Name Report For First Name LETA:


First name LETA's origin is African. LETA means "swahili name meaning "bring."". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with LETA below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of leta.(Brown names are of the same origin (African) with LETA and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with LETA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming LETA


aleta nicoleta voileta arleta coleta eleta loleta oleta seleta qaletaqa meleta melleta voleta fleta

NAMES RHYMING WITH LETA (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (eta) - Names That Ends with eta:

nasheeta alzbeta agneta almeta admeta kineta rheta zeta vineeta amayeta peta antoaneta elisabeta georgeta margareta beta marjeta aneta antonieta areta clareta cocheta dorbeta elisaveta elizaveta enriqueta greta julieta laqueta loreta neta veta waneta yelysaveta zaneta akecheta reta nireta meta

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (ta) - Names That Ends with ta:

aminata binata binta fanta ismitta nashita bixenta adsaluta bricta nantosuelta amista paharita serenata vlasta gjerta gusta alberta elberta hrothbeorhta fusberta atalanta baptista delta errita giancinta irta jocasta minta panagiota zyta gitta amrita anahita jaganmata jarita jivanta samvarta shanta sita vinata aletta annuziata antonietta battista benedetta brunetta concetta donata edita elisabetta enrichetta esta guiditta lunetta renata rosetta traviata trista kita awanata awinita

NAMES RHYMING WITH LETA (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (let) - Names That Begins with let:

letha lethe lethia letitia letizia letje letya

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (le) - Names That Begins with le:

lea lea-que leachlainn leah leal leala lealia leaman leamhnach lean leana leander leandra leandre leandro leane leanian leann leanna leannan leanne lear leary leathan leathlobhair leax leb lebna lecia leda lee leeann leeanne leela leeland leena leeroy leesa legarre legaya legget leia leianna leicester leigb leigh leigh-ann leighanne leighton leiko leil leila leilah leilana leilani leilanie leilany leiloni leira leisha leith leitha leitis leksi lela leland lele lelia lema leman lemuel lemuela len lena lenae lenard lenci lendall lendell lenee leng lenmana lenn lennard lennell lennie lenno lennon lennox lenny lenora lenore lenuta


First Names which starts with 'l' and ends with 'a':

labreshia lacina lacramioara lada laetitia lahela laila laina lajila lakeisha lakesha lakeshia lakiesha lakisha lakishia lakya lala lalia lalima lama lamba lamia lampetia lana lanaia landa landra landrada lanna lansa laodamia laquisha lara lareina larena laria larina larissa larunda lashea latasha lateefa lateisha latesha latia laticia latisha latoya laura laurana laurena laurencia laurentia lauretta laurinda laurita lavena laverna lavernia lavina lavinia layla leoda leola leoma leona leonarda leonda leondra leondrea leonela leonora leontina leopolda leopoldina leota leppa lera leucothea leucothia leunta levia levina levyna lewanna lexandra lexina leya leyla leza lia liana lianna licia lidia liealia ligia liisa lila lilia

English Words Rhyming LETA


aletasternoun (n.) See Aleconner.

bristletailnoun (n.) An insect of the genera Lepisma, Campodea, etc., belonging to the Thysanura.

decolletagenoun (n.) The upper border or part of a decollete corsage.

endoskeletaladjective (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, the endoskeleton; as, endoskeletal muscles.

episkeletaladjective (a.) Above or outside of the endoskeleton; epaxial.

exoskeletaladjective (a.) Pertaining to the exoskeleton; as exoskeletal muscles.

hyposkeletaladjective (a.) Beneath the endoskeleton; hypaxial; as, the hyposkeletal muscles; -- opposed to episkeletal.

neuroskeletaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the neuroskeleton.

proletairenoun (n.) One of the common people; a low person; also, the common people as a class or estate in a country.

proletaneousadjective (a.) Having a numerous offspring.

proletariannoun (n.) A proletary.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the proletaries; belonging to the commonalty; hence, mean; vile; vulgar.

proletariatnoun (n.) The indigent class in the State; the body of proletarians.

proletariatenoun (n.) The lower classes; beggars.

proletarynoun (n.) A citizen of the lowest class, who served the state, not with property, but only by having children; hence, a common person.

skeletaladjective (a.) Pertaining to the skeleton.

spindletailnoun (n.) The pintail duck.

swingletailnoun (n.) The thrasher, or fox shark. See Thrasher.

tolletaneadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Toledo in Spain; made in Toledo.

trundletailnoun (n.) A round or curled-up tail; also, a dog with such a tail.

visceroskeletaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the framework, or skeleton, or skeleton, of the viscera; as, the visceroskeletal system of muscles.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH LETA (According to last letters):

Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (eta) - English Words That Ends with eta:

betanoun (n.) The second letter of the Greek alphabet, B, /. See B, and cf. etymology of Alphabet.

excretanoun (n. pl.) Matters to be excreted.

hyperotretanoun (n. pl.) An order of marsipobranchs, including the Myxine or hagfish and the genus Bdellostoma. They have barbels around the mouth, one tooth on the plate, and a communication between the nasal aperture and the throat. See Hagfish.

ketanoun (n.) A small salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) of inferior value, which in the autumn runs up all the larger rivers between San Francisco and Kamchatka.

martinetanoun (n.) A species of tinamou (Calopezus elegans), having a long slender crest.

nepetanoun (n.) A genus of labiate plants, including the catnip and ground ivy.

oligochaetanoun (n. pl.) An order of Annelida which includes the earthworms and related species.

pallometanoun (n.) A pompano.

pesetanoun (n.) A Spanish silver coin, and money of account, equal to about nineteen cents, and divided into 100 centesimos.

pietanoun (n.) A representation of the dead Christ, attended by the Virgin Mary or by holy women and angels.

polychaetanoun (n. pl.) One of the two principal groups of Chaetopoda. It includes those that have prominent parapodia and fascicles of setae. See Illust. under Parapodia.

setanoun (n.) Any slender, more or less rigid, bristlelike organ or part; as the hairs of a caterpillar, the slender spines of a crustacean, the hairlike processes of a protozoan, the bristles or stiff hairs on the leaves of some plants, or the pedicel of the capsule of a moss.
 noun (n.) One of the movable chitinous spines or hooks of an annelid. They usually arise in clusters from muscular capsules, and are used in locomotion and for defense. They are very diverse in form.
 noun (n.) One of the spinelike feathers at the base of the bill of certain birds.

spirochaetanoun (n.) Alt. of Spirochaete

taffetanoun (n.) Alt. of Taffety

thetanoun (n.) A letter of the Greek alphabet corresponding to th in English; -- sometimes called the unlucky letter, from being used by the judges on their ballots in passing condemnation on a prisoner, it being the first letter of the Greek qa`natos, death.

zetanoun (n.) A Greek letter corresponding to our z.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH LETA (According to first letters):

Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (let) - Words That Begins with let:

letnoun (n.) A retarding; hindrance; obstacle; impediment; delay; -- common in the phrase without let or hindrance, but elsewhere archaic.
 noun (n.) A stroke in which a ball touches the top of the net in passing over.
 verb (v. t.) To retard; to hinder; to impede; to oppose.
 verb (v. t.) To leave; to relinquish; to abandon.
 verb (v. t.) To consider; to think; to esteem.
 verb (v. t.) To cause; to make; -- used with the infinitive in the active form but in the passive sense; as, let make, i. e., cause to be made; let bring, i. e., cause to be brought.
 verb (v. t.) To permit; to allow; to suffer; -- either affirmatively, by positive act, or negatively, by neglecting to restrain or prevent.
 verb (v. t.) To allow to be used or occupied for a compensation; to lease; to rent; to hire out; -- often with out; as, to let a farm; to let a house; to let out horses.
 verb (v. t.) To give, grant, or assign, as a work, privilege, or contract; -- often with out; as, to let the building of a bridge; to let out the lathing and the plastering.
 verb (v. i.) To forbear.
 verb (v. i.) To be let or leased; as, the farm lets for $500 a year. See note under Let, v. t.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Let

lettingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Let

letchnoun (v. & n.) See Leach.
 noun (n.) Strong desire; passion. (Archaic).

letchyadjective (a.) See Leachy.

lethalnoun (n.) One of the higher alcohols of the paraffine series obtained from spermaceti as a white crystalline solid. It is so called because it occurs in the ethereal salt of lauric acid.
 adjective (a.) Deadly; mortal; fatal.

lethalitynoun (n.) The quality of being lethal; mortality.

lethargicadjective (a.) Alt. of Lethargical

lethargicaladjective (a.) Pertaining to, affected with, or resembling, lethargy; morbidly drowsy; dull; heavy.

lethargizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lethargize

lethargynoun (n.) Morbid drowsiness; continued or profound sleep, from which a person can scarcely be awaked.
 noun (n.) A state of inaction or indifference.
 verb (v. t.) To lethargize.

