[lech-uh-gee-uh; Spanish le-choo-gee-yah] /ˌlɛtʃ əˈgi ə; Spanish ˌlɛ tʃuˈgi yɑ/
noun, plural lechuguillas
[lech-uh-gee-uh z; Spanish le-choo-gee-yahs] /ˌlɛtʃ əˈgi əz; Spanish ˌlɛ tʃuˈgi yɑs/ (Show IPA)
a semidesert plant, Agave lecheguilla, of Mexico, having a basal rosette of sharply pointed leaves and a very tall flower spike, grown as an ornamental.
- Lech walesa
[vuh-wen-suh] /vəˈwɛn sə/ noun 1. Lech [lek] /lɛk/ (Show IPA), born 1943, Polish labor leader: a leader of Solidarity 1980; president 1990–96; Nobel Peace Prize 1983. /væˈwɛnsə/ noun 1. Lech (lɛç). born 1943, Polish statesman: president of Poland (1990–95); leader of the independent trade union Solidarity 1980–90; Nobel peace prize 1983
[leech-wee] /ˈlitʃ wi/ noun 1. an African antelope, Kobus leche, related to the waterbuck, inhabiting wet, grassy plains: a threatened species.
[French luh seed] /French lə ˈsid/ noun 1. a drama (1636) by Corneille. [sid; Spanish theed] /sɪd; Spanish θid/ noun 1. The (“El Cid Campeador”; Rodrigo Díaz de Bivar) c1040–99, Spanish soldier: hero of the wars against the Moors. 2. (italics) Le, . /sɪd; Spanish θið/ noun 1. El or the. original name Rodrigo Diaz […]
[les-uh-thin] /ˈlɛs ə θɪn/ noun 1. Biochemistry. any of a group of phospholipids, occurring in animal and plant tissues and egg yolk, composed of units of choline, phosphoric acid, fatty acids, and glycerol. 2. a commercial form of this substance, obtained chiefly from soybeans, corn, and egg yolk, used in foods, cosmetics, and inks. /ˈlɛsɪθɪn/ […]