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mavis a small Eurasian songbird with brown wings and a spotted white breast; song thrush.
maw the mouth, throat, gullet, or stomach of an animal, esp. a carnivorous animal. [2 definitions]
mawkish overly and sickeningly sentimental. [2 definitions]
max. abbreviation of "maximum," the largest possible amount or degree. (Cf. minimum.)
maxi- very large; very long; very great.
maxilla an upper jawbone in vertebrates. [2 definitions]
maxillary of or relating to a maxilla or jawbone. [2 definitions]
maxim a brief, concise statement of a general or basic truth or rule, esp. for proper conduct.
maxima a plural form of maximum.
maximal of, pertaining to, or being a maximum.
maximize to increase or enlarge as much as possible.
maximum the largest possible amount or degree. (Cf. minimum.) [2 definitions]
maxwell a unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux through one square centimeter normal to a magnetic field of one gauss.
May the fifth month of the Gregorian calendar year, having thirty-one days. [2 definitions]
may to be allowed to. (Cf. can1.) [5 definitions]
Maya a member of a highly developed ancient civilization of the Yucatan Peninsula that was destroyed by Europeans in the sixteenth century. [3 definitions]
maya in Hinduism, illusion, esp. the illusory world of the senses. [2 definitions]
Mayan of, designating, or pertaining to the Maya, their languages, or their culture. [3 definitions]
May apple a perennial woodland plant of eastern North America producing a single white flower, a roundish edible fruit, and roots, leaves, and seeds that are poisonous. [2 definitions]
maybe it may be that; possibly; perhaps.
Mayday the international radiotelephone distress signal, used by ships and aircraft in need of help.