Lutzomyia Lutz·o·my·ia (lōōt’zō-mī’yə)
A genus of sand flies or midges of the family Psychodidae that serve as vectors of leishmaniasis and Oroya fever.
- Lutzow-holm bay
[ly-tsawf-hohlm] /ˈlü tsɔfˌhoʊlm/ noun 1. an inlet of the Indian Ocean on the coast of Antarctica between Queen Maud Land and Enderby Land. /ˈlʊtsəʊˈhəʊm/ noun 1. an inlet of the Indian Ocean on the coast of Antarctica, between Enderby Land and Queen Maud Land
- Lutz-splendore-almeida disease
Lutz-Splendore-Almeida disease Lutz-Splen·do·re-Almeida disease (lŭts’splěn-dôr’ē-, lōōts’splěn-dô’rě-) n. See paracoccidioidomycosis.
[luhv] /lʌv/ noun, Eye Dialect. 1. . abbreviation 1. love affectionate, dialectal, or colloquial spelling of love, attested from 1825. noun A woman, said affectionately: Please pass the potatoes, luv (1957+) love
/ˈlʌvɪ/ noun (pl) -vies 1. (facetious) a person who is involved in the acting profession or the theatre, esp one with a tendency to affectation
noun an actor or actress with an affected manner Usage Note humorous colloquial