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money-market fund a mutual fund whose investments are of a short-term nature and consist of commercial paper or treasury bills, usu. giving a fairly high interest rate.
money of account a monetary denomination or unit used in keeping accounts, esp. one that does not correspond to actual paper money or coin, such as the U.S. mill.
money order an order for the payment of a specific sum of money that is issued for a fee atone bank, post office, or telegraph office, and is payable to another.
monger one who busily promotes an activity, esp. one seen as harmful or despicable (usu. used in combination).
mongo the smaller monetary unit of Mongolia. (Cf. tugrik.)
Mongol a native of Mongolia, or a descendant thereof. [3 definitions]
Mongolia an East Asian country between China and Russia. [2 definitions]
Mongolian of or pertaining to Mongolia or its people, culture, languages, or the like. [4 definitions]
mongolism (outdated; no longer in scientific use; sometimes cap.) the abnormal condition of a person born with an additional chromosome, characterized by a flattened skull, slanted eyes, often decreased mental facility, and partial deafness; Down's syndrome.
Mongoloid (outdated; no longer in scientific use) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of members of a human racial group originating in eastern Asia and parts of North America, generally characterized by an epicanthic fold in the eyelid, dark eyes, and straight, dark hair. [3 definitions]
mongoose one of a variety of ferretlike carnivorous mammals of Asia renowned for the ability to kill venomous snakes.
mongrel a plant or animal, esp. a dog, arising from the mixing of two or more different species, varieties, or breeds. [3 definitions]
'mongst contracted form of "amongst".
monied variant of moneyed.
monies a plural form of money.
moniker a familiar name, esp. a nickname or alias, that is given to a person or thing.
monism the philosophy that reality consists of a single or unified basic substance, principle, or element. (Cf. dualism, pluralism.) [2 definitions]
monition a warning or caution. [2 definitions]
monitor a device for observing or recording continuous data about the function, operation, or condition of something, esp. a device that gives warning of an abnormal or potentially dangerous condition. [11 definitions]
monitor lizard see "monitor."
monitory serving to warn, caution, or admonish. [2 definitions]