Name Report For First Name LION:


First name LION's origin is English. LION means "lion. the lion is a figure in art and religious symbolism of many cultures: symbolizing kingliness and grandeur and courage". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with LION below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of lion.(Brown names are of the same origin (English) with LION and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with LION - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming LION


eilionoir deucalion kedalion pygmalion caerlion gliona merlion iliona lionel dillion lionell

NAMES RHYMING WITH LİON (According to last letters):

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

carnation odion sion zorion bendision histion amphion arion echion endymion hyperion iasion ion ixion ophion adoracion anunciacion ascencion asuncion battzion charion concepcion consolacion encarnacion exaltacion marion adrion albion brion dairion davion devion dorion fabion faiion gurion jamion jarion kevion lamarion rion tavion travion trevion zion benzion dion pution eadaion marmion clarion einion orion tzion garion torion

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

afton aedon solon strephon sidon cihuaton nijlon sokanon accalon dudon hebron pendragon antton erromon gotzon txanton celyddon eburacon mabon alston alton benton burton carelton fenton hamilton harrison kenton pierson preston ralston rawson remington rexton sexton stanton weston aymon ganelon vernon glendon lon anton acheron

NAMES RHYMING WITH LİON (According to first letters):

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

liora lioslaith liosliath

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

lia liam liana liane lianna libby liberty libuse lichas licia lidia lidio lidmann lidoine liealia lien liesbet liesheth liesl lieu liezel lifton ligia liisa liko lil lila lilah lili lilia lilian liliana liliane lilianna lilibet lilibeth lilie lilike lilis lilith lilium lillee lilli lillian lilliana lillie lillis lilly lillyana lilo liluye lily lilyanna lilybell lilybeth lin lina lincoln lind linda lindael lindberg linddun lindeberg lindel lindell linden lindi lindie lindisfarne lindiwe lindl lindleigh lindley lindly lindsay lindsey lindy line linette linford linh link linka linleah linley linly linn linne linnea linnette linsay linsey lintang linton lintun linus


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

labaan laban labhruinn lachlan lachlann laciann lacyann ladon laefertun lahthan lailoken lairgnen laken lamaan lan lancdon lancelin landen landon langdon langston lanston laochailan laocoon laodegan laomedon laren larson laryn laughlin lauralyn laureen laurelynn lauren laurian lauryn lavan lavern lawson lawton layden layken layton leachlainn leaman lean leanian leann leannan leathan leeann leigh-ann leighton leman len lenn lennon leodegan leon leron leverton lexann leyman lishan litton livingston lizann llewelyn lochlain lochlann locklyn logan logen loghan lohengrin loiyan loman lonn lonyn loran lorcan loreen loren lorian loriann lorilynn lorin lorren lorrin loryn louden louellen loughlin lucan lucian lucien lufian lukman lun lunden

English Words Rhyming LION


aganglionicadjective (a.) Without ganglia.

anthelionnoun (n.) A halo opposite the sun, consisting of a colored ring or rings around the shadow of the spectator's own head, as projected on a cloud or on an opposite fog bank.

aphelionnoun (n.) That point of a planet's or comet's orbit which is most distant from the sun, the opposite point being the perihelion.

battalionnoun (n.) A body of troops; esp. a body of troops or an army in battle array.
 noun (n.) A regiment, or two or more companies of a regiment, esp. when assembled for drill or battle.
 noun (n.) An infantry command of two or more companies, which is the tactical unit of the infantry, or the smallest command which is self-supporting upon the battlefield, and also the unit in which the strength of the infantry of an army is expressed.
 verb (v. t.) To form into battalions.

billionnoun (n.) According to the French and American method of numeration, a thousand millions, or 1,000,000,000; according to the English method, a million millions, or 1,000,000,000,000. See Numeration.

bullionnoun (n.) Uncoined gold or silver in the mass.
 noun (n.) Base or uncurrent coin.
 noun (n.) Showy metallic ornament, as of gold, silver, or copper, on bridles, saddles, etc.
 noun (n.) Heavy twisted fringe, made of fine gold or silver wire and used for epaulets; also, any heavy twisted fringe whose cords are prominent.

