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marine science the study of oceans, coastal seas, and estuaries from any of a number of perspectives, including biology, physics, chemistry, and geology.
marionette a puppet whose jointed limbs are operated with strings or wires.
mariposa lily a lilylike plant found in Mexico and the western United States. [2 definitions]
marital of or concerning marriage.
maritime of or concerning seagoing vessels, or intended for use in navigation at sea. [2 definitions]
Maritime Provinces the Canadian provinces on the Atlantic coast; New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.
marjoram any of several herbs whose fragrant leaves are used as seasoning.
Mark one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, traditionally regarded as the author of the second Gospel. [2 definitions]
mark1 something such as a spot, line, or scar that is visible on a surface. [16 definitions]
mark2 see ostmark, deutsche mark, markka. [2 definitions]
markdown a reduction in price, or the amount of such a reduction.
mark down to lower the price of.
marked distinct; conspicuous. [3 definitions]
marker something that marks or indicates, such as a gravestone. [5 definitions]
market a place where goods are available for sale. [6 definitions]
marketable able to be sold or made use of to earn money; salable.
market basket a selection of goods and services, esp. food, considered to represent a typical family's needs over a period of time, and used to calculate changes in the cost of living.
marketing all of the activities involved in transferring goods from a producer to consumers, esp. including advertising. [2 definitions]
market order an order to purchase or sell, esp. stocks or other financial instruments, at the current market price.
marketplace an outdoor or indoor area where merchants sell their various goods. [3 definitions]
market price the price for which a commodity, security, or piece of merchandise sells in a given market; prevailing price.