Name Report For First Name MAIA:

MAIA

First name MAIA's origins are Greek,Hebrew and French. MAIA means "myth name (mother of hermes)" (Greek) "close to god" (Hebrew) and "may. in roman mythology maia: (source of the month may) was goddess of spring growth" in French. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with MAIA below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of maia.(Brown names are of the same origin (Greek,Hebrew,French) with MAIA and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with MAIA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming MAIA

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES MAŻA AS A WHOLE:

amaia maialen maiana schmaiah

NAMES RHYMING WITH MAŻA (According to last letters):

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

alaia agalaia aglaia gaia idaia kaia lanaia mikaia naia

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

afia aminia ashia efia fowsia kamaria safia tawia beornia bernia odelia badi'a dummonia donia erensia kamia melodia saskia nubia tabia berengaria bethia cambria ingria abelia adalia aloysia agalia alesia ambrosia anthia anysia artemia aspasia athanasia basilia callia calligenia cassiopeia castalia celosia cosimia cynthia demetria dionysia egeria eileithyia elefteria erytheia eulallia eunomia euphemia eurycleia filia gelasia georgia harmonia hedia helia hesperia hestia hippodamia hygeia hypatia idalia iphegenia lamia lampetia laodamia lelia lethia obelia oleisia orithyia ortygia parthenia pelagia pelicia pelopia polyhymnia pythia sinovia sophia sophronia stasia terentia thalia theophania theophilia titania urania

NAMES RHYMING WITH MAŻA (According to first letters):

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

mai mai-ron maibe maible maichail maida maidel maidie maiele maighdlin maiju maikki maile mailhairer maille mailsi maimun mainchin maiolaine maipe maira maire mairead mairearad mairghread mairi mairia mairin mairona maisie maisy maitane maite maitea maitena maiti maitilda maitilde maitland maiya maizah

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

ma'isah ma'mun ma'n maahes maarouf maat mab mabbina mabel mabelle mabina mable mabon mabonagrain mabonaqain mabuz mabyn mac maca macadam macadhamh macaire macala macaladair macalister macalpin macalpine macandrew macario macartan macarthur macartur macaulay macauliffe macauslan macawi macayla macayle macbain macbean macbeth macbride maccallum macclennan maccoll maccormack maccus macdaibhidh macdhubh macdomhnall macdonald macdonell macdougal macdoughall macdubhgall macduff mace macee macelroy

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH MAŻA:

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

macha machara machayla machupa mackayla mackenna macmurra mada madalena madalina maddalena madeeha madeleina madelena madelina madena madia madina madora madra maelisa maertisa magda magdala magdalena magena magnhilda magnilda magnolia maha mahala mahalia mahila mahina majeeda majella majida maka makala makarioa makda makeda makela makemba makena makenna makya malaika malana maleka malia maliha malika malila malina malinda malita malmuira malva malvina mana manaba manara manauia manda mandisa manisha maniya mankalita manoela mantotohpa manuela manya maola mapiya mara maranda marcela marcella marcellia marcia marcsa marea mareesa marelda marella marenka marga margareta margarita marhilda maria mariabella mariama mariana maribella marica maricela maricelia maricella

English Words Rhyming MAIA

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES MAŻA AS A WHOLE:

maianoun (n.) A genus of spider crabs, including the common European species (Maia squinado).
 noun (n.) A beautiful American bombycid moth (Eucronia maia).

maiannoun (n.) Any spider crab of the genus Maia, or family Maiadae.

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


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


raianoun (n.) A genus of rays which includes the skates. See Skate.

sapucaianoun (n.) A Brazilian tree. See Lecythis, and Monkey-pot.

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


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


maidnoun (n.) An unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden.
 noun (n.) A man who has not had sexual intercourse.
 noun (n.) A female servant.
 noun (n.) The female of a ray or skate, esp. of the gray skate (Raia batis), and of the thornback (R. clavata).

maidennoun (n.) An unmarried woman; a girl or woman who has not experienced sexual intercourse; a virgin; a maid.
 noun (n.) A female servant.
 noun (n.) An instrument resembling the guillotine, formerly used in Scotland for beheading criminals.
 noun (n.) A machine for washing linen.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a maiden, or to maidens; suitable to, or characteristic of, a virgin; as, maiden innocence.
 adjective (a.) Never having been married; not having had sexual intercourse; virgin; -- said usually of the woman, but sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt.
 adjective (a.) Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.
 adjective (a.) Used of a fortress, signifying that it has never been captured, or violated.
 verb (v. t.) To act coyly like a maiden; -- with it as an indefinite object.

