Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913, 100,000 entries)
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Macrodactylic, Macrodactylous Mac`ro·dac·tyl"ic, Mac`ro·dac"tyl·ous adjective (Zoology) Having long toes.
Macrodiagonal Mac`ro·di·ag"o·nal noun [ Macro- + diagonal .] (Crystallog.) The longer of two diagonals, as of a rhombic prism. See Crystallization .
Macrodome Mac"ro·dome noun [ Macro- + dome .] (Crystallog.) A dome parallel to the longer lateral axis of an orthorhombic crystal. See Dome , noun , 4.
Macrodont Mac"ro·dont adjective [ Macro- + Greek 'odoy`s , 'odo`ntos , a tooth.] (Zoology) Having large teeth. -- noun A macrodont animal.
Macrofarad Mac"ro·far`ad noun [ Macro- + farad .] (Electricity) See Megafarad . [ R.]
Macroglossia Mac`ro·glos"si·a noun [ New Latin See Macro- , and Glossa .] (Medicine) Enlargement or hypertrophy of the tongue.
Macrognathic Mac`rog·nath"ic adjective [ Macro- + gnathic .] (Anthropol.) Long-jawed. Huxley.
Macrograph Mac"ro·graph noun [ Macro- + -graph .] A picture of an object as seen by the naked eye (that is, unmagnified); as, a macrograph of a metallic fracture.
Macrography Ma·crog"ra·phy noun Examination or study with the naked eye, as distinguished from micrography .
Macrology Ma·crol"o·gy noun [ Latin macrologia , Greek ...; ... long + lo`gos discourse: confer French macrologie .] Long and tedious talk without much substance; superfluity of words.
Macrometer Ma·crom"e·ter noun [ Macro- + -meter .] An instrument for determining the size or distance of inaccessible objects by means of two reflectors on a common sextant.
Macron Ma"cron noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... long.] (Pron.) A short, straight, horizontal mark [ -], placed over vowels to denote that they are to be pronounced with a long sound; as, ā , in dāme ; ē , in sēam , etc.
Macropetalous Mac`ro·pet"al·ous adjective [ Macro- + petal .] (Botany) Having long or large petals.
Macrophyllous Ma·croph"yl·lous adjective [ Macro- + Greek ... a leaf.] (Botany) Having long or large leaves.
Macropinacoid Mac`ro·pin"a·coid noun [ Macro- + pinacoid .] (Crystallog.) One of the two planes of an orthorhombic crystal which are parallel to the vertical and longer lateral (macrodiagonal) axes.
Macropod Mac"ro·pod noun [ Macro- + -pod .] (Zoology) Any one of a group of maioid crabs remarkable for the length of their legs; -- called also spider crab .
Macropodal Ma·crop"o·dal adjective Having long or large feet, or a long stem.
Macropodian Mac`ro·po"di·an noun A macropod.
Macropodous Ma·crop"o·dous adjective (Zoology) Having long legs or feet.
Macroprism Mac"ro·prism noun [ Macro- + prism .] (Crystallog.) A prism of an orthorhombic crystal between the macropinacoid and the unit prism; the corresponding pyramids are called macropyramids .
Macropteres Ma·crop"te·res noun plural [ New Latin , from Greek ... long + ... feather, wing.] (Zoology) A division of birds; the Longipennes.
Macropterous Ma·crop"ter·ous adjective [ See Macropteres .] (Zoology) Having long wings.
Macropus Mac"ro·pus noun [ New Latin See Macropod .] (Zoology) A genus of marsupials including the common kangaroo.
Macropyramid Mac`ro·pyr"a·mid noun [ Macro- + pyramid .] (Crystallog.) See Macroprism .
