Name Report For First Name MYA:

MYA

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

Rhymes with MYA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming MYA

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES MYA AS A WHOLE:

lamya' rhongomyant amya carmya myah saumya jeremyah nechemya

NAMES RHYMING WITH MYA (According to last letters):

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

afya anaya annakiya chanya hadiya kenya radhiya zakiya aliya inaya najya rayya thurayya panya raziya aya ilithya ibolya adya ahalya anasuya arya chhaya lakya sandhya shaibya miya taya toya hakidonmuya kaya kolenya mapiya pamuya natalya sofiya akinsanya yahya el-saraya zakariyya guaiya kasiya kolya abhaya acharya aditya agastya agneya akshobhya ahiliya oya aaleahya aarshiya aasiya aiya aleksandrya ananya aniya asya atalaya bitya bronya camraya chaya daganya danya enya galya genaya hadya jadaya jamiya jaya jenaya jiya kashiya latoya legaya letya leya maiya maniya manya maurya maya mikeya mireya moya nadiya nasya olya reya sabiya sanya sharanya shriya sonya talya tanya tehya

NAMES RHYMING WITH MYA (According to first letters):

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

mychaela mychal mychele mychelle myesha myeshia mykaela mykal myla myleen myleene myles mylnburne mylnric mylo myma mynogan myr myra myrah myriam myrla myrna myron myrtle mystee mysti mystique mytra

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH MYA:

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

mabbina mabina maca macala macayla 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 maia maiana maida maira mairia mairona maitea maitena maitilda 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 mankalita manoela mantotohpa manuela maola mara maranda marcela marcella marcellia marcia marcsa marea mareesa marelda marella marenka marga margareta

English Words Rhyming MYA

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES MYA AS A WHOLE:

desmomyarianoun (n. pl.) The division of Tunicata which includes the Salpae. See Salpa.

dimyanoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Dimyaria

dimyarianoun (n. pl.) An order of lamellibranchiate mollusks having an anterior and posterior adductor muscle, as the common clam. See Bivalve.

dimyariannoun (n.) One of the Dimya.
 adjective (a.) Like or pertaining to the Dimya.

dimyarynoun (a. & n.) Same as Dimyarian.

farmyardnoun (n.) The yard or inclosure attached to a barn, or the space inclosed by the farm buildings.

heteromyarianoun (n. pl.) A division of bivalve shells, including the marine mussels, in which the two adductor muscles are very unequal. See Dreissena, and Illust. under Byssus.

himyaricadjective (a.) Alt. of Himyaritic

himyariticadjective (a.) Pertaining to Himyar, an ancient king of Yemen, in Arabia, or to his successors or people; as, the Himjaritic characters, language, etc.; applied esp. to certain ancient inscriptions showing the primitive type of the oldest form of the Arabic, still spoken in Southern Arabia.

monomyanoun (n.pl.) Alt. of Monomyaria

monomyarianoun (n.pl.) An order of lamellibranchs having but one muscle for closing the shell, as the oyster.

monomyarianadjective (a.) Alt. of Monomyary

monomyarynoun (n.) One of the Monomya.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Monomya.

myanoun (n.) A genus of bivalve mollusks, including the common long, or soft-shelled, clam.

myalgianoun (n.) Pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism or neuralgia.

myarianoun (n. pl.) A division of bivalve mollusks of which the common clam (Mya) is the type.

trimyariannoun (n.) A lamellibranch which has three muscular scars on each valve.

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


Rhyming Words According to Last 2 Letters (ya) - English Words That Ends with ya:


bayanoun (n.) The East Indian weaver bird (Ploceus Philippinus).

freyanoun (n.) The daughter of Njord, and goddess of love and beauty; the Scandinavian Venus; -- in Teutonic myths confounded with Frigga, but in Scandinavian, distinct.

haematocryanoun (n. pl.) The cold-blooded vertebrates. Same as Hematocrya.

hematocryanoun (n. pl.) The cold-blooded vertebrates, that is, all but the mammals and birds; -- the antithesis to Hematotherma.

khayanoun (n.) A lofty West African tree (Khaya Senegalensis), related to the mahogany, which it resembles in the quality of the wood. The bark is used as a febrifuge.

kshatriyanoun (n.) Alt. of Kshatruya

kshatruyanoun (n.) The military caste, the second of the four great Hindoo castes; also, a member of that caste. See Caste.

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.

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

moyanoun (n.) Mud poured out from volcanoes during eruptions; -- so called in South America.

pirayanoun (n.) A large voracious fresh-water fish (Serrasalmo piraya) of South America, having lancet-shaped teeth.

pitahayanoun (n.) A cactaceous shrub (Cereus Pitajaya) of tropical America, which yields a delicious fruit.

playanoun (n.) A beach; a strand; in the plains and deserts of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, a broad, level spot, on which subsequently becomes dry by evaporation.

sankhyanoun (n.) A Hindoo system of philosophy which refers all things to soul and a rootless germ called prakriti, consisting of three elements, goodness, passion, and darkness.

thuyanoun (n.) Same as Thuja.

vaisyanoun (n.) The third of the four great original castes among the Hindus, now either extinct or partially represented by the mercantile class of Banyas. See the Note under Caste, 1.

xylotryanoun (n.) A genus of marine bivalves closely allied to Teredo, and equally destructive to timber. One species (Xylotrya fimbriata) is very common on the Atlantic coast of the United States.

