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marshmallow a soft, spongy candy.
marsupial an animal in a group of mammals that includes kangaroos and opossums. Female marsupials have a pouch outside their belly where the mother carries her young after they are born. Most marsupials live in Australia.
martial having to do with war or military activities.
martin a bird of the swallow family. Martins eat insects while in flight.
Martin Luther King Day a holiday observed in honor of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., an important black leader of the civil rights movement. Martin Luther King Day is the third Monday of January.
martyr a person who chooses to die or be killed rather than give up his or her religion. [2 definitions]
marvel a thing, person, or event that causes wonder or amazement. [2 definitions]
marvelous causing wonder or amazement. [2 definitions]
Maryland a state in the eastern United States. Maryland lies on the Atlantic Coast between Delaware and Virginia. Its capital is Annapolis. (abbreviated: MD)
mascara a paste put on the eyelashes to make them look darker.
mascot an animal, person, or thing that is considered to bring good luck. Mascots are sometimes kept by a sports team.
masculine having to do with men or boys; male. [2 definitions]
mash a mixture of grain or meal and hot water that is fed to farm animals. [4 definitions]
mask a covering that hides all or part of the face. [6 definitions]
mason a person whose work is building with stone, brick, or cement.
masonry something built by a mason with stone, brick, or cement.
masquerade a party or ball at which the guests wear costumes and masks. [4 definitions]
Mass a religious ceremony in the Roman Catholic and certain other churches. At a Mass, people seek communion with God.
mass a large amount or number. [7 definitions]
Massachusetts a state in the northeastern United States on the Atlantic Coast. Its capital is Boston. (abbreviated: MA)
massacre the killing of a large number of people or animals in a cruel and violent manner. [2 definitions]