bullionistnoun (n.) An advocate for a metallic currency, or a paper currency always convertible into gold.

clionenoun (n.) A genus of naked pteropods. One species (Clione papilonacea), abundant in the Arctic Ocean, constitutes a part of the food of the Greenland whale. It is sometimes incorrectly called Clio.

cotillionnoun (n.) A brisk dance, performed by eight persons; a quadrille.
 noun (n.) A tune which regulates the dance.
 noun (n.) A kind of woolen material for women's skirts.
 noun (n.) A formal ball.

cullionnoun (n.) A mean wretch; a base fellow; a poltroon; a scullion.

cullionlyadjective (a.) Mean; base.

curculionidousadjective (a.) Pertaining to the Curculionideae, or weevil tribe.

dandelionnoun (n.) A well-known plant of the genus Taraxacum (T. officinale, formerly called T. Dens-leonis and Leontodos Taraxacum) bearing large, yellow, compound flowers, and deeply notched leaves.

decillionnoun (n.) According to the English notation, a million involved to the tenth power, or a unit with sixty ciphers annexed; according to the French and American notation, a thousand involved to the eleventh power, or a unit with thirty-three ciphers annexed. [See the Note under Numeration.]

decillionthnoun (n.) The quotient of unity divided by a decillion.
 noun (n.) One of a decillion equal parts.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to a decillion, or to the quotient of unity divided by a decillion.

ganglionnoun (n.) A mass or knot of nervous matter, including nerve cells, usually forming an enlargement in the course of a nerve.
 noun (n.) A node, or gland in the lymphatic system; as, a lymphatic ganglion.
 noun (n.) A globular, hard, indolent tumor, situated somewhere on a tendon, and commonly formed by the effusion of a viscid fluid into it; -- called also weeping sinew.

ganglionaryadjective (a.) Ganglionic.

ganglionicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, containing, or consisting of, ganglia or ganglion cells; as, a ganglionic artery; the ganglionic columns of the spinal cord.

interganglionicadjective (a.) Between and uniting the nervous ganglions; as, interganglionic cords.

intermodillionnoun (n.) The space between two modillions.

lionnoun (n.) A large carnivorous feline mammal (Felis leo), found in Southern Asia and in most parts of Africa, distinct varieties occurring in the different countries. The adult male, in most varieties, has a thick mane of long shaggy hair that adds to his apparent size, which is less than that of the largest tigers. The length, however, is sometimes eleven feet to the base of the tail. The color is a tawny yellow or yellowish brown; the mane is darker, and the terminal tuft of the tail is black. In one variety, called the maneless lion, the male has only a slight mane.
 noun (n.) A sign and a constellation; Leo.
 noun (n.) An object of interest and curiosity, especially a person who is so regarded; as, he was quite a lion in London at that time.

lioncedadjective (a.) Adorned with lions' heads; having arms terminating in lions' heads; -- said of a cross.

lioncelnoun (n.) A small lion, especially one of several borne in the same coat of arms.

lionelnoun (n.) The whelp of a lioness; a young lion.

lionessnoun (n.) A female lion.

lionetnoun (n.) A young or small lion.

lionhoodnoun (n.) State of being a lion.

lionismnoun (n.) An attracting of attention, as a lion; also, the treating or regarding as a lion.

lionizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lionize

lionlikeadjective (a.) Like a lion; brave as a lion.

lionlyadjective (a.) Like a lion; fierce.

lionshipnoun (n.) The state of being a lion.

mandilionnoun (n.) See Mandil.

maniglionnoun (n.) Either one of two handles on the back of a piece of ordnance.

medallionnoun (n.) A large medal or memorial coin.
 noun (n.) A circular or oval (or, sometimes, square) tablet bearing a figure or figures represented in relief.

millionnoun (n.) The number of ten hundred thousand, or a thousand thousand, -- written 1,000, 000. See the Note under Hundred.
 noun (n.) A very great number; an indefinitely large number.
 noun (n.) The mass of common people; -- with the article the.

