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Meanings of Lacertilian:

noun

A reptile of the suborder lacertilia; a lizard.

Usage examples:

Among prehistoric lacertilians were the gecko ardeosaurus and the monitor megalania.
adjective

Relating to or denoting lacertilians.

Usage examples:

Of greatest interest here, however, is the function of the lacertilian mesotarsal joint.

Meanings of Lacertoid:

adjective

Lizard-like; lacertiform; specifically of or relating to the superfamily lacertoidea, which comprises the typical lizards, whiptails, and worm lizards.

Meanings of Lacery:

noun

Something made up of interlaced elements; lacelike work; a lacelike pattern.

Meanings of Laces:

noun

A fine open fabric of cotton or silk, made by looping, twisting, or knitting thread in patterns and used especially for trimming garments.

Usage examples:

A dress trimmed in white lace
verb

Fasten or tighten (a shoe or garment) by tying the laces.

Usage examples:

He put the shoes on and laced them up

Meanings of Lacet:

noun

A flat braided tape; especially a braid used to form designs on lace. also: braided work, especially on lace. frequently attributive, as "lacet braid", "lacet work", etc.

Lacewing

ˈleɪswɪŋ

Meanings of Lacewing:

noun

A slender delicate insect with large clear membranous wings. both the adults and larvae are typically predators of aphids.

Usage examples:

That is why right now is one of the best times to begin releasing green lacewings into your garden.

Meanings of Lacewings:

noun

A slender delicate insect with large clear membranous wings. both the adults and larvae are typically predators of aphids.

Usage examples:

That is why right now is one of the best times to begin releasing green lacewings into your garden.

Meanings of Lacewood:

noun

The timber of the plane tree.

Usage examples:

The distinguishing feature of lacewood is the prominent ray flecks.

Meanings of Lacewoods:

noun

The timber of the plane tree.

Usage examples:

The distinguishing feature of lacewood is the prominent ray flecks.

Lacework

ˈleɪswəːk

Meanings of Lacework:

noun

Fabric or decorative items made of lace.

Usage examples:

Beautiful intricate lacework

Meanings of Laceworks:

noun

Fabric or decorative items made of lace.

Usage examples:

Beautiful intricate lacework

Meanings of Lachenalia:

noun

Any of the small, perennial, bulbous-rooted plants of the genus lachenalia (family liliaceae), the members of which have thick, often spotted leaves and spikes or racemes of variously coloured tubular or bell-shaped flowers, and are native to south africa but widely cultivated elsewhere; (in form lachenalia) the genus itself.

Laches

ˈlatʃɪz

Meanings of Laches:

noun

Unreasonable delay in asserting a claim, which may result in its dismissal.

Usage examples:

Thus this court must uphold the probate court's decision to find laches inapplicable to this action.

Meanings of Lachesis:

proper noun

One of the three fates.

Meanings of Lachryma:

noun

Any of various substances exuded by certain trees and shrubs, especially an aromatic resin or gum exuded in small drops; material of this kind. in later use: specifically the exuded sap of a vine (vitis species), used medicinally.

Meanings of Lachrymal:

adjective

Connected with weeping or tears.

Usage examples:

That hysterical, then lachrymal, then guilt-ridden hour
noun

A small bone forming part of the eye socket.

Usage examples:

The area corresponding to the lacrimals, prefrontals and posterior nasals is difficult to recognise.

Meanings of Lachrymary:

adjective

Relating to or characterized by weeping or sadness; = "lachrymal". also (anatomy): involved in the secretion of tears.

noun

A vessel (supposedly) intended to collect a mourner's tears; = "lachrymatory".

Lachrymation

ˌlakrɪˈmeɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Lachrymation:

noun

The flow of tears.

Usage examples:

A high body temperature is associated with pyrexia with increased lacrymation and salivation.

Lachrymator

ˈlakrɪˌmeɪtə

Meanings of Lachrymator:

noun

A substance that irritates the eyes and causes tears to flow.

Usage examples:

This lachrymator dissolves in eye fluids and produces small amounts of irritating sulfuric acid.

Lachrymatories

ˈlakrɪməˌt(ə)ri

Meanings of Lachrymatories:

noun

A phial of a kind found in ancient roman tombs and thought to be a lachrymal vase.

Usage examples:

Glass, including lachrymatories, is mentioned as occurring sometimes, but apparently only in small …
adjective

Relating to, causing, or containing tears.

Usage examples:

A lachrymatory secretion

Lachrymatory

ˈlakrɪməˌt(ə)ri

Meanings of Lachrymatory:

adjective

Relating to, causing, or containing tears.

Usage examples:

A lachrymatory secretion
noun

A phial of a kind found in ancient roman tombs and thought to be a lachrymal vase.

Usage examples:

Glass, including lachrymatories, is mentioned as occurring sometimes, but apparently only in small …

Meanings of Lachrymiform:

adjective

Having the shape of a teardrop.

Meanings of Lachrymist:

noun

A person who weeps, especially easily or frequently. often humorous.

Meanings of Lachrymogenic:

adjective

Causing (excessive) production of tears; of or relating to the production of tears.

Meanings of Lachrymonasal:

adjective

Originally: designating the structures through which tears drain from eye into the nose, especially the nasolacrimal duct (now rare). also: of or relating to the lacrimal bone and the inferior nasal concha (turbinate bone) or another bone of the nose.

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