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lava lizard any of a family of lizards endemic to the Galápagos Islands.
lavatory a room provided with washing and often toilet facilities. [3 definitions]
lave to wash or bathe. [2 definitions]
lavender any of various plants of the mint family bearing spikes of pale purple flowers. [3 definitions]
laver1 a large basin used for ceremonial bathing in ancient Hebrew rites.
laver2 any of several ribbonlike, edible seaweeds.
laverock a primarily Scottish word for "lark," a kind of songbird with a long hind claw and a musical song.
lavish liberal or generous in using or spending (often fol. by "of" or "in"). [3 definitions]
lavishly in a manner that displays wealth or abundance; luxuriantly.
law the set of customs, statutes, or rules that govern a society. [6 definitions]
law-abiding obeying or observing the law.
lawbreaker one who disobeys the law.
law court a court of law.
lawful permitted by law; legal. [3 definitions]
lawgiver one who makes or approves laws; legislator. [2 definitions]
lawless violating or not heeding the law, often habitually. [2 definitions]
lawmaker one who makes or approves laws; legislator.
lawman a male officer of the law, such as a marshal, sheriff, or constable.
lawn1 a stretch or plot of ground planted with grass or other low-growing ground covers and usu. mowed short.
lawn2 a fine, sheer, woven fabric, usu. of cotton or linen.
lawn bowling a game played on a smooth lawn, in which the players roll wooden balls as close as possible to a smaller target ball.