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lynx a mammal in the cat family with soft, spotted fur, pointed ears, and a short tail. Several kinds of lynx live in Europe, North America, and Asia. They are carnivores and are related to other wild cats. Lynx are about twice the size of house cats.
lyre a stringed instrument of ancient Greece that is like a harp.
lyric relating to poetry that has a musical rhythm and often expresses private feelings and thoughts. [3 definitions]
lyrical showing deep feeling.
m the thirteenth letter of the English alphabet.
m.1 an abbreviation for meter, or meters.
MA an abbreviation for Massachusetts.
M.A. a degree earned in particular fields after one or two years of additional study following college. M.A. is an abbreviation for "Master of Arts."
ma (informal) mother.
ma'am (informal; often capitalized) madam.
macaroni dried noodles made from flour and water, often shaped into curved, hollow tubes.
Macedonia a region of southeastern Europe that lies mostly in Greece and in the country of North Macedonia.
machine a device with a system of parts that work together to perform a task. Cars, computers, hair dryers, and vacuum cleaners are all examples of machines.
machine gun an automatic gun that fires bullets one right after the other as long as its trigger is pressed.
machinery machines in general. [3 definitions]
machinist a person who has skill in using, repairing, or building machines.
Mackenzie River a river in Canada flowing from Great Slave Lake west and north toward the Arctic Ocean.
mackerel a fish that has dark marks that look like waves on its back and a silver underside. Mackerel live in the Atlantic Ocean and are used for food.
macron a mark ( - ). It is placed over a vowel to show that the vowel is long.
mad crazy; insane. [6 definitions]
Madagascar an island country in the Indian Ocean off the coast of southern Africa. Antananarivo is the capital of Madagascar.