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ma {n} (colloquial form of mother)  :: mamma {f}
mañana {adv} (tomorrow) SEE: tomorrow  ::
mac {n} /mæk/ (mackintosh) SEE: mackintosh  ::
macarism {n} (all senses)  :: macarismo {m}
macaroni {n} /ˌmækəˈɹoʊni/ (type of pasta)  :: maccheroni {m-p}
macaroni penguin {n} (Eudyptes chrysolophus)  :: pinguino macaroni {m}
macaroon {n} /ˌmæk.əˈɹun/ (soft biscuit or cookie prepared with almond or coconut dough)  :: amaretto
Maccabaic {adj}  :: maccabaico
Maccabee {n} /ˈmæk.k‌əˌbi/ (Maccabee)  :: Macabeo {m}
macchia {n} /mæk.ɪa/ (shrubland biota)  :: macchia {f}
macchiato {n} (type of coffee)  :: macchiato {m}
mace {n} (a spice)  :: macis {m} {f}
mace {n} (ceremonial form of this weapon)  :: mazza {f}
mace {n} /meɪs/ (weapon)  :: mazza {f}
Macedonia {prop} (former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, see also: former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)  :: Macedonia {f}, Repubblica di Macedonia {f}
Macedonia {prop} /ˌmæs.əˈdoʊ.ni.ə/ (ancient kingdom)  :: Macedonia {f}
Macedonia {prop} (region of northern Greece)  :: Macedonia {f}
Macedonian {adj} /mæsəˈdəʊnɪən/ (of Macedonia, its people or language)  :: macedone
Macedonian {n} (person from Macedonia)  :: macedoniana {f}, macedoniano {m}
Macedo-Romanian {prop} (Aromanian) SEE: Aromanian  ::
Macerata {prop} (province)  :: Macerata
Macerata {prop} (town)  :: Macerata {f}
macerate {v} /ˈmæs.ə.reɪt/ (to soften or separate by immersion in a liquid)  :: macerare
maceration {n} /mæsəˈɹeɪʃən/ (act or process of macerating)  :: maceramento {m}
MacGyver {v} /məˈɡaɪvɚ/ (to jury-rig) SEE: jury-rig  ::
machete {n} /məˈʃɛ.ti/ (a sword-like tool)  :: machete {m}
Machiavellian {adj} /ˌmɑk.i.əˈvɛl.i.ən/ (Machiavellian)  :: machiavellico
machine {n} (a person who is very proficient)  :: macchina {f}
machine {n} /məˈʃiːn/ (mechanical or electrical device)  :: macchina {f}
machine code {n} (machine language) SEE: machine language  ::
machine gun {n} (type of firearm)  :: mitragliatrice
machine language {n} (set of instructions for a computer)  :: linguaggio macchina {m}, codice macchina {f}
machinery {n} /məˈʃiːnəɹi/  :: macchinario {m}
machine tool {n} /məˈʃiːn ˈtuːl/ (a tool used for machining)  :: macchina utènsile {f}
machine translation {n} (act of transforming a computer language into another computer language using a computer)  :: traduzione automatica {f}
machinist {n} /mə.ˈʃi.nɪst/ (operator) SEE: operator  ::
machismo {n} /mɑːˈtʃiz.moʊ/ (exaggerated masculinity)  :: machismo
Mach number {n} (the ratio of the velocity of a body to that of sound in the surrounding medium)  :: numero di Mach {m}
macho {adj} /ˈmɑtʃoʊ/ (manly, tough)  :: macho
macho {n} (A macho person)  :: macho {m}
macintosh {n} (raincoat) SEE: mackintosh  ::
mackerel {n} (edible fish)  :: sgombro {m}
mackerel bird {n} (wryneck) SEE: wryneck  ::
mackintosh {n} (raincoat in general) SEE: raincoat  ::
macpalxochitl {n} (Mexican hand tree) SEE: Mexican hand tree  ::
macramé {n} /ˈmækrəˌmeɪ/ (textile)  :: macramè {m}
macroanalysis {n} (analysis in which the size of the sample is of the order of grams)  :: macroanalisi {f}
macrobiotic {adj}  :: macrobiotico
macrobiotics {n} /ˌmækroʊˌbaɪˈɑtəks/ (art of prolonging life)  :: macrobiotica {f}
macrocephalic {adj} (having an abnormally large head)  :: macrocefalo
macrocephaly {n} (a condition in which the head is abnormally large)  :: macrocefalia {f}
macrocheilia {n} (medical condition)  :: macrochilia {f}, macrocheilia {f}
macroclimate {n} (climate of a relatively large geographic area)  :: macroclima {m}
macrocosm {n} /ˈmæk.rəˌkɑ.zəm/ (the universe) SEE: universe  ::
macrocrystalline {adj} (having crystals that are visible without the use of magnification)  :: macrocristallino
macrocyte {n} (unusually large red blood cell)  :: macrocita {f}, macrocito {m}
macrocytosis {n} (presence of macrocytes in the blood)  :: macrocitosi
macrodontia {n} (condition of having very large teeth)  :: macrodontia {f}
macroeconomic {adj} (relating to macroeconomics)  :: macroeconomico
macroeconomics {n} /ˈmæk.ɹoʊ.iː.kə.nɑ.mɪks/ (study of the entire economy)  :: macroeconomia
macroelement {n} (element for which the human body has a daily requirement of greater than 100mg)  :: macroelemento {m}
macroesthesia {n} (perception that objects are larger than they really are)  :: macroestesia {f}
macrogamete {n} (larger of a pair of conjugating gametes)  :: macrogamete {m}
macroglobulin {n} (plasma globulin of high molecular weight)  :: macroglobulina {f}
macroglossia {n} (enlargement of the tongue)  :: macroglossia {f}
macroinstruction {n} (macro)  :: macroistruzione {f}
macrolide {n}  :: macrolide {m}
macrometeorology {n} (study of the large-scale behaviour of the atmosphere)  :: macrometeorologia {f}
macromolecular {adj} (of or relating to a macromolecule)  :: macromolecolare
macromolecule {n} (large molecule)  :: macromolecola {f}
macron {n} /ˈmækɹɒn/ (short, straight, horizontal diacritical mark placed over a vowel)  :: macron {m}
macrophage {n} (type of white blood cell)  :: macrofago {m}
macrophyllous {adj} (having long or large leaves)  :: macrofillo
macropod {n} (marsupial)  :: macropodide {m}
macroprogramming {n} (creation of macros and macroinstructions)  :: macroprogrammazione {f}
macroregional {adj} (pertaining to a macroregion)  :: macroregionale
macroscopic {adj} (visible to the unassisted eye)  :: macroscopico
macroseism {n} (severe earthquake)  :: macrosisma {m}
macrosmatic {adj} (having a good sense of smell)  :: macrosmatico
macrosporangium {n} (megasporangium) SEE: megasporangium  ::
macrospore {n} (specially large spore)  :: macrospora {f}
macrostructure {n} (gross structure)  :: macrostruttura {f}
macrostructure {n} (metallurgy)  :: macrostruttura {f}
macrosystem {n} (programming system)  :: macrosistema {m}
macrovascular {adj} (of or pertaining to the larger blood vessels)  :: macrovascolare
macula {n} (large blot or splotch)  :: macula {f}
mad {adj} (insane (adj.))  :: pazzo, folle, matto, insano
Madagascar {prop} /madəˈɡaskə/ (country in Southern Africa)  :: Madagascar {m}
Madagascar buzzard {n} (Buteo brachypterus)  :: poiana del Madagascar {f}
madam {n} /ˈmæd.əm/ (polite term of address to a woman)  :: signora {f}
madam {n} (mistress of a household)  :: padrona di casa {f}
madam {n} (woman who manages a brothel)  :: madama {f}
madder {n} (colour)  :: rosso di robbia {m}
madder {n} (dye)  :: alizarina {f}
madder {n} /ˈmædə(ɹ)/ (plant)  :: robbia {f}, robbia domestica {f}
madder {n} (root)  :: robbia {f}
made in China {adj} (manufactured in the PRC)  :: fatto in Cina
made-up {adj} (changed by cosmetics)  :: truccato {m}
made-up {adj} (invented, fabricated)  :: inventato, falso {m}
madly {adv} (in a mad manner)  :: follemente
madman {n} (An insane man)  :: matto {m}, pazzo {m}
madness {n} /ˈmæd.nɪs/  :: follia, pazzia, insanità
Madonna {prop} (Virgin Mary)  :: Madonna
madrasa {n} (madrasah) SEE: madrasah  ::
madrasah {n} (school for Islamic theology)  :: madrasa {f}
madrassah {n} (madrasah) SEE: madrasah  ::
Madrid {prop} /məˈd(ʒ)rɪd/ (capital of Spain)  :: Madrid {f}
madrigal {n} /ˈmædrɪɡəl/ (either musical sense)  :: madrigale {m}
Madrileño {adj} (of Madrid) SEE: Madrilenian  ::
Madrileño {n} (Someone from Madrid) SEE: Madrilenian  ::
madrone {n} (strawberry tree) SEE: strawberry tree  ::
madwoman {n} (a woman who is insane)  :: matta {f}, pazza {f}
mafia {n} (a crime syndicate)  :: mafia {f}
Mafia {prop} (international criminal organisation of Sicilian origin)  :: Mafia {f}
Mafioso {n} (member of the mafia, see also: mobster)  :: mafioso, mafiosa {f}
magazine {n} (ammunition clip)  :: caricatore {m}
