Name Report For First Name LORA:

LORA

First name LORA's origin is English. LORA means "the laurel tree or sweet bay tree symbolic of honor and victory. old name with many variants". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with LORA below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of lora.(Brown names are of the same origin (English) with LORA and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with LORA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming LORA

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES LORA AS A WHOLE:

lorant alora delora elora loraina loraine loralee loralei loranna lorayne talora loran lorance hannelora lorah

NAMES RHYMING WITH LORA (According to last letters):

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

aurora adora senora thora dora fedora isadora madora musidora pandora pheodora theodora theora zudora teodora teadora aghamora aldora amora annora anora avonmora cora devora dinora eilinora eldora eleadora eleanora eleonora eleora elnora feodora guanhumora honora isidora lenora leonora liora mora nicanora nora ora pastora salbatora salvadora salvatora sanora tabora xalbadora xalvadora yoora zamora zemora zipora raedbora wendlesora elenora bora zippora eliora derora debora phedora musadora medora onora orzora sippora

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

asura azmera chinara efra iyangura japera katura nadra sanura tandra zuhura estra moira soumra adra aludra alzubra badra bahira bushra johara nasira noura samira thara' yusra gadara chamorra dendera kakra mukamutara

NAMES RHYMING WITH LORA (According to first letters):

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

lorcan lorda lore loredana loreen loreene lorelai lorelei lorelie loren lorena lorence lorencz lorene lorenia lorenna lorenz lorenza lorenzo loreta loretta lorette lori loria lorian loriana loriann lorianne loriel lorilee lorilynn lorimar lorimer lorin lorinda lorineus loring loris lorita loritz lorna lorne lornell lorraina lorraine lorren lorrin lorrina loryn

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

loc lochlain lochlann locke locklyn lockwood locrine lodema lodima lodyma loe loefel logan logen logestilla loghan logistilla lohengrin lohoot loiyan lojza lokelani lokni lola lola-jo loleta lolita lolitta lomahongva loman lomasi lomsky lomy lon lona lonato lonell loni lonn lonna lonnell lonnie lono lonyn lonzo lootah lot lothair lothar lotharing lotte

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH LORA:

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 laqueta 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 lea leala lealia leana leandra leanna lebna lecia leda leela leena leesa legaya leia leianna leila leilana leira leisha leitha lela lelia lema lemuela lena lenmana lenuta leoda leola leoma leona leonarda leonda leondra leondrea leonela leontina

English Words Rhyming LORA

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES LORA AS A WHOLE:

biflorateadjective (a.) Alt. of Biflorous

calycifloraladjective (a.) Alt. of callyciflorous

chloralnoun (n.) A colorless oily liquid, CCl3.CHO, of a pungent odor and harsh taste, obtained by the action of chlorine upon ordinary or ethyl alcohol.
 noun (n.) Chloral hydrate.

chloralamidenoun (n.) A compound of chloral and formic amide used to produce sleep.

chloralismnoun (n.) A morbid condition of the system resulting from excessive use of chloral.

chloralumnoun (n.) An impure aqueous solution of chloride of aluminium, used as an antiseptic and disinfectant.

chloranilnoun (n.) A yellow crystalline substance, C6Cl4.O2, regarded as a derivative of quinone, obtained by the action of chlorine on certain benzene derivatives, as aniline.

chloratenoun (n.) A salt of chloric acid; as, chlorate of potassium.

chlorauratenoun (n.) See Aurochloride.

colorableadjective (a.) Specious; plausible; having an appearance of right or justice.

coloradoitenoun (n.) Mercury telluride, an iron-black metallic mineral, found in Colorado.

colorateadjective (a.) Colored.

colorationnoun (n.) The act or art of coloring; the state of being colored.

coloraturenoun (n.) Vocal music colored, as it were, by florid ornaments, runs, or rapid passages.

corollifloraladjective (a.) Alt. of Corolliflorous

cycloramanoun (n.) A pictorial view which is extended circularly, so that the spectator is surrounded by the objects represented as by things in nature. The realistic effect is increased by putting, in the space between the spectator and the picture, things adapted to the scene represented, and in some places only parts of these objects, the completion of them being carried out pictorially.

