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mastodon a very large extinct mammal. Several kinds of mastodons lived in Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America tens of thousands of years ago. The last kind of mastodon became extinct at the end of the last Ice Age. Mammoths and modern elephants may have developed from earlier mastodons.
mat1 a piece of material that is used as a covering to protect a floor or other surface. [6 definitions]
match1 a thin strip of wood or cardboard with a material on the end that burns when it is struck against something.
match2 a person or thing that is very like another. [6 definitions]
mate1 a marriage partner; husband or wife. [6 definitions]
material anything used for building or making something else. [4 definitions]
maternal of, having to do with, or like a mother. [2 definitions]
math short for mathematics.
mathematical of or having to do with mathematics.
mathematician a person who works in mathematics.
mathematics (used with a singular verb) the study of numbers, amounts, shapes, and the relationship between them, using symbols to represent these things. Arithmetic, algebra, and geometry are some branches of mathematics.
matinee a movie, play, or other performance held in the morning or afternoon.
matter all substances that contain atoms and take up space. [5 definitions]
mattress a large pad that supports the body while sleeping, made of a strong fabric filled with soft material such as cotton, hair, straw, or foam rubber.
mature fully grown. [4 definitions]
maul a heavy hammer, sometimes with a wooden head, used to drive stakes, piles, or the like. [2 definitions]
Mauritania a country in western Africa. Nouakchott is the capital of Mauritania.
Mauritius an island country in the Indian Ocean lying to the east of Madagascar. The capital of Mauritius is Port Louis.
mauve the color that comes from mixing blue, purple, and white paint.
maximum the largest possible amount or number. [2 definitions]
May the fifth month of the year. May has thirty-one days.