Words starting with l

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Labial vein

labial vein means: veins draining the lips of the vulva

Meaning of Labialise

labialise means: pronounce with rounded lips

Meaning of Labialize

labialize means: pronounce with rounded lips

Meaning of Labiatae

labiatae means: a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary

Meaning of Labiate

labiate means: having lips or parts that resemble lips

Meaning of Labile

labile means: liable to change

Meaning of Labile

labile means: (chemistry, physics, biology) readily undergoing change or breakdown

Meaning of Labiodental

labiodental means: a consonant whose articulation involves the lips and teeth

Meaning of Labiodental consonant

labiodental consonant means: a consonant whose articulation involves the lips and teeth

Meaning of Labium

labium means: a liplike structure that bounds a bodily orifice (especially any of the four labiate folds of a woman's vulva)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Bay-rum tree

bay-rum tree means: West Indian tree; source of bay rum

Meaning of Bedrich smetana

bedrich smetana means: Czech composer (1824-1884)

Meaning of Bowdlerize

bowdlerize means: edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

Meaning of Chase away

chase away means: force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings

Meaning of Comradery

comradery means: the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability

Meaning of Cyrillic alphabet

cyrillic alphabet means: an alphabet derived from the Greek alphabet and used for writing Slavic languages (Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Ukrainian, and some other Slavic languages)

Meaning of Fifth lateran council

fifth lateran council means: the council in 1512-1517 that published disciplinary decrees and planned (but did not carry out) a crusade against Turkey

Meaning of Frontstall

frontstall means: medieval plate armor to protect a horse's head

Meaning of Harris tweed

harris tweed means: a loosely woven tweed made in the Outer Hebrides

Meaning of Knesset

knesset means: the Israeli unicameral parliament

Meaning of Marquis de laplace

marquis de laplace means: French mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827)

Meaning of Medulla spinalis

medulla spinalis means: a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sensory and motor nerve impulses to and from the brain; a long tubelike structure extending from the base of the brain through the vertebral canal to the upper lumbar region

Meaning of Moreau river

moreau river means: a river that rises in western South Dakota and flows eastward to the Missouri River

Meaning of Oblique bandage

oblique bandage means: a bandage in which successive turns proceed obliquely up or down a limb

Meaning of Opsonization

opsonization means: process whereby opsonins make an invading microorganism more susceptible to phagocytosis

Meaning of Patella

patella means: type genus of the family Patellidae: common European limpets

Meaning of Patella

patella means: a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint

Meaning of Prefab

prefab means: a prefabricated structure

Meaning of Prefab

prefab means: manufactured in standard sizes to be shipped and assembled elsewhere

Meaning of Spending spree

spending spree means: a brief period of extravagant spending

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