magazine {n} (ammunition storehouse)  :: caricatore {m}
magazine {n} /mæɡəˈziːn/ (periodical)  :: rivista {f}, periodico {m}, rivista illustrata {f}, pubblicazione {f}
Magdalene {prop} (biblical character) SEE: Mary Magdalene  ::
Magdalene {prop} (female given name)  :: Maddalena
mage {n} /meɪdʒ/ (magician, wizard or sorcerer)  :: magio
Magellanic penguin {n} (Penguin)  :: pinguino di Magellano {m}
magenta {adj} (colour)  :: magenta
magenta {n} /məˈdʒɛntə/ (colour)  :: magenta
maggot {n} /ˈmæɡət/  :: baco {m}, verme {m}
Maghreb {prop} (region in Africa)  :: Magreb
Maghrebi {adj} (of or relating to the Maghreb)  :: magrebino {m}
Magi {prop} /ˈmeɪdʒaɪ/ (the three wise men)  :: Maghi {m-p}, maghi {m-p}
magic {adj}  :: magico
magic {n} /ˈmædʒɪk/ (use of supernatural rituals, forces etc.)  :: magia {f}
magic {n}  :: magia {f}
magician {n}  :: mago {m}, [1] maga {f}
magician {n} /məˈdʒɪʃən/ (practitioner of allegedly supernatural magic)  :: mago {m}, stregone {m}
magic lantern {n} (early form of slide projector)  :: lanterna magica {f}
magic wand {n} (stick or staff used to perform magic)  :: bacchetta magica {f}
magistrate {n} /ˈmædʒɪstɹeɪt/ (judicial officer)  :: magistrato {m}
magma {n} (molten matter)  :: magma {m}
Magna Carta {prop} (the Magna Carta)  :: Magna Carta {f}
magnanimously {adv} (in a magnanimous manner)  :: magnanimamente
magnesia {n} /ˌmæɡˈniʒə/ (magnesium oxide)  :: magnesia {f}
magnesian {adj} (containing magnesia)  :: magnesiaco {m}
magnesium {n} /ˌmæɡˈniziəm/ (chemical element)  :: magnesio {m}
magnesium oxide {n} (white powder)  :: ossido di magnesio {m}
magnet {n} /ˈmæɡnət/ (piece of material that attracts some metals by magnetism)  :: magnete {m}, calamita {f}
magnetar {n} (pulsar with an extremely powerful magnetic field)  :: magnetar {f}
magnetic {adj} (determined by earth's magnetic fields)  :: magnetico
magnetic {adj} (having an extraordinary ability to attract)  :: magnetico
magnetic {adj} (having the properties a magnet)  :: magnetico, magnetica
magnetic {adj} (of, relating to, caused by, or operating by magnetism)  :: magnetico
magnetic field {n} (a field of magnetic force)  :: campo magnetico {m}
magnetic levitation {n} (method of supporting objects)  :: levitazione magnetica {f}
magnetic moment {n} (magnetic moment)  :: momento magnetico {m}
Magnetic North {n} (magnetic north) SEE: magnetic north  ::
magnetic tape {n} (acrylic tape used for recording data)  :: nastro magnetico {m}
magnetism {n} /ˈmæɡ.nəˌtɪz.əm/ (the property of being magnetic)  :: magnetismo {m}
magnetite {n} /ˈmaɡnətʌɪt/ (a mineral)  :: magnetite
magnetize {v} (to attract)  :: magnetizzare
magneto- {prefix} (magnet-) SEE: magnet-  ::
magnetochemistry {n} (branch of chemistry that studies the effect of magnetic field)  :: magnetochimica {f}
magnetoelasticity {n} (condition of being magnetoelastic)  :: magnetoelasticità {f}
magnetometer {n} (instrument)  :: magnetometro {m}
magnetomotive {adj} (capable of producing magnetic flux)  :: magnetomotrice
magnetooptics {n} (branch of physics)  :: magnetoottica {f}
magnetosphere {n} (region around a planet)  :: magnetosfera {f}
magnetostriction {n} (change of a ferromagnetic material when magnetized)  :: magnetostrizione {f}
magnification {n} (act of magnifying)  :: magnificazione {f}
magnificent {adj} /mæɡˈnɪfəsənt/ (grand, elegant or splendid in appearance)  :: magnifico
magnificently {adv} (in a magnificent manner)  :: magnificamente
magnifying glass {n} (instrument)  :: lente d'ingrandimento
magnitude {n} (apparent brighness of a star)  :: magnitudine {f}
magnitude {n} (energy of earthquake)  :: magnitudo {f}
magnitude {n} /mæɡnɪtjuːd/ (size etc)  :: vastità {f}
magnolia {n} (flower)  :: magnolia {f}
magnolia {n} /ˌmæɡˈnoliə/ (tree)  :: magnolia {f}
magpie {n} /ˈmæɡˌpaɪ/ (bird of genus Pica)  :: gazza {f}
Magyar {adj} /ˈmæɡjɒr/ (Hungarian) SEE: Hungarian  ::
Maharashtrian {adj} (of or pertaining to Maharashtra)  :: maratto
Maharashtrian {n} (native or resident of Maharashtra)  :: maratto {m}
Maharastra {prop} (Maharashtra) SEE: Maharashtra  ::
Mahilyow {prop} (Mogilev) SEE: Mogilev  ::
mahi-mahi {n} (large food and game fish)  :: lampuga {f}
mahogany {n} /məˈhɒɡəni/ (tropical tree)  :: mogano {m}
mahogany {n} (wood)  :: mogano {m}
maid {n} (female servant or cleaner)  :: cameriera {f}
maid {n} /meɪd/ (young female)  :: signorina {f}
maiden {adj} (virgin) SEE: virgin  ::
maiden {n} /ˈmeɪdən/ (unmarried young female)  :: pulzella {f}, ragazza {f}
maiden {n}  :: signorina {f}, vergine {f}
maidenhair fern {n} (maidenhair) SEE: maidenhair  ::
maiden name {n} (married woman's original last name)  :: nome da ragazza {m}, nome da nubile {m}
mail {n} (armour consisting of metal rings or plates linked together)  :: maglia {f}, cotta {f}, cotta di maglia {f}
mail {n} (electronic mail)  :: posta {f}, posta elettronica {f}, e-mail {f}
mail {n} /meɪ̯l/ (postal delivery system)  :: posta {f}
mail {n} (organisation)  :: posta {f}
mail {n} (parcels and letters)  :: posta {f}
mail {v} (to send via the post)  :: inviare, impostare
mailbox {n} (box into which mail is put)  :: casella postale {f}
mailing list {n} (collection of names and addresses)  :: mailing list {f}
mailman {n} (post office employee)  :: postino {m}
main {adj} /meɪn/ (principal)  :: principale
main {n} (high seas) SEE: high seas  ::
main {n} (mainland) SEE: mainland  ::
main {n} (strength) SEE: strength  ::
Main {prop} (river in southern Germany)  :: Meno {m}
main course {n} (main dish of a meal)  :: secondo piatto {m}
main diagonal {n} (diagonal line of a matrix)  :: diagonale principale {f}
mainland {n} /ˈmeɪ̪nlənd/ (the main landmass of a country or continent)  :: continente {m}
mainly {adv} /ˈmeɪnli/ (chiefly; for the most part)  :: principalmente
mainmast {n} (mainmast)  :: albero maestro
maintain {v} /meɪnˈteɪn/ (to keep up)  :: mantenere
maintenance {n} /ˈmeɪntɪnəns/ (keeping a machine in service)  :: manutenzione {f}
Mainz {prop} (capital of Rhineland-Palatinate)  :: Magonza {f}
maize {n} /meɪz/ (corn; a type of grain of the species Zea mays)  :: granturco {m}, granoturco {m}, mais {m}
majestical {adj} /məˈdʒɛstɪkl̩/ (majestic) SEE: majestic  ::
majesty {n} /ˈmædʒ.əs.ti/ (the quality of being impressive and great)  :: maestà
majiang {n} (mahjong) SEE: mahjong  ::
major {adj} (music: being the larger of two intervals denoted by the same ordinal number)  :: maggiore
major {adj} (music: of a scale which follows the pattern: tone - tone - semitone - tone - tone - tone - semitone)  :: maggiore
major {n} (major premise) SEE: major premise  ::
major {n} /ˈmeɪdʒɚ/ (military rank)  :: maggiore {m}
major {n} (person of legal age)  :: maggiorenne
majorant {n} (function that dominates others)  :: maggiorante {f}
major arcana {n} (Tarot cards)  :: arcani maggiori, trionfi
Majorca {prop} /məˈdʒɔɹ.kə/ (island)  :: Maiorca {f}
majordomo {n} /ˌmeɪ.dʒɚˈdoʊ.moʊ/ (head servant)  :: maggiordomo {m}
majority {n} (legal adulthood)  :: maggiore età
majority {n} /məˈdʒɑrɪti/ (more than half)  :: maggioranza {f}
major third {n} (interval of four semitones)  :: terza maggiore {f}
majuscule {n} (upper-case letter) SEE: capital letter  ::
make {n} (brand )  :: marca {f}
make {v}  :: fare
make {v} /meɪk/ (to construct)  :: fare
make {v} (to cause to be)  :: rendere
make a fool of {v} (To cause (someone) to seem foolish)  :: fare una figuraccia
make a killing {v} (to win or earn a large amount of money)  :: sbancare, fare una fortuna
make a living {v} (earn enough income)  :: guadagnarsi da vivere
make amends {v} (to repair a relationship; to make up; to resolve an argument or fight; to make reparations or redress)  :: dare soddisfazione
