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makuta pl. of likuta.
mal- bad; wrong; abnormal.
Malabo the capital of Equatorial Guinea.
Malachi according to the Old Testament, a minor Hebrew prophet of the fifth century B.C. [2 definitions]
malachite a copper ore, usu. bright bluish green, used mostly for jewelry and ornamental work.
malacology the branch of zoology concerned with mollusks.
maladjusted poorly adjusted, esp. to one's environment.
maladjustment faulty or unsatisfactory adjustment. [2 definitions]
maladminister to handle or manage poorly, inefficiently, or corruptly.
maladroit not skillful; clumsy; tactless.
malady an illness of the body or mind. [2 definitions]
Malaga a sweet dessert wine made in Spain. [2 definitions]
Malagasy a native or citizen of Madagascar, or a descendant thereof. [2 definitions]
malagueña a Spanish folk dance or tune similar to the fandango.
malaise a state or condition of feeling generally unwell, mentally depressed, sluggish, or uneasy.
malamute an Alaskan breed of dog, chiefly raised for pulling sleds.
malapropism the humorous or ridiculous misuse of a word, esp. by using a word that sounds similar to the correct word, but whose meaning is inappropriate, as in "waddling in self-pity," rather than "wallowing".
malapropos not suited to the occasion; inappropriate. [2 definitions]
malaria an infectious disease transmitted by mosquitoes and marked by recurring attacks of chills, fever, and sweating.
malarkey (informal) exaggeration or foolishness; nonsense.
Malawi a country in southeastern Africa between Zambia and Mozambique.