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

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of 70

70 means: the cardinal number that is the product of ten and seven

Meaning of 70

70 means: being ten more than sixty

Meaning of Afars and issas

afars and issas means: a country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997

Meaning of Artichoke

artichoke means: a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart

Meaning of Artichoke

artichoke means: Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head

Meaning of Blood knot

blood knot means: a knot used for tying fishing leaders together; the ends of the two leaders are wrapped around each other two or three times

Meaning of Coelophysis

coelophysis means: one of the oldest known dinosaurs; late Triassic; cannibalistic

Meaning of Deficit spending

deficit spending means: spending money raised by borrowing; used by governments to stimulate their economy

Meaning of Dish up

dish up means: provide (usually but not necessarily food)

Meaning of Huffing

huffing means: an act of forcible exhalation

Meaning of John lyly

john lyly means: English writer noted for his elaborate style (1554-1606)

Meaning of Keratonosis

keratonosis means: any abnormal condition of the outer skin (epidermis)

Meaning of Lactuca

lactuca means: an herb with milky juice: lettuce; prickly lettuce

Meaning of Machination

machination means: a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends

Meaning of Mahagua

mahagua means: erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks

Meaning of Mahagua

mahagua means: shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament

Meaning of Napier

napier means: Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms; introduced the use of the decimal point in writing numbers (1550-1617)

Meaning of Sandpiper

sandpiper means: any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers

Meaning of Solenopsis

solenopsis means: fire ants

Meaning of Spectrum analysis

spectrum analysis means: the use of spectroscopes to analyze spectra

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