Name Report For First Name MACA:

MACA

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

Rhymes with MACA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming MACA

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES MACA AS A WHOLE:

macawi macaire macala macayla macayle macadhamh macalister macalpin macalpine macandrew macario macartan macarthur macaulay macauliffe macauslan macartur macaladair macadam

NAMES RHYMING WITH MACA (According to last letters):

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

draca andsaca ichtaca

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

chubasca fresca francisca albracca kalyca ica teca anca lizuca marica raluca rodica valerica danica milintica costica acca africa alarica angelica anjelica becca bianca blanca cedrica chica darerca denica derica derrica domenica dominica eirica elica enrica erica francesca frederica frenchesca gerica monca monica ranica rica ricca ulrica veronica vivica freca gianluca lucca petrica jenica florica rebecca jessica roderica nordica aglaeca amorica anica

NAMES RHYMING WITH MACA (According to first letters):

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

mac macbain macbean macbeth macbride maccallum macclennan maccoll maccormack maccus macdaibhidh macdhubh macdomhnall macdonald macdonell macdougal macdoughall macdubhgall macduff mace macee macelroy macen macerio macewen macey macfarlane macfie macgillivray macgowan macgregor macha machair machakw machaon machar machara machau machayla machiko machk machum machupa maci macie macinnes macintosh maciver mack mackaillyn mackay mackayla mackaylie mackendrick mackenna mackenzie mackinley mackinnon mackintosh mackinzie macklin macklyn mackynsie maclachlan maclaine maclane maclaren maclean macleod macmaureadhaigh macmillan macmurra macnab macnachtan macnair macnaughton macneill macniall macnicol maco macon macpherson macquaid macquarrie macqueen macrae macray macsen macy

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

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH MACA:

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

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 malana maleka malia maliha malika malila malina malinda malita malmuira malva malvina mana manaba manara manauia manda mandisa manisha maniya mankalita manoela mantotohpa manuela manya maola mapiya mara maranda marcela marcella marcellia marcia marcsa marea mareesa marelda marella marenka marga margareta margarita marhilda maria mariabella mariama mariana maribella maricela

English Words Rhyming MACA

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES MACA AS A WHOLE:

alexipharmacalnoun (a. & n.) Alexipharmic.

almacantarnoun (n.) Same as Almucantar.
 noun (n.) A recently invented instrument for observing the heavenly bodies as they cross a given almacantar circle. See Almucantar.

antimacassarnoun (n.) A cover for the back or arms of a chair or sofa, etc., to prevent them from being soiled by macassar or other oil from the hair.

caimacamnoun (n.) The governor of a sanjak or district in Turkey.

eremacausisnoun (n.) A gradual oxidation from exposure to air and moisture, as in the decay of old trees or of dead animals.

homacanthadjective (a.) Having the dorsal fin spines symmetrical, and in the same line; -- said of certain fishes.

kaimacamnoun (n.) Same as Caimacam.

macaconoun (n.) Any one of several species of lemurs, as the ruffed lemur (Lemur macaco), and the ring-tailed lemur (L. catta).

macacusnoun (n.) A genus of monkeys, found in Asia and the East Indies. They have short tails and prominent eyebrows.

macadamizationnoun (n.) The process or act of macadamizing.

macadamizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Macadamize

macaonoun (n.) A macaw.

macaquenoun (n.) Any one of several species of short-tailed monkeys of the genus Macacus; as, M. maurus, the moor macaque of the East Indies.

macaroninoun (n.) Long slender tubes made of a paste chiefly of wheat flour, and used as an article of food; Italian or Genoese paste.
 noun (n.) A medley; something droll or extravagant.
 noun (n.) A sort of droll or fool.
 noun (n.) A finical person; a fop; -- applied especially to English fops of about 1775.
 noun (n.) The designation of a body of Maryland soldiers in the Revolutionary War, distinguished by a rich uniform.

macaronianadjective (a.) Alt. of Macaronic

macaronicnoun (n.) A heap of thing confusedly mixed together; a jumble.
 noun (n.) A kind of burlesque composition, in which the vernacular words of one or more modern languages are intermixed with genuine Latin words, and with hybrid formed by adding Latin terminations to other roots.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or like, macaroni (originally a dish of mixed food); hence, mixed; confused; jumbled.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the burlesque composition called macaronic; as, macaronic poetry.