make a mountain out of a molehill {v} (to treat a problem as greater than it is)  :: fare di una mosca un elefante
make a name for oneself {v} (to gain fame)  :: affermarsi, sfondare
make an effort {v} (to try; to work towards a goal)  :: fare uno sforzo
make an exhibition of oneself {v} (to embarrass oneself in public)  :: rendersi ridicolo, dare spettacolo
make a spectacle of oneself {v} (To embarrass oneself or others in public)  :: dare spettacolo di sé, farsi ridere dietro
make do {v} (to get by (with))  :: farcela, arrangiarsi, far funzionare
make fun of {v} (tease, ridicule)  :: burlare, sbeffeggiare
make haste {v} (to rush)  :: affrettarsi
make hay while the sun shines {proverb} (act while an opportunity exists)  :: batti il ferro finché è caldo
make it {v} (to become famous and successful)  :: sfondare, affermarsi, spuntarla, farcela
make it {v} (to have sexual intercourse)  :: farsela
make it {v} (to reach a place (successfully or on time))  :: farcela, raggiungere, arrivare
make it {v} (to survive, to live through something)  :: sopravvivere
make love {v} (to engage in sexual intercourse)  :: fare l'amore
make out {v} (To kiss or to make love)  :: pomiciare, limonare
make sense {v} (be coherent)  :: avere senso
make shift {v} (contrive, find a way through difficulty)  :: improvvisare, ingegnarsi
makeshift {adj} (Made to work or suffice; improvised; substituted)  :: improvvisato, di fortuna
makeshift {n} /ˈmeɪkˌʃɪft/ (A temporary, usually insubstantial, substitution for something else)  :: ripiego {m}, improvvisazione {f}
make the bed {v} (arrange sheets, etc smoothly and neatly)  :: rifare il letto
make up {v} (to apply cosmetics or makeup)  :: truccarsi
make up {v} (to compensate, fill in or catch up)  :: recuperare
make up {v} (to constitute)  :: comporsi
make up {v} (to invent, imagine, or concoct)  :: improvvisare, rimediare, fabbricare, mettere su, tirare fuori, inventare, immaginarsi
makeup {n} (cosmetics)  :: trucco {m}
make-up artist {n} (artist who creates makeup for theatrical, television, or film productions)  :: truccatore {m}, truccatrice {f}
make up one's mind {v} (to decide, to reach a conclusion)  :: decidersi
Makeyevka {prop} (Makiyivka) SEE: Makiyivka  ::
Malachi {prop} (book of The Bible)  :: Malachi, Malachia
malachite {n} (mineral)  :: malachite {f}
malacology {n} (study of molluscs)  :: malacologia {f}
malady {n} /ˈmælˌə.di/ (a disease, illness, or other health disorder)  :: malattia {f}
Malagasy {prop} /ˌmæləˈɡæsi/ (the language of the Malagasy, when considered one language)  :: malgascio {m}
malaise {n} (bodily feeling)  :: malessere {m}
malanga {n} (plant)  :: malanga
malar {n} /ˈmeɪlə/ (cheekbone) SEE: cheekbone  ::
malar bone {n} (cheekbone) SEE: cheekbone  ::
Malawi {prop} (Republic of Malawi)  :: Malawi {m}
Malayalam {prop} /ˌmɑː.ləˈjɑː.ləm/ (language)  :: lingua malayalam {f}
Malayization {n} (Malayisation) SEE: Malayisation  ::
Malaysia {prop} /məˈleɪʒə/ (country in Southeast Asia)  :: Malesia {f}
Malaysian {prop} /məˈleɪ.zi.ən/ (Malay) SEE: Malay  ::
Maldives {prop} /ˈmɑl.daɪvz/ (country in South Asia)  :: Maldive {f-p}
male {adj} (having an external plug)  :: maschio
male {adj}  :: maschio, maschile
male {adj} /meɪl/ (belonging or referring to the sex having the smaller gametes)  :: maschile, maschio {m}
male {n} (animal of masculine sex)  :: maschio {m}
male {n} (human of masculine sex or gender)  :: maschio {m}
male {n}  :: maschio {m}
maledict {v} (berate) SEE: berate  ::
maledict {v} (curse) SEE: curse  ::
malediction {n} (curse)  :: maledizione {f}
malevolence {n} (hostile feeling and attitude)  :: melavolenza {f}
malevolent {adj} /məˈlɛvələnt/ (having or displaying ill will; wishing harm on others)  :: malintenzionato
malevolently {adv} (malevolently) SEE: maliciously  ::
malfeasor {n} (wrongdoer) SEE: wrongdoer  ::
malfunction {n} (Failure to function)  :: malfunzionamento
malfunction {n} /ˌmælˈfʌŋk.ʃən/ (Faulty functioning)  :: malfunzionamento
Mali {prop} (A country in Western Africa)  :: Mali
malice {n} /ˈmælɪs/ (intention to harm)  :: malizia {f}
malicious {adj} (Of, pertaining to, or as a result of malice or spite)  :: doloso, cattivo, malizioso, malevole
maliciousness {n} (maliciousness) SEE: malevolence  ::
malignant {adj} /məˈlɪɡnənt/ (harmful, malevolent, injurious)  :: maligno, malevolo
malignant {adj} (tending to produce death)  :: maligno
malkin {n} /ˈmɔːlkɪn/ (cat) SEE: cat  ::
mallard {n} /ˈmælɚd/ (a common and widespread dabbling duck, Anas platyrhynchos)  :: anatra selvatica {f}
malleable {adj} (liable to change)  :: malleabile
malleable {adj} /ˈmæliəbəl/ (able to be hammered into thin sheets)  :: malleabile
malleolar {adj} (of or relating to the malleolus)  :: malleolare
malleolus {n} (bony prominence in ankle joint)  :: malleolo {m}
mallet {n} (instrument for playing croquet)  :: mazza da croquet {f}
mallet {n} /ˈmælɪt/ (small maul)  :: maglio {m}, mazzetta {f}
malleus {n} /ˈmæl.i.əs/ (tripus) SEE: tripus  ::
mallow {n} /ˈmæloʊ/ (any of a group of plants in several genera of the taxonomic family Malvaceae)  :: malva {f}
malnutrition {n} (lack of adequate nourishment)  :: denutrizione {f}
malposition {n} (abnormal position of an organ)  :: distopia {f}
malt {n} (sprouted grain used in brewing)  :: malto {m}
malt {v} (to convert grain into malt)  :: maltare
Malta {prop} (island)  :: Malta {f}
Malta {prop} /ˈmɑl.tə/ (republic)  :: Malta {f}
Malta Island {prop} (the largest island of Malta)  :: Isola di Malta
Maltese {adj} /ˌmɑlˈtiz/ (pertaining to Malta or its language)  :: maltese
malting {n} (process)  :: maltazione {f}
malt-o-meal {n} (cream of wheat) SEE: cream of wheat  ::
maltose {n} (the disaccharide C12H22O11)  :: maltosio {m}
maltotriose {n} (maltooligosaccharide)  :: maltotrioso {m}
maltreatment {n} /malˈtɹiːtmənt/ (cruel or harmful treatment)  :: maltrattamento {m}
malt whiskey {n} (malt whisky) SEE: malt whisky  ::
malt whisky {n} (whisky made from malted barley)  :: whisky di malto {m}
mama {n} /ˈmɑmə/ (mother) SEE: mother  ::
mama {n} (mum) SEE: mum  ::
mambo {n} (Latin American dance)  :: mambo {m}
mambo {n} /ˈmɑmboʊ/ (Latin American music genre)  :: mambo {m}
mamma {n} /ˈmæmə/ (mum) SEE: mum  ::
mamma {n} (mother) SEE: mother  ::
mammal {n} /ˈmæməl/ (animal of the class Mammalia)  :: mammifero {m}
mammary {n} /ˈmæməɹi/ (breast) SEE: mamma  ::
mammary gland {n} (milk-secreting gland)  :: ghiandola mammaria {f}
mammography {n} (X-ray examination of the breasts)  :: mammografia {f}
mammoth {n} /ˈmæməθ/ (elephant-like mammal)  :: mammut {m}
man {interj} (an interjection used to place emphasis upon something or someone)  :: cavolo {m}
man {n} (adult male human)  :: uomo {m}
man {n} /mæn/ (human)  :: uomo {m}
man {n} (piece in board games)  :: pedina {f}
Man {prop} (genus Homo)  :: uomo {m}
manacle {n} /ˈmæn.ə.kəl/ (a shackle restricting free movement of the hands)  :: manette {f}
manage {v} /ˈmænədʒ/ (to direct or be in charge)  :: dirigere
manage {v}  :: maneggiare
management {n} /ˈmænədʒmənt/ (administration; the process or practice of managing)  :: amministrazione {f}, direzione {f}, gestione
manager {n} (administrator, for a singer or group)  :: impresario {m}
manager {n} (in computer software)  :: gestore {m}
manager {n} /ˈmæn.ɪ.dʒɚ/ (person whose job is to manage something (for female equivalents, see manageress#Translations, see also: manageress)  :: direttore {m}, capo {m}, responsabile {m}, gestore {m}
manager {n}  :: [of a business] direttore {m}, direttrice {f}, [of a restaurant, etc.] gerente {m}, [of a sports team, etc.] manager {m}
managerial {adj} (involving management-like duties)  :: manageriale
