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
[muh-ley-shuh, -shee-uh, -see-uh] /məˈleɪ ʃə, -ʃi ə, -si ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. softening, or loss of consistency, of an organ or tissue. 2. an abnormal craving for highly spiced food. /məˈleɪʃɪə/ noun 1. the pathological softening of an organ or tissue, such as bone n. from Latin malacia “a calm at sea,” from Greek malakia […]