Words starting with l

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Lacewing

lacewing means: any of two families of insects with gauzy wings (Chrysopidae and Hemerobiidae); larvae feed on insect pests such as aphids

Meaning of Lacewing fly

lacewing fly means: any of two families of insects with gauzy wings (Chrysopidae and Hemerobiidae); larvae feed on insect pests such as aphids

Meaning of Lacewood

lacewood means: variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree

Meaning of Lacework

lacework means: work consisting of (or resembling) lace fabric

Meaning of Lachaise

lachaise means: United States sculptor (born in France) noted for his large nude figures (1882-1935)

Meaning of Lachesis

lachesis means: the Greek goddess of fate who determines the length of the thread of life

Meaning of Lachnolaimus

lachnolaimus means: a genus of Labridae

Meaning of Lachnolaimus maximus

lachnolaimus maximus means: large wrasse of western Atlantic; head of male resembles a pig's snout

Meaning of Lachrymal

lachrymal means: relating to or located near the organ that produces tears

Meaning of Lachrymal

lachrymal means: of or relating to tears

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Avert

avert means: turn away or aside

Meaning of Avert

avert means: prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening

Meaning of Businessperson

businessperson means: a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise

Meaning of Canticle of canticles

canticle of canticles means: an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later

Meaning of Catch phrase

catch phrase means: a phrase that has become a catchword

Meaning of Cerebellar vein

cerebellar vein means: the veins draining the cerebellum

Meaning of Color tv tube

color tv tube means: a television tube that displays images in full color

Meaning of Colorimetrical

colorimetrical means: of or relating to colorimetry

Meaning of Dianthus

dianthus means: carnations and pinks

Meaning of Enmeshed

enmeshed means: caught as if in a mesh

Meaning of Extinct

extinct means: (of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive

Meaning of Extinct

extinct means: being out or having grown cold

Meaning of Extinct

extinct means: no longer in existence; lost or especially having died out leaving no living representatives

Meaning of Filaria

filaria means: slender threadlike roundworms living in the blood and tissues of vertebrates; transmitted as larvae by biting insects

Meaning of Filaria

filaria means: European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage

Meaning of Hubble's parameter

hubble's parameter means: (cosmology) the ratio of the speed of recession of a galaxy (due to the expansion of the universe) to its distance from the observer; the Hubble constant is not actually a constant, but is regarded as measuring the expansion rate today

Meaning of Iguazu falls

iguazu falls means: a large waterfall on the border between Argentina and Brazil

Meaning of Largely

largely means: in large part; mainly or chiefly

Meaning of Largely

largely means: on a large scale

Meaning of Leading off

leading off means: the act of enticing others into sinful ways

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