lethenoun (n.) Death.
 noun (n.) A river of Hades whose waters when drunk caused forgetfulness of the past.
 noun (n.) Oblivion; a draught of oblivion; forgetfulness.

letheanadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Lethe; resembling in effect the water of Lethe.

letheedadjective (a.) Caused by Lethe.

letheonnoun (n.) Sulphuric ether used as an anaesthetic agent.

lethiferousadjective (a.) Deadly; bringing death or destruction.

lethyadjective (a.) Lethean.

letternoun (n.) One who lets or permits; one who lets anything for hire.
 noun (n.) One who retards or hinders.
 noun (n.) A mark or character used as the representative of a sound, or of an articulation of the human organs of speech; a first element of written language.
 noun (n.) A written or printed communication; a message expressed in intelligible characters on something adapted to conveyance, as paper, parchment, etc.; an epistle.
 noun (n.) A writing; an inscription.
 noun (n.) Verbal expression; literal statement or meaning; exact signification or requirement.
 noun (n.) A single type; type, collectively; a style of type.
 noun (n.) Learning; erudition; as, a man of letters.
 noun (n.) A letter; an epistle.
 noun (n.) A telegram longer than an ordinary message sent at rates lower than the standard message rate in consideration of its being sent and delivered subject to priority in service of regular messages. Such telegrams are called by the Western Union Company day, / night, letters according to the time of sending, and by The Postal Telegraph Company day, / night, lettergrams.
 verb (v. t.) To impress with letters; to mark with letters or words; as, a book gilt and lettered.

letteringnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Letter
 noun (n.) The act or business of making, or marking with, letters, as by cutting or painting.
 noun (n.) The letters made; as, the lettering of a sign.

letteredadjective (a.) Literate; educated; versed in literature.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to learning or literature; learned.
 adjective (a.) Inscribed or stamped with letters.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Letter

letterernoun (n.) One who makes, inscribes, or engraves, alphabetical letters.

letterlessadjective (a.) Not having a letter.
 adjective (a.) Illiterate.

letternnoun (n.) See Lecturn.

letterpressnoun (n.) Print; letters and words impressed on paper or other material by types; -- often used of the reading matter in distinction from the illustrations.

letterurenoun (n.) Letters; literature.

letterwoodnoun (n.) The beautiful and highly elastic wood of a tree of the genus Brosimum (B. Aubletii), found in Guiana; -- so called from black spots in it which bear some resemblance to hieroglyphics; also called snakewood, and leopardwood. It is much used for bows and for walking sticks.

letticnoun (n.) The language of the Letts; Lettish.
 noun (n.) The language of the Lettic race, including Lettish, Lithuanian, and Old Prussian.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Letts; Lettish.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a branch of the Slavic family, subdivided into Lettish, Lithuanian, and Old Prussian.

lettishnoun (n.) The language spoken by the Letts. See Lettic.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Letts.

lettrurenoun (n.) See Letterure.

lettsnoun (n. pl.) An Indo-European people, allied to the Lithuanians and Old Prussians, and inhabiting a part of the Baltic provinces of Russia.

lettucenoun (n.) A composite plant of the genus Lactuca (L. sativa), the leaves of which are used as salad. Plants of this genus yield a milky juice, from which lactucarium is obtained. The commonest wild lettuce of the United States is L. Canadensis.

letuarynoun (n.) Electuary.

lettergramnoun (n.) See Letter, above.


English Words which starts with 'l' and ends with 'a':

labianoun (n. pl.) See Labium.
  (pl. ) of Labium

labyrinthodontanoun (n. pl.) An extinct order of Amphibia, including the typical genus Labyrinthodon, and many other allied forms, from the Carboniferous, Permian, and Triassic formations. By recent writers they are divided into two or more orders. See Stegocephala.

lacertanoun (n.) A fathom.
 noun (n.) A genus of lizards. See Lizard.
 noun (n.) The Lizard, a northern constellation.

lacertilianoun (n. pl.) An order of Reptilia, which includes the lizards.

lacinianoun (n.) One of the narrow, jagged, irregular pieces or divisions which form a sort of fringe on the borders of the petals of some flowers.
 noun (n.) A narrow, slender portion of the edge of a monophyllous calyx, or of any irregularly incised leaf.
 noun (n.) The posterior, inner process of the stipes on the maxillae of insects.

lacinulanoun (n.) A diminutive lacinia.

lactucanoun (n.) A genus of composite herbs, several of which are cultivated foe salad; lettuce.

