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linseed oil a yellowish oil extracted from flaxseed, used in making oil paints, ink, linoleum, and the like.
linsey-woolsey a coarse fabric woven from linen and wool.
lint small, loose, clinging bits of fiber or fluff. [2 definitions]
lintel a supporting horizontal beam at the top of a doorway or window.
linter (pl.) the short fibers that remain on cotton seeds after the first cleaning. [2 definitions]
lintless combined form of lint.
liny resembling a line; long and thin. [2 definitions]
Linzer torte (sometimes l.c.) a pastry filled with raspberry jam and covered with a lattice crust that is made of finely ground almonds.
lion a large carnivorous member of the cat family, native to Africa and parts of Asia, that has a short tan coat and, in the male, a heavy mane. [3 definitions]
lioness a female lion.
lionfish any of various marine fishes that have fan-like fins and venomous dorsal spines.
lionhearted extremely brave or courageous.
lionize to view or treat (someone) as a celebrity or extraordinary person.
lion's share the biggest and best portion of something.
lip either of the fleshy upper or lower edges of the mouth that surround it, and are used in speech. [5 definitions]
lipase any of several enzymes produced by the liver or pancreas that aids digestion by breaking down fats into fatty acids and glycerol.
lip gloss a cosmetic ointment that gives shine to the lips, used as a moisturizer and often worn over lipstick.
lipid in biochemistry, any of several fats or fatlike substances that are important components of living cells.
lipless combined form of lip.
lipo- fat.
lipoid like fat; fatty. [2 definitions]