Manchu {adj} (Manchurian, referring to the Manchu language)  :: mancese
Manchu {adj} (Manchurian, referring to the Manchu(rian) people)  :: mancese, manciuriano
Manchu {n} (person of Manchuria)  :: manciù, mancese
Manchu {prop} (language)  :: mancese {m}
Manchuria {prop} (Manchuria)  :: Manciuria {f}
mandarin {n} (fruit) SEE: mandarin orange  ::
mandarin {n} /ˈmæn.dɚ.ɪn/ (Chinese Imperial bureaucrat)  :: mandarino {m}
mandarin {n} (mandarin duck) SEE: mandarin duck  ::
mandarin {n} (tree) SEE: mandarin orange  ::
Mandarin {prop} /ˈmæn.də.ɹɪn/ (Standard Mandarin, see also: Chinese)  :: mandarino {m}
mandarin duck {n} /ˈmændərɪn dʌk/ (bird)  :: anatra mandarina {f}
mandarin orange {n} (fruit)  :: mandarino {m}
mandarin orange {n} (tree)  :: mandarino {m}
mandate {n} (official command)  :: mandato {m}
mandatory {adj} /ˈmæn.dəˌtɔ.ɹi/ (obligatory)  :: obbligatorio, richiesto, necessario
Mandelbrot set {n} (set of complex numbers c)  :: Insieme di Mandelbrot {m}
mandelic {adj}  :: mandelico
mandelic acid {n} (2-phenyl-2-hydroxyacetic acid)  :: acido mandelico {m}
mandibulotomy {n}  :: mandibulotomia {f}
Mandingo {prop} (macrolanguage)  :: mandingo {m}
mandocello {n} (string instrument)  :: mandoloncello {m}
mandola {n} (musical instruments)  :: mandola {f}
mandolin {n} (kitchen tool) SEE: mandoline  ::
mandolin {n} /ˈmændəlɪn/ (musical instrument)  :: mandolino
mandolinist {n} (one who plays the mandolin)  :: mandolinista {m} {f}
mandopop {n} (Mandarin pop music)  :: mandopop {m}
mandrake {n} (botany)  :: mandragora
mandrill {n} (Mandrillus sphinx)  :: mandrillo {m}
mane {n}  :: chioma {f}, criniera {f}
mane {n} (longer hair growth around head of male lions)  :: criniera {f}
mane {n} /meɪn/ (longer hair growth on back of neck of a horse)  :: chioma {f}, criniera {f}
man-eater {n} (woman)  :: mangiauomini {f}
maneuver {n} /məˈnuːvɚ/  :: manovra {f}
maneuver {v} (to move (something) carefully, and often with difficulty, into a certain position)  :: manovrare
manga {n} (comic done in Japanese style)  :: manga {m}
manga {n} /ˈmæŋɡə/ (comic originated in Japan)  :: manga {m}
manganese {n} /ˈmæŋɡəniz/ (chemical element)  :: manganese
manganin {n} (manganin)  :: manganina {f}
manège {n} (school)  :: maneggio {m}
mange {n} /meɪndʒ/ (skin disease)  :: scabbia {f}, rogna {f}
manger {n} /ˈmeɪn.dʒə(ɹ)/ (trough for animals to eat from)  :: mangiatoia {f}
mangler {n} (person who mangles laundry)  :: manganatore {m}, manganatrice {f}
mango {n} /ˈmæŋɡoʊ, ˈmeɪŋɡoʊ/ (fruit of the mango tree; Mangifera indica fruit)  :: mango {m}
mangosteen {n} (fruit)  :: mangostano {m}
manhater {n} (misandrist) SEE: misandrist  ::
manhater {n} (misanthrope) SEE: misanthrope  ::
manhole {n} (a hole in the ground used to access the sewers or other underground vaults and installations)  :: tombino {m}
manhood {n} (state of being a man as distinguished from a child or a woman.)  :: mascolinità {f}
mania {n} (excessive desire)  :: mania {f}
mania {n} /ˈmeɪniə/ (violent derangement)  :: mania {f}
-mania {suffix} (indicating a compulsion or obsession)  :: -mania
maniac {n} (fanatic, obsessive)  :: maniaco
maniac {n} /ˈmeɪniˌæk/ (insane person)  :: maniaco
maniacal {adj} /məˈnʌɪək(ə)l/ (like a maniac)  :: maniacale, maniaco
maniacality {n} (condition of being maniacal)  :: maniacalità {f}
manic depression {n} (bipolar disorder)  :: sindrome maniaco-depressiva
manifestation {n} (the act or process of becoming manifest)  :: manifestazione {f}
manifesto {n} /ˌmæn.əˈfɛs.to(ʊ)/ (a public declaration of principles, policies, or intentions, especially that of a political party)  :: manifesto {m}
manifold {adj} (exhibited at diverse times or in various ways)  :: manifesto
manifold {adj} (various in kind or quality)  :: molteplice, multiforme
manifold {n} /ˈmænɪˌfold/ (omasum) SEE: omasum  ::
-manifold {n} (manifold) SEE: manifold  ::
manifold {n} (topological space)  :: varietà
Manila {prop} /məˈnɪl.ə/ (capital of the Philippines)  :: Manila {f}
Manila hemp {n} (the fibre of the abaca)  :: canapa di Manila {f}, abaca {f}
maniple {n} /ˈmænɪpəl/ (division of the Roman army)  :: manipolo {m}
manipulate {v} (handle and move a body part)  :: manipolare
manipulate {v} (influence or manage)  :: manipolare, plagiare
manipulate {v} /məˈnɪpjʊleɪt/ (move with the hands)  :: manipolare
manism {n}  :: manismo {m}
manist {n}  :: manista {m} {f}
manita {n} (Mexican hand tree) SEE: Mexican hand tree  ::
Manitoba {prop} /ˈmæn.ɪ.təʊ.bə/ (Province in western Canada)  :: Manitoba
mankind {n} (human race)  :: umanità {f}
mankind {n}  :: uomo
manliness {n} (similarity to man)  :: mascolinità {f}, virilità {f}
mannequin {n} /ˈmænəˌkɪn/ (model of the human body used for the displaying of clothes)  :: manichino
manner {n} /ˈmænɚ/ (way of performing or effecting; method or style)  :: maniera {f}, modo {m}
mannerism {n}  :: affettazione, leziosaggine.; abitudine, vezzo, posa.; manierismo.
mannitol {n} (alcohol)  :: mannitolo {m}
mannose {n} (monosaccharide aldohexose)  :: mannosio {m}
Manoel Island {prop} (island)  :: Isola di Manoel {f}
manoeuvrability {n} (quality of being manoeuvrable)  :: manovrabilità {f}
man of the world {n} (a worldly man)  :: uomo di mondo
man-of-war {n} (cnidarian) SEE: Portuguese man-of-war  ::
man-of-war {n} /mæn.əvˈwɔɹ/ (armed naval vessel)  :: nave da guerra {f}
man-of-war {n} (man of war bird) SEE: magnificent frigatebird  ::
manometer {n} /məˈnɑmɪtɚ/ (instrument)  :: manometro {m}
manpower {n} (power exerted by a single person)  :: manodopera {f}
manpower {n} (workforce) SEE: labour force  ::
mansard {n} (mansard roof) SEE: mansard roof  ::
mansard {n} (upper storey)  :: mansarda {f}
manse {n} /mæns/ (house inhabited by the minister of a parish)  :: canonica {f}, presbiterio {m}
manslaughter {n} (act of killing unlawfully, but not wilfully)  :: omicidio colposo {m}
mansuetude {n} /mænˈsuət(j)ud/ (gentleness, meekness)  :: mansuetudine {f}
mantis {n} (any of various large insects of the order Mantodea)  :: mantide {f}
mantissa {n} (part of a logarithm after the decimal point)  :: mantissa {f}
mantle {n} (fireplace shelf) SEE: mantel  ::
mantle {n} /ˈmæn.təl/ (geology: layer of the Earth)  :: mantello {m}
Mantua {prop} (city)  :: Mantova {f}
Mantua {prop} (province)  :: Mantova
Mantuan {adj} (of, or from, Mantua)  :: mantovano
Mantuan {n} (someone from Mantua)  :: mantovano {m}
manual {adj} (performed with the hands)  :: manuale
manual {n} /ˈmænjə(wə)l/ (booklet that instructs)  :: manuale {m}, guida, libretto delle istruzioni
manual labor {n} (work done by hand) SEE: manual labour  ::
manually {adv} (by hand)  :: manualmente
manufacture {v} /ˌmænjuˈfæktʃɚ/ (to make things)  :: fabbricare
manul {n} (Otocolobus manul)  :: manul, gatto di Pallas, gatto delle steppe
manumit {v} /mænjʊˈmɪt/ ( to free one's slave)  :: manomissione , affrancamento
manure {n} /məˈn(j)ur/ (excrement)  :: letame {m}, stallatico {m}
manus {n} (hand) SEE: hand  ::
manuscript {adj} (handwritten, or by extension typewritten)  :: manoscritto
manuscript {n} (book, article etc, submitted for reproductive publication)  :: manoscritto {m}
manuscript {n} (book, composition or any other document, written by hand)  :: manoscritto {m}
Manx {prop} /meɪŋks/ (Manx Gaelic) SEE: Manx Gaelic  ::
Manx cat {n} /mæŋks kæt/ (mammal)  :: gatto dell'Isola di Man {m}
Manx shearwater {n}  :: berta minore {f}
many {determiner} /ˈmɛni/ (an indefinite large number of)  :: molti
many hands make light work {proverb} (proverb: a large number of people co-operating can perform tasks easily)  :: l'unione fa la forza
manyplies {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum  ::
