[mah-lah fee-de; English mey-luh fahy-dee] /ˈmɑ lɑ ˈfi dɛ; English ˈmeɪ lə ˈfaɪ di/
in bad faith; not genuine.
[mah-lah fee-des; English mey-luh fahy-deez] /ˈmɑ lɑ ˈfi dɛs; English ˈmeɪ lə ˈfaɪ diz/
bad faith; intent to cheat or deceive.
Compare (def 1).
(Hinduism) a string of beads or knots, used in praying and meditating
undertaken in bad faith
in Buddhism, a string of beads used in meditation, esp. for counting recitations; a Buddhist rosary
Malas come in various lengths, mainly in 108- and 27-bead strands.
Sanskrit ‘garland trengwa’
mala ma·la (mā’lə)
n. pl. ma·lae (-lē)
[mal-uh-bahr] /ˈmæl əˌbɑr/ noun 1. a region along the entire SW coast of India, extending from the Arabian Sea inland to the Western Ghats. /ˈmæləˌbɑː/ noun 1. a region along the SW coast of India, extending from Goa to Cape Comorin: includes most of Kerala state
[mal-uh b-sawrp-shuh n, -zawrp-] /ˌmæl əbˈsɔrp ʃən, -ˈzɔrp-/ noun, Pathology. 1. faulty of nutritive material from the intestine. /ˌmæləbˈsɔːpʃən/ noun 1. a failure of absorption, esp by the small intestine in coeliac disease, cystic fibrosis, etc n. 1879, from mal- + absorption. malabsorption mal·ab·sorp·tion (māl’əb-sôrp’shən, -zôrp’-) n. Defective or inadequate absorption of nutrients from the […]
[muh-lah-boh] /məˈlɑ boʊ/ noun 1. a town in and the capital of Equatorial Guinea, on N Bioko island. noun 1. a republic in W equatorial Africa, comprising the mainland province of Río Muni and the island province of Bioko: formerly a Spanish colony. 10,824 sq. mi. (28,034 sq. km). Capital: Malabo. /məˈlɑːbəʊ/ noun 1. the […]
- Malabsorption syndrome
malabsorption syndrome n. A nutritional syndrome caused by any of various disorders in which there is ineffective absorption of nutrients from the gastrointestinal tract, characterized by diverse conditions such as diarrhea, weakness, edema, lassitude, weight loss, poor appetite, protuberant abdomen, pallor, bleeding tendencies, and muscle cramps.