maidenhairnoun (n.) A fern of the genus Adiantum (A. pedatum), having very slender graceful stalks. It is common in the United States, and is sometimes used in medicine. The name is also applied to other species of the same genus, as to the Venus-hair.

maidenheadnoun (n.) The state of being a maiden; maidenhood; virginity.
 noun (n.) The state of being unused or uncontaminated; freshness; purity.
 noun (n.) The hymen, or virginal membrane.

maidenhoodnoun (n.) The state of being a maid or a virgin; virginity.
 noun (n.) Newness; freshness; uncontaminated state.

maidenlikeadjective (a.) Like a maiden; modest; coy.

maidenlinessnoun (n.) The quality of being maidenly; the behavior that becomes a maid; modesty; gentleness.

maidenlyadjective (a.) Like a maid; suiting a maid; maiden-like; gentle, modest, reserved.
 adverb (adv.) In a maidenlike manner.

maidenshipnoun (n.) Maidenhood.

maidhoodnoun (n.) Maidenhood.

maidmariannoun (n.) The lady of the May games; one of the characters in a morris dance; a May queen. Afterward, a grotesque character personated in sports and buffoonery by a man in woman's clothes.
 noun (n.) A kind of dance.

maidpaleadjective (a.) Pale, like a sick girl.

maidservantnoun (n.) A female servant.

maieuticadjective (a.) Alt. of Maieutical

maieuticaladjective (a.) Serving to assist childbirth.
 adjective (a.) Fig. : Aiding, or tending to, the definition and interpretation of thoughts or language.

maieuticsnoun (n.) The art of giving birth (i. e., clearness and conviction) to ideas, which are conceived as struggling for birth.

maigernoun (n.) The meagre.

maigreadjective (a.) Belonging to a fast day or fast; as, a maigre day.

maihemnoun (n.) See Maim, and Mayhem.

maikelnoun (n.) A South American carnivore of the genus Conepatus, allied to the skunk, but larger, and having a longer snout. The tail is not bushy.

maikongnoun (n.) A South American wild dog (Canis cancrivorus); the crab-eating dog.

mailnoun (n.) A spot.
 noun (n.) A small piece of money; especially, an English silver half-penny of the time of Henry V.
 noun (n.) Rent; tribute.
 noun (n.) A flexible fabric made of metal rings interlinked. It was used especially for defensive armor.
 noun (n.) Hence generally, armor, or any defensive covering.
 noun (n.) A contrivance of interlinked rings, for rubbing off the loose hemp on lines and white cordage.
 noun (n.) Any hard protective covering of an animal, as the scales and plates of reptiles, shell of a lobster, etc.
 noun (n.) A bag; a wallet.
 noun (n.) The bag or bags with the letters, papers, papers, or other matter contained therein, conveyed under public authority from one post office to another; the whole system of appliances used by government in the conveyance and delivery of mail matter.
 noun (n.) That which comes in the mail; letters, etc., received through the post office.
 noun (n.) A trunk, box, or bag, in which clothing, etc., may be carried.
 verb (v. t.) To arm with mail.
 verb (v. t.) To pinion.
 verb (v. t.) To deliver into the custody of the postoffice officials, or place in a government letter box, for transmission by mail; to post; as, to mail a letter.

mailingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Mail
 noun (n.) A farm.

mailableadjective (a.) Admissible lawfully into the mail.

mailcladadjective (a.) Protected by a coat of mail; clad in armor.

mailedadjective (a.) Protected by an external coat, or covering, of scales or plates.
 adjective (a.) Spotted; speckled.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Mail

maimingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Maim

maimednessnoun (n.) State of being maimed.

mainnoun (n.) A hand or match at dice.
 noun (n.) A stake played for at dice.
 noun (n.) The largest throw in a match at dice; a throw at dice within given limits, as in the game of hazard.
 noun (n.) A match at cockfighting.
 noun (n.) A main-hamper.
 noun (v.) principal duct or pipe, as distinguished from lesser ones; esp. (Engin.), a principal pipe leading to or from a reservoir; as, a fire main.
 adjective (a.) Very or extremely strong.
 adjective (a.) Vast; huge.
 adjective (a.) Unqualified; absolute; entire; sheer.
 adjective (a.) Principal; chief; first in size, rank, importance, etc.
 adjective (a.) Important; necessary.
 adjective (a.) Very; extremely; as, main heavy.
 verb (v.) Strength; force; might; violent effort.
 verb (v.) The chief or principal part; the main or most important thing.
 verb (v.) The great sea, as distinguished from an arm, bay, etc. ; the high sea; the ocean.
 verb (v.) The continent, as distinguished from an island; the mainland.

