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Levant the lands bordering or near the eastern shore of the Mediterranean, including Turkey, Syria, Israel, and Lebanon (usu. prec. by "the"). [2 definitions]
Levant morocco a fine grade of morocco leather with a large, prominent grain, often used for bookbinding.
levator a muscle that raises a part of the body such as a finger, arm, or eyebrow. [2 definitions]
levee1 an embankment built to channel and contain river water against flooding. [4 definitions]
levee2 a reception, usu. held at a noble person's court.
level having a flat, even surface. [15 definitions]
level crossing (chiefly British) a crossing, esp. a railroad crossing.
leveler someone or something that levels.
levelheaded having or showing good judgment and composure; sensible.
leveling rod a graduated rod used in surveying to measure differences in elevation between two points.
lever any of a class of basic tools consisting of a rigid bar or an equivalent, acting by pivoting around a fixed fulcrum to transfer applied force from one point to another. [3 definitions]
leverage the type of action that a lever has. [5 definitions]
leveraged buyout the takeover of a corporation by a group of investors using borrowed money that is secured by the assets of the corporation being acquired.
leveret any hare that is under one year old.
Levi according to the Old Testament, the son of Jacob and Leah from whom one of the twelve tribes of Israel is descended. [2 definitions]
leviable combined form of levy.
leviathan a Biblical sea monster. [3 definitions]
Levi's trademark for close-fitting trousers usu. of denim or corduroy.
levitate to rise and float, apparently without hindrance from the force of gravity. [2 definitions]
Levite according to the Old Testament, a member of the tribe of Levi.
Levitical of or pertaining to the Levites. [2 definitions]