Macroscopic, Macroscopical Mac`ro·scop"ic, Mac`ro·scop"ic·al adjective [ Macro- + Greek ... to view.] Visible to the unassisted eye; -- as opposed to microscopic . -- Mac`ro*scop"ic*al*ly , adverb
Macrosporangium Mac`ro·spo·ran"gi·um noun [ New Latin See Macro- , and Sporangium .] (Botany) A sporangium or conceptacle containing only large spores; -- opposed to microsporangium . Both are found in the genera Selaginella , Isoctes , and Marsilia , plants remotely allied to ferns.
Macrospore Mac"ro·spore noun [ Macro- + spore .] (Botany) One of the specially large spores of certain flowerless plants, as Selaginella , etc.
Macrosporic Mac`ro·spor"ic adjective (Botany) Of or pertaining to macrospores.
Macrotone Mac"ro·tone noun [ Greek ... stretched out. See Macro- , and Tone .] (Pron.) Same as Macron .
Macrotous Ma·cro"tous adjective [ Macro- + Greek o"y^s , gen. 'wto`s , the ear.] (Zoology) Large-eared.
Macroura Ma·crou"ra noun plural , Ma*crou"ral adjective , etc. (Zoology) Same as Macrura , Macrural , etc.
Macrozoöspore Mac`ro·zo"ö·spore noun [ Macro- + zoöspore .] (Botany) A large motile spore having four vibratile cilia; -- found in certain green algæ.
Macrura Ma·cru"ra noun plural [ New Latin , from Greek ... long + ... tail.] (Zoology) A subdivision of decapod Crustacea, having the abdomen largely developed. It includes the lobster, prawn, shrimp, and many similar forms. Confer Decapoda .
Macrural Ma·cru"ral adjective (Zoology) Same as Macrurous .
Macruran Ma·cru"ran noun (Zoology) One of the Macrura.
Macruroid Ma·cru"roid adjective [ Macrura + -oid .] (Zoology) Like or pertaining to the Macrura.
Macrurous Ma·cru"rous adjective (Zoology) Of or pertaining to the Macrura; having a long tail.
Mactation Mac·ta"tion noun [ Latin mactatio , from macture to slay, sacrifice.] The act of killing a victim for sacrifice. [ Obsolete]
Mactra Mac"tra noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... kneading trough, from ... to knead.] (Zoology) Any marine bivalve shell of the genus Mactra , and allied genera. Many species are known. Some of them are used as food, as Mactra stultorum , of Europe. See Surf clam , under Surf .
Macula Mac"u·la noun
; plural Maculæ
. [ Latin , spot, stain, blot. See Mail
armor, and confer Mackle
.] 1. A spot, as on the skin, or on the surface of the sun or of some other luminous orb. 2. (Zoology) A rather large spot or blotch of color.
Maculate Mac"u·late transitive verb
[ Latin maculatus
, past participle of maculare
to spot. See Macula
, and confer Macule
] To spot; to stain; to blur.
Maculate the honor of their people. Sir T. Elyot.
Maculate Mac"u·late adjective [ Latin maculatus , past participle ] Marked with spots or maculæ; blotched; hence, defiled; impure; as, most maculate thoughts. Shak.
Maculated Mac"u·la`ted adjective Having spots or blotches; maculate.
Maculation Mac"u·la"tion noun [ Latin maculatio .] The act of spotting; a spot; a blemish. Shak.
Maculatory Mac"u·la·to·ry adjective Causing a spot or stain. T. Adams.
Maculature Mac"u·la·ture noun Blotting paper. [ Obsolete]
Macule Mac"ule noun [ French macule . See Macula .] 1. A spot. [ Obsolete] 2. (Print.) A blur, or an appearance of a double impression, as when the paper slips a little; a mackle.
Macule Mac"ule transitive verb [ Confer French maculer . See Maculate , v. ] To blur; especially (Print.) , to blur or double an impression from type. See Mackle .
Maculose Mac"u·lose` adjective [ Latin maculosus .] Of or pertaining to spots upon a surface; spotted; maculate.
Mad Mad obsolete past participle of Made . Chaucer.