mainenoun (n.) One of the New England States.

mainlandnoun (n.) The continent; the principal land; -- opposed to island, or peninsula.

mainmastnoun (n.) The principal mast in a ship or other vessel.

mainornoun (n.) A thing stolen found on the person of the thief.

mainpernableadjective (a.) Capable of being admitted to give surety by mainpernors; able to be mainprised.

mainpernornoun (n.) A surety, under the old writ of mainprise, for a prisoner's appearance in court at a day.

mainpinnoun (n.) A kingbolt.

mainprisenoun (n.) A writ directed to the sheriff, commanding him to take sureties, called mainpernors, for the prisoner's appearance, and to let him go at large. This writ is now obsolete.
 noun (n.) Deliverance of a prisoner on security for his appearance at a day.
 verb (v. t.) To suffer to go at large, on his finding sureties, or mainpernors, for his appearance at a day; -- said of a prisoner.

mainprisingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Mainprise

mainsnoun (n.) The farm attached to a mansion house.

mainsailnoun (n.) The principal sail in a ship or other vessel.

mainsheetnoun (n.) One of the ropes by which the mainsail is hauled aft and trimmed.

mainspringnoun (n.) The principal or most important spring in a piece of mechanism, especially the moving spring of a watch or clock or the spring in a gunlock which impels the hammer. Hence: The chief or most powerful motive; the efficient cause of action.

mainstaynoun (n.) The stay extending from the foot of the foremast to the maintop.
 noun (n.) Main support; principal dependence.

maintainingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Maintain

maintainableadjective (a.) That maybe maintained.

maintainernoun (n.) One who maintains.

maintainornoun (n.) One who, not being interested, maintains a cause depending between others, by furnishing money, etc., to either party.

maintenancenoun (n.) The act of maintaining; sustenance; support; defense; vindication.
 noun (n.) That which maintains or supports; means of sustenance; supply of necessaries and conveniences.
 noun (n.) An officious or unlawful intermeddling in a cause depending between others, by assisting either party with money or means to carry it on. See Champerty.

maintopnoun (n.) The platform about the head of the mainmast in square-rigged vessels.

maioidadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the genus Maia, or family Maiadeae.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH MAŻA:

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

maanoun (n.) The common European gull (Larus canus); -- called also mar. See New, a gull.

maashanoun (n.) An East Indian coin, of about one tenth of the weight of a rupee.

maclureanoun (n.) A genus of spiral gastropod shells, often of large size, characteristic of the lower Silurian rocks.

macroglossianoun (n.) Enlargement or hypertrophy of the tongue.

macrouraadjective (a.) Alt. of Macroural

macruranoun (n. pl.) A subdivision of decapod Crustacea, having the abdomen largely developed. It includes the lobster, prawn, shrimp, and many similar forms. Cf. Decapoda.

mactranoun (n.) Any marine bivalve shell of the genus Mactra, and allied genera. Many species are known. Some of them are used as food, as Mactra stultorum, of Europe. See Surf clam, under Surf.

maculanoun (n.) A spot, as on the skin, or on the surface of the sun or of some other luminous orb.
 noun (n.) A rather large spot or blotch of color.

madeiranoun (n.) A rich wine made on the Island of Madeira.

madianoun (n.) A genus of composite plants, of which one species (Madia sativa) is cultivated for the oil yielded from its seeds by pressure. This oil is sometimes used instead of olive oil for the table.

madonnanoun (n.) My lady; -- a term of address in Italian formerly used as the equivalent of Madame, but for which Signora is now substituted. Sometimes introduced into English.
 noun (n.) A picture of the Virgin Mary (usually with the babe).

madoquanoun (n.) A small Abyssinian antelope (Neotragus Saltiana), about the size of a hare.