coloradoadjective (a.) Reddish; -- often used in proper names of rivers or creeks.
 adjective (a.) Medium in color and strength; -- said of cigars.

decolorantnoun (n.) A substance which removes color, or bleaches.

decolorateadjective (a.) Deprived of color.
 verb (v. t.) To decolor.

decolorationnoun (n.) The removal or absence of color.

deflorateadjective (a.) Past the flowering state; having shed its pollen.

deflorationnoun (n.) The act of deflouring; as, the defloration of a virgin.
 noun (n.) That which is chosen as the flower or choicest part; careful culling or selection.

deplorabilitynoun (n.) Deplorableness.

deplorableadjective (a.) Worthy of being deplored or lamented; lamentable; causing grief; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; wretched; as, life's evils are deplorable.

deplorablenessnoun (n.) State of being deplorable.

deplorateadjective (a.) Deplorable.

deplorationnoun (n.) The act of deploring or lamenting; lamentation.

discifloraladjective (a.) Alt. of Disciflorous

discolorationnoun (n.) The act of discoloring, or the state of being discolored; alteration of hue or appearance.
 noun (n.) A discolored spot; a stain.

explorableadjective (a.) That may be explored; as, an explorable region.

explorationnoun (n.) The act of exploring, penetrating, or ranging over for purposes of discovery, especially of geographical discovery; examination; as, the exploration of unknown countries
 noun (n.) physical examination.

explorativeadjective (a.) Exploratory.

exploratornoun (n.) One who explores; one who examines closely; a searcher.

exploratoryadjective (a.) Serving or intended to explore; searching; examining; explorative.

floranoun (n.) The goddess of flowers and spring.
 noun (n.) The complete system of vegetable species growing without cultivation in a given locality, region, or period; a list or description of, or treatise on, such plants.

floraladjective (a.) Pertaining to Flora, or to flowers; made of flowers; as, floral games, wreaths.
 adjective (a.) Containing, or belonging to, a flower; as, a floral bud; a floral leaf; floral characters.

floramournoun (n.) The plant love-lies-bleeding.

florannoun (n.) Tin ore scarcely perceptible in the stone; tin ore stamped very fine.

gemmiflorateadjective (a.) Having flowers like buds.

hydrochloratenoun (n.) Same as Hydrochloride.

implorationnoun (n.) The act of imploring; earnest supplication.

imploratornoun (n.) One who implores.

imploratoryadjective (a.) Supplicatory; entreating.

inexplorableadjective (a.) Incapable of being explored, searched out, or discovered.

labiatifloraladjective (a.) Alt. of Labiatifloral
 adjective (a.) Having labiate flowers, as the snapdragon.

loralnoun (n.) Of or pertaining to the lores.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the lore; -- said of certain feathers of birds, scales of reptiles, etc.

lorateadjective (a.) Having the form of a thong or strap; ligulate.

metachloralnoun (n.) A white, amorphous, insoluble substance regarded as a polymeric variety of chloral.

passifloranoun (n.) A genus of plants, including the passion flower. It is the type of the order Passifloreae, which includes about nineteen genera and two hundred and fifty species.

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


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


agoranoun (n.) An assembly; hence, the place of assembly, especially the market place, in an ancient Greek city.

amphoranoun (n.) Among the ancients, a two-handled vessel, tapering at the bottom, used for holding wine, oil, etc.

anaphoranoun (n.) A repetition of a word or of words at the beginning of two or more successive clauses.

angoranoun (n.) A city of Asia Minor (or Anatolia) which has given its name to a goat, a cat, etc.

aplacophoranoun (n. pl.) A division of Amphineura in which the body is naked or covered with slender spines or setae, but is without shelly plates.

auroranoun (n.) The rising light of the morning; the dawn of day; the redness of the sky just before the sun rises.
 noun (n.) The rise, dawn, or beginning.
 noun (n.) The Roman personification of the dawn of day; the goddess of the morning. The poets represented her a rising out of the ocean, in a chariot, with rosy fingers dropping gentle dew.
 noun (n.) A species of crowfoot.
 noun (n.) The aurora borealis or aurora australis (northern or southern lights).

