5 letter word starting with ul

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ulcer noun A solution of continuity in any of the soft parts of the body, discharging purulent matter, found on a surface, especially one of the natural surfaces of the body, and originating generally in a constitutional disorder; a sore discharging pus. It is distinguished from an abscess, which has its beginning, at least, in the depth of the tissues., Fig.: Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character., To ulcerate.
ulema noun A college or corporation in Turkey composed of the hierarchy, namely, the imams, or ministers of religion, the muftis, or doctors of law, and the cadis, or administrators of justice.
ullet noun A European owl (Syrnium aluco) of a tawny color; — called also uluia.
ulmic adjective Pertaining to ulmin; designating an acid obtained from ulmin.
ulmin noun A brown amorphous substance found in decaying vegetation. Cf. Humin.
ulmus noun A genus of trees including the elm.
ulnar adjective Of or pertaining to the ulna, or the elbow; as, the ulnar nerve.
ultra adjective Going beyond others, or beyond due limit; extreme; fanatical; uncompromising; as, an ultra reformer; ultra measures., One who advocates extreme measures; an ultraist; an extremist; a radical.
ulula noun A genus of owls including the great gray owl (Ulula cinerea) of Arctic America, and other similar species. See Illust. of Owl.