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  • Definitions starting with M: mackabee
    Entry: /makabiy/ [etym? ] n. a plant, Abrus precatorius. = BEAD VINE, BLACK-EYED SUSAN, REM-EYE SUZY, (WILD) LICORICE (Rum Cay, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with M: macko jack
    Entry: [cf. ALMACO JACK] n. a fish, probably Serbia rivoliana. (Andros, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with M: máddo
    Entry: /madow/ maddo take sick; muddows /módows/ [cf. MOTHER BLOOD; from mother /móda/ by hypercorrection of final syllable /-a/to /-ow/; cf. YALLER] intj. an exclamation of ...

  • Definitions starting with M: maggot fish
    Entry: See MARGARET FISH ...

  • Definitions starting with M: mai-mai
    Entry: See MOI-MOI ...

  • Definitions starting with M: maingrow
    Entry: See MANGRO ...

  • Definitions starting with M: maingrow chicken
    Entry: [cf. MANGRO, MAINGROW mangrove] n. the mangrove coot, Gallinula chloropus, a water fowl. = RED-SEAL COOT (Nassau, Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with M: make fast
    Entry: [OED, fasten; probably from MAKE HASTE blending with make it fast, but cf. Haitian fè vit (lit, make fast) to hurry HCEFDI phr. to hurry up! ...

  • Definitions starting with M: make
    Entry: /mek/v. [pronunciation Atlantic, US Black (Stanley 1941:4); also Brit. dial. North, West EDD] 1. [Atlantic; cf. Twi ma yε uŋkɔ (lit. make we go) let's ...

  • Definitions starting with D: de (2)
    Entry: /de/; dere, da, dare preverbal progressive marker [Atlantic; cf. DE1and African aspect markers such as Twi progressive "formed with the prefix re (originally de, to be)" (Christaller ...

  • Definitions starting with D: de (1)
    Entry: /de/; dere, there copula [Atlantic; DJE "from there, DE, which takes the place of the omitted verb to be—poss. also with coincidental influ­ence from some African word ...

  • Definitions starting with M: mally bump
    Entry: [etym?] n. a bump on the head. cf. CAMALLY, PAMALLY (Andros, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with M: mammee sapota, mammee supporter
    Entry: /mámi sapówta/ [Atlantic; from Sp. from Taino mamey + Sp. zapote sapodilla from Nahuatl tzapotl idem] n. a fruit tree, Calocarpum mammosum: 1946 Mammee sapota. ...

  • Definitions starting with M: maneet
    Entry: See MANITA JACK ...

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