(of animals) living in lakes or freshwater marshes
noun a fear of lakes, ponds Word Origin limno- ‘fresh water’
[lim] /lɪm/ verb (used with object) 1. to represent in drawing or painting. 2. to portray in words; describe. 3. Obsolete. to illuminate (manuscripts). /lɪm/ verb (transitive) 1. to represent in drawing or painting 2. (archaic) to describe in words 3. an obsolete word for illuminate v. early 15c., “to illuminate” (manuscripts), altered from Middle […]
[lim-oh] /ˈlɪm oʊ/ noun, plural limos. Informal. 1. a limousine. /ˈlɪməʊ/ noun (pl) -mos 1. (informal) short for limousine n. abbreviation of limousine, by 1959, American English. noun A limousine: disapproves of this vast fleet (789 limos) of luxury transportation (1946+) verb : Check your reso before you limo to Manhattan Related Terms stretch limo […]
[li-mohzh; French lee-mawzh] /lɪˈmoʊʒ; French liˈmɔʒ/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Haute Vienne, in S central France. 2. Also called Limoges ware. a type of fine porcelain manufactured at Limoges. [oht-vyen] /oʊtˈvyɛn/ noun 1. a department in central France. 2145 sq. mi. (5555 sq. km). Capital: Limoges.