millionairenoun (n.) One whose wealth is counted by millions of francs, dollars, or pounds; a very rich person; a person worth a million or more.

millionairessnoun (n.) A woman who is a millionaire, or the wife of a millionaire.

millionaryadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to millions; consisting of millions; as, the millionary chronology of the pundits.

millionedadjective (a.) Multiplied by millions; innumerable.

millionnairenoun (n.) Millionaire.

millionthnoun (n.) The quotient of a unit divided by one million; one of a million equal parts.
 adjective (a.) Being the last one of a million of units or objects counted in regular order from the first of a series or succession; being one of a million.

modillionnoun (n.) The enriched block or horizontal bracket generally found under the cornice of the Corinthian and Composite entablature, and sometimes, less ornamented, in the Ionic and other orders; -- so called because of its arrangement at regulated distances.

mullionnoun (n.) A slender bar or pier which forms the division between the lights of windows, screens, etc.
 noun (n.) An upright member of a framing. See Stile.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with mullions; to divide by mullions.

noctilionidnoun (n.) A South American bat of the genus Noctilio, having cheek pouches and large incisor teeth.

nonillionnoun (n.) According to the French and American notation, a thousand octillions, or a unit with thirty ciphers annexed; according to the English notation, a million octillions, or a unit with fifty-four ciphers annexed. See the Note under Numeration.

obelionnoun (n.) The region of the skull between the two parietal foramina where the closure of the sagittal suture usually begins.

octillionnoun (n.) According to the French method of numeration (which method is followed also in the United States) the number expressed by a unit with twenty-seven ciphers annexed. According to the English method, the number expressed by a unit with forty-eight ciphers annexed. See Numeration.

quadrillionnoun (n.) According to the French notation, which is followed also upon the Continent and in the United States, a unit with fifteen ciphers annexed; according to the English notation, the number produced by involving a million to the fourth power, or the number represented by a unit with twenty-four ciphers annexed. See the Note under Numeration.
 noun (n.) According to the French notation, which is followed also upon the Continent and in the United States, a unit with fifteen ciphers annexed; according to the English notation, the number produced by involving a million to the fourth power, or the number represented by a unit with twenty-four ciphers annexed. See the Note under Numeration.

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

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

abacinationnoun (n.) The act of abacinating.

abactionnoun (n.) Stealing cattle on a large scale.

abalienationnoun (n.) The act of abalienating; alienation; estrangement.

abannationnoun (n.) Alt. of Abannition

abannitionnoun (n.) Banishment.

abarticulationnoun (n.) Articulation, usually that kind of articulation which admits of free motion in the joint; diarthrosis.

abbreviationnoun (n.) The act of shortening, or reducing.
 noun (n.) The result of abbreviating; an abridgment.
 noun (n.) The form to which a word or phrase is reduced by contraction and omission; a letter or letters, standing for a word or phrase of which they are a part; as, Gen. for Genesis; U.S.A. for United States of America.
 noun (n.) One dash, or more, through the stem of a note, dividing it respectively into quavers, semiquavers, or demi-semiquavers.

abdicationnoun (n.) The act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder; commonly the voluntary renunciation of sovereign power; as, abdication of the throne, government, power, authority.

abductionnoun (n.) The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away.
 noun (n.) The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.
 noun (n.) The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress.
 noun (n.) A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.

aberrationnoun (n.) The act of wandering; deviation, especially from truth or moral rectitude, from the natural state, or from a type.
 noun (n.) A partial alienation of reason.
 noun (n.) A small periodical change of position in the stars and other heavenly bodies, due to the combined effect of the motion of light and the motion of the observer; called annual aberration, when the observer's motion is that of the earth in its orbit, and daily or diurnal aberration, when of the earth on its axis; amounting when greatest, in the former case, to 20.4", and in the latter, to 0.3". Planetary aberration is that due to the motion of light and the motion of the planet relative to the earth.
 noun (n.) The convergence to different foci, by a lens or mirror, of rays of light emanating from one and the same point, or the deviation of such rays from a single focus; called spherical aberration, when due to the spherical form of the lens or mirror, such form giving different foci for central and marginal rays; and chromatic aberration, when due to different refrangibilities of the colored rays of the spectrum, those of each color having a distinct focus.
 noun (n.) The passage of blood or other fluid into parts not appropriate for it.
 noun (n.) The producing of an unintended effect by the glancing of an instrument, as when a shot intended for A glances and strikes B.

