browse search

Dictionary Suite
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
lunitidal interval the period of time between the moon's transit and the next high lunar tide.
lupine1 any of various plants bearing long clusters of brightly colored flowers and pods with beanlike seeds.
lupine2 of, resembling, or concerning a wolf or wolves. [2 definitions]
lupus a disease in which the immune system attacks the body's own tissues, resulting in any of a variety of symptoms such as skin lesions, lung inflammation, or liver dysfunction.
lupus vulgaris tuberculosis of the skin, characterized by reddish brown tubercles that often ulcerate and form scars.
lurch1 a sudden sideways motion, as of a boat. [4 definitions]
lurch2 in certain card games, a situation in which the loser has fewer than half the points of the winner.
lure anything that attracts by some desirable quality. [3 definitions]
lurid horrifying; gruesome; shocking. [3 definitions]
lurk to be hidden, esp. so as to ambush; lie in wait. [3 definitions]
Lusaka the capital of Zambia.
luscious having a highly appealing smell or taste. [2 definitions]
lush of plants, growing abundantly. [3 definitions]
lust strong feelings of sexual desire. [3 definitions]
luster the quality of a surface that reflects light softly; gloss; sheen. [5 definitions]
lusterless combined form of luster.
lusterware highly glazed earthenware with a metallic sheen caused by the addition of metal oxides to the glaze.
lustful full of lust.
lustrous shining; glossy; bright. [2 definitions]
lusty exceptionally healthy and vigorous; robust. [3 definitions]
lusus naturae (Latin) freak of nature.