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lute a stringed instrument that has a bent neck and a body shaped like a pear.
Luxembourg a country in western Europe between Germany, Belgium, and France. Luxembourg City is the capital of Luxembourg.
luxuriant growing thickly and in great numbers; lush. [2 definitions]
luxurious giving great comfort or pleasure.
luxury something very pleasant but not necessary. [2 definitions]
-ly a suffix that means in a certain way. [3 definitions]
lye a strong substance used in making soap. It was once made from wood ashes.
lying1 the telling of lies. [3 definitions]
lying2 present participle of lie2.
lymph a slightly yellowish liquid produced by body tissues. It contains many white blood cells.
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.