basommatophoranoun (n. pl.) A group of Pulmonifera having the eyes at the base of the tentacles, including the common pond snails.

caracoranoun (n.) A light vessel or proa used by the people of Borneo, etc., and by the Dutch in the East Indies.

carnivoranoun (n. pl.) An order of Mammallia including the lion, tiger, wolf bear, seal, etc. They are adapted by their structure to feed upon flesh, though some of them, as the bears, also eat vegetable food. The teeth are large and sharp, suitable for cutting flesh, and the jaws powerful.

cephalophoranoun (n. pl.) The cephalata.

coranoun (n.) The Arabian gazelle (Gazella Arabica), found from persia to North Africa.

ctenophoranoun (n. pl.) A class of Coelenterata, commonly ellipsoidal in shape, swimming by means of eight longitudinal rows of paddles. The separate paddles somewhat resemble combs.

discophoranoun (n. pl.) A division of acalephs or jellyfishes, including most of the large disklike species.

doryphoranoun (n.) A genus of plant-eating beetles, including the potato beetle. See Potato beetle.

diasporanoun (n.) Lit., "Dispersion." -- applied collectively: (a) To those Jews who, after the Exile, were scattered through the Old World, and afterwards to Jewish Christians living among heathen. Cf. James i. 1. (b) By extension, to Christians isolated from their own communion, as among the Moravians to those living, usually as missionaries, outside of the parent congregation.

epanaphoranoun (n.) Same as Anaphora.

epiphoranoun (n.) The watery eye; a disease in which the tears accumulate in the eye, and trickle over the cheek.
 noun (n.) The emphatic repetition of a word or phrase, at the end of several sentences or stanzas.

frugivoranoun (n. pl.) The fruit bate; a group of the Cheiroptera, comprising the bats which live on fruits. See Eruit bat, under Fruit.

helioporanoun (n.) An East Indian stony coral now known to belong to the Alcyonaria; -- called also blue coral.

herbivoranoun (n. pl.) An extensive division of Mammalia. It formerly included the Proboscidea, Hyracoidea, Perissodactyla, and Artiodactyla, but by later writers it is generally restricted to the two latter groups (Ungulata). They feed almost exclusively upon vegetation.

hydrophoranoun (n. pl.) The Hydroidea.

insectivoranoun (n. pl.) An order of mammals which feed principally upon insects.
 noun (n. pl.) A division of the Cheiroptera, including the common or insect-eating bats.

madreporanoun (n.) A genus of reef corals abundant in tropical seas. It includes than one hundred and fifty species, most of which are elegantly branched.

mandragoranoun (n.) A genus of plants; the mandrake. See Mandrake, 1.

masoranoun (n.) A Jewish critical work on the text of the Hebrew Scriptures, composed by several learned rabbis of the school of Tiberias, in the eighth and ninth centuries.

massoranoun (n.) Same as Masora.

milleporanoun (n.) A genus of Hydrocorallia, which includes the millipores.

moranoun (n.) A game of guessing the number of fingers extended in a quick movement of the hand, -- much played by Italians of the lower classes.
 noun (n.) A leguminous tree of Guiana and Trinidad (Dimorphandra excelsa); also, its timber, used in shipbuilding and making furniture.
 noun (n.) Delay; esp., culpable delay; postponement.

nematophoranoun (n. pl.) Same as Coelenterata.

odontophoranoun (n.pl.) Same as Cephalophora.

omnivoranoun (n. pl.) A group of ungulate mammals including the hog and the hippopotamus. The term is also sometimes applied to the bears, and to certain passerine birds.

onychophoranoun (n. pl.) Malacopoda.

oranoun (n.) A money of account among the Anglo-Saxons, valued, in the Domesday Book, at twenty pence sterling.
  (pl. ) of Os

pandoranoun (n.) A beautiful woman (all-gifted), whom Jupiter caused Vulcan to make out of clay in order to punish the human race, because Prometheus had stolen the fire from heaven. Jupiter gave Pandora a box containing all human ills, which, when the box was opened, escaped and spread over the earth. Hope alone remained in the box. Another version makes the box contain all the blessings of the gods, which were lost to men when Pandora opened it.
 noun (n.) A genus of marine bivalves, in which one valve is flat, the other convex.

