6 letter word starting with mot

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
mothen adjective Full of moths.
mother noun A female parent; especially, one of the human race; a woman who has borne a child., That which has produced or nurtured anything; source of birth or origin; generatrix., An old woman or matron., The female superior or head of a religious house, as an abbess, etc., Hysterical passion; hysteria., Received by birth or from ancestors; native, natural; as, mother language; also acting the part, or having the place of a mother; producing others; originating., To adopt as a son or daughter; to perform the duties of a mother to., A film or membrane which is developed on the surface of fermented alcoholic liquids, such as vinegar, wine, etc., and acts as a means of conveying the oxygen of the air to the alcohol and other combustible principles of the liquid, thus leading to their oxidation., To become like, or full of, mother, or thick matter, as vinegar.
motile adjective Having powers of self-motion, though unconscious; as, the motile spores of certain seaweeds., Producing motion; as, motile powers.
motion noun The act, process, or state of changing place or position; movement; the passing of a body from one place or position to another, whether voluntary or involuntary; — opposed to rest., Power of, or capacity for, motion., Direction of movement; course; tendency; as, the motion of the planets is from west to east., Change in the relative position of the parts of anything; action of a machine with respect to the relative movement of its parts., Movement of the mind, desires, or passions; mental act, or impulse to any action; internal activity., A proposal or suggestion looking to action or progress; esp., a formal proposal made in a deliberative assembly; as, a motion to adjourn., An application made to a court or judge orally in open court. Its object is to obtain an order or rule directing some act to be done in favor of the applicant., Change of pitch in successive sounds, whether in the same part or in groups of parts., A puppet show or puppet., To make a significant movement or gesture, as with the hand; as, to motion to one to take a seat., To make proposal; to offer plans., To direct or invite by a motion, as of the hand or head; as, to motion one to a seat., To propose; to move.
motive noun That which moves; a mover., That which incites to action; anything prompting or exciting to choise, or moving the will; cause; reason; inducement; object., The theme or subject; a leading phrase or passage which is reproduced and varied through the course of a comor a movement; a short figure, or melodic germ, out of which a whole movement is develpoed. See also Leading motive, under Leading., That which produces conception, invention, or creation in the mind of the artist in undertaking his subject; the guiding or controlling idea manifested in a work of art, or any part of one., Causing motion; having power to move, or tending to move; as, a motive argument; motive power., To prompt or incite by a motive or motives; to move.
motivo noun See Motive, n., 3, 4.
motley adjective Variegated in color; consisting of different colors; dappled; party-colored; as, a motley coat., Wearing motley or party-colored clothing. See Motley, n., 1., Composed of different or various parts; heterogeneously made or mixed up; discordantly composite; as, motley style., A combination of distinct colors; esp., the party-colored cloth, or clothing, worn by the professional fool., Hence, a jester, a fool.
motmot noun Any one of several species of long-tailed, passerine birds of the genus Momotus, having a strong serrated beak. In most of the species the two long middle tail feathers are racket-shaped at the tip, when mature. The bird itself is said by some writers to trim them into this shape. They feed on insects, reptiles, and fruit, and are found from Mexico to Brazil. The name is derived from its note.
motory noun Alt. of Motorial
mottle verb t. To mark with spots of different color, or shades of color, as if stained; to spot; to maculate., A mottled appearance.