[muh-lak-uh, -lah-kuh] /məˈlæk ə, -ˈlɑ kə/
a state in Malaysia, on the SW Malay Peninsula: formerly a part of the British Straits Settlements and of the Federation of Malaya. 640 sq. mi. (1658 sq. km).
a seaport in and the capital of this state.
Strait of, a strait between Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula. 35–185 miles (56–298 km) wide.
the stem of the rattan palm
a walking stick made from this stem
a state of SW Peninsular Malaysia: rubber plantations. Capital: Malacca. Pop: 635 791 (2000). Area: 1683 sq km (650 sq miles)
noun 1. a cane or walking stick made of the brown, often mottled or clouded stem of an East Indian rattan palm, Calamus scipionum.
[mal-uh-kahy] /ˈmæl əˌkaɪ/ noun 1. a Minor Prophet of the 5th century b.c. 2. the book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Mal. /ˈmæləˌkaɪ/ noun (Old Testament) 1. a Hebrew prophet of the 5th century bc 2. the book containing his oracles Douay spelling Malachias (ˌmæləˈkaɪəs) masc. proper name, Old Testament name of the […]
[mal-uh-kahyt] /ˈmæl əˌkaɪt/ noun 1. a green mineral, basic copper carbonate, Cu 2 CO 3 (OH) 2 , an ore of copper, used for making ornamental articles. 2. a ceramic ware made in imitation of this. /ˈmæləˌkaɪt/ noun 1. a bright green mineral, found in veins and in association with copper deposits. It is a […]
/ˈmæləˌkaɪ/ noun 1. Saint. 1094–1148, Irish prelate; he became Archbishop of Armagh (1132) and founded (1142) the first Cistercian abbey in Ireland. Feast day: Nov 3