abevacuationnoun (n.) A partial evacuation.

abirritationnoun (n.) A pathological condition opposite to that of irritation; debility; want of strength; asthenia.

abjectionnoun (n.) The act of bringing down or humbling.
 noun (n.) The state of being rejected or cast out.
 noun (n.) A low or downcast state; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation.

abjudicationnoun (n.) Rejection by judicial sentence.

abjurationnoun (n.) The act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return.
 noun (n.) A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy.

ablactationnoun (n.) The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young beasts from their dam.
 noun (n.) The process of grafting now called inarching, or grafting by approach.

ablaqueationnoun (n.) The act or process of laying bare the roots of trees to expose them to the air and water.

ablationnoun (n.) A carrying or taking away; removal.
 noun (n.) Extirpation.
 noun (n.) Wearing away; superficial waste.

ablegationnoun (n.) The act of sending abroad.

abliguritionnoun (n.) Prodigal expense for food.

ablutionnoun (n.) The act of washing or cleansing; specifically, the washing of the body, or some part of it, as a religious rite.
 noun (n.) The water used in cleansing.
 noun (n.) A small quantity of wine and water, which is used to wash the priest's thumb and index finger after the communion, and which then, as perhaps containing portions of the consecrated elements, is drunk by the priest.

abluvionnoun (n.) That which is washed off.

abnegationnoun (n.) a denial; a renunciation.

abnodationnoun (n.) The act of cutting away the knots of trees.

abolitionnoun (n.) The act of abolishing, or the state of being abolished; an annulling; abrogation; utter destruction; as, the abolition of slavery or the slave trade; the abolition of laws, decrees, ordinances, customs, taxes, debts, etc.

abominationnoun (n.) The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing; as, he holds tobacco in abomination.
 noun (n.) That which is abominable; anything hateful, wicked, or shamefully vile; an object or state that excites disgust and hatred; a hateful or shameful vice; pollution.
 noun (n.) A cause of pollution or wickedness.

abortionnoun (n.) The act of giving premature birth; particularly, the expulsion of the human fetus prematurely, or before it is capable of sustaining life; miscarriage.
 noun (n.) The immature product of an untimely birth.
 noun (n.) Arrest of development of any organ, so that it remains an imperfect formation or is absorbed.
 noun (n.) Any fruit or produce that does not come to maturity, or anything which in its progress, before it is matured or perfect; a complete failure; as, his attempt proved an abortion.

abrasionnoun (n.) The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction; as, the abrasion of coins.
 noun (n.) The substance rubbed off.
 noun (n.) A superficial excoriation, with loss of substance under the form of small shreds.

abrenunciationnoun (n.) Absolute renunciation or repudiation.

abreptionnoun (n.) A snatching away.

abrogationnoun (n.) The act of abrogating; repeal by authority.

abruptionnoun (n.) A sudden breaking off; a violent separation of bodies.

abscessionnoun (n.) A separating; removal; also, an abscess.

abscisionnoun (n.) See Abscission.

abscissionnoun (n.) The act or process of cutting off.
 noun (n.) The state of being cut off.
 noun (n.) A figure of speech employed when a speaker having begun to say a thing stops abruptly: thus, "He is a man of so much honor and candor, and of such generosity -- but I need say no more."

absentationnoun (n.) The act of absenting one's self.

absolutionnoun (n.) An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense.
 noun (n.) An acquittal, or sentence of a judge declaring and accused person innocent.
 noun (n.) The exercise of priestly jurisdiction in the sacrament of penance, by which Catholics believe the sins of the truly penitent are forgiven.
 noun (n.) An absolving from ecclesiastical penalties, -- for example, excommunication.
 noun (n.) The form of words by which a penitent is absolved.
 noun (n.) Delivery, in speech.

