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marsh hawk see northern harrier.
marshland an area largely consisting of marshes or swamps.
marshmallow a spongy confection made of corn syrup, sugar, egg whites, and gelatin. [2 definitions]
marsh mallow a pink-flowered European mallow common to marshes and now growing in eastern North America, the root of which was once an ingredient in the confection known as marshmallow.
marsh marigold a plant bearing bright yellow flowers that grows in marshes and lowland meadows; cowslip.
marshy of, resembling, or containing a marsh or marshes.
marsupial having, concerning, or being similar to an animal's external pouch or fold of skin in which young are carried in their early stage of development. [3 definitions]
marsupium an external abdominal pouch or fold of skin bearing mammary glands in which a female marsupial keeps her young.
mart a center for trade; market.
marten any of several carnivorous weasel-like mammals of northern forests that hunt mostly in trees and have dark glossy fur. [2 definitions]
martensite a hard brittle solid solution of iron and a small portion of carbon which is the main constituent of various carbon steels and is produced by chilling heated steel.
martial of, pertaining to, suggestive of, or inclined to war or combat. [2 definitions]
martial art (often pl.) any of various systems of self-defense, such as judo and karate, that originated in the Orient.
martial law a usu. temporary rule of law imposed over a civilian population by military authorities, esp. in a wartime combat zone or during the collapse of civil authority.
Martian of or relating to the planet Mars. [2 definitions]
martin any of several birds of the swallow family.
martinet a person who enforces very strict discipline, esp. in the military.
martingale a harness strap between the girth and noseband that restrains a horse from throwing its head back. [2 definitions]
martini a cocktail made with gin or vodka and dry vermouth.
Martin Luther a German theologian and leader of the Protestant Reformation in Germany (b.1483--d.1546).
Martin Luther King Day a U.S. national holiday observed on the third Monday of January commemorating the birthday of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.