pecoranoun (n. pl.) An extensive division of ruminants, including the antelopes, deer, and cattle.

placophoranoun (n. pl.) A division of gastropod Mollusca, including the chitons. The back is covered by eight shelly plates. Called also Polyplacophora. See Illust. under Chiton, and Isopleura.

plethoranoun (n.) Overfullness; especially, excessive fullness of the blood vessels; repletion; that state of the blood vessels or of the system when the blood exceeds a healthy standard in quantity; hyperaemia; -- opposed to anaemia.
 noun (n.) State of being overfull; excess; superabundance.

pneumonophoranoun (n. pl.) The division of Siphonophora which includes the Physalia and allied genera; -- called also Pneumatophorae.

pneumophoranoun (n. pl.) A division of holothurians having an internal gill, or respiratory tree.

polyplacophoranoun (n. pl.) See Placophora.

psoranoun (n.) A cutaneous disease; especially, the itch.

pupivoranoun (n. pl.) A group of parasitic Hymenoptera, including the ichneumon flies, which destroy the larvae and pupae of insects.

remoranoun (n.) Delay; obstacle; hindrance.
 noun (n.) Any one of several species of fishes belonging to Echeneis, Remora, and allied genera. Called also sucking fish.
 noun (n.) An instrument formerly in use, intended to retain parts in their places.

retinophoranoun (n.) One of group of two to four united cells which occupy the axial part of the ocelli, or ommatidia, of the eyes of invertebrates, and contain the terminal nerve fibrillae. See Illust. under Ommatidium.

rhabdophoranoun (n. pl.) An extinct division of Hydrozoa which includes the graptolities.

rhizophoranoun (n.) A genus of trees including the mangrove. See Mangrove.

rhynchophoranoun (n. pl.) A group of Coleoptera having a snoutlike head; the snout beetles, curculios, or weevils.

seľoranoun (n.) A Spanish title of courtesy given to a lady; Mrs.; Madam; also, a lady.

signoranoun (n.) Madam; Mrs; -- a title of address or respect among the Italians.

siphonophoranoun (n. pl.) An order of pelagic Hydrozoa including species which form complex free-swimming communities composed of numerous zooids of various kinds, some of which act as floats or as swimming organs, others as feeding or nutritive zooids, and others as reproductive zooids. See Illust. under Physallia, and Porpita.

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


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


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.

lordnoun (n.) A hump-backed person; -- so called sportively.
 noun (n.) One who has power and authority; a master; a ruler; a governor; a prince; a proprietor, as of a manor.
 noun (n.) A titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a boron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank.
 noun (n.) A title bestowed on the persons above named; and also, for honor, on certain official persons; as, lord advocate, lord chamberlain, lord chancellor, lord chief justice, etc.
 noun (n.) A husband.
 noun (n.) One of whom a fee or estate is held; the male owner of feudal land; as, the lord of the soil; the lord of the manor.
 noun (n.) The Supreme Being; Jehovah.
 noun (n.) The Savior; Jesus Christ.
 verb (v. t.) To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord.
 verb (v. t.) To rule or preside over as a lord.
 verb (v. i.) To play the lord; to domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic sway; -- sometimes with over; and sometimes with it in the manner of a transitive verb.

lordingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lord
 noun (n.) The son of a lord; a person of noble lineage.
 noun (n.) A little lord; a lordling; a lord, in contempt or ridicule.

lordkinnoun (n.) A little lord.

lordlikeadjective (a.) Befitting or like a lord; lordly.
 adjective (a.) Haughty; proud; insolent; arrogant.

lordlinessnoun (n.) The state or quality of being lordly.

lordlingnoun (n.) A little or insignificant lord.

lordolatrynoun (n.) Worship of, or reverence for, a lord as such.

lordosisnoun (n.) A curvature of the spine forwards, usually in the lumbar region.
 noun (n.) Any abnormal curvature of the bones.