many thanks {phrase} (many thanks)  :: grazie molte, grazie mille, grazie tante, tante grazie, molte grazie
Manzonian {adj} (of or in the style of Manzoni)  :: manzoniano
Manzonian {n} (follower or imitator of Manzoni)  :: manzoniano {m}
Maoism {n} /ˈmaʊɪzəm/ (philosophy espoused by Mao Zedong)  :: maoismo {m}
Maoist {adj} (of Maoism)  :: maoista
Maoist {n} (Maoist advocate)  :: maoista
Mao jacket {n} (Mao suit) SEE: Mao suit  ::
map {n} /mæp/ (visual representation of an area)  :: mappa {f}, carta {f}, carta geografica {f}
map {v} (to create a visual representation of a territory)  :: mappare
maple {n} (tree of the Acer genus)  :: acero {m} (A. platanoides), loppio {m} (A. campestre)
maple syrup {n} (syrup made from the sap of the sugar maple)  :: sciroppo d'acero {m}
marabou {n} (large wading bird native to Africa)  :: cicogna gozzuta {f}
marabout {n} /ˈmaɹəbuːt/ (holy man)  :: marabutto {m}
marabout {n} (tomb)  :: marabutto {m}
marabunta {n} (army ant) SEE: army ant  ::
marasmus {n} (wasting disease)  :: marasma {m}
Marathi {prop} (language of Maharashtra)  :: maratto, maharatto
Marathi {prop} (people of Maharashtra)  :: maratto, maharatto
marathon {n} /ˈmærəˌθɑn/ (Road race)  :: maratona {f}
Marathon {prop} /ˈmærəˌθɑn/ (town in Greece)  :: Maratona
marathoner {n} /ˈmæ.ɹæ.θən.ə(ɹ)/ (someone who participates in marathons and other long-distance races)  :: maratoneta {m} {f}
marauder {n} (one who moves about in roving fashion looking for plunder)  :: predone {m}
marble {n} /ˈmɑɹbəl/ (crystalline limestone)  :: marmo {m}
marble {n} (spherical ball)  :: biglia {f}, pallina {f}
Marcellus {prop} (male given name)  :: Marcello
march {n} /mɑɹtʃ/ (formal, rhythmic way of walking)  :: marcia {f}
march {n} (obsolete: border region)  :: marca {f}
march {n} (political rally or parade)  :: marcia {f}
march {n} (region at a frontier governed by a marquess)  :: marca {f}
march {n} (smallage) SEE: smallage  ::
march {n} (song in the genre of music written for marching)  :: marcia {f}
march {n} (steady forward movement or progression)  :: marcia {f}
march {v} (walk with long, regular strides)  :: marciare
March {prop} /mɑɹtʃ/ (third month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: marzo {m}
Marche {prop} (region of central Italy)  :: Marche {f-p}
Marcius {prop} (a Roman nomen gentile)  :: Marcio, Marzio
marcophily {n} (branch of philately)  :: marcofilia {f}
mare {n} /ˈmɛ(ə)ɹ/ (female horse)  :: cavalla {f}
mareogram {n} (marigram) SEE: marigram  ::
Margaret {prop} (female given name)  :: Margherita {f}
margarine {n} /ˈmɑɹdʒəɹɪn/ (spread)  :: margarina {f}
margay {n} (Leopardus wiedii)  :: margay {m}
margrave {n} (hereditary prince)  :: margravio {m}
margrave {n} /ˈmɑɹɡɹeɪv/ (military officer in charge of German border area)  :: margravio {m}
marguerite {n} (oxeye daisy) SEE: oxeye daisy  ::
Marian {adj} (relating to Virgin Mary)  :: mariano
Marian {prop} (Female given name)  :: Marianna {f}
Mariana Trench {prop} (trench in the North Pacific Ocean)  :: Fossa delle Marianne
mariculture {n} (seawater aquaculture of fish or other sea creatures)  :: maricoltura {f}
Marie {prop} (female given name) SEE: Mary  ::
marigold {n} /ˈmæɹ.ɪˌɡoʊld/ (Calendula)  :: calendola {f}, fiorrancio {m}
marigram {n} (Printed recording of tidal level)  :: mareogramma {f}
marijuana {n} /ˌmɛɹ‌ɪˈwɑ.n‌ə/ (the drug)  :: erba {f}, marijuana {f}
marimba {n} /mə.ˈɹɪm.bə/ (musical instrument)  :: marimba
marina {n} /məˈrinə/ (harbour)  :: porticciolo {m}, marina {f}, porticciolo turistico
Marina {prop} (female given name)  :: Marina
marine corps {n} /məˈrinˌkɔr/ (military organization of marines who are trained and equipped to fight on or from ships)  :: fanteria di marina {f}
mariner {n} /ˈmæɹɪnə/ (sailor) SEE: sailor  ::
marionette {n} (string puppet)  :: marionetta {f}
Marist {adj} (of or pertaining to these organizations or their members)  :: marista
Marist {n} /ˈmaɹɪst/ (member of any of several Roman Catholic organizations named after the Virgin Mary)  :: marista {m} {f}
mariticide {n} (a man who kills his wife) SEE: uxoricide  ::
maritime {adj} /ˈmæ.ɹɪˌtaɪm/ (bordering on the sea)  :: marittimo {m}
maritime law {n} (body of law) SEE: admiralty law  ::
maritime pine {n} (a pine tree)  :: pino marittimo {m}
Marius {prop} (male given name)  :: Mario
marjoram {n} (culinary herb)  :: maggiorana {f}
marjoram {n} /ˈmɑɹd͡ʒəɹəm/ (plant)  :: maggiorana {f}
mark {n} (academic score)  :: voto {m}
mark {n} (coin)  :: moneta {f} di un marco
mark {n} /mɑɹk/ (indication for reference or measurement)  :: segno {m}
mark {n} (sporting score)  :: punteggio {m}
mark {n} (unit of currency)  :: marco {m}
mark {n} (visible impression, blemish, stain)  :: macchia {f}
mark {v} (blemish)  :: macchiare
mark {v} (indicate)  :: marcare
Mark {prop} /mɑɹk/ (male given name)  :: Marco {m}
marker {n} (marker pen) SEE: marker pen  ::
marker {n} (note of debt)  :: nota {f}, quota {f} [(di debito da pagare)]
marker pen {n} (pen)  :: marcatore {m}
market {n} /ˈmɑɹkɪt/  :: mercato {m}
market {v} (to sell) SEE: sell  ::
marketable {adj} (of or pertaining to marketability)  :: commerciabile
marketableness {n} (marketableness) SEE: marketability  ::
marksman {n} (a man skilled in shooting at a target)  :: tiratore scelto {m}, tiratrice scelta {f}
markup language {n} (computer language using markups)  :: linguaggio di markup {m}
marl {n} /mɑɹl/ (a mixed earthy substance)  :: marna {f}
marl {v} (to cover with marline)  :: marnare
marmalade {n} /ˈmɑː(ɹ)m.ə.leɪd/ (jam)  :: marmellata {f}
marmoset {n} /ˈmɑrməsət/ (small monkey)  :: uistitì {m}, marmose
marmot {n} /ˈmɑrmət/ (rodent of the genera Marmota)  :: marmotta
Marne {prop} (river)  :: Marna
maroon {adj} (color)  :: marrone, rossastro, fulvo
maroon {n} (dark red, somewhat brownish colour)  :: marrone, bordeaux
maroon {n} /məˈruːn/ (castaway)  :: naufrago
marquee {n} /ˈmɑː(ɹ)ˌkiː/ (large tent)  :: padiglione {m}, tendone {m}
marquee {n} (projecting canopy)  :: pensilina {f}
marquess {n} /ˈmɑɹ.kwɪs/ (title of nobility)  :: marchese {m}
marquetry {n} /ˈmɑːkɪtɹi/ (woodworking technique)  :: intarsio {m}
marquis {n} (nobleman) SEE: marquess  ::
marriage {n} (close union)  :: connubio, unione
marriage {n} (joining of two parts)  :: stato coniugale
marriage {n} /ˈmæɹɪdʒ/ (state of being married)  :: matrimonio {m}, nozze {f-p}, sposalizio {m}
marriage {n}  :: matrimonio {m}
marriage {n} (union of two people)  :: matrimonio {m}, nozze {f-p}, sposalizio {m}
marriage {n} (wedding)  :: matrimonio {m}, nozze {f-p}, sposalizio {m}
married {adj} /ˈmæɹ.id/ (In a state of marriage; having a wife or a husband)  :: sposato, coniugato
marrow {n} (kind of vegetable)  :: zucchina {f}
marrow {n} (substance inside bones)  :: midollo
marry {v} /ˈmæ.ɹi/ (to take a husband or wife)  :: sposare
marry {v} (to be joined in marriage)  :: sposarsi
marry {v} (to give away as wife or husband)  :: sposare
marry {v} (to take for husband or wife)  :: sposare
Mars {prop} (brand of chocolate bar)  :: Mars {m}
Mars {prop} /ˈmɑɹz/ (god of war)  :: Marte {m}
Mars {prop} (planet)  :: Marte {m}
Marsaxlokk {prop} (port)  :: Marsascirocco, Porto di Marsacirocco {m}
Marseilles {prop} /mɑː(ɹ)ˈseɪ(l)(z)/ (city in France)  :: Marsiglia {f}
marsh {n} /mɑɹʃ/ (area of low, wet land)  :: palude {f}
Marshall Islands {prop} /ˈmɑɹ.ʃəl ˈai.ləndz/ (Republic of the Marshall Islands)  :: Isole Marshall {f-p}
marsh harrier {n} (any member of Circus resembling Circus auruginosus)  :: falco di palude {m}
marshmallow {n} (confectionery)  :: marshmallow
marshmallow {n} /ˈmɑɹʃˌmɛl.oʊ/ (plant)  :: altea {f}
marsupial {adj} (of or pertaining to a marsupial)  :: marsupiale
