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lily a plant that grows from a bulb and has large flowers shaped like bells or trumpets. [3 definitions]
lily of the valley a plant of the lily family that has small, white flowers shaped like bells. The flowers have a pleasant smell and are grown by many people.
lima bean a plant that bears wide pods that have large green or white seeds inside them. [2 definitions]
limb1 a main branch of a tree. [2 definitions]
lime1 a white powder made of calcium oxide. Lime is used in cement, in making steel and paper, and in making some soils better for growing plants.
lime2 a small green citrus fruit. [2 definitions]
limerick a humorous poem that has five lines, with the first two lines rhyming with the last, and the third and fourth lines rhyming with each other.
limestone a rock formed mostly from shells and other animal remains. Limestone is used in building and in making cement, lime, and carbon dioxide.
limit the point at which something ends; a boundary or border. [3 definitions]
limited having limits or boundaries; not endless.
limp1 to walk in an uneven, difficult way because of a lame or injured leg or foot. [2 definitions]
limp2 not stiff or firm.
Lincoln's Birthday a holiday on February 12, the day on which President Abraham Lincoln's birthday is celebrated.
line1 a long, thin mark. [11 definitions]
line2 to cover the inside of. [2 definitions]
linear having to do with a line; straight. [2 definitions]
linen cloth, yarn, or thread made from flax. [2 definitions]
liner1 a commercial ship or airplane that carries passengers on a regular route.
liner2 something that lines the inside or covers the outside of something. It is usually for protection and can often be removed.
line up to form a line, one person after the other. [2 definitions]
linger to remain or be slow to leave.