 transitive verb 1. a. obsolete to translate into Latin b. to give a Latin form to c. to introduce ...
noun (plural -nos) Etymology: American Spanish, probably short for latinoamericano Latin American Date: 1946 1. a native or inhabitant of Latin America 2. a person of ...
adjective Date: 1611 somewhat late
latissimus dorsi
noun (plural latissimi dorsi) Etymology: New Latin, literally, broadest (muscle) of the back Date: 1684 a broad flat superficial muscle chiefly of the middle and lower back ...
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin latitudin-, latitudo, from latus wide; akin to Old Church Slavic postĭlati to spread Date: 14th century 1. archaic extent or ...
adjective see latitude
adverb see latitude
adjective Date: 1697 not insisting on strict conformity to a particular doctrine or standard ; tolerant; specifically tolerant of variations in religious opinion or ...
noun see latitudinarian
geographical name see Lazio
noun Etymology: Yiddish, pancake, from Ukrainian oladka Date: 1927 potato pancake
noun Etymology: irregular from Latin later brick + English -sol (as in podsol, variant of podzol) Date: 1949 a leached red and yellow tropical soil • latosolic adjective
adjective see latosol
noun Etymology: French, from Latin latrina, contraction of lavatrina, from lavare to wash — more at lye Date: 1642 1. a receptacle (as a pit in the earth) for use as a ...
biographical name Benjamin Henry 1764-1820 American (English-born) architect & engineer
noun (plural lati or latu) Etymology: Latvian (nominative plural lati, genitive plural latu), from Latvija Latvia Date: 1923 — see money table
noun Date: 1991 caffe latte
noun Etymology: Middle English laton, from Anglo-French Date: 14th century a yellow alloy identical to or resembling brass typically hammered into thin sheets and formerly ...
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lætra, comparative of læt late Date: before 12th century 1. a. belonging to a subsequent time or period ; more ...
adjective Date: 1832 1. of present or recent times 2. of a later or subsequent time
Latter-day Saint
noun Usage: often capitalized D Date: 1834 a member of any of several religious bodies tracing their origin to Joseph Smith in 1830 and accepting the Book of Mormon as ...
adverb Date: 1678 1. later 2. of late ; recently
noun Etymology: Middle English latis, from Anglo-French latiz Date: 14th century 1. a. a framework or structure of crossed wood or metal strips b. a window, door, or ...
lattice girder
noun Date: 1852 a girder with top and bottom flanges connected by a latticework web
adjective see lattice
noun Date: 15th century a lattice or work made of lattices
I. biographical name Owen 1900-1989 American orientalist II. biographical name Richmond 1906-1984 American poet & translator
latus rectum
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, straight side Date: 1702 a chord of a conic section (as an ellipse) that passes through a focus and is parallel to the directrix
geographical name independent country N central Europe bordering on the Baltic; an independent republic 1918-40, a constituent republic ( Latvian Republic ) of the Union of ...
noun Date: 1924 1. the Baltic language of the Latvian people 2. a native or inhabitant of Latvia • Latvian adjective
noun Etymology: Tagalog lawaan Date: 1894 the light yellow to reddish-brown or brown wood of any of various tropical southeast Asian trees (as of the genera Shorea and ...
biographical name Frank Charles 1884-1970 American educator & missionary
biographical name William 1573-1645 English prelate; archbishop of Canterbury (1633-45) • Laudian adjective
I. noun Etymology: Middle English laudes (plural), from Medieval Latin, from Latin, plural of laud-, laus praise Date: 14th century 1. plural but singular or plural in ...
adjective Date: 15th century worthy of praise ; commendable • laudableness noun • laudably adverb
noun see laudable
adverb see laudable
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1603 1. any of various formerly used preparations of opium 2. a tincture of opium
noun Date: 15th century the act of praising ; eulogy
adjective Date: 15th century laudatory
laudator temporis acti
foreign term Etymology: Latin one who praises past times
adjective Date: 1555 of, relating to, or expressing praise
biographical name Sir Harry Maclennan 1870-1950 Scottish singer
Lauderdale Lakes
geographical name city SE Florida population 31,705
geographical name city SE Florida population 57,585
adjective see Laud
biographical name Max von 1879-1960 German physicist
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hliehhan; akin to Old High German lachēn to laugh Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. a. to show emotion ...
laugh off
transitive verb Date: 1676 to minimize by treating as amusingly or absurdly trivial
laugh track
noun Date: 1962 recorded laughter that accompanies dialogue or action (as of a television program)
adjective Date: 1596 of a kind to provoke laughter or sometimes derision ; amusingly ridiculous • laughableness noun • laughably adverb Synonyms: laughable, ...
