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litmus paper a small strip of treated paper used in chemistry. Litmus paper turns red in an acid and blue in a base.
litter a mess of waste materials or other objects scattered about. [5 definitions]
little small in size. [9 definitions]
little by little in small amounts; gradually.
Little Dipper the constellation Ursa Minor. The stars that make up this constellation form a pattern that looks like a dipper.
live1 to have life; be in an active state. [4 definitions]
live2 being alive; having life. [4 definitions]
live high on (or off) the hog to live in a way that shows that you spend a lot of money.
livelihood means of earning or getting what is needed to live.
lively full of life or energy. [4 definitions]
liver1 a large, reddish brown organ in the body that has many functions. The liver cleans the blood, stores energy and nutrients, makes bile, and helps the body digest fats. It is found at the top of the abdomen. [2 definitions]
livery a uniform worn by a male servant such as a butler or chauffeur. [2 definitions]
lives plural of "life."
livestock (used with a singular or plural verb) cows, horses, sheep, or other animals raised or kept on a farm or ranch.
livid very angry; furious. [2 definitions]
living having life. [6 definitions]
living room a room in a home in which people can relax or gather together. The living room usually has a couch and comfortable chairs.
lizard a reptile with rough, scaly skin, four legs, and a long tapering tail.
llama an animal with long legs and a long neck. Llamas are mammals that live in the mountains of South America. They are closely related to camels, but are smaller. Llamas are raised for their meat, milk, and wool.
load an amount of something carried. [8 definitions]
loaf1 a mass of bread or cake baked in one piece. [2 definitions]