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macaroon a soft, chewy cookie made of sugar, egg whites, and ground almonds or coconut.
macaw any of a number of brightly colored, tropical American parrots with long, slightly curved tails.
Macbeth the title character and protagonist of a tragedy by William Shakespeare.
Maccabees the members of a ruling Jewish family who defeated the Syrians in 167 B.C. and rededicated the temple in Jerusalem, these events being commemorated in the festival of Hanukkah.
Mace trademark for a chemical spray used to temporarily stun an attacker or control a large mob of people. [2 definitions]
mace1 a heavy, spiked club of the Middle Ages used against armored opponents. [2 definitions]
mace2 a fragrant spice that is ground from the inner covering of the nutmeg shell.
Macedonia since 1992, a Balkan republic bordering Albania and Greece; formerly part of Yugoslavia.
Macedonian of or pertaining to Macedonia or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
macerate to soften (food or the like) by soaking, as in digestion. [4 definitions]
Mach (sometimes l.c.) see Mach number.
machete a knife with a wide heavy blade, used esp. in the tropics to cut crops and clear paths, and as a weapon.
Machiavellian of, concerning, or resembling Machiavelli or his works. [3 definitions]
machicolate to make or install machicolations in (a parapet or a gallery).
machicolation an opening in the floor of an overhanging gallery or parapet through which weapons such as rocks or boiling liquids can be dropped on attackers. [2 definitions]
machinate to invent, plot, scheme, or devise artfully, esp. with malicious intent.
machination scheming or plotting, esp. for a devious purpose. [2 definitions]
machine a man-made device, usu. driven by a motor or engine, with a system of interrelated parts that work together to perform a task. [5 definitions]
machineable combined form of machine.
machine gun an automatic gun that fires bullets in rapid succession as long as its trigger is pressed.
machine-gun to shoot at, wound, or kill with a machine gun.