noun see laughable
adverb see laughable
noun Date: 15th century 1. one that laughs 2. something (as a game) that is easily won or handled
laughing gas
noun Date: 1842 nitrous oxide
laughing gull
noun Date: 1789 an American gull (Larus atricilla) having a black head in breeding plumage and black wing tips blending into the gray upper side of the wings
laughing jackass
noun Date: 1798 kookaburra
laughing matter
noun Date: circa 1583 something not to be taken seriously — usually used in the phrase no laughing matter
adverb see laugh I
noun Date: 1533 an object of ridicule
biographical name Robert B. 1950- American physicist
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hleahtor; akin to Old English hliehhan Date: before 12th century 1. a sound of or as if of laughing 2. archaic a cause of ...
biographical name Charles 1899-1962 American (English-born) actor
noun Etymology: probably from 1lance Date: 1623 sand lance
geographical name city & port Australia in N Tasmania population 62,504
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French *lancher, lancer, from Late Latin lanceare to wield a lance — more at lance Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. ...
launch vehicle
noun Date: circa 1960 a rocket used to launch a satellite or spacecraft
launch window
noun Date: 1962 window 8
noun Date: 1911 one that launches: as a. a device for firing grenades b. a device for launching a missile c. launch vehicle
launching pad
noun Date: 1951 1. launchpad 2. springboard 2
noun Date: 1958 a nonflammable platform from which a rocket, launch vehicle, or guided missile can be launched
I. verb (laundered; laundering) Etymology: Middle English launder, noun Date: 1664 transitive verb 1. to wash (as clothes) in water 2. to make ready for use by washing ...
noun see launder I
also laundrette noun Etymology: from Launderette, a service mark Date: circa 1948 a self-service laundry
noun Date: 1550 a woman who is a laundry worker
noun see launderette
service mark — used for a self-service laundry
noun (plural laundries) Date: 14th century 1. a. a room for doing the family wash b. a commercial laundering establishment 2. clothes or linens that have been or are ...
laundry list
noun Date: 1958 a usually long list of items
noun Date: 1708 a man who is a laundry worker
noun Date: 15th century a knight of the Round Table in late Arthurian legend
noun Etymology: Late Greek, from Greek, lane Date: circa 1752 a monastery of an Eastern church
geographical name hypothetical land area believed to have once connected the landmasses of the northern hemisphere except for the Indian subcontinent
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, crowned with laurel as a distinction, from Latin laureatus, from laurea laurel wreath, from feminine of laureus of laurel, from laurus Date: ...
noun see laureate I
noun see laureate II
I. noun Etymology: Middle English lorel, in part from Medieval Latin laureola spurge laurel (from Latin, laurel sprig), in part modification of Anglo-French lorer, from Old ...
biographical name (Jean) Margaret 1926-1987 née Wemyss Canadian author
biographical name Marie 1885-1956 French painter
adjective see Lawrence II
Laurentian Mountains
geographical name range Canada in S Quebec N of the St. Lawrence on S edge of Canadian Shield
Laurentian Plateau
geographical name — see Canadian Shield
lauric acid
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin laurus Date: 1865 a crystalline fatty acid C12H24O2 found especially in coconut oil and used chiefly in making ...
biographical name Sir Wilfrid 1841-1919 Canadian statesman
geographical name mountain SE Greece at SE tip of Attica
lauryl alcohol
noun Date: 1922 a solid alcohol C12H26O
laus Deo
foreign term Etymology: Latin praise (be) to God
geographical name commune W Switzerland capital of Vaud canton on Lake Geneva population 124,897
geographical name — see Lusatia
biographical name — see toulouse-lautrec
noun Date: 1913 lavatory
noun Etymology: Italian, ultimately from Latin labes fall; akin to Latin labi to slide — more at sleep Date: 1759 molten rock that issues from a volcano or from a fissure ...
Lava Beds National Monument
geographical name reservation N California SE of Lower Klamath Lake
noun (plural -bos) Etymology: Latin, I shall wash, from lavare Date: circa 1858 1. often capitalized a ceremony at Mass in which the celebrant washes his hands after offering ...
