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Malayo-Polynesian see "Austronesian."
Malay Peninsula a Southeast Asian peninsula occupied by Malaya and part of Thailand.
Malaysia a country in Southeast Asia, including Malaya, Sumatra, Sabah, and Sarawak.
Malaysian a native or citizen of Malaysia, or a descendant thereof. [4 definitions]
Malcolm X U.S. black nationalist leader and Muslim minister (b.1925--d.1965).
malcontent dissatisfied with existing conditions or circumstances. [2 definitions]
mal de mer (French) seasickness.
Maldives an Indian Ocean country southwest of Sri Lanka, composed of about two thousand islands; Maldive Islands.
Malé the capital of the Maldives.
male of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the masculine sex. [3 definitions]
malediction the expression of a wish that evil or harm come to someone; curse. [2 definitions]
malefaction an evil or criminal act.
malefactor one who commits a crime or does evil; criminal or wrongdoer.
malefic evil; sinister; baleful.
maleficence harm; evil. [2 definitions]
maleficent causing harm or evil.
Maleia the southeastern promontory of the Peloponnesus, where, in Greek mythology, Odysseus was thrown off course; Cape Maleia.
malevolence the state or quality of being malevolent.
malevolent wishing or doing evil to others; ill-willed; malicious.
malfeasance an illegal act or wrongdoing, esp. by a public official.
malformation faulty or abnormal formation, esp. in the structure of a living organism; defect.