Words starting with l

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Lac

lac means: resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects; used in e.g. varnishes and sealing wax

Meaning of Lac dye

lac dye means: scarlet dye like cochineal; extracted with alkali from stick lac

Meaning of Lac wax

lac wax means: a hard wax separated from shellac by its insolubility in alcohol

Meaning of Laccopetalum

laccopetalum means: one species: giant buttercup

Meaning of Laccopetalum giganteum

laccopetalum giganteum means: spectacular perennial native of wet montane grasslands of Peru; formerly included in genus Ranunculus

Meaning of Lace

lace means: a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

Meaning of Lace

lace means: a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)

Meaning of Lace

lace means: add alcohol to (beverages)

Meaning of Lace

lace means: spin, wind, or twist together

Meaning of Lace

lace means: draw through eyes or holes

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Meaning of Charr

charr means: any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus

Meaning of Disa

disa means: a combat support agency in the Department of Defense responsible for developing and operating and supporting information systems to serve the needs of the President and the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Meaning of Disa

disa means: any orchid of the genus Disa; beautiful orchids with dark green leaves and usually hooded flowers; much prized as emblematic flowers in their native regions

Meaning of Family aleyrodidae

family aleyrodidae means: whiteflies

Meaning of Gainly

gainly means: graceful and pleasing

Meaning of Gelded

gelded means: (of a male animal) having the testicles removed

Meaning of Genus eucalyptus

genus eucalyptus means: tall trees native to the Australian region; source of timber and medicinal oils from the aromatic leaves

Meaning of Harlequinade

harlequinade means: acting like a clown or buffoon

Meaning of Kenya fever

kenya fever means: a disease (common in India and around the Mediterranean area) caused by a rickettsia that is transmitted to humans by a reddish brown tick (ixodid) that lives on dogs and other mammals

Meaning of Myrmecophilous

myrmecophilous means: living symbiotically with ants

Meaning of Pipe bomb

pipe bomb means: a small homemade bomb usually contained in a metal pipe

Meaning of Queer duck

queer duck means: someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group

Meaning of Right of privacy

right of privacy means: a legal right (not explicitly provided in the United States Constitution) to be left alone; the right to live life free from unwarranted publicity

Meaning of Roast beef plant

roast beef plant means: iris with purple flowers and foul-smelling leaves; southern and western Europe and North Africa

Meaning of Saussurea

saussurea means: genus of herbs of temperate and cool regions of Eurasia

Meaning of Sea tangle

sea tangle means: any of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria

Meaning of Sewing-machine stitch

sewing-machine stitch means: a sewing stitch made by a sewing machine, sometimes using more than one thread

Meaning of Sima

sima means: rock that form the continuous lower layer of the earth's crust; rich in silicon and magnesium

Meaning of Steamroller

steamroller means: vehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavements

Meaning of Steamroller

steamroller means: a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way

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