absorbitionnoun (n.) Absorption.

absorptionnoun (n.) The act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything, or of being absorbed and made to disappear; as, the absorption of bodies in a whirlpool, the absorption of a smaller tribe into a larger.
 noun (n.) An imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action; as, the absorption of light, heat, electricity, etc.
 noun (n.) In living organisms, the process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed and conveyed to the tissues and organs.
 noun (n.) Entire engrossment or occupation of the mind; as, absorption in some employment.

abstentionadjective (a.) The act of abstaining; a holding aloof.

abstersionnoun (n.) Act of wiping clean; a cleansing; a purging.

abstractionadjective (a.) The act of abstracting, separating, or withdrawing, or the state of being withdrawn; withdrawal.
 adjective (a.) The act process of leaving out of consideration one or more properties of a complex object so as to attend to others; analysis. Thus, when the mind considers the form of a tree by itself, or the color of the leaves as separate from their size or figure, the act is called abstraction. So, also, when it considers whiteness, softness, virtue, existence, as separate from any particular objects.
 adjective (a.) An idea or notion of an abstract, or theoretical nature; as, to fight for mere abstractions.
 adjective (a.) A separation from worldly objects; a recluse life; as, a hermit's abstraction.
 adjective (a.) Absence or absorption of mind; inattention to present objects.
 adjective (a.) The taking surreptitiously for one's own use part of the property of another; purloining.
 adjective (a.) A separation of volatile parts by the act of distillation.

abstrusionnoun (n.) The act of thrusting away.

absumptionnoun (n.) Act of wasting away; a consuming; extinction.

accelerationnoun (n.) The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as, a falling body moves toward the earth with an acceleration of velocity; -- opposed to retardation.

accensionnoun (n.) The act of kindling or the state of being kindled; ignition.

accentuationnoun (n.) Act of accentuating; applications of accent.
 noun (n.) pitch or modulation of the voice in reciting portions of the liturgy.

acceptationnoun (n.) Acceptance; reception; favorable reception or regard; state of being acceptable.
 noun (n.) The meaning in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received; as, term is to be used according to its usual acceptation.

acceptilationnoun (n.) Gratuitous discharge; a release from debt or obligation without payment; free remission.

acceptionnoun (n.) Acceptation; the received meaning.

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

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


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

labefactionnoun (n.) The act of labefying or making weak; the state of being weakened; decay; ruin.

labializationnoun (n.) The modification of an articulation by contraction of the lip opening.

labyrinthianadjective (a.) Intricately winding; like a labyrinth; perplexed; labyrinthal.

labyrinthodonnoun (n.) A genus of very large fossil amphibians, of the Triassic period, having bony plates on the under side of the body. It is the type of the order Labyrinthodonta. Called also Mastodonsaurus.

laccinnoun (n.) A yellow amorphous substance obtained from lac.

lacedaemoniannoun (n.) A Spartan.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Lacedaemon or Sparta, the chief city of Laconia in the Peloponnesus.

lacemannoun (n.) A man who deals in lace.

lacerationnoun (n.) The act of lacerating.
 noun (n.) A breach or wound made by lacerating.

lacertiannoun (n.) One of the Lacertilia.
 adjective (a.) Like a lizard; of or pertaining to the Lacertilia.

lacertiliannoun (a. & n.) Same as Lacertian.

lachrymationnoun (n.) The act of shedding tears; weeping.

lackbrainnoun (n.) One who is deficient in understanding; a witless person.

laconiannoun (n.) An inhabitant of Laconia; esp., a Spartan.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Laconia, a division of ancient Greece; Spartan.

lactationnoun (n.) A giving suck; the secretion and yielding of milk by the mammary gland.

lacteanadjective (a.) Milky; consisting of, or resembling, milk.
 adjective (a.) Lacteal; conveying chyle.

lactinnoun (n.) See Lactose.

