Name Report For First Name MANA:

MANA

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

Rhymes with MANA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming MANA

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES MANA AS A WHOLE:

kaimana chu'mana lenmana manaba nahimana hakizimana eramana manaar manara manawanui manasses romana germana manar jumanah manal manauia

NAMES RHYMING WITH MANA (According to last letters):

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

ayana fana hasana tarana hana rihana sana' thana' aitana agana jana jaana durandana luana philana stephana iolana malana moana oliana ivana dhana zigana drisana pithasthana rana andreana fabiana liliana sebastiana huyana adriana ileana ioana loredana mariana oana roxana stefana tatiana bohdana bwana mukhwana kana kohana abriana adana ahana aileana aiyana alana alhana aliyana allana ana andeana ariana arlana arleana aryana assana audreana audriana aureliana aviana ayiana bibiana blyana bradana braiana breana bree-ana brezziana briana caliana caroliana cavana chana chiana christana christiana cipriana corazana daiana damiana dana daviana deana deeana diana duana dyana edana elana eliana estebana estefana etana eviana farhana

NAMES RHYMING WITH MANA (According to first letters):

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

manda mandalyn mandar mandel mandi mandie mandisa mandy mane maneet manette manfred manfri manfrid manfried manfrit mani manikah manisha maniya mankalita manley manly mann manneville mannie manning mannis mannix mannleah mannuss manny mano manoela manolito manolo manon mansfield mansi mansur mantel manton mantotohpa manu manuel manuela manuelo manus manute manville manya manzo

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

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH MANA:

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 maia maiana maida maira mairia mairona maitea maitena maitilda maiya majeeda majella majida maka makala makarioa makda makeda makela makemba makena makenna makya malaika maleka malia maliha malika malila malina malinda malita malmuira malva malvina maola mapiya mara maranda marcela marcella marcellia marcia marcsa marea mareesa marelda marella marenka marga margareta margarita marhilda maria mariabella mariama maribella marica maricela maricelia maricella mariela marietta marika marilda marilena

English Words Rhyming MANA

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES MANA AS A WHOLE:

almanacnoun (n.) A book or table, containing a calendar of days, and months, to which astronomical data and various statistics are often added, such as the times of the rising and setting of the sun and moon, eclipses, hours of full tide, stated festivals of churches, terms of courts, etc.

bimananoun (n. pl.) Animals having two hands; -- a term applied by Cuvier to man as a special order of Mammalia.

emanantadjective (a.) Issuing or flowing forth; emanating; passing forth into an act, or making itself apparent by an effect; -- said of mental acts; as, an emanant volition.

emanatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Emanate

emanateadjective (a.) Issuing forth; emanant.
 verb (v. i.) To issue forth from a source; to flow out from more or less constantly; as, fragrance emanates from flowers.
 verb (v. i.) To proceed from, as a source or fountain; to take origin; to arise, to originate.

emanationnoun (n.) The act of flowing or proceeding from a fountain head or origin.
 noun (n.) That which issues, flows, or proceeds from any object as a source; efflux; an effluence; as, perfume is an emanation from a flower.

emanativeadjective (a.) Issuing forth; effluent.

emanatoryadjective (a.) Emanative; of the nature of an emanation.

hogmanaynoun (n.) The old name, in Scotland, for the last day of the year, on which children go about singing, and receive a dole of bread or cakes; also, the entertainment given on that day to a visitor, or the gift given to an applicant.

humanateadjective (a.) Indued with humanity.

immanaclingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Immanacle

immanationnoun (n.) A flowing or entering in; -- opposed to emanation.

loadmanagenoun (n.) Alt. of Lodemanage

lodemanagenoun (n.) Pilotage; skill of a pilot or loadsman.
 noun (n.) Pilotage.

manableadjective (a.) Marriageable.

manacenoun (n. & v.) Same as Menace.

manaclenoun (n.) A handcuff; a shackle for the hand or wrist; -- usually in the plural.
 verb (v. t.) To put handcuffs or other fastening upon, for confining the hands; to shackle; to confine; to restrain from the use of the limbs or natural powers.

manaclingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Manacle

managenoun (n.) The handling or government of anything, but esp. of a horse; management; administration. See Manege.
 noun (n.) To have under control and direction; to conduct; to guide; to administer; to treat; to handle.
 noun (n.) Hence: Esp., to guide by careful or delicate treatment; to wield with address; to make subservient by artful conduct; to bring around cunningly to one's plans.
 noun (n.) To train in the manege, as a horse; to exercise in graceful or artful action.
 noun (n.) To treat with care; to husband.
 noun (n.) To bring about; to contrive.
 verb (v. i.) To direct affairs; to carry on business or affairs; to administer.

managingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Manage

manageabilitynoun (n.) The state or quality of being manageable; manageableness.

manageableadjective (a.) Such as can be managed or used; suffering control; governable; tractable; subservient; as, a manageable horse.

managelessadjective (a.) Unmanageable.

managernoun (n.) One who manages; a conductor or director; as, the manager of a theater.
 noun (n.) A person who conducts business or household affairs with economy and frugality; a good economist.
 noun (n.) A contriver; an intriguer.

managerialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to management or a manager; as, managerial qualities.

managershipnoun (n.) The office or position of a manager.

managerynoun (n.) Management; manner of using; conduct; direction.
 noun (n.) Husbandry; economy; frugality.

manakinnoun (n.) Any one of numerous small birds belonging to Pipra, Manacus, and other genera of the family Pipridae. They are mostly natives of Central and South America. some are bright-colored, and others have the wings and tail curiously ornamented. The name is sometimes applied to related birds of other families.
 noun (n.) A dwarf. See Manikin.

manateenoun (n.) Any species of Trichechus, a genus of sirenians; -- called alsosea cow.

manationnoun (n.) The act of issuing or flowing out.

mismanagementnoun (n.) Wrong or bad management; as, he failed through mismagement.

mismanagernoun (n.) One who manages ill.

quadrumananoun (n. pl.) A division of the Primates comprising the apes and monkeys; -- so called because the hind foot is usually prehensile, and the great toe opposable somewhat like a thumb. Formerly the Quadrumana were considered an order distinct from the Bimana, which last included man alone.
 noun (n. pl.) A division of the Primates comprising the apes and monkeys; -- so called because the hind foot is usually prehensile, and the great toe opposable somewhat like a thumb. Formerly the Quadrumana were considered an order distinct from the Bimana, which last included man alone.

pedimananoun (n. pl.) A division of marsupials, including the opossums.

permanableadjective (a.) Permanent; durable.

promanationnoun (n.) The act of flowing forth; emanation; efflux.

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


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


banananoun (n.) A perennial herbaceous plant of almost treelike size (Musa sapientum); also, its edible fruit. See Musa.

bandananoun (n.) A species of silk or cotton handkerchief, having a uniformly dyed ground, usually of red or blue, with white or yellow figures of a circular, lozenge, or other simple form.
 noun (n.) A style of calico printing, in which white or bright spots are produced upon cloth previously dyed of a uniform red or dark color, by discharging portions of the color by chemical means, while the rest of the cloth is under pressure.

campananoun (n.) A church bell.
 noun (n.) The pasque flower.
 noun (n.) Same as Gutta.

curtananoun (n.) The pointless sword carried before English monarchs at their coronation, and emblematically considered as the sword of mercy; -- also called the sword of Edward the Confessor.

damiananoun (n.) A Mexican drug, used as an aphrodisiac.

diananoun (n.) The daughter of Jupiter and Latona; a virgin goddess who presided over hunting, chastity, and marriage; -- identified with the Greek goddess Artemis.

dulciananoun (n.) A sweet-toned stop of an organ.

guananoun (n.) See Iguana.

guarananoun (n.) A preparation from the seeds of Paullinia sorbilis, a woody climber of Brazil, used in making an astringent drink, and also in the cure of headache.

gitananoun (n. masc.) Alt. of Gitano

havananoun (n.) An Havana cigar.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Havana, the capital of the island of Cuba; as, an Havana cigar

iguananoun (n.) Any species of the genus Iguana, a genus of large American lizards of the family Iguanidae. They are arboreal in their habits, usually green in color, and feed chiefly upon fruits.

jacananoun (n.) Any of several wading birds belonging to the genus Jacana and several allied genera, all of which have spurs on the wings. They are able to run about over floating water weeds by means of their very long, spreading toes. Called also surgeon bird.

jambolananoun (n.) A myrtaceous tree of the West Indies and tropical America (Calyptranthes Jambolana), with astringent bark, used for dyeing. It bears an edible fruit.

kerananoun (n.) A kind of long trumpet, used among the Persians.

