Words starting with l

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of La fayette

la fayette means: French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)

Meaning of La fontaine

la fontaine means: French writer who collected Aesop's fables and published them (1621-1695)

Meaning of La paz

la paz means: capital city in western Bolivia and the administrative seat of Bolivia's government; largest city in Bolivia

Meaning of La plata

la plata means: an estuary between Argentina and Uruguay

Meaning of La rochefoucauld

la rochefoucauld means: French writer of moralistic maxims (1613-1680)

Meaning of La spezia

la spezia means: a port city in Liguria on an arm of the Ligurian Sea; a major seaport and year-round resort

Meaning of La tour

la tour means: French painter of religious works (1593-1652)

Meaning of La-di-da

la-di-da means: affectedly genteel

Meaning of La.

la. means: a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

Meaning of Laager

laager means: a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of 49th

49th means: the ordinal number of forty-nine in counting order

Meaning of Baby's breath

baby's breath means: tall plant with small lance-shaped leaves and numerous tiny white or pink flowers

Meaning of By luck

by luck means: by accident

Meaning of Edward lawrie tatum

edward lawrie tatum means: United States biochemist who discovered how genes act by regulating definite chemical events (1909-1975)

Meaning of Hunting and gathering tribe

hunting and gathering tribe means: group that supports itself by hunting and fishing and by gathering wild fruits and vegetables; usually nomadic

Meaning of Jesus of nazareth

jesus of nazareth means: a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)

Meaning of Kaaba

kaaba means: (Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine; believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham; Muslims turn in its direction when praying

Meaning of Lash out

lash out means: attack in speech or writing

Meaning of Leftovers

leftovers means: food remaining from a previous meal

Meaning of Merestone

merestone means: an old term for a landmark that consisted of a pile of stones surmounted by an upright slab

Meaning of Metaphysis

metaphysis means: the growing part of a long bone between the diaphysis and the epiphysis

Meaning of Nomadic

nomadic means: migratory

Meaning of Panhellenic

panhellenic means: of or relating to all the Greeks

Meaning of Planera

planera means: a deciduous tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in the southeastern United States

Meaning of Polynya

polynya means: a stretch of open water surrounded by ice (especially in Arctic seas)

Meaning of Prime quantity

prime quantity means: a natural number that has exactly two distinct natural number divisors: 1 and itself

Meaning of Reactive depression

reactive depression means: an inappropriate state of depression that is precipitated by events in the person's life (to be distinguished from normal grief)

Meaning of Retraining

retraining means: training for a new occupation

Meaning of Segmental

segmental means: having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters

Meaning of Segmental

segmental means: divided or organized into speech segments or isolable speech sounds

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