macaroonnoun (n.) A small cake, composed chiefly of the white of eggs, almonds, and sugar.
 noun (n.) A finical fellow, or macaroni.

macartneynoun (n.) A fire-backed pheasant. See Fireback.

macauconoun (n.) Any one of several species of small lemurs, as Lemur murinus, which resembles a rat in size.

macavahunoun (n.) A small Brazilian monkey (Callithrix torquatus), -- called also collared teetee.

macawnoun (n.) Any parrot of the genus Sittace, or Macrocercus. About eighteen species are known, all of them American. They are large and have a very long tail, a strong hooked bill, and a naked space around the eyes. The voice is harsh, and the colors are brilliant and strongly contrasted.

regmacarpnoun (n.) Any dry dehiscent fruit.

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


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


abacanoun (n.) The Manila-hemp plant (Musa textilis); also, its fiber. See Manila hemp under Manila.

alpacanoun (n.) An animal of Peru (Lama paco), having long, fine, wooly hair, supposed by some to be a domesticated variety of the llama.
 noun (n.) Wool of the alpaca.
 noun (n.) A thin kind of cloth made of the wooly hair of the alpaca, often mixed with silk or with cotton.

arthrostracanoun (n. pl.) One of the larger divisions of Crustacea, so called because the thorax and abdomen are both segmented; Tetradecapoda. It includes the Amphipoda and Isopoda.

baracanoun (n.) An international, interdenominational organization of Bible classes of young men; -- so named in allusion to the Hebrew word Berachah (Meaning blessing) occurring in 2 Chron. xx. 26 and 1 Chron. xii.

chachalacanoun (n.) The Texan guan (Ortalis vetula).

cloacanoun (n.) A sewer; as, the Cloaca Maxima of Rome.
 noun (n.) A privy.
 noun (n.) The common chamber into which the intestinal, urinary, and generative canals discharge in birds, reptiles, amphibians, and many fishes.

entomostracanoun (n. pl.) One of the subclasses of Crustacea, including a large number of species, many of them minute. The group embraces several orders; as the Phyllopoda, Ostracoda, Copepoda, and Pectostraca. See Copepoda, Phyllopoda, and Cladocera.

holostracanoun (n. pl.) A division of phyllopod Crustacea, including those that are entirely covered by a bivalve shell.

jararacanoun (n.) A poisonous serpent of Brazil (Bothrops jararaca), about eighteen inches long, and of a dusky, brownish color, variegated with red and black spots.

leptostracanoun (n. pl.) An order of Crustacea, including Nebalia and allied forms.

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

pacanoun (n.) A small South American rodent (Coelogenys paca), having blackish brown fur, with four parallel rows of white spots along its sides; the spotted cavy. It is nearly allied to the agouti and the Guinea pig.

patacanoun (n.) The Spanish dollar; -- called also patacoon.

pectostracanoun (n. pl.) A degenerate order of Crustacea, including the Rhizocephala and Cirripedia.

portulacanoun (n.) A genus of polypetalous plants; also, any plant of the genus.

racaadjective (a.) A term of reproach used by the Jews of our Savior's time, meaning "worthless."

tacamahacanoun (n.) A bitter balsamic resin obtained from tropical American trees of the genus Elaphrium (E. tomentosum and E. Tacamahaca), and also from East Indian trees of the genus Calophyllum; also, the resinous exhudation of the balsam poplar.
 noun (n.) Any tree yielding tacamahac resin, especially, in North America, the balsam poplar, or balm of Gilead (Populus balsamifera).

theriacanoun (n.) An ancient composition esteemed efficacious against the effects of poison; especially, a certain compound of sixty-four drugs, prepared, pulverized, and reduced by means of honey to an electuary; -- called also theriaca Andromachi, and Venice treacle.
 noun (n.) Treacle; molasses.

thoracostracaadjective (a.) An extensive division of Crustacea, having a dorsal shield or carapec/ //niting all, or nearly all, of the thoracic somites to the head. It includes the crabs, lobsters, shrimps, and similar species.

