- First Reference: Genesis 34:25
- Last Reference: Ezra 8:14
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
MALE, adjective [Latin masculus, from mas, maris.]
1. Pertaining to the sex that procreates young, and applied to animals of all kinds; as a male child; a male beast, fish, or fowl.
2. Denoting the sex of a plant which produces the fecundating dust, or a flower or plant that bears the stamens only, without pistils.
3. Denoting the screw whose threads enter the grooves or channels of the corresponding or female screw.
MALE, noun Among animals, one of the sex whose office is to beget young; a he-animal.
1. In botany, a plant of flower which produces stamens only, without pistils.
2. In mechanics, the screw whose threads enter the grooves or channels of the corresponding part or female screw.
MALEDIC'ENCY, noun [Latin maledicentia; male and dico.]
Evil speaking; reproachful language; proneness to reproach. [Little used.]
MAL'EDICENT, adjective Speaking reproachfully; slanderous. [Little used.]
MALEDIC'TION, noun [Latin maledictio; male, evil, and dico, to speak.]
Evil speaking; denunciation of evil; a cursing; curse or execration.
MALEFAC'TION, noun [Latin male, evil, and facio, to do.]
A criminal deed; a crime; an offense against the laws. [Little used.]
Crucified with Jesus.
Matthew 27:38-44; Luke 23:32-39
MALEFAC'TOR, noun [supra.] One who commits a crime; one guilty of violating the laws, in such a manner as to subject him to public prosecution and punishment, particularly to capital punishment; a criminal.
MAL'EFICE, noun An evil deed; artifice; enchantment. [Not in use.]
MALEFI'CIATE, verb transitive To bewitch. [Not in use.]
MALEFICIA'TION, noun A bewitching. [Not in use.]
MALEFI'CIENCE, noun [Latin maleficientia.]
The doing of evil, harm or mischief.
MALEFI'CIENT, adjective Doing evil, harm or mischief.
same as Mahaleleel
the son of Cainan. (Genesis 5:12) marg.; Luke 3:37
MALEN'GINE, noun Guile; deceit. [Not in use.]
MAL'ET, noun A little bag or budget; a portmanteau. [Not used.]
MALEV'OLENCE, noun [Latin malevolentia; malum, evil, and volens, volo, to will.] Ill will, personal hatred; evil disposition towards another; enmity of heart; inclination to injure others. It expresses less than malignity.
MALEV'OLENT, adjective Having an evil disposition towards another or others; wishing evil to others; ill disposed, or disposed to injure others. A malevolent heart rejoices in the misfortunes of others.
1. Unfavorable; unpropitious; bringing calamity.
MALEV'OLENTLY, adverb With ill will or enmity; with the wish or design to injure.
MALEV'OLOUS, adjective Malevolent. [Not in use.]