lactoabuminnoun (n.) The albumin present on milk, apparently identical with ordinary serum albumin. It is distinct from the casein of milk.

lactoproteinnoun (n.) A peculiar albuminous body considered a normal constituent of milk.

lactucinnoun (n.) A white, crystalline substance, having a bitter taste and a neutral reaction, and forming one of the essential ingredients of lactucarium.

lademannoun (n.) One who leads a pack horse; a miller's servant.

ladenadjective (p. & a.) Loaded; freighted; burdened; as, a laden vessel; a laden heart.

ladinnoun (n.) A Romansch dialect spoken in some parts of Switzerland and the Tyrol.
 noun (n.) A person speaking Ladin as a mother tongue.

ladkinnoun (n.) A little lad.

ladykinnoun (n.) A little lady; -- applied by the writers of Queen Elizabeth's time, in the abbreviated form Lakin, to the Virgin Mary.

lagannoun (n. & v.) See Ligan.

lagenianadjective (a.) Like, or pertaining to, Lagena, a genus of Foraminifera having a straight, chambered shell.

lagoonnoun (n.) A shallow sound, channel, pond, or lake, especially one into which the sea flows; as, the lagoons of Venice.
 noun (n.) A lake in a coral island, often occupying a large portion of its area, and usually communicating with the sea. See Atoll.

lakinnoun (n.) See Ladykin.

lallationnoun (n.) An imperfect enunciation of the letter r, in which it sounds like l.

lamantinnoun (n.) The manatee.

lamarckianadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or involved in, the doctrines of Lamarckianism.

lambkinnoun (n.) A small lamb.

lambrequinnoun (n.) A kind of pendent scarf or covering attached to the helmet, to protect it from wet or heat.
 noun (n.) A leather flap hanging from a cuirass.
 noun (n.) A piece of ornament drapery or short decorative hanging, pendent from a shelf or from the casing above a window, hiding the curtain fixtures, or the like.

lambskinnoun (n.) The skin of a lamb; especially, a skin dressed with the wool on, and used as a mat. Also used adjectively.
 noun (n.) A kind of woolen.

lamellicornnoun (n.) A lamellicorn insect.
 adjective (a.) Having antennae terminating in a group of flat lamellae; -- said of certain coleopterous insects.
 adjective (a.) Terminating in a group of flat lamellae; -- said of antennae.

lamentationnoun (n.) The act of bewailing; audible expression of sorrow; wailing; moaning.
 noun (n.) A book of the Old Testament attributed to the prophet Jeremiah, and taking its name from the nature of its contents.

lamentinnoun (n.) See Lamantin.

laminarianadjective (a.) Pertaining to seaweeds of the genus Laminaria, or to that zone of the sea (from two to ten fathoms in depth) where the seaweeds of this genus grow.

laminationnoun (n.) The process of laminating, or the state of being laminated.

lampernnoun (n.) The river lamprey (Ammocoetes, / Lampetra, fluviatilis).

lampoonnoun (n.) A personal satire in writing; usually, malicious and abusive censure written only to reproach and distress.
 verb (v. t.) To subject to abusive ridicule expressed in writing; to make the subject of a lampoon.

lampronnoun (n.) See Lamprey.

lacasterianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the monitorial system of instruction followed by Joseph Lancaster, of England, in which advanced pupils in a school teach pupils below them.

lancinationnoun (n.) A tearing; laceration.

landammannoun (n.) A chief magistrate in some of the Swiss cantons.
 noun (n.) The president of the diet of the Helvetic republic.

landmannoun (n.) A man who lives or serves on land; -- opposed to seaman.
 noun (n.) An occupier of land.

landsmannoun (n.) One who lives on the land; -- opposed to seaman.
 noun (n.) A sailor on his first voyage.

laniationnoun (n.) A tearing in pieces.

lanolinnoun (n.) A peculiar fatlike body, made up of cholesterin and certain fatty acids, found in feathers, hair, wool, and keratin tissues generally.

