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lutenist a lute player; lutist.
lutestring a glossy silk material, formerly used for women's clothing.
lutetium a metal chemical element of the rare-earth group that has seventy-one protons in each nucleus. (symbol: Lu)
Lutheran of or pertaining to Martin Luther, his religious teachings, a Protestant church bearing his name, or a member of such a church. [3 definitions]
Lutheranism a branch of Christianity that stems from the sixteenth century teachings of Martin Luther.
luthier one who makes stringed instruments.
lutist one who plays the lute; lutenist. [2 definitions]
lux a unit of illumination equal to one lumen per square meter.
Luxembourg a small European country bordered by Germany, France, and Belgium. [2 definitions]
luxuriant of plants, growing densely and abundantly; lush. [3 definitions]
luxuriate to indulge oneself, as in a great pleasure or luxury. [2 definitions]
luxurious marked by or providing luxury, great comfort, or opulence. [3 definitions]
luxury that which provides pleasure but is not essential. [3 definitions]
lwei the smaller monetary unit of Angola. (Cf. kwanza.)
-ly in (such) a way or manner. [4 definitions]
lycanthrope a person afflicted with lycanthropy; werewolf.
lycanthropy in folklore, the ability to change oneself or another person into a wolf or other beast.
lycée a government-funded secondary school in France that prepares students to enter a university.
lyceum a place or group that provides programs for education or entertainment. [2 definitions]
lycopene a red carotenoid pigment found in tomatoes and other red fruits and vegetables.
lye a corrosive substance, esp. potassium or sodium hydroxide, usu. dissolved in water.