lacunanoun (n.) A small opening; a small pit or depression; a small blank space; a gap or vacancy; a hiatus.
 noun (n.) A small opening; a small depression or cavity; a space, as a vacant space between the cells of plants, or one of the spaces left among the tissues of the lower animals, which serve in place of vessels for the circulation of the body fluids, or the cavity or sac, usually of very small size, in a mucous membrane.

laemodipodanoun (n. pl.) A division of amphipod Crustacea, in which the abdomen is small or rudimentary and the legs are often reduced to five pairs. The whale louse, or Cyamus, and Caprella are examples.

lagenanoun (n.) The terminal part of the cochlea in birds and most reptiles; an appendage of the sacculus, corresponding to the cochlea, in fishes and amphibians.

lagemorphanoun (n. pl.) A group of rodents, including the hares. They have four incisors in the upper jaw. Called also Duplicidentata.

lagophthalmianoun (n.) Alt. of Lagophthalmos

lamanoun (n.) See Llama.
 noun (n.) In Thibet, Mongolia, etc., a priest or monk of the belief called Lamaism.

lambdanoun (n.) The name of the Greek letter /, /, corresponding with the English letter L, l.
 noun (n.) The point of junction of the sagittal and lambdoid sutures of the skull.

lamellanoun (n.) a thin plate or scale of anything, as a thin scale growing from the petals of certain flowers; or one of the thin plates or scales of which certain shells are composed.

lamellibranchianoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Lamellibranchiata

lamellibranchiatanoun (n. pl.) A class of Mollusca including all those that have bivalve shells, as the clams, oysters, mussels, etc.

lamellicornianoun (n. pl.) A group of lamellicorn, plant-eating beetles; -- called also Lamellicornes.

lamettanoun (n.) Foil or wire made of gold, silver, or brass.

lamianoun (n.) A monster capable of assuming a woman's form, who was said to devour human beings or suck their blood; a vampire; a sorceress; a witch.

laminanoun (n.) A thin plate or scale; a layer or coat lying over another; -- said of thin plates or platelike substances, as of bone or minerals.
 noun (n.) The blade of a leaf; the broad, expanded portion of a petal or sepal of a flower.
 noun (n.) A thin plate or scale; specif., one of the thin, flat processes composing the vane of a feather.

laminarianoun (n.) A genus of great seaweeds with long and broad fronds; kelp, or devil's apron. The fronds commonly grow in clusters, and are sometimes from thirty to fifty feet in length. See Illust. of Kelp.

lamnunguianoun (n. pl.) Same as Hyracoidea.

langahanoun (n.) A curious colubriform snake of the genus Xyphorhynchus, from Madagascar. It is brownish red, and its nose is prolonged in the form of a sharp blade.

langyanoun (n.) One of several species of East Indian and Asiatic fresh-water fishes of the genus Ophiocephalus, remarkable for their power of living out of water, and for their tenacity of life; -- called also walking fishes.

larvanoun (n.) Any young insect from the time that it hatches from the egg until it becomes a pupa, or chrysalis. During this time it usually molts several times, and may change its form or color each time. The larvae of many insects are much like the adults in form and habits, but have no trace of wings, the rudimentary wings appearing only in the pupa stage. In other groups of insects the larvae are totally unlike the parents in structure and habits, and are called caterpillars, grubs, maggots, etc.
 noun (n.) The early, immature form of any animal when more or less of a metamorphosis takes place, before the assumption of the mature shape.

larvalianoun (n. pl.) An order of Tunicata, including Appendicularia, and allied genera; -- so called because certain larval features are retained by them through life. Called also Copelata. See Appendicularia.

latakianoun (n.) A superior quality of Turkish smoking tobacco, so called from the place where produced, the ancient Laodicea.

latrianoun (n.) The highest kind of worship, or that paid to God; -- distinguished by the Roman Catholics from dulia, or the inferior worship paid to saints.

lauranoun (n.) A number of hermitages or cells in the same neighborhood occupied by anchorites who were under the same superior.

lavanoun (n.) The melted rock ejected by a volcano from its top or fissured sides. It flows out in streams sometimes miles in length. It also issues from fissures in the earth's surface, and forms beds covering many square miles, as in the Northwestern United States.

lavoltanoun (n.) An old dance, for two persons, being a kind of waltz, in which the woman made a high spring or bound.

lawsonianoun (n.) An Asiatic and North African shrub (Lawsonia inermis), with smooth oval leaves, and fragrant white flowers. Henna is prepared from the leaves and twigs. In England the shrub is called Egyptian privet, and in the West Indies, Jamaica mignonette.

