8 letter word starting with mac

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
macarize verb t. To congratulate.
macaroni noun Long slender tubes made of a paste chiefly of wheat flour, and used as an article of food; Italian or Genoese paste., A medley; something droll or extravagant., A sort of droll or fool., A finical person; a fop; — applied especially to English fops of about 1775., The designation of a body of Maryland soldiers in the Revolutionary War, distinguished by a rich uniform.
macaroon noun A small cake, composed chiefly of the white of eggs, almonds, and sugar., A finical fellow, or macaroni.
macavahu noun A small Brazilian monkey (Callithrix torquatus), — called also collared teetee.
maccaboy noun Alt. of Maccoboy
maccoboy noun A kind of snuff.
macerate verb t. To make lean; to cause to waste away., To subdue the appetites of by poor and scanty diet; to mortify., To soften by steeping in a liquid, with or without heat; to wear away or separate the parts of by steeping; as, to macerate animal or vegetable fiber.
machinal adjective Of or pertaining to machines.
machined imp. & past participle of Machine
machiner noun One who or operates a machine; a machinist.
macilent adjective Lean; thin.
mackerel noun A pimp; also, a bawd., Any species of the genus Scomber, and of several related genera. They are finely formed and very active oceanic fishes. Most of them are highly prized for food.
mackinaw A thick blanket formerly in common use in the western part of the United States.
maclurea noun A genus of spiral gastropod shells, often of large size, characteristic of the lower Silurian rocks.
maclurin noun See Morintannic.
macropod noun Any one of a group of maioid crabs remarkable for the length of their legs; — called also spider crab.
macropus noun genus of marsupials including the common kangaroo.
macroura adjective Alt. of Macroural
macrural adjective Same as Macrurous.
macruran noun One of the Macrura.
maculate verb To spot; to stain; to blur., Marked with spots or maculae; blotched; hence, defiled; impure; as, most maculate thoughts.
maculose adjective Of or pertaining to spots upon a surface; spotted; maculate.