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 A. e. housman

a. e. housman means: English poet (1859-1936)

Meaning of Apostelic father

apostelic father means: any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people

Meaning of Arthur laffer

arthur laffer means: United States economist who proposed the Laffer curve (born in 1940)

Meaning of Banqueting

banqueting means: eating an elaborate meal (often accompanied by entertainment)

Meaning of Boulez

boulez means: French composer of serial music (born in 1925)

Meaning of Bowling ball

bowling ball means: a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling

Meaning of Carpenter's kit

carpenter's kit means: a set of carpenter's tools

Meaning of Crepe

crepe means: a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface

Meaning of Crepe

crepe means: small very thin pancake

Meaning of Crepe

crepe means: paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations

Meaning of Crepe

crepe means: cover or drape with crape

Meaning of Field thistle

field thistle means: stout North American thistle with purplish-pink flower heads

Meaning of Matisse

matisse means: French painter and sculptor; leading figure of fauvism (1869-1954)

Meaning of Ottorino respighi

ottorino respighi means: Italian composer remembered for his symphonic poems (1879-1936)

Meaning of Paedophile

paedophile means: an adult who is sexually attracted to children

Meaning of Panthera uncia

panthera uncia means: large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur

Meaning of Relative pronoun

relative pronoun means: a pronoun (as `that' or `which' or `who') that introduces a relative clause referring to some antecedent

Meaning of Rudolf karl virchow

rudolf karl virchow means: German pathologist who recognized that all cells come from cells by binary fission and who emphasized cellular abnormalities in disease (1821-1902)

Meaning of Sarah siddons

sarah siddons means: English actress noted for her performances in Shakespearean roles (1755-1831)

Meaning of Spirometer

spirometer means: a measuring instrument for measuring the vital capacity of the lungs

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