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


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


maccabeanadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Judas Maccabeus or to the Maccabees; as, the Maccabean princes; Maccabean times.

maccabeesnoun (n. pl.) The name given later times to the Asmonaeans, a family of Jewish patriots, who headed a religious revolt in the reign of Antiochus IV., 168-161 B. C., which led to a period of freedom for Israel.
 noun (n. pl.) The name of two ancient historical books, which give accounts of Jewish affairs in or about the time of the Maccabean princes, and which are received as canonical books in the Roman Catholic Church, but are included in the Apocrypha by Protestants. Also applied to three books, two of which are found in some MSS. of the Septuagint.

maccaboynoun (n.) Alt. of Maccoboy

maccoboynoun (n.) A kind of snuff.

macconoun (n.) A gambling game in vogue in the eighteenth century.

macenoun (n.) A money of account in China equal to one tenth of a tael; also, a weight of 57.98 grains.
 noun (n.) A kind of spice; the aril which partly covers nutmegs. See Nutmeg.
 noun (n.) A heavy staff or club of metal; a spiked club; -- used as weapon in war before the general use of firearms, especially in the Middle Ages, for breaking metal armor.
 noun (n.) A staff borne by, or carried before, a magistrate as an ensign of his authority.
 noun (n.) An officer who carries a mace as an emblem of authority.
 noun (n.) A knobbed mallet used by curriers in dressing leather to make it supple.
 noun (n.) A rod for playing billiards, having one end suited to resting on the table and pushed with one hand.

macedoniannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Macedonia.
 noun (n.) One of a certain religious sect, followers of Macedonius, Bishop of Constantinople, in the fourth century, who held that the Holy Ghost was a creature, like the angels, and a servant of the Father and the Son.
 adjective (a.) Belonging, or relating, to Macedonia.

macedonianismnoun (n.) The doctrines of Macedonius.

macernoun (n.) A mace bearer; an officer of a court.

maceratingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Macerate

maceraternoun (n.) One who, or that which, macerates; an apparatus for converting paper or fibrous matter into pulp.

macerationnoun (n.) The act or process of macerating.

machaerodusnoun (n.) Alt. of Machairodus

machairodusnoun (n.) A genus of extinct mammals allied to the cats, and having in the upper jaw canine teeth of remarkable size and strength; -- hence called saber-toothed tigers.

machetenoun (n.) A large heavy knife resembling a broadsword, often two or three feet in length, -- used by the inhabitants of Spanish America as a hatchet to cut their way through thickets, and for various other purposes.

machiaveliannoun (n.) One who adopts the principles of Machiavel; a cunning and unprincipled politician.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Machiavel, or to his supposed principles; politically cunning; characterized by duplicity or bad faith; crafty.

machiavelismnoun (n.) Alt. of Machiavelianism

machiavelianismnoun (n.) The supposed principles of Machiavel, or practice in conformity to them; political artifice, intended to favor arbitrary power.

machicolatedadjective (a.) Having machicolations.

machicolationnoun (n.) An opening between the corbels which support a projecting parapet, or in the floor of a gallery or the roof of a portal, shooting or dropping missiles upen assailants attacking the base of the walls. Also, the construction of such defenses, in general, when of this character. See Illusts. of Battlement and Castle.
 noun (n.) The act of discharging missiles or pouring burning or melted substances upon assailants through such apertures.

machicoulisnoun (n.) Same as Machicolation.

machinaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to machines.

machinatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Machinate

machinationnoun (n.) The act of machinating.
 noun (n.) That which is devised; a device; a hostile or treacherous scheme; an artful design or plot.

machinatornoun (n.) One who machinates, or forms a scheme with evil designs; a plotter or artful schemer.