marsupial {n} /mɑɹˈsuːpiəl/ (mammal of which the female typically has a pouch)  :: marsupiale {m}
marsupialization {n} (surgical technique)  :: marsupializzazione
marsupium {n}  :: marsupio {m}
marten {n} /ˈmɑtən/ (mammal)  :: martora {f}
Martha {prop} (biblical sister of Lazarus and Mary)  :: Marta
Martha {prop} /ˈmɑɹθə/ (female given name)  :: Marta
martial {adj} /ˈmɑɹʃəl/  :: marziale
Martial {prop} (male given name)  :: Marziale
martial art {n} (fighting style)  :: arti marziali
Martian {adj} /ˈmɑɹʃən/ (pertaining to the planet Mars)  :: marziano {m}, marziana {f}
Martian {n} (imaginary inhabitant of the planet Mars)  :: marziano {m}, marziana {f}
Martin {prop} /ˈmɑɹ.tn̩/ (given name)  :: Martino
Martina {prop} (female given name)  :: Martina {f}
martini {n} /ˌmɑrˈtiːni/ (cocktail)  :: martini {m}
Martinique {prop} (Department of Martinique)  :: Martinica
martlet {n} (A mythical bird, often used in heraldry, which possessed no feet)  :: merlotto {m}
martyr {v} /ˈmɑɹ.tɚ]/ (persecute) SEE: persecute  ::
martyr {v} (torture) SEE: torture  ::
martyrology {n} (list of martyred Christian saints)  :: martirologio {m}
marvel {n} (astonishment) SEE: astonishment  ::
marvel {n} (miracle) SEE: miracle  ::
marvel {v} (become filled with wonderment)  :: stupirsi, meravigliarsi
marvellous {adj} /ˈmɑːvələs/ (exciting wonder) SEE: marvelous  ::
marvelous {adj} (exciting wonder or surprise)  :: meraviglioso
Marxism-Leninism {prop} (communist ideological stream)  :: marxismo-leninismo {m}
Mary {prop} (biblical mother of Jesus)  :: Maria {f}, Madonna {f}
Mary {prop} /ˈmɛɹi/ (female given name)  :: Maria {f}
Mary Magdalene {prop} (female disciple of Jesus)  :: Maria Maddalena
marzipan {n} (confection of almond paste, sugar and egg white)  :: marzapane {m}
mascara {n} /ˌmæsˈkæɹə/ (eyelash cosmetic)  :: mascara {m}
mascot {n} (something used to symbolize a sports team or other group)  :: mascotte {f}
masculine {adj} (belonging to males; appropriated to, or used by, males)  :: maschile
masculine {adj} (having male qualities, not feminine or effeminate)  :: masculino {m}
masculine {adj} /ˈmæskjuːlɪn/ (of the male sex; biologically male, not female; manly)  :: mascolino {m}
masculinity {n} /ˌmæskjəˈlɪnɪti/ (degree or property of being masculine)  :: mascolinità {f}
masdar {n} (verbal noun) SEE: verbal noun  ::
maser {n} /ˈmeɪzɚ/ (beam of microwaves)  :: maser {m}
Maseru {prop} (capital of Lesotho)  :: Maseru
mash {n} /mæʃ/ (mashed potatoes) SEE: mashed potatoes  ::
mashed potatoes {n} (potatoes that have been boiled and mashed)  :: purè di patate {m}, purea {f}
mask {n} /mæsk/ (cover for the face)  :: maschera {f}, mascherina {f}
mask {n} (that which disguises)  :: maschera {f}
mask {v} (To disguise; to cover; to hide)  :: mascherare
masked ball {n} (a formal dance with dancers wearing masks)  :: ballo in maschera {m}
masochism {n} /ˈmæs.ə.kɪ.zəm/ (the enjoyment of receiving pain)  :: masochismo
masochist {n} (someone who enjoy, see also: enjoys pain)  :: masochista {m} {f}
masochistic {adj} (deriving pleasure from abuse, being punished, or dominated)  :: masochistico
mason {n} /ˈmeɪsən/ (Freemason) SEE: Freemason  ::
mason wasp {n} (potter wasp) SEE: potter wasp  ::
masquerade {n} (party of people wearing masks, and amusing themselves)  :: mascherata {f}, ballo in maschera {m}, festa in costume {f}
masquerade {v} (disguise) SEE: disguise  ::
masquerade {v} (to conceal with masks)  :: travestirsi, mascherarsi
masquerade {v} (to frolic or disport in disguise)  :: spacciarsi, travestirsi
Masr {prop} (Egypt) SEE: Egypt  ::
mass {n} (bulk; magnitude; body; size)  :: massa {f}
mass {n} (large quantity; sum)  :: massa {f}
mass {n} /mæs/ (quantity of matter cohering together to make one body)  :: massa {f}
mass {n} /mæs/ (religion: celebration of the Eucharist)  :: messa {f}
mass {n} (physics: quantity of matter which a body contains)  :: massa {f}
Mass {n} /ˈmæs/ ((Roman Catholic Church) the principal liturgical service)  :: messa {f}
Massa Carrara {prop} (province)  :: Massa e Carrara
massage {n} /məˈsɑʒ/ (rubbing, kneading, or hitting muscled part of a body)  :: massaggio {m}
masseur {n} /məˈsuːɹ/ (a person who performs massage)  :: massaggiatore {m}, massaggiatrice {f}
massive {adj} /ˈmæs.ɪv/ (massive)  :: massiccio
massive astrophysical compact halo object {n} (massive compact halo object) SEE: massive compact halo object  ::
massively multiplayer online role-playing game {n} (online computer role-playing game)  :: ovvero gioco di ruolo online multigiocatore di massa {m}
mass media {n} (public communication that reaches a large audience)  :: mezzi di comunicazione {p}
mass number {n} (number of protons and neutrons in an atomic nucleus)  :: numero di massa {m}
mast {n} /mæst/ (support of a sail)  :: albero
mast {v} (supply and fit a mast to a ship)  :: alberare, inalberare
mastectomy {n} (surgical procedure to remove all or part of the breast)  :: mastectomia {f}
master {adj} (main, principal or predominant)  :: maestro {m}
master {adj} (original)  :: mastro {m}
master {n} (captain of a merchant ship)  :: capitano {m}, comandante {m}
master {n} (courtesy title of a man)  :: mastro {m}
master {n} (expert at something)  :: padrone {m}, maestro {m}
master {n} /ˈmæs.tɚ/ (someone who has control over something or someone)  :: padrone {m}
master {n} (original of a document or of a recording)  :: master {m}
master {n} (owner of an animal or slave)  :: padrone {m}, padrona {f}, proprietario {m}
master {n} (someone who employs others)  :: boss {m}, capo {m}, titolare {m}
master {n} (tradesman who is qualified to teach apprentices)  :: maestro {m}
master {v} (to control)  :: padroneggiare
master of ceremonies {n}  :: cerimoniere {m}
master of ceremonies {n} (someone who conducts a program by introducing performers)  :: presentatore {m}, presentatrice {f}
masterpiece {n} (piece of work that has been given much critical praise)  :: capolavoro {m}
master race {n} (race of people)  :: razza superiore {f}
master's {n} (master's degree) SEE: master's degree  ::
master's thesis {n} (thesis)  :: tesi magistrale
masterwork {n} (piece done to be ranked a master)  :: capolavoro {m}
masterwork {n} (piece of quality indicative of having been made by a master) SEE: masterpiece  ::
mastery {n} (philosopher's stone) SEE: philosopher's stone  ::
mastic {n} (the shrub or tree Pistacia lentiscus)  :: lentisco {m}
masticate {v} /ˈmæstɪkeɪt/ (to chew)  :: masticare
mastiff {n} /ˈmæstɪf/ (mastiff)  :: mastino {m}
mastodon {n} (extinct elephant-like mammal of the genus Mammut)  :: mastodonte {m}
masturbate {v} /ˈmæstəɹbeɪt/ (to masturbate)  :: masturbare, masturbarsi
masturbation {n} /ˌmæstɚˈbeɪʃən/ (manual erotic stimulation of the genitals)  :: masturbazione {f}
masturbator {n} (someone who masturbates)  :: masturbatore {m}
Masuria {prop} (an area in northeastern Poland)  :: Masuria
masurium {n} (obsolete name of technetium)  :: masurio {m}
mat {n} (athletics: protective pad)  :: materassino {m}
mat {n} /mæt/ (foot wiping device or floor covering)  :: stuoia {f}, stoino {m}, graticcio {m}
mat {n} (protector)  :: sottopiatto {m}
match {n} (attribute equaling or exceeding)  :: pari, simile, (degno) avversario {m}
match {n} (device to make fire)  :: fiammifero {m}
match {n} /mætʃ/ (sporting event)  :: incontro {m}, partita {f}, gara {f}
match {v} (to agree; to equal)  :: incontrarsi
mate {n} (checkmate) SEE: checkmate  ::
mate {n} /meɪt/ (nautical: first mate) SEE: first mate  ::
Matera {prop} (province)  :: Matera
Matera {prop} (town)  :: Matera {f}
material {adj} (related to matter)  :: materiale {m}
material {adj} (worldly)  :: materiale
material {n} (cloth)  :: materiale