leanoun (n.) A measure of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton, 120 yards; a lay.
 noun (n.) A set of warp threads carried by a loop of the heddle.
 noun (n.) A meadow or sward land; a grassy field.

lecamanoun (n.) The hartbeest.

lecticanoun (n.) A kind of litter or portable couch.

legaturanoun (n.) A tie or brace; a syncopation.

leipoanoun (n.) A genus of Australian gallinaceous birds including but a single species (Leipoa ocellata), about the size of a turkey. Its color is variegated, brown, black, white, and gray. Called also native pheasant.

lemmanoun (n.) A preliminary or auxiliary proposition demonstrated or accepted for immediate use in the demonstration of some other proposition, as in mathematics or logic.

lemniscatanoun (n.) Alt. of Lemniscate

lemurianoun (n.) A hypothetical land, or continent, supposed by some to have existed formerly in the Indian Ocean, of which Madagascar is a remnant.

lemuroideanoun (n. pl.) A suborder of primates, including the lemurs, the aye-aye, and allied species.

lenanoun (n.) A procuress.

lenticulanoun (n.) A kind of eruption upon the skin; lentigo; freckle.
 noun (n.) A lens of small size.
 noun (n.) A lenticel.

lepidopteranoun (n. pl.) An order of insects, which includes the butterflies and moths. They have broad wings, covered with minute overlapping scales, usually brightly colored.

lepidosaurianoun (n. pl.) A division of reptiles, including the serpents and lizards; the Plagiotremata.

lepismanoun (n.) A genus of wingless thysanurous insects having an elongated flattened body, covered with shining scales and terminated by seven unequal bristles. A common species (Lepisma saccharina) is found in houses, and often injures books and furniture. Called also shiner, silver witch, silver moth, and furniture bug.

lepranoun (n.) Leprosy.

leptocardianoun (n. pl.) The lowest class of Vertebrata, including only the Amphioxus. The heart is represented only by a simple pulsating vessel. The blood is colorless; the brain, renal organs, and limbs are wanting, and the backbone is represented only by a simple, unsegmented notochord. See Amphioxus.

leptostracanoun (n. pl.) An order of Crustacea, including Nebalia and allied forms.

lernaeanoun (n.) A Linnaean genus of parasitic Entomostraca, -- the same as the family Lernaeidae.

lernaeaceanoun (n. pl.) A suborder of copepod Crustacea, including a large number of remarkable forms, mostly parasitic on fishes. The young, however, are active and swim freely. See Illustration in Appendix.

leuchaemianoun (n.) See Leucocythaemia.

leucocythaemianoun (n.) Alt. of Leucocythemia

leucocythemianoun (n.) A disease in which the white corpuscles of the blood are largely increased in number, and there is enlargement of the spleen, or the lymphatic glands; leuchaemia.

leucomanoun (n.) A white opacity in the cornea of the eye; -- called also albugo.

leucorrhoeanoun (n.) A discharge of a white, yellowish, or greenish, viscid mucus, resulting from inflammation or irritation of the membrane lining the genital organs of the female; the whites.

leukaemianoun (n.) Leucocythaemia.

levananoun (n.) A goddess who protected newborn infants.

liananoun (n.) A luxuriant woody plant, climbing high trees and having ropelike stems. The grapevine often has the habit of a liane. Lianes are abundant in the forests of the Amazon region.

li bellanoun (n.) A small balance.
 noun (n.) A level, or leveling instrument.

libranoun (n.) The Balance; the seventh sign in the zodiac, which the sun enters at the autumnal equinox in September, marked thus / in almanacs, etc.
 noun (n.) A southern constellation between Virgo and Scorpio.

ligulanoun (n.) See Ligule.
 noun (n.) The central process, or front edge, of the labium of insects. It sometimes serves as a tongue or proboscis, as in bees.
 noun (n.) A tongue-shaped lobe of the parapodia of annelids. See Parapodium.

limanoun (n.) The capital city of Peru, in South America.

limacinanoun (n.) A genus of small spiral pteropods, common in the Arctic and Antarctic seas. It contributes to the food of the right whales.

lim naeanoun (n.) A genus of fresh-water air-breathing mollusks, abundant in ponds and streams; -- called also pond snail.

limuloideanoun (n. pl.) An order of Merostomata, including among living animals the genus Limulus, with various allied fossil genera, mostly of the Carboniferous period. Called also Xiphosura.