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


Rhyming Words According to First 2 Letters (my) - Words That Begins with my:


myceliumnoun (n.) The white threads or filamentous growth from which a mushroom or fungus is developed; the so-called mushroom spawn.

myceloidadjective (a.) Resembling mycelium.

mycetesnoun (n.) A genus of South American monkeys, including the howlers. See Howler, 2, and Illust.

mycodermanoun (n.) One of the forms in which bacteria group themselves; a more or less thick layer of motionless but living bacteria, formed by the bacteria uniting on the surface of the fluid in which they are developed. This production differs from the zooloea stage of bacteria by not having the intermediary mucous substance.
 noun (n.) A genus of microorganisms of which the acetic ferment (Mycoderma aceti), which converts alcoholic fluids into vinegar, is a representative. Cf. Mother.

mycologicadjective (a.) Alt. of Mycological

mycologicaladjective (a.) Of or relating to mycology, or the fungi.

mycologistnoun (n.) One who is versed in, or who studies, mycology.

mycologynoun (n.) That branch of botanical science which relates to the musgrooms and other fungi.

mycomelicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid of the alloxan group, obtained as a honey-yellow powder. Its solutions have a gelatinous consistency.

mycoproteinnoun (n.) The protoplasmic matter of which bacteria are composed.

mycosenoun (n.) A variety of sugar, isomeric with sucrose and obtained from certain lichens and fungi. Called also trehalose.

mycothrixnoun (n.) The chain of micrococci formed by the division of the micrococci in multiplication.

mydaleinenoun (n.) A toxic alkaloid (ptomaine) obtained from putrid flesh and from herring brines. As a poison it is said to execute profuse diarrhoea, vomiting, and intestinal inflammation.

mydatoxinnoun (n.) A poisonous amido acid, C6H13NO2, separated by Brieger from decaying horseflesh. In physiological action, it is similar to curare.

mydausnoun (n.) The teledu.

mydriasisnoun (n.) A long-continued or excessive dilatation of the pupil of the eye.

mydriaticnoun (n.) A mydriatic medicine or agent, as belladonna.
 adjective (a.) Causing dilatation of the pupil.

myelencephalanoun (n. pl.) Same as Vertebrata.

myelencephalicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the myelencephalon; cerebro-spinal.

myelencephalonnoun (n.) The brain and spinal cord; the cerebro-spinal axis; the neuron. Sometimes abbreviated to myelencephal.
 noun (n.) The metencephalon.

myelencephalousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Myelencephala.

myelinnoun (n.) A soft white substance constituting the medullary sheats of nerve fibers, and composed mainly of cholesterin, lecithin, cerebrin, albumin, and some fat.
 noun (n.) One of a group of phosphorized principles occurring in nerve tissue, both in the brain and nerve fibers.

myelitisnoun (n.) Inflammation of the spinal marrow or its membranes.

myelocoelenoun (n.) The central canal of the spinal cord.

myelogenicadjective (a.) Derived from, or pertaining to, the bone marrow.

myeloidadjective (a.) Resembling marrow in appearance or consistency; as, a myeloid tumor.

myeloidinnoun (n.) A substance, present in the protoplasm of the retinal epithelium cells, and resembling, if not identical with, the substance (myelin) forming the medullary sheaths of nerve fibers.

myelonnoun (n.) The spinal cord. (Sometimes abbrev. to myel.)

myelonaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the myelon; as, the myelonal, or spinal, nerves.

myeloneuranoun (n. pl.) The Vertebrata.

myeloplaxnoun (n.) One of the huge multinucleated cells found in the marrow of bone and occasionally in other parts; a giant cell. See Osteoclast.

mygalenoun (n.) A genus of very large hairy spiders having four lungs and only four spinnerets. They do not spin webs, but usually construct tubes in the earth, which are often furnished with a trapdoor. The South American bird spider (Mygale avicularia), and the crab spider, or matoutou (M. cancerides) are among the largest species. Some of the species are erroneously called tarantulas, as the Texas tarantula (M. Hentzii).

mylodonnoun (n.) An extinct genus of large slothlike American edentates, allied to Megatherium.

mylohyoidadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the lower jaw and the hyoid apparatus; as, the mylohyoid nerve.

mynanoun (n.) Any one of numerous species of Asiatic starlings of the genera Acridotheres, Sturnopastor, Sturnia, Gracula, and allied genera. In habits they resemble the European starlings, and like them are often caged and taught to talk. See Hill myna, under Hill, and Mino bird.

mynchennoun (n.) A nun.

myncherynoun (n.) A nunnery; -- a term still applied to the ruins of certain nunneries in England.

mynheernoun (n.) The Dutch equivalent of Mr. or Sir; hence, a Dutchman.

myocarditisnoun (n.) Inflammation of the myocardium.

myocardiumnoun (n.) The main substance of the muscular wall of the heart inclosed between the epicardium and endocardium.

myochromenoun (n.) A colored albuminous substance in the serum from red-colored muscles. It is identical with hemoglobin.

myocommanoun (n.) A myotome.

myodynamicsnoun (n.) The department of physiology which deals with the principles of muscular contraction; the exercise of muscular force or contraction.

myodynamiometernoun (n.) A myodynamometer.

myodynamometernoun (n.) An instrument for measuring the muscular strength of man or of other animals; a dynamometer.

myoepithelialadjective (a.) Derived from epithelial cells and destined to become a part of the muscular system; -- applied to structural elements in certain embryonic forms.
 adjective (a.) Having the characteristics of both muscle and epithelium; as, the myoepithelial cells of the hydra.

myogalidnoun (n.) One of the Myogalodae, a family of Insectivora, including the desman, and allied species.

myogramnoun (n.) See Muscle curve, under Muscle.

myographnoun (n.) An instrument for determining and recording the different phases, as the intensity, velocity, etc., of a muscular contraction.

myographicadjective (a.) Alt. of Myographical

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH MYA:

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.

madro÷anoun (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 madro÷a 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.

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

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.

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.