material {n} (matter)  :: materiale
materialism {n} (concern over material possessions)  :: materialismo
materialist {n} (someone who is materialistic)  :: materialista
maternal {adj}  :: materno
maternal {adj} /məˈtɜɹnəl/ (of or pertaining to a mother)  :: materno
maternal aunt {n} (the sister of one's mother (several languages distinguish between blood maternal aunts (one's mother's sister) and in-law maternal aunts (one's mother's sister-in-law).))  :: zia {f}
maternal death {n} (the death of a woman that occurs directly related to the procreative process)  :: morte osterica {f}
maternal grandfather {n} (one's mother's father)  :: nonno materno
maternal grandmother {n} (The mother of one's mother)  :: nonna materna {f}
maternal uncle {n} (brother of one's mother)  :: zio {m}, zio materno {m}
math {n} /mæθ/ (short form of mathematics)  :: [rare] mate {f}
mathematically {adv} (according to or using mathematics)  :: matematicamente
mathematician {n} /ˈmæθ(.ə)ˌmə.tɪʃ.ən/ (expert in mathematics)  :: matematico {m}, matematica {f}
mathematics {n} /mæθ(ə)ˈmætɨks/ (field of study)  :: matematica {f}
mathematics {n} (person's ability to use mathematics)  :: matematica {f}
mathematize {v} (describe in terms of a mathematical equation)  :: matematizzare
Matilda {prop} (female given name, cognates and transliterations)  :: Matilde
matriculate {v} (transitive; enroll as a member of a body)  :: immatricolare
matrimony {n} (marriage or the state of being married)  :: matrimonio {m}
matrimony {n} (the marriage ceremony)  :: matrimonio {m}, cerimonia di nozze
matrix {n} (In mathematics)  :: matrice {f}
matrix {n} (Medium in which bacteria are cultured)  :: matrice {f}
matrix {n} /ˈmeɪtɹɪks/ (womb) SEE: womb  ::
matrix {n} (Sediment surrounding and including the artifacts, features, and other materials at an archaeological site)  :: matrice {f}
matrix {n} (Two-dimensional array)  :: matrice {f}
matryoshka {n} /matɹɪˈɒʃkə/ (Russian doll) SEE: Russian doll  ::
Matsuyama {prop} (a city of Japan)  :: Matsuyama
matte {adj} /mæt/ (not reflective of light)  :: opaco {m}
matted {adj} (covered with mats or matting)  :: coperto di stuoie, fatto a stuoia
matted {adj} (forming a thick tangled mess)  :: aggrovigliato, arruffato, ingarbugliato, infeltrito
matter {n} (cause)  :: causa {f}
matter {n} (kind of substance)  :: materia {f}
matter {n} /ˈmætɚ/ (basic structural component of the universe)  :: materia {f}
matter {n}  :: materia {f}
matter {n} (neurology: nerve tissue type)  :: materia {f}
matter {n} (non-antimatter matter)  :: materia
matter {n} (reason for concern)  :: problema {m}
matter {n} (situation)  :: argomento {m}, questione {f}, faccenda {f}
matter {v} (to be important)  :: importare, contare
Matterhorn {prop} (mountain)  :: Cervino
Matthew {prop} (biblical disciple)  :: Matteo
Matthew {prop} (gospel of Matthew)  :: Matteo
Matthew {prop} /ˈmæθjuː/ (male given name)  :: Matteo {m}, Mattia {m}
Matthias {prop} (male given name)  :: Mattia
Matthias {prop} /məˈθaɪəs/ (the Apostle replacing Judas)  :: Mattia
mattock {n} (agricultural tool)  :: piccone
mattress {n} (a pad on which a person can recline and sleep)  :: materasso {m}
mattress pad {n} (mattress protector) SEE: mattress protector  ::
mattress topper {n} (mattress protector) SEE: mattress protector  ::
mature {adj} /məˈtʃʊ(ə)ɹ/ (fully developed)  :: maturo
mature {v} (to become mature; to ripen)  :: maturare
maturity {n} /məˈtʊəɹəti/ (state of being mature, ready or ripe)  :: maturità {f}
maudlin {adj} /ˈmɑd.lɪn/ (affectionate or sentimental in an effusive, tearful, or foolish manner)  :: piagnucoloso, sdolcinato
maugre {prep} /ˈmɑ.ɡɚ/ (notwithstanding; in spite of)  :: benché, nonostante che
maul {n} (heavy, long-handled hammer)  :: maglio {m}, mazza {f}
maul {v} (savage)  :: sbranare
maul {v} (to criticise rudely)  :: strapazzare
maunch {v} /mɑːntʃ/ (munch) SEE: munch  ::
Maundy Thursday {prop} (Thursday before Easter)  :: Giovedì santo {m}
Maurice {prop} /ˈməɹiːs/ (male given name)  :: Maurizio
Mauritania {prop} (Islamic Republic of Mauritania)  :: Mauritania {f}
Mauritian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Mauritius, its people, or their language or culture)  :: mauriziano
Mauritian {n} (person from Mauritius or of Mauritian descent)  :: mauriziano {m}
Mauritian {prop} (Mauritian Creole) SEE: Mauritian Creole  ::
Mauritius {prop} (Republic of Mauritius)  :: Maurizio {m}, l'isola di Maurizio {f}, Mauritius
mauve {n} /mɔv/ (colour)  :: malva
maven {n} /ˈmeɪvən/ (expert in a given field)  :: intenditore {m}
maverick {adj} /ˈmævəɹɪk/ (showing independence)  :: individualista {m} {f}
maverick {n} (one who creates or uses unconventional and/or controversial ideas or practices)  :: anticonformista {m}
maverick {n} (one who does not abide by rules)  :: cane sciolto, anticonformista {m}, indipendente {m}
maverick {n} (unbranded range animal)  :: brado {m}
maxim {n} /ˈmæk.sɪm/ (moral precept)  :: massima {f}, principio {m}
Maximilian {prop} (male given name)  :: Massimiliano
maximum {adj} (highest degree)  :: massimo {m}
maximum {n} (highest limit)  :: massimo {m}
maximum {n} (math: greatest value)  :: massimo {m}
may {n} (the hawthorn bush or its blossom)  :: biancospino {m}
may {v} /meɪ/ (have permission to)  :: potere
may {v} (possibly, but not certainly)  :: forse, può essere che + subjunctive
may {v} (subjunctive)  :: use subjunctive of potere
May {prop} /meɪ/ (fifth month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: maggio
maybe {adv} (as a pro-sentence)  :: forse, può essere
maybe {adv} /ˈmeɪbi/ (indicating a lack of certainty)  :: forse, magari, chissà
May bug {n} (cockchafer) SEE: cockchafer  ::
mayhem {n} (chaos)  :: caos {m}, confusione {f}
mayonnaise {n} /ˈmæn.eɪz/ (dressing)  :: maionese {f}
mayor {n} /ˈmeɪ.ɚ/ (leader of a city)  :: sindaco {m}, primo cittadino {m}
Mayotte {prop} (Territorial Collectivity of Mayotte)  :: Mayotte
may the Force be with you {phrase} (wish someone luck)  :: che la Forza sia con te
Maytime {n} (Maytide) SEE: Maytide  ::
maze {n} /ˈmeɪz/ (Puzzle to get through)  :: labirinto {m}, meandro {m}
Möbius band {n} (Möbius strip) SEE: Möbius strip  ::
Möbius strip {n} /ˈməʊ.biː.əs stɹɪp/ (one-sided surface)  :: nastro di Möbius {m}
McCarthyite {n} (follower of McCarthyism)  :: maccartista
mâche {n} (Valerianella locusta)  :: gallinella commune, lattughella, valerianella
McIntosh {n} (apple tree and fruit variety)  :: McIntosh
me {pron}  :: [after preposition] me, [indirect object] mi, [indirect object, emphatic] a me, [indirect object with an imperative verb; attached to the end of the verb and becoming me when used along with a direct object; the m is doubled with some verbs] mi, [direct object] mi, [direct object, emphatic] me
me {pron} (indirect object of a verb)  :: me
me {pron} /mi/ (direct object of a verb)  :: mi
me {pron} (object of a preposition)  :: me
mead {n} /miːd/ (alcoholic drink)  :: idromele {m}
meadow {n} /ˈmɛdoʊ/ (field or pasture)  :: prato {m}
meadowsweet {n} /ˈmɛdoʊˈswit/ (Filipendula ulmaria)  :: olmaria {f}
meager {adj} /ˈmiːɡɚ/ (lean)  :: magro
meagre {adj} (Deficient or inferior in amount, quality or extent; paltry; scanty; inadequate; unsatisfying)  :: scarno {m}, esiguo {m}
meagre {adj} (Having little flesh; lean; thin.)  :: magro {m}, magra {f}
meagre {n} /ˈmiːɡɚ/ (Argyrosomus regius)  :: bocca d'oro {f}
meal {n} (coarse-ground edible part of various grains)  :: mangìme {m}
meal {n} /miːl/ (food that is prepared and eaten)  :: pasto {m}
meal ticket {n} (an exploited source of income or livelihood)  :: gonzo, pollo
meal ticket {n} (a voucher for food)  :: tagliando