lindianoun (n.) A peculiar genus of rotifers, remarkable for the absence of ciliated disks. By some zoologists it is thought to be like the ancestral form of the Arthropoda.

linganoun (n.) Alt. of Lingam

linguanoun (n.) A tongue.
 noun (n.) A median process of the labium, at the under side of the mouth in insects, and serving as a tongue.

linguatulidanoun (n. pl.) Same as Linguatulina.

linguatulinanoun (n. pl.) An order of wormlike, degraded, parasitic arachnids. They have two pairs of retractile hooks, near the mouth. Called also Pentastomida.

lingulanoun (n.) A tonguelike process or part.
 noun (n.) Any one of numerous species of brachiopod shells belonging to the genus Lingula, and related genera. See Brachiopoda, and Illustration in Appendix.

lipaemianoun (n.) A condition in which fat occurs in the blood.

lipocephalanoun (n. pl.) Same as Lamellibranchia.

lipomanoun (n.) A tumor consisting of fat or adipose tissue.

liranoun (n.) An Italian coin equivalent in value to the French franc.

lirellanoun (n.) A linear apothecium furrowed along the middle; the fruit of certain lichens.

lissencephalanoun (n. pl.) A general name for all those placental mammals that have a brain with few or no cerebral convolutions, as Rodentia, Insectivora, etc.

lithaemianoun (n.) A condition in which uric (lithic) acid is present in the blood.

lithianoun (n.) The oxide of lithium; a strong alkaline caustic similar to potash and soda, but weaker. See Lithium.

littorinanoun (n.) A genus of small pectinibranch mollusks, having thick spiral shells, abundant between tides on nearly all rocky seacoasts. They feed on seaweeds. The common periwinkle is a well-known example. See Periwinkle.

lizanoun (n.) The American white mullet (Mugil curema).

llamanoun (n.) A South American ruminant (Auchenia llama), allied to the camels, but much smaller and without a hump. It is supposed to be a domesticated variety of the guanaco. It was formerly much used as a beast of burden in the Andes.

lobelianoun (n.) A genus of plants, including a great number of species. Lobelia inflata, or Indian tobacco, is an annual plant of North America, whose leaves contain a poisonous white viscid juice, of an acrid taste. It has often been used in medicine as an emetic, expectorant, etc. L. cardinalis is the cardinal flower, remarkable for the deep and vivid red color of its flowers.

lobosanoun (n. pl.) An order of Rhizopoda, in which the pseudopodia are thick and irregular in form, as in the Amoeba.

lochianoun (n. pl.) The discharge from the womb and vagina which follows childbirth.

locustanoun (n.) The spikelet or flower cluster of grasses.

locustellanoun (n.) The European cricket warbler.

loggianoun (n.) A roofed open gallery. It differs from a veranda in being more architectural, and in forming more decidedly a part of the main edifice to which it is attached; from a porch, in being intended not for entrance but for an out-of-door sitting-room.

lomanoun (n.) A lobe; a membranous fringe or flap.

longicornianoun (n. pl.) A division of beetles, including a large number of species, in which the antennae are very long. Most of them, while in the larval state, bore into the wood or beneath the bark of trees, and some species are very destructive to fruit and shade trees. See Apple borer, under Apple, and Locust beetle, under Locust.

lophopodanoun (n. pl.) Same as Phylactolemata.

lorchanoun (n.) A kind of light vessel used on the coast of China, having the hull built on a European model, and the rigging like that of a Chinese junk.

loricanoun (n.) A cuirass, originally of leather, afterward of plates of metal or horn sewed on linen or the like.
 noun (n.) Lute for protecting vessels from the fire.
 noun (n.) The protective case or shell of an infusorian or rotifer.

loricatanoun (n. pl.) A suborder of edentates, covered with bony plates, including the armadillos.
 noun (n. pl.) The crocodilia.

lucernarianoun (n.) A genus of acalephs, having a bell-shaped body with eight groups of short tentacles around the margin. It attaches itself by a sucker at the base of the pedicel.

lucernaridanoun (n. pl.) A division of acalephs, including Lucernaria and allied genera; -- called also Calycozoa.
 noun (n. pl.) A more extensive group of acalephs, including both the true lucernarida and the Discophora.

lucumanoun (n.) An American genus of sapotaceous trees bearing sweet and edible fruits.

lumachellanoun (n.) A grayish brown limestone, containing fossil shells, which reflect a beautiful play of colors. It is also called fire marble, from its fiery reflections.