lordshipnoun (n.) The state or condition of being a lord; hence (with his or your), a title applied to a lord (except an archbishop or duke, who is called Grace) or a judge (in Great Britain), etc.
 noun (n.) Seigniory; domain; the territory over which a lord holds jurisdiction; a manor.
 noun (n.) Dominion; power; authority.

lorenoun (n.) The space between the eye and bill, in birds, and the corresponding region in reptiles and fishes.
 noun (n.) The anterior portion of the cheeks of insects.
 verb (v. t.) That which is or may be learned or known; the knowledge gained from tradition, books, or experience; often, the whole body of knowledge possessed by a people or class of people, or pertaining to a particular subject; as, the lore of the Egyptians; priestly lore; legal lore; folklore.
 verb (v. t.) That which is taught; hence, instruction; wisdom; advice; counsel.
 verb (v. t.) Workmanship.
  (obs. imp. & p. p.) Lost.

lorealadjective (a.) Alt. of Loral

lorelnoun (n.) A good for nothing fellow; a vagabond.

loresmannoun (n.) An instructor.

lorettenoun (n.) In France, a name for a woman who is supported by her lovers, and devotes herself to idleness, show, and pleasure; -- so called from the church of Notre Dame de Lorette, in Paris, near which many of them resided.

lorettinenoun (n.) One of a order of nuns founded in 1812 at Loretto, in Kentucky. The members of the order (called also Sisters of Loretto, or Friends of Mary at the Foot of the Cross) devote themselves to the cause of education and the care of destitute orphans, their labors being chiefly confined to the Western United States.
 noun (n.) One of an order of nuns founded in 1812 at Loretto, in Kentucky. The members of the order (called also Sisters of Loretto, or Friends of Mary at the Foot of the Cross) devote themselves to the cause of education and the care of destitute orphans, their labors being chiefly confined to the western United States.
 noun (n.) A Loreto nun.

lorgnettenoun (n.) An opera glass
 noun (n.) elaborate double eyeglasses.

lorinoun (n.) Same as Lory.

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.

loricatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Loricate

loricatenoun (n.) An animal covered with bony scales, as crocodiles among reptiles, and the pangolins among mammals.
 verb (v. t.) To cover with some protecting substance, as with lute, a crust, coating, or plates.
 verb (v.) Covered with a shell or exterior made of plates somewhat like a coat of mail, as in the armadillo.

loricationnoun (n.) The act of loricating; the protecting substance put on; a covering of scales or plates.

lorikeetnoun (n.) Any one numerous species of small brush-tongued parrots or lories, found mostly in Australia, New Guinea and the adjacent islands, with some forms in the East Indies. They are arboreal in their habits and feed largely upon the honey of flowers. They belong to Trichoglossus, Loriculus, and several allied genera.

lorimernoun (n.) Alt. of Loriner

lorinernoun (n.) A maker of bits, spurs, and metal mounting for bridles and saddles; hence, a saddler.

loringnoun (n.) Instructive discourse.

loriotnoun (n.) The golden oriole of Europe. See Oriole.

lorisnoun (n.) Any one of several species of small lemurs of the genus Stenops. They have long, slender limbs and large eyes, and are arboreal in their habits. The slender loris (S. gracilis), of Ceylon, in one of the best known species.

lornadjective (a.) Lost; undone; ruined.
 adjective (a.) Forsaken; abandoned; solitary; bereft; as, a lone, lorn woman.

lorrienoun (n.) Alt. of Lorry

lorrynoun (n.) A small cart or wagon, as those used on the tramways in mines to carry coal or rubbish; also, a barrow or truck for shifting baggage, as at railway stations.

lorynoun (n.) Any one of many species of small parrots of the family Trichoglossidae, generally having the tongue papillose at the tip, and the mandibles straighter and less toothed than in common parrots. They are found in the East Indies, Australia, New Guinea, and the adjacent islands. They feed mostly on soft fruits and on the honey of flowers.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH LORA:

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.

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.

lunanoun (n.) The moon.
 noun (n.) Silver.

lunulanoun (n.) Same as Lunule.

lupercalianoun (n. pl.) A feast of the Romans in honor of Lupercus, or Pan.