machinenoun (n.) In general, any combination of bodies so connected that their relative motions are constrained, and by means of which force and motion may be transmitted and modified, as a screw and its nut, or a lever arranged to turn about a fulcrum or a pulley about its pivot, etc.; especially, a construction, more or less complex, consisting of a combination of moving parts, or simple mechanical elements, as wheels, levers, cams, etc., with their supports and connecting framework, calculated to constitute a prime mover, or to receive force and motion from a prime mover or from another machine, and transmit, modify, and apply them to the production of some desired mechanical effect or work, as weaving by a loom, or the excitation of electricity by an electrical machine.
 noun (n.) Any mechanical contrivance, as the wooden horse with which the Greeks entered Troy; a coach; a bicycle.
 noun (n.) A person who acts mechanically or at will of another.
 noun (n.) A combination of persons acting together for a common purpose, with the agencies which they use; as, the social machine.
 noun (n.) A political organization arranged and controlled by one or more leaders for selfish, private or partisan ends.
 noun (n.) Supernatural agency in a poem, or a superhuman being introduced to perform some exploit.
 verb (v. t.) To subject to the action of machinery; to effect by aid of machinery; to print with a printing machine.

machiningnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Machine
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the machinery of a poem; acting or used as a machine.

machinernoun (n.) One who or operates a machine; a machinist.

machinerynoun (n.) Machines, in general, or collectively.
 noun (n.) The working parts of a machine, engine, or instrument; as, the machinery of a watch.
 noun (n.) The supernatural means by which the action of a poetic or fictitious work is carried on and brought to a catastrophe; in an extended sense, the contrivances by which the crises and conclusion of a fictitious narrative, in prose or verse, are effected.
 noun (n.) The means and appliances by which anything is kept in action or a desired result is obtained; a complex system of parts adapted to a purpose.

machinistnoun (n.) A constrictor of machines and engines; one versed in the principles of machines.
 noun (n.) One skilled in the use of machine tools.
 noun (n.) A person employed to shift scenery in a theater.

machonoun (n.) The striped mullet of California (Mugil cephalus, / Mexicanus).

macilencynoun (n.) Leanness.

macilentadjective (a.) Lean; thin.

macintoshnoun (n.) Same as Mackintosh.

mackerelnoun (n.) A pimp; also, a bawd.
 noun (n.) Any species of the genus Scomber, and of several related genera. They are finely formed and very active oceanic fishes. Most of them are highly prized for food.

mackintoshnoun (n.) A waterproof outer garment; -- so called from the name of the inventor.

macklenoun (n.) Same Macule.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To blur, or be blurred, in printing, as if there were a double impression.

maclenoun (n.) Chiastolite; -- so called from the tessellated appearance of a cross section. See Chiastolite.
 noun (n.) A crystal having a similar tessellated appearance.
 noun (n.) A twin crystal.

macledadjective (a.) Marked like macle (chiastolite).
 adjective (a.) Having a twin structure. See Twin, a.
 adjective (a.) See Mascled.

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

maclurinnoun (n.) See Morintannic.

macrencephalicadjective (a.) Alt. of Macrencephalous

macrencephalousadjective (a.) Having a large brain.

macrobioticadjective (a.) Long-lived.

macrobioticsnoun (n.) The art of prolonging life.

macrocephalousadjective (a.) Having a large head.
 adjective (a.) Having the cotyledons of a dicotyledonous embryo confluent, and forming a large mass compared with the rest of the body.

macrochiresnoun (n. pl.) A division of birds including the swifts and humming birds. So called from the length of the distal part of the wing.

macrocosmnoun (n.) The great world; that part of the universe which is exterior to man; -- contrasted with microcosm, or man. See Microcosm.

macrocosmicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the macrocosm.

macrocystisnoun (n.) An immensely long blackish seaweed of the Pacific (Macrocystis pyrifera), having numerous almond-shaped air vessels.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH MACA:

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

mamanoun (n.) See Mamma.

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

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

mammillanoun (n.) The nipple.

mancanoun (n.) See Mancus.

mandiocanoun (n.) See Manioc.

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

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

manilaadjective (a.) Alt. of Manilla

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

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

mantanoun (n.) See Coleoptera and Sea devil.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

marginalianoun (n. pl.) Marginal notes.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

massoranoun (n.) Same as Masora.

mastigopodanoun (n. pl.) The Infusoria.

mastodynianoun (n.) Alt. of Mastodyny

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

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

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

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

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

mazamanoun (n.) Alt. of Mazame

mazourkanoun (n.) Alt. of Mazurka

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

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

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

medialunanoun (n.) See Half-moon.

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

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

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

meladanoun (n.) Alt. of Melado

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

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

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

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

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

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

melenanoun (n.) See Melaena.

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

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