Words starting with l

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Meaning of Labrador-ungava peninsula

labrador-ungava peninsula means: a peninsular region of eastern Canada between Hudson Bay and the Labrador Sea; contains most of Quebec and the mainland part of Newfoundland and Labrador

Meaning of Labridae

labridae means: wrasses

Meaning of Labrocyte

labrocyte means: a large connective tissue cell that contains histamine and heparin and serotonin which are released in allergic reactions or in response to injury or inflammation

Meaning of Labrouste

labrouste means: French architect who was among the first to use metal construction successfully (1801-1875)

Meaning of Laburnum

laburnum means: flowering shrubs or trees having bright yellow flowers; all parts of the plant are poisonous

Meaning of Laburnum alpinum

laburnum alpinum means: an ornamental shrub or tree of the genus Laburnum

Meaning of Laburnum anagyroides

laburnum anagyroides means: an ornamental shrub or tree of the genus Laburnum; often cultivated for Easter decorations

Meaning of Labyrinth

labyrinth means: complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost

Meaning of Labyrinth

labyrinth means: a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium

Meaning of Labyrinth of minos

labyrinth of minos means: a vast labyrinth built in Crete by Daedalus at the command of Minos in order to contain the Minotaur

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Achilles

achilles means: a mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'

Meaning of Aphid

aphid means: any of various small plant-sucking insects

Meaning of Blood fluke

blood fluke means: flatworms parasitic in the blood vessels of mammals

Meaning of Breeches buoy

breeches buoy means: a life buoy in the form of a ring with short breeches for support; used to transfer people from a ship

Meaning of Diclofenac sodium

diclofenac sodium means: a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Voltaren) that is administered only orally

Meaning of Flat-hat

flat-hat means: fly very close to the ground

Meaning of Genus casuarina

genus casuarina means: genus of trees and shrubs widely naturalized in southern United States and West Indies; coextensive with the family Casuarinaceae and order Casuarinales

Meaning of Geographer

geographer means: an expert on geography

Meaning of Hauteur

hauteur means: overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

Meaning of Hemlock tree

hemlock tree means: an evergreen tree

Meaning of High gear

high gear means: a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed

Meaning of Knish

knish means: (Yiddish) a baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese; often eaten as a snack

Meaning of Lard oil

lard oil means: oil consisting chiefly of olein that is expressed from lard and used especially as a lubricant, cutting oil or illuminant

Meaning of Military greeting

military greeting means: a formal military gesture of respect

Meaning of Pegleg

pegleg means: a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

Meaning of Remorseless

remorseless means: without mercy or pity

Meaning of Snake feeder

snake feeder means: slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.

Meaning of Spike arrester

spike arrester means: electrical device inserted in a power line to protect equipment from sudden fluctuations in current

Meaning of String line

string line means: line across a billiard table behind which the cue balls are placed at the start of a game

Meaning of Subfamily petauristidae

subfamily petauristidae means: Old World flying squirrels

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