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

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

nicotiananoun (n.) A genus of American and Asiatic solanaceous herbs, with viscid foliage and funnel-shaped blossoms. Several species yield tobacco. See Tobacco.

nirvananoun (n.) In the Buddhist system of religion, the final emancipation of the soul from transmigration, and consequently a beatific enfrachisement from the evils of wordly existence, as by annihilation or absorption into the divine. See Buddhism.

nagananoun (n.) The disease caused by the tsetse fly.

poinciananoun (n.) A prickly tropical shrub (Caesalpinia, formerly Poinciana, pulcherrima), with bipinnate leaves, and racemes of showy orange-red flowers with long crimson filaments.

pozzuolananoun (n.) Alt. of Pozzolana

pozzolananoun (n.) Volcanic ashes from Pozzuoli, in Italy, used in the manufacture of a kind of mortar which hardens under water.

purananoun (n.) One of a class of sacred Hindoo poetical works in the Sanskrit language which treat of the creation, destruction, and renovation of worlds, the genealogy and achievements of gods and heroes, the reigns of the Manus, and the transactions of their descendants. The principal Puranas are eighteen in number, and there are the same number of supplementary books called Upa Puranas.

puzzolananoun (n.) See Pozzuolana.

ramayananoun (n.) The more ancient of the two great epic poems in Sanskrit. The hero and heroine are Rama and his wife Sita.

rananoun (n.) A genus of anurous batrachians, including the common frogs.

salangananoun (n.) The salagane.

sultananoun (n.) The wife of a sultan; a sultaness.
 noun (n.) A kind of seedless raisin produced near Smyrna in Asiatic Turkey.

tananoun (n.) Same as Banxring.

thananoun (n.) A police station.

torananoun (n.) A gateway, commonly of wood, but sometimes of stone, consisting of two upright pillars carrying one to three transverse lintels. It is often minutely carved with symbolic sculpture, and serves as a monumental approach to a Buddhist temple.

tramontananoun (n.) A dry, cold, violent, northerly wind of the Adriatic.

zenananoun (n.) The part of a dwelling appropriated to women.

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


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


maneticnessnoun (n.) Magneticalness.

mannoun (n.) A human being; -- opposed tobeast.
 noun (n.) Especially: An adult male person; a grown-up male person, as distinguished from a woman or a child.
 noun (n.) The human race; mankind.
 noun (n.) The male portion of the human race.
 noun (n.) One possessing in a high degree the distinctive qualities of manhood; one having manly excellence of any kind.
 noun (n.) An adult male servant; also, a vassal; a subject.
 noun (n.) A term of familiar address often implying on the part of the speaker some degree of authority, impatience, or haste; as, Come, man, we 've no time to lose!
 noun (n.) A married man; a husband; -- correlative to wife.
 noun (n.) One, or any one, indefinitely; -- a modified survival of the Saxon use of man, or mon, as an indefinite pronoun.
 noun (n.) One of the piece with which certain games, as chess or draughts, are played.
 verb (v. t.) To supply with men; to furnish with a sufficient force or complement of men, as for management, service, defense, or the like; to guard; as, to man a ship, boat, or fort.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with strength for action; to prepare for efficiency; to fortify.
 verb (v. t.) To tame, as a hawk.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with a servants.
 verb (v. t.) To wait on as a manservant.

manningnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Man

manbotenoun (n.) A sum paid to a lord as a pecuniary compensation for killing his man (that is, his vassal, servant, or tenant).

mancanoun (n.) See Mancus.

manchenoun (n.) A sleeve.

manchetnoun (n.) Fine white bread; a loaf of fine bread.

manchineelnoun (n.) A euphorbiaceous tree (Hippomane Mancinella) of tropical America, having a poisonous and blistering milky juice, and poisonous acrid fruit somewhat resembling an apple.

manchunoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Manchuria; also, the language spoken by the Manchus.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Manchuria or its inhabitants.

mancipationnoun (n.) Slavery; involuntary servitude.

manciplenoun (n.) A steward; a purveyor, particularly of a college or Inn of Court.

mancusnoun (n.) An old Anglo Saxon coin both of gold and silver, and of variously estimated values. The silver mancus was equal to about one shilling of modern English money.

mandnoun (n.) A demand.

mandamusnoun (n.) A writ issued by a superior court and directed to some inferior tribunal, or to some corporation or person exercising authority, commanding the performance of some specified duty.

mandarinnoun (n.) A Chinese public officer or nobleman; a civil or military official in China and Annam.
 noun (n.) A small orange, with easily separable rind. It is thought to be of Chinese origin, and is counted a distinct species (Citrus nobilis)mandarin orange; tangerine --.