lanternnoun (n.) Something inclosing a light, and protecting it from wind, rain, etc. ; -- sometimes portable, as a closed vessel or case of horn, perforated tin, glass, oiled paper, or other material, having a lamp or candle within; sometimes fixed, as the glazed inclosure of a street light, or of a lighthouse light.
 noun (n.) An open structure of light material set upon a roof, to give light and air to the interior.
 noun (n.) A cage or open chamber of rich architecture, open below into the building or tower which it crowns.
 noun (n.) A smaller and secondary cupola crowning a larger one, for ornament, or to admit light; such as the lantern of the cupola of the Capitol at Washington, or that of the Florence cathedral.
 noun (n.) A lantern pinion or trundle wheel. See Lantern pinion (below).
 noun (n.) A kind of cage inserted in a stuffing box and surrounding a piston rod, to separate the packing into two parts and form a chamber between for the reception of steam, etc. ; -- called also lantern brass.
 noun (n.) A perforated barrel to form a core upon.
 noun (n.) See Aristotle's lantern.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with a lantern; as, to lantern a lighthouse.

lanthornnoun (n.) See Lantern.

laocoonnoun (n.) A priest of Apollo, during the Trojan war. (See 2.)
 noun (n.) A marble group in the Vatican at Rome, representing the priest Laocoon, with his sons, infolded in the coils of two serpents, as described by Virgil.

laodiceanadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Laodicea, a city in Phrygia Major; like the Christians of Laodicea; lukewarm in religion.

lapidarianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to stone; inscribed on stone; as, a lapidarian record.

lapidationnoun (n.) The act of stoning.

lapidificationnoun (n.) The act or process of lapidifying; fossilization; petrifaction.

lapillationnoun (n.) The state of being, or the act of making, stony.

lapponianadjective (a.) Alt. of Lapponic

laputanadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Laputa, an imaginary flying island described in Gulliver's Travels as the home of chimerical philosophers. Hence, fanciful; preposterous; absurd in science or philosophy.

larchenadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the larch.

lardaceinnoun (n.) A peculiar amyloid substance, colored blue by iodine and sulphuric acid, occurring mainly as an abnormal infiltration into the spleen, liver, etc.

lardonnoun (n.) Alt. of Lardoon

lardoonnoun (n.) A bit of fat pork or bacon used in larding.

laryngeanadjective (a.) See Laryngeal.

lateenadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a peculiar rig used in the Mediterranean and adjacent waters, esp. on the northern coast of Africa. See below.

laterannoun (n.) The church and palace of St. John Lateran, the church being the cathedral church of Rome, and the highest in rank of all churches in the Catholic world.

latianadjective (a.) Belonging, or relating, to Latium, a country of ancient Italy. See Latin.

latinnoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Latium; a Roman.
 noun (n.) The language of the ancient Romans.
 noun (n.) An exercise in schools, consisting in turning English into Latin.
 noun (n.) A member of the Roman Catholic Church.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as, the Latin language.
 adjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or composed in, the language used by the Romans or Latins; as, a Latin grammar; a Latin composition or idiom.
 verb (v. t.) To write or speak in Latin; to turn or render into Latin.

latinizationnoun (n.) The act or process of Latinizing, as a word, language, or country.

lationnoun (n.) Transportation; conveyance.

latitationnoun (n.) A lying in concealment; hiding.

latitudinariannoun (n.) One who is moderate in his notions, or not restrained by precise settled limits in opinion; one who indulges freedom in thinking.
 noun (n.) A member of the Church of England, in the time of Charles II., who adopted more liberal notions in respect to the authority, government, and doctrines of the church than generally prevailed.
 noun (n.) One who departs in opinion from the strict principles of orthodoxy.
 adjective (a.) Not restrained; not confined by precise limits.
 adjective (a.) Indifferent to a strict application of any standard of belief or opinion; hence, deviating more or less widely from such standard; lax in doctrine; as, latitudinarian divines; latitudinarian theology.
 adjective (a.) Lax in moral or religious principles.

latonnoun (n.) Alt. of Latoun

latounnoun (n.) Latten, 1.

latrationnoun (n.) A barking.