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.

madreporarianoun (n. pl.) An extensive division of Anthozoa, including most of the species that produce stony corals. See Illust. of Anthozoa.

madrinanoun (n.) An animal (usually an old mare), wearing a bell and acting as the leader of a troop of pack mules.

madroöanoun (n.) A small evergreen tree or shrub (Arbutus Menziesii), of California, having a smooth bark, thick shining leaves, and edible red berries, which are often called madroöa apples.

magdalaadjective (a.) Designating an orange-red dyestuff obtained from naphthylamine, and called magdala red, naphthalene red, etc.

magentanoun (n.) An aniline dye obtained as an amorphous substance having a green bronze surface color, which dissolves to a shade of red; also, the color; -- so called from Magenta, in Italy, in allusion to the battle fought there about the time the dye was discovered. Called also fuchsine, roseine, etc.

magmanoun (n.) Any crude mixture of mineral or organic matters in the state of a thin paste.
 noun (n.) A thick residuum obtained from certain substances after the fluid parts are expressed from them; the grounds which remain after treating a substance with any menstruum, as water or alcohol.
 noun (n.) A salve or confection of thick consistency.
 noun (n.) The molten matter within the earth, the source of the material of lava flows, dikes of eruptive rocks, etc.
 noun (n.) The glassy base of an eruptive rock.
 noun (n.) The amorphous or homogenous matrix or ground mass, as distinguished from well-defined crystals; as, the magma of porphyry.

magnesianoun (n.) A light earthy white substance, consisting of magnesium oxide, and obtained by heating magnesium hydrate or carbonate, or by burning magnesium. It has a slightly alkaline reaction, and is used in medicine as a mild antacid laxative. See Magnesium.

magnolianoun (n.) A genus of American and Asiatic trees, with aromatic bark and large sweet-scented whitish or reddish flowers.

mahanoun (n.) A kind of baboon; the wanderoo.

mahabaratanoun (n.) Alt. of Mahabharatam

mahonianoun (n.) The Oregon grape, a species of barberry (Berberis Aquifolium), often cultivated for its hollylike foliage.

mahrattanoun (n.) One of a numerous people inhabiting the southwestern part of India. Also, the language of the Mahrattas; Mahrati. It is closely allied to Sanskrit.
 noun (n.) A Sanskritic language of western India, prob. descended from the Maharastri Prakrit, spoken by the Marathas and neighboring peoples. It has an abundant literature dating from the 13th century. It has a book alphabet nearly the same as Devanagari and a cursive script translation between the Devanagari and the Gujarati.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Mahrattas.

majolicanoun (n.) A kind of pottery, with opaque glazing and showy, which reached its greatest perfection in Italy in the 16th century.

malanoun (n.) Evils; wrongs; offenses against right and law.
  (pl. ) of Malum

malaccanoun (n.) A town and district upon the seacoast of the Malay Peninsula.

malacobdellanoun (n.) A genus of nemertean worms, parasitic in the gill cavity of clams and other bivalves. They have a large posterior sucker, like that of a leech. See Illust. of Bdellomorpha.

malacopodanoun (n. pl.) A class of air-breathing Arthropoda; -- called also Protracheata, and Onychophora.

malacostracanoun (n. pl.) A subclass of Crustacea, including Arthrostraca and Thoracostraca, or all those higher than the Entomostraca.

malacozoanoun (n. pl.) An extensive group of Invertebrata, including the Mollusca, Brachiopoda, and Bryozoa. Called also Malacozoaria.

malaganoun (n.) A city and a province of Spain, on the Mediterranean. Hence, Malaga grapes, Malaga raisins, Malaga wines.

malarianoun (n.) Air infected with some noxious substance capable of engendering disease; esp., an unhealthy exhalation from certain soils, as marshy or wet lands, producing fevers; miasma.
 noun (n.) A morbid condition produced by exhalations from decaying vegetable matter in contact with moisture, giving rise to fever and ague and many other symptoms characterized by their tendency to recur at definite and usually uniform intervals.

mallophaganoun (n. pl.) An extensive group of insects which are parasitic on birds and mammals, and feed on the feathers and hair; -- called also bird lice. See Bird louse, under Bird.

malmanoun (n.) A spotted trout (Salvelinus malma), inhabiting Northern America, west of the Rocky Mountains; -- called also Dolly Varden trout, bull trout, red-spotted trout, and golet.

malpighianoun (n.) A genus of tropical American shrubs with opposite leaves and small white or reddish flowers. The drupes of Malpighia urens are eaten under the name of Barbadoes cherries.

malthanoun (n.) A variety of bitumen, viscid and tenacious, like pitch, unctuous to the touch, and exhaling a bituminous odor.
 noun (n.) Mortar.

mamanoun (n.) See Mamma.

mammanoun (n.) Mother; -- word of tenderness and familiarity.
 noun (n.) A glandular organ for secreting milk, characteristic of all mammals, but usually rudimentary in the male; a mammary gland; a breast; under; bag.

mammalianoun (n. pl.) The highest class of Vertebrata. The young are nourished for a time by milk, or an analogous fluid, secreted by the mammary glands of the mother.

mammillanoun (n.) The nipple.

mancanoun (n.) See Mancus.

mandiocanoun (n.) See Manioc.