mean {adj} (accomplished with great skill; deft; hard to compete with)  :: eccellente, fantastico, favoloso, formidabile
mean {adj} (acting without consideration of others)  :: meschino, gretto, ignobile
mean {adj} (causing or intending to cause intentional harm)  :: cattivo, maligno, malevolo, sgarbato
mean {adj} (having the mean as its value)  :: medio
mean {adj} (low in quality; inferior)  :: inferiore {m} {f}, mediocre, insignificante
mean {adj} (miserly, stingy)  :: taccagno, avaro, spilorcio
mean {adj} (powerful; fierce; harsh; damaging)  :: violento, furioso, potente
mean {n} (arithmetic mean)  :: media {f}
mean {n} (intermediate value)  :: media {f}
mean {n} (method by which something is done)  :: mezzo {m}
mean {n} (the statistical value)  :: media {f}
mean {v} /miːn/ (to intend; plan on doing)  :: volere, avere l'intenzione, intendere
mean {v} (to convey, indicate)  :: significare
mean {v} (to have conviction in what one says)  :: intendere
mean {v} (to have intentions of some kind)  :: intendere
mean {v} (to result in; bring about)  :: voler dire, significare, portare
mean {v} (to signify)  :: voler dire
meander {n} /miˈændɚ/ (winding, crooked or involved course)  :: meandro {m}
meander {v} (to wander idly)  :: girovare, girovagare
meaning {n} (definition or connotation of a word)  :: significato {m}
meaning {n} (significance of a thing, as "the meaning of life")  :: significato {m}
meaning {n}  :: significato {m}
meaning {n} (symbolic value of something)  :: significato {m}
meaningless {adj} (lacking meaning; insignificant)  :: senza senso, privo di significato, insignificante {m}, senza capo nè coda
meaning of life {n} (hypothetical answer to life's ultimate questions)  :: il senso della vita
meanness {n} (the condition or quality of being mean)  :: grettezza {f}, meschinità {f}, taccagneria {f}
mean proportional {n} (geometric mean) SEE: geometric mean  ::
means of transport {n} (mode of transport) SEE: mode of transport  ::
meantime {n} /ˈmiːntaɪm/  :: frattempo {m}, attesa
meanwhile {adv} (at the same time but elsewhere)  :: intanto, nel frattempo
meanwhile {adv} (during the time)  :: intanto, nel frattempo
measles {n} (acute highly contagious viral disease)  :: morbillo
measure {n} (act of measuring)  :: misurazione {f}, misura {f}
measure {n} /ˈmɛʒə/ (quantity etc. compared to a standard)  :: misura {f}
measure {n} (ruler, measuring stick)  :: righello {m}, regolo {m}
measure {n} (special mathematical function)  :: misura {f}, funzione di misura {f}
measure {v} (ascertain the quantity of a unit)  :: misurare
measure {v} (estimate the unit size)  :: misurare
measuring cup {n} (utensil to measure the volume)  :: misurino {m}
measuring jug {n} (jug for measuring liquids) SEE: measuring cup  ::
measuring rod {n}  :: canna metrica {f}
meat {n} (any sort of flesh)  :: carne {f}
meat {n} /miːt/ (animal flesh used as food)  :: carne {f}
meat {n} (solid edible part of a plant)  :: polpa
meat {n} (totem) SEE: totem  ::
meat {n} (type of meat)  :: carne {f}
meatatarian {n} (meatarian) SEE: meatarian  ::
meatball {n} (meatball)  :: polpetta {f}
meatgrinder {n} (device for cutting meat)  :: tritacarne {m}
meat jelly {n} (aspic) SEE: aspic  ::
meat market {n} (market where meat is sold)  :: mercato della carne {m}
meat pie {n} (pie containing meat)  :: pasticcio di carne
meat safe {n}  :: moscaiola {f}
Mecca {prop} (city in Saudi Arabia)  :: La Mecca {f}
mechanic {n} (a skilled worker capable of building or repairing machinery)  :: meccanico {m}
mechanical larynx {n} (electrolarynx) SEE: electrolarynx  ::
mechanics {n} (a branch of physics)  :: meccanica {f}
mechanization {n} (the use of machinery to replace human or animal labour)  :: meccanizzazione {f}
mechanocaloric {adj}  :: meccanocalorico
Mechitarist {n} /ˌmɛkɪˈtɑɹɪst/ (one of a congregation of Benedictine monks)  :: mechitarista
Mecklenburg {prop} (region of Germany)  :: Meclemburgo {m}
medal {n} /ˈmɛɾ.ɫ̩]/ (stamped metal disc)  :: medaglia {f}
medallion {n} /məˈdæljən/ (large decorative medal)  :: medaglione
medal table {n}  :: medagliere {m}
meddle {v} /ˈmɛd.əl/ (to have sex) SEE: have sex  ::
meddle {v} (to interfere in affairs)  :: immischiarsi
mediaeval {adj} /mɪd.ˈi.vəl/ (medieval) SEE: medieval  ::
medial rectus {n} (muscle)  :: retto mediale {m}, muscolo retto mediale {m}
median {n} (statistics: measure of central tendency)  :: mediano {m}
Median {n} /ˈmiːdɪən/ (Mede) SEE: Mede  ::
media outlet {n} (broadcast program that provides news)  :: organo di stampa {m}
mediastinal {adj} (Having to do with the mediastinum.)  :: mediastinico
mediate {v} (intervene between conflicting parties)  :: mediare
mediate {v} /ˈmidieɪt/ (resolve differences)  :: mediare
mediation {n}  :: mediazione {f}
medic {n} (doctor) SEE: doctor  ::
medic {n} (paramedic) SEE: paramedic  ::
medical {adj} (of the practice of medicine)  :: medico
medical record {n} (details about a patient's previous medical experiences) SEE: medical history  ::
medicine {n} (field of study)  :: medicina {f}, clinica {f}
medicine {n} /ˈmɛ.dɪ.sɪn/ (substance which promotes healing)  :: medicina {f}
medieval {adj} (brutal) SEE: brutal  ::
medieval {adj} /mɪd.ˈi.vəl/ (of or relating to the Middle Ages)  :: medievale {m} {f}
medieval studies {n} (medieval studies)  :: medievalistica
medimnus {n} (unit of dry capacity)  :: medimno {m}
mediocre {adj} /midiˈoʊkɚ/ (ordinary: not extraordinary; not special, exceptional, or great; of medium quality)  :: mediocre
meditation {n}  :: meditazione {f}
Mediterranean {adj} /mɛdɨtɚˈeɪniən/ (Of or pertaining to the Mediterranean Sea and the region around it)  :: mediterraneo
Mediterranean {prop} (Mediterranean Sea) SEE: Mediterranean Sea  ::
Mediterranean diet {n} (diet)  :: dieta mediterranea {f}
Mediterranean Sea {prop} (the sea between Europe and Africa)  :: Mar Mediterraneo {m}, Mediterraneo {m}
medium {adj} (of intermediate size)  :: medio
medium {n} /ˈmiːdɪəm/ (someone who supposedly conveys information from the spirit world)  :: medium
medlar {n} (fruit)  :: nespola {f}
medlar {n} (tree)  :: nespolo {m}
medley {n} (collection of related songs)  :: varietà {f}, insieme, potpourri
medley {n} /ˈmɛdli/ (collection or mixture of things)  :: macedonia {f}, misto {m}, miscuglio {m}, mescolanza {f}
medley {n} (swimming event)  :: misto {m}
meek {adj} (humble, modest, or self-effacing)  :: modesto {m}
meek {adj} (submissive, dispirited)  :: rassegnato
meerkat {n} /ˈmɪɹkæt/ (small carnivorous mammal)  :: suricato {m}
meet {v} (comply with)  :: ottemperare, conformarsi, soddisfare
meet {v} (converge and touch)  :: incontrarsi
meet {v} /miːt/ (encounter by accident)  :: incontrare
meet {v} (see through arrangement)  :: incontrare
meeting {n} (encounter between people)  :: incontro
meeting {n} /ˈmiːtɪŋ/ (gathering for a purpose)  :: riunione {f}
meeting {n} (place or instance of junction or intersection)  :: incrocio
meeting {n}  :: riunione {f}; riunione {f}
mega- {prefix} /ˈmɛɡə/ (very large, great)  :: mega-
mega- {prefix} (multiplication factor one million)  :: mega-
megakaryocyte {n} (large cell found in bone marrow)  :: megacariocita {m}
megaliter {n} (megalitre) SEE: megalitre  ::
megalithic {adj} (of of pertaining to megaliths)  :: megalitico
megalitre {n} (1000000 litres)  :: megalitro {m}
megameter {n} (megametre) SEE: megametre  ::
megapolis {n} /mɛˈɡæ.pɒ.lɪs/ (megapolis) SEE: megalopolis  ::
megaron {n} /ˈmeɡəɹɑːn/ (Mycenean rectangular hall)  :: megaron {m}
megastore {n} (superstore) SEE: superstore  ::
megaton {n} /ˈmɛɡəˌtʌn/ (unit of measure)  :: megaton {m}, megatone {m}
megatsunami {n} /mɛɡə-tsuːˈnɑːmi/ (a very large tsunami)  :: megatsunami {m