lattennoun (n.) A kind of brass hammered into thin sheets, formerly much used for making church utensils, as candlesticks, crosses, etc.; -- called also latten brass.
 noun (n.) Sheet tin; iron plate, covered with tin; also, any metal in thin sheets; as, gold latten.

latterkinnoun (n.) A pointed wooden tool used in glazing leaden lattice.

laundrymannoun (n.) A man who follows the business of laundering.

laureationnoun (n.) The act of crowning with laurel; the act of conferring an academic degree, or honorary title.

laurentianadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or near, the St. Lawrence River; as, the Laurentian hills.

laurinnoun (n.) A white crystalline substance extracted from the fruit of the bay (Laurus nobilis), and consisting of a complex mixture of glycerin ethers of several organic acids.

lavationnoun (n.) A washing or cleansing.

lawnnoun (n.) An open space between woods.
 noun (n.) Ground (generally in front of or around a house) covered with grass kept closely mown.

laxationnoun (n.) The act of loosening or slackening, or the state of being loosened or slackened.

laymannoun (n.) One of the people, in distinction from the clergy; one of the laity; sometimes, a man not belonging to some particular profession, in distinction from those who do.
 noun (n.) A lay figure. See under Lay, n. (above).

leadenadjective (a.) Made of lead; of the nature of lead; as, a leaden ball.
 adjective (a.) Like lead in color, etc. ; as, a leaden sky.
 adjective (a.) Heavy; dull; sluggish.

leadmannoun (n.) One who leads a dance.

leadsmannoun (n.) The man who heaves the lead.

leannoun (n.) That part of flesh which consist principally of muscle without the fat.
 noun (n.) Unremunerative copy or work.
 verb (v. t.) To conceal.
 verb (v. i.) To incline, deviate, or bend, from a vertical position; to be in a position thus inclining or deviating; as, she leaned out at the window; a leaning column.
 verb (v. i.) To incline in opinion or desire; to conform in conduct; -- with to, toward, etc.
 verb (v. i.) To rest or rely, for support, comfort, and the like; -- with on, upon, or against.
 verb (v. i.) To cause to lean; to incline; to support or rest.
 verb (v. i.) Wanting flesh; destitute of or deficient in fat; not plump; meager; thin; lank; as, a lean body; a lean cattle.
 verb (v. i.) Wanting fullness, richness, sufficiency, or productiveness; deficient in quality or contents; slender; scant; barren; bare; mean; -- used literally and figuratively; as, the lean harvest; a lean purse; a lean discourse; lean wages.
 verb (v. i.) Of a character which prevents the compositor from earning the usual wages; -- opposed to fat; as, lean copy, matter, or type.

leathernadjective (a.) Made of leather; consisting of. leather; as, a leathern purse.

leavennoun (n.) Any substance that produces, or is designed to produce, fermentation, as in dough or liquids; esp., a portion of fermenting dough, which, mixed with a larger quantity of dough, produces a general change in the mass, and renders it light; yeast; barm.
 noun (n.) Anything which makes a general assimilating (especially a corrupting) change in the mass.
 verb (v. t.) To make light by the action of leaven; to cause to ferment.
 verb (v. t.) To imbue; to infect; to vitiate.

lebannoun (n.) Alt. of Lebban

lebbannoun (n.) Coagulated sour milk diluted with water; -- a common beverage among the Arabs. Also, a fermented liquor made of the same.

lecanorinnoun (n.) See Lecanoric.

lecithinnoun (n.) A complex, nitrogenous phosphorized substance widely distributed through the animal body, and especially conspicuous in the brain and nerve tissue, in yolk of eggs, and in the white blood corpuscles.

lecternnoun (n.) See Lecturn.

lectionnoun (n.) A lesson or selection, esp. of Scripture, read in divine service.
 noun (n.) A reading; a variation in the text.

lecturnnoun (n.) A choir desk, or reading desk, in some churches, from which the lections, or Scripture lessons, are chanted or read; hence, a reading desk. [Written also lectern and lettern.]

ledennoun (n.) Alt. of Ledden

leddennoun (n.) Language; speech; voice; cry.