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

manianoun (n.) Violent derangement of mind; madness; insanity. Cf. Delirium.
 noun (n.) Excessive or unreasonable desire; insane passion affecting one or many people; as, the tulip mania.

manilaadjective (a.) Alt. of Manilla

manillanoun (n.) A ring worn upon the arm or leg as an ornament, especially among the tribes of Africa.
 noun (n.) A piece of copper of the shape of a horseshoe, used as money by certain tribes of the west coast of Africa.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippine Islands; made in, or exported from, that city.
 adjective (a.) Same as Manila.

mannanoun (n.) The food supplied to the Israelites in their journey through the wilderness of Arabia; hence, divinely supplied food.
 noun (n.) A name given to lichens of the genus Lecanora, sometimes blown into heaps in the deserts of Arabia and Africa, and gathered and used as food.
 noun (n.) A sweetish exudation in the form of pale yellow friable flakes, coming from several trees and shrubs and used in medicine as a gentle laxative, as the secretion of Fraxinus Ornus, and F. rotundifolia, the manna ashes of Southern Europe.

mantanoun (n.) See Coleoptera and Sea devil.

mantillanoun (n.) A lady's light cloak of cape of silk, velvet, lace, or the like.
 noun (n.) A kind of veil, covering the head and falling down upon the shoulders; -- worn in Spain, Mexico, etc.

mantissanoun (n.) The decimal part of a logarithm, as distinguished from the integral part, or characteristic.

mantranoun (n.) A prayer; an invocation; a religious formula; a charm.

mantuanoun (n.) A superior kind of rich silk formerly exported from Mantua in Italy.
 noun (n.) A woman's cloak or mantle; also, a woman's gown.

manzanitanoun (n.) A name given to several species of Arctostaphylos, but mostly to A. glauca and A. pungens, shrubs of California, Oregon, etc., with reddish smooth bark, ovate or oval coriaceous evergreen leaves, and bearing clusters of red berries, which are said to be a favorite food of the grizzly bear.

maranoun (n.) The principal or ruling evil spirit.
 noun (n.) A female demon who torments people in sleep by crouching on their chests or stomachs, or by causing terrifying visions.
 noun (n.) The Patagonian cavy (Dolichotis Patagonicus).

maranathanoun (n.) "Our Lord cometh;" -- an expression used by St. Paul at the conclusion of his first Epistle to the Corinthians (xvi. 22). This word has been used in anathematizing persons for great crimes; as much as to say, "May the Lord come quickly to take vengeance of thy crimes." See Anathema maranatha, under Anathema.

marantanoun (n.) A genus of endogenous plants found in tropical America, and some species also in India. They have tuberous roots containing a large amount of starch, and from one species (Maranta arundinacea) arrowroot is obtained. Many kinds are cultivated for ornament.

marenanoun (n.) A European whitefish of the genus Coregonus.

marginalianoun (n. pl.) Marginal notes.

marginellanoun (n.) A genus of small, polished, marine univalve shells, native of all warm seas.

margosanoun (n.) A large tree of genus Melia (M. Azadirachta) found in India. Its bark is bitter, and used as a tonic. A valuable oil is expressed from its seeds, and a tenacious gum exudes from its trunk. The M. Azedarach is a much more showy tree, and is cultivated in the Southern United States, where it is known as Pride of India, Pride of China, or bead tree. Various parts of the tree are considered anthelmintic.

marikinanoun (n.) A small marmoset (Midas rosalia); the silky tamarin.

marimbanoun (n.) A musical istrument of percussion, consisting of bars yielding musical tones when struck.

marimondanoun (n.) A spider monkey (Ateles belzebuth) of Central and South America.

marinoramanoun (n.) A representation of a sea view.

marsalanoun (n.) A kind of wine exported from Marsala in Sicily.

