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malaria a serious disease carried by mosquitoes that causes chills, fever, and sweating.
Malawi a country in southeastern Africa. Lilongwe is the capital of Malawi.
Malaysia a country in southeastern Asia. Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia.
Maldives an island country in the Indian Ocean that lies southwest of Sri Lanka. Maldives is made up of about two thousand islands. Its capital is Malé.
male of or having to do with men or boys. [2 definitions]
Mali a country in western Africa. Bamako is the capital of Mali.
malice the wish to harm others; ill will.
malicious having or reflecting a wish to harm.
malign to speak badly of or tell harmful lies about.
malignant meant to cause harm; evil. [2 definitions]
mall an open space covered with grass and lined with shade trees. A mall is used for walking and enjoyment. [2 definitions]
mallard a common wild duck. The male has a shiny dark green head and neck.
mallet a hammer with a short handle and a large head shaped like a barrel. [3 definitions]
malnutrition the condition of not having enough food or not having the right kind of food for good health.
malt barley that is allowed to sprout, then used to make beer and ale.
Malta an island country in the Mediterranean Sea that is made up of the island of Malta and a number of nearby islands. The capital of Malta is Valletta.
malted milk a drink made of milk and dried malt mixed with ice cream.
mama (informal) mother.
mammal a warm-blooded animal with fur or hair on its skin and a skeleton inside its body. Mammal mothers produce milk to feed their babies. Most mammals have four legs or two arms and two legs. Dogs, cows, elephants, mice, whales, and humans are all mammals.
mammoth a very large extinct mammal closely related to elephants. Mammoths were much bigger than elephants, and had shaggy black fur and long tusks that curved upward. Several kinds of mammoths lived in the Northern Hemisphere until the end of the last Ice Age. [2 definitions]
man an adult male human being. [4 definitions]