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medievalist a student or scholar of some aspect of medieval culture such as philosophy or art. [2 definitions]
Medieval Latin the form of the Latin language used in the Middle Ages.
Medina a city in western Saudi Arabia, holy to Islam because Muhammad is buried there.
mediocre of average to poor quality; ordinary.
mediocrity the quality or condition of being mediocre. [2 definitions]
meditate to think calmly, deeply, and at length; contemplate, muse, or ponder (sometimes fol. by on or upon). [3 definitions]
meditation sustained thought or self-forgetful concentration, esp. for the purposes of religious devotion or relaxation. [2 definitions]
meditative disposed to, marked by, or indicating meditation; deeply thoughtful.
Mediterranean see Mediterranean Sea. [5 definitions]
Mediterranean fruit fly a small two-winged fruit fly, the larvae of which infest and feed on many types of fruit.
Mediterranean Sea a sea bordered on the north by Europe and Asia, and on the south by Africa.
medium an intervening substance or agency through which a force is effective. [9 definitions]
medium frequency any radio wave with a frequency of between three hundred and three thousand kilohertz.
medium of exchange anything commonly used in a particular area as a measure of value in exchange for goods and services; currency.
medium-sized of medium size; neither large nor small.
medlar any of several small trees of the rose family, cultivated for their fruit. [2 definitions]
medley a musical composition or arrangement consisting of melodies or themes from various other pieces of music. [3 definitions]
medley relay a swimming race in which each member of a team uses a different stroke for each of several equivalent distances. [2 definitions]
Médoc a wine-producing region in southwestern France. [2 definitions]
medulla bone marrow, or a similar substance forming the inner core of other anatomical organs such as the adrenal glands or the kidneys. [3 definitions]
medulla oblongata the lowermost part of the brain, which controls basic body functions such as breathing and blood circulation.