Words starting with l

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Lady fern

lady fern means: most widely grown fern of the genus Athyrium for its delicate foliage

Meaning of Lady friend

lady friend means: a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved

Meaning of Lady godiva

lady godiva means: according to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade her husband not to tax the townspeople so heavily; the only person to look at her as she rode by was a man named Tom and Peeping Tom has become a synonym for voyeur (circa 1040-1080)

Meaning of Lady jane grey

lady jane grey means: Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)

Meaning of Lady killer

lady killer means: a man who takes advantage of women

Meaning of Lady of pleasure

lady of pleasure means: a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

Meaning of Lady of the house

lady of the house means: a wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family income

Meaning of Lady palm

lady palm means: any of several small palms of the genus Rhapis; cultivated as houseplants

Meaning of Lady peel

lady peel means: British actress (born in Canada) (1898-1989)

Meaning of Lady slipper

lady slipper means: any of several chiefly American wildflowers having an inflated pouchlike lip; difficult or impossible to cultivate in the garden

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Astronomy

astronomy means: the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole

Meaning of Baldly

baldly means: in a bald manner

Meaning of Calyculus

calyculus means: a small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp)

Meaning of Calyculus

calyculus means: a group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus

Meaning of Chrome green

chrome green means: a brilliant green color

Meaning of Chrome green

chrome green means: any of a class of green pigments consisting of chrome yellow and iron blue

Meaning of Defense secretary

defense secretary means: the position of the head of the Department of Defense

Meaning of Defense secretary

defense secretary means: the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department

Meaning of Eugenio pacelli

eugenio pacelli means: pope who maintained neutrality during World War II and was later criticized for not aiding the Jews who were persecuted by Hitler (1876-1958)

Meaning of Expiry

expiry means: the event of dying or departure from life

Meaning of Expiry

expiry means: a coming to an end of a contract period

Meaning of Family gavialidae

family gavialidae means: gavials

Meaning of Flannel cake

flannel cake means: a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle

Meaning of Haemophile

haemophile means: someone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleeding

Meaning of Intensifying

intensifying means: increasing in strength or intensity

Meaning of Internment camp

internment camp means: a camp for prisoners of war

Meaning of Inweave

inweave means: weave together into a fabric or design

Meaning of Mediety

mediety means: one of two (approximately) equal parts

Meaning of Mental deficiency

mental deficiency means: mild mental retardation

Meaning of Opus

opus means: a musical work that has been created

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