marsdenianoun (n.) A genus of plants of the Milkweed family, mostly woody climbers with fragrant flowers, several species of which furnish valuable fiber, and one species (Marsdenia tinctoria) affords indigo.

marshalseanoun (n.) The court or seat of a marshal; hence, the prison in Southwark, belonging to the marshal of the king's household.

marsipobranchianoun (n. pl.) A class of Vertebrata, lower than fishes, characterized by their purselike gill cavities, cartilaginous skeletons, absence of limbs, and a suckerlike mouth destitute of jaws. It includes the lampreys and hagfishes. See Cyclostoma, and Lamprey. Called also Marsipobranchiata, and Marsipobranchii.

marsupialianoun (n. pl.) A subclass of Mammalia, including nearly all the mammals of Australia and the adjacent islands, together with the opossums of America. They differ from ordinary mammals in having the corpus callosum very small, in being implacental, and in having their young born while very immature. The female generally carries the young for some time after birth in an external pouch, or marsupium. Called also Marsupiata.

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

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.

massasauganoun (n.) The black rattlesnake (Crotalus, / Caudisona, tergemina), found in the Mississippi Valley.

massoranoun (n.) Same as Masora.

mastigopodanoun (n. pl.) The Infusoria.

mastodynianoun (n.) Alt. of Mastodyny

matamatanoun (n.) The bearded tortoise (Chelys fimbriata) of South American rivers.

matanzanoun (n.) A place where animals are slaughtered for their hides and tallow.

mattowaccanoun (n.) An American clupeoid fish (Clupea mediocris), similar to the shad in habits and appearance, but smaller and less esteemed for food; -- called also hickory shad, tailor shad, fall herring, and shad herring.

maxillanoun (n.) The bone of either the upper or the under jaw.
 noun (n.) The bone, or principal bone, of the upper jaw, the bone of the lower jaw being the mandible.
 noun (n.) One of the lower or outer jaws of arthropods.

mayanoun (n.) The name for the doctrine of the unreality of matter, called, in English, idealism; hence, nothingness; vanity; illusion.

mazamanoun (n.) Alt. of Mazame

mazourkanoun (n.) Alt. of Mazurka

mazurkanoun (n.) A Polish dance, or the music which accompanies it, usually in 3-4 or 3-8 measure, with a strong accent on the second beat.

meandrinanoun (n.) A genus of corals with meandering grooves and ridges, including the brain corals.

medianoun (n.) pl. of Medium.
 noun (n.) One of the sonant mutes /, /, / (b, d, g), in Greek, or of their equivalents in other languages, so named as intermediate between the tenues, /, /, / (p, t, k), and the aspiratae (aspirates) /, /, / (ph or f, th, ch). Also called middle mute, or medial, and sometimes soft mute.
  (pl. ) of Medium

medialunanoun (n.) See Half-moon.

medullanoun (n.) Marrow; pith; hence, essence.
 noun (n.) The marrow of bones; the deep or inner portion of an organ or part; as, the medulla, or medullary substance, of the kidney; specifically, the medula oblongata.
 noun (n.) A soft tissue, occupying the center of the stem or branch of a plant; pith.

medusanoun (n.) The Gorgon; or one of the Gorgons whose hair was changed into serpents, after which all who looked upon her were turned into stone.
 noun (n.) Any free swimming acaleph; a jellyfish.

megalomanianoun (n.) A form of mental alienation in which the patient has grandiose delusions.

meladanoun (n.) Alt. of Melado

melaenanoun (n.) A discharge from the bowels of black matter, consisting of altered blood.

melanaemianoun (n.) A morbid condition in which the blood contains black pigment either floating freely or imbedded in the white blood corpuscles.

melancholianoun (n.) A kind of mental unsoundness characterized by extreme depression of spirits, ill-grounded fears, delusions, and brooding over one particular subject or train of ideas.

melanorrhoeanoun (n.) An East Indian genus of large trees. Melanorrh/a usitatissima is the lignum-vitae of Pegu, and yelds a valuable black varnish.

melasmanoun (n.) A dark discoloration of the skin, usually local; as, Addison's melasma, or Addison's disease.

melastomanoun (n.) A genus of evergreen tropical shrubs; -- so called from the black berries of some species, which stain the mouth.

melenanoun (n.) See Melaena.

melismanoun (n.) A piece of melody; a song or tune, -- as opposed to recitative or musical declamation.
 noun (n.) A grace or embellishment.