mandarinatenoun (n.) The collective body of officials or persons of rank in China.

mandarinicadjective (a.) Appropriate or peculiar to a mandarin.

mandariningnoun (n.) The process of giving an orange color to goods formed of animal tissue, as silk or wool, not by coloring matter, but by producing a certain change in the fiber by the action of dilute nitric acid.

mandarinismnoun (n.) A government mandarins; character or spirit of the mandarins.

mandatarynoun (n.) One to whom a command or charge is given; hence, specifically, a person to whom the pope has, by his prerogative, given a mandate or order for his benefice.
 noun (n.) One who undertakes to discharge a specific business commission; a mandatory.

mandatenoun (n.) An official or authoritative command; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.
 noun (n.) A rescript of the pope, commanding an ordinary collator to put the person therein named in possession of the first vacant benefice in his collation.
 noun (n.) A contract by which one employs another to manage any business for him. By the Roman law, it must have been gratuitous.

mandatornoun (n.) A director; one who gives a mandate or order.
 noun (n.) The person who employs another to perform a mandate.

mandatorynoun (n.) Same as Mandatary.
 adjective (a.) Containing a command; preceptive; directory.

mandelatenoun (n.) A salt of mandelic acid.

mandelicadjective (a.) Pertaining to an acid first obtained from benzoic aldehyde (oil of better almonds), as a white crystalline substance; -- called also phenyl glycolic acid.

manderilnoun (n.) A mandrel.

mandiblenoun (n.) The bone, or principal bone, of the lower jaw; the inferior maxilla; -- also applied to either the upper or the lower jaw in the beak of birds.
 noun (n.) The anterior pair of mouth organs of insects, crustaceaus, and related animals, whether adapted for biting or not. See Illust. of Diptera.

mandibularnoun (n.) The principal mandibular bone; the mandible.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a mandible; like a mandible.

mandibulatenoun (n.) An insect having mandibles.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Mandibulated

mandibulatedadjective (a.) Provided with mandibles adapted for biting, as many insects.

mandibuliformadjective (a.) Having the form of a mandible; -- said especially of the maxillae of an insect when hard and adapted for biting.

mandibulohyoidadjective (a.) Pertaining both to the mandibular and the hyoid arch, or situated between them.

mandilnoun (n.) A loose outer garment worn the 16th and 17th centuries.

mandilionnoun (n.) See Mandil.

mandingosnoun (n. pl.) ; sing. Mandingo. (Ethnol.) An extensive and powerful tribe of West African negroes.

mandiocnoun (n.) Alt. of Mandioca

mandiocanoun (n.) See Manioc.

mandlestonenoun (n.) Amygdaloid.

mandmentnoun (n.) Commandment.

mandolinnoun (n.) Alt. of Mandoline

mandolinenoun (n.) A small and beautifully shaped instrument resembling the lute.

mandorenoun (n.) A kind of four-stringed lute.

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

mandragoritenoun (n.) One who habitually intoxicates himself with a narcotic obtained from mandrake.

mandrakenoun (n.) A low plant (Mandragora officinarum) of the Nightshade family, having a fleshy root, often forked, and supposed to resemble a man. It was therefore supposed to have animal life, and to cry out when pulled up. All parts of the plant are strongly narcotic. It is found in the Mediterranean region.
 noun (n.) The May apple (Podophyllum peltatum). See May apple under May, and Podophyllum.

mandrelnoun (n.) A bar of metal inserted in the work to shape it, or to hold it, as in a lathe, during the process of manufacture; an arbor.
 noun (n.) The live spindle of a turning lathe; the revolving arbor of a circular saw. It is usually driven by a pulley.

mandrillnoun (n.) a large West African baboon (Cynocephalus, / Papio, mormon). The adult male has, on the sides of the nose, large, naked, grooved swellings, conspicuously striped with blue and red.

manducableadjective (a.) Such as can be chewed; fit to be eaten.

manducatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Manducate

manducationnoun (n.) The act of chewing.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH MANA:

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.

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.

melissanoun (n.) A genus of labiate herbs, including the balm, or bee balm (Melissa officinalis).

melodramanoun (n.) Formerly, a kind of drama having a musical accompaniment to intensify the effect of certain scenes. Now, a drama abounding in romantic sentiment and agonizing situations, with a musical accompaniment only in parts which are especially thrilling or pathetic. In opera, a passage in which the orchestra plays a somewhat descriptive accompaniment, while the actor speaks; as, the melodrama in the gravedigging scene of Beethoven's "Fidelio".