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, from laver to wash, from Latin lavare Date: circa 1895 washing; especially the therapeutic washing out of an organ or part
I. biographical name Pierre 1883-1945 French politician II. geographical name town Canada in S Quebec NW of Montreal population 343,005
noun Etymology: Samoan, clothing Date: 1891 a rectangular cloth of cotton print worn like a kilt or skirt in Polynesia and especially in Samoa
lavalier microphone
also lavaliere microphone noun Date: circa 1962 a small microphone hung around the neck of the user
also lavalliere noun Etymology: French lavallière necktie with a large knot Date: 1906 a pendant on a fine chain that is worn as a necklace
lavaliere microphone
noun see lavalier microphone
adjective see lava
noun see lavaliere
noun Etymology: Middle English lavacioun, from Latin lavation-, lavatio, from lavare Date: 15th century the act or an instance of washing or cleansing
noun (plural -ries) Etymology: Middle English lavatorie, from Medieval Latin lavatorium, from Latin lavare to wash — more at lye Date: 14th century 1. a vessel (as a basin) ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English (northern dialect), from Old English lāf; akin to Old English belīfan to remain — more at leave Date: before 12th century chiefly ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English lavendre, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin lavandula Date: 13th century 1. a. a Mediterranean mint (Lavandula angustifolia syn. L. ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English lavour, from Anglo-French lavour, lavere, from Medieval Latin lavatorium Date: 1535 a large basin used for ceremonial ablutions in the ...
biographical name (Charles-Louis-) Alphonse 1845-1922 French physiologist & bacteriologist
noun see lavrock
biographical name Sir John 1856-1941 British painter
noun Etymology: Latin Date: 1513 a daughter of King Latinus in Virgil's Aeneid who is betrothed to Turnus but marries Aeneas
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English laves, lavage, probably from Middle French lavasse, lavache downpour of rain, from laver to wash — more at lavage Date: 15th century ...
adverb see lavish I
noun see lavish I
biographical name Antoine-Laurent 1743-1794 French chemist
or laverock noun Etymology: Middle English laverok, from Old English lāwerce Date: 14th century chiefly Scottish lark
I. biographical name (Andrew) Bonar 1858-1923 British (Canadian-born) statesman II. biographical name Edward 1750-1818 1st Baron Ellenborough English jurist III. ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lagu, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse lǫg law; akin to Old English licgan to lie — more at lie Date: before ...
law merchant
noun (plural laws merchant) Date: 15th century the legal rules formerly applied to cases arising in commercial transactions
law of averages
Date: 1874 the commonsense observation that probability influences everyday life so that over the long term the possible outcomes of a repeated event occur with specific ...
law of definite proportions
Date: 1830 a statement in chemistry: every definite compound always contains the same elements in the same proportions by weight
law of dominance
Date: 1942 Mendel's law 3
law of independent assortment
Date: 1943 Mendel's law 2
law of large numbers
Date: 1911 a theorem in mathematical statistics: the probability that the absolute value of the difference between the mean of a population sample and the mean of the ...
Law of Moses
Date: 14th century Pentateuch, Torah
law of nations
Date: circa 1548 international law
law of parsimony
Date: 1837 Occam's razor
law of segregation
Date: 1902 Mendel's law 1
law of war
Date: 1709 the code that governs or one of the rules that govern the rights and duties of belligerents in international war
adjective Date: 1834 abiding by or obedient to the law • law-abidingness noun
noun see law-abiding
adjective Date: 1844 relating to, characterized by, or advocating strict laws and their enforcement
noun Date: 15th century a person who violates the law • lawbreaking adjective or noun
adjective or noun see lawbreaker
I. biographical name Henry 1596-1662 English composer II. biographical name Lewis Edward 1883-1947 American penologist
adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. being in harmony with the law b. constituted, authorized, or established by law ; rightful 2. law-abiding • lawfully ...
adverb see lawful
noun see lawful
noun Date: 14th century 1. one who gives a code of laws to a people 2. legislator
adjective Date: 12th century 1. not regulated by or based on law 2. a. not restrained or controlled by law ; unruly b. illegal • lawlessly adverb • lawlessness ...
adverb see lawless
noun see lawless
noun Date: 14th century one who makes laws ; legislator • lawmaking noun
noun see lawmaker
noun Date: 1944 a law-enforcement officer (as a sheriff or marshal)
I. noun Etymology: Middle English launde, from Anglo-French land, launde wood, unwooded field, of Celtic origin; akin to Middle Irish lann land — more at land Date: 14th ...
lawn bowling
noun Date: circa 1929 a bowling game played on a green with wooden balls which are rolled at a jack
lawn mower
noun Date: 1869 a machine for cutting grass on lawns
lawn tennis
noun Date: 1874 tennis 2
geographical name city SW California SSW of Los Angeles population 31,711
I. adjective see lawn I II. adjective see lawn II

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