M-



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(referring especially to the use of wireless electronic devices) mobile:
m-commerce; m-business.
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U.S. Military. (used to designate the production model of military equipment, as the M-1 rifle.)
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variant of .
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a prefix found in many family names of Irish or Scottish Gaelic origin, as MacBride and Macdonald.
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variant of .
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short for meta- (sense 4)
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indicating the use of mobile-communications technology: m-banking
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a variant of Mac-
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(in surnames of Scottish or Irish Gaelic origin) son of: MacDonald, MacNeice
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a variant of Mac-

common element in Scottish and Irish names, from Old Celtic *makko-s “son.” Cognate root *makwos “son” produced Old Welsh map, Welsh mab, ap “son;” also probably cognate with Old English mago “son, attendant, servant,” Old Norse mögr “son,” Gothic magus “boy, servant,” Old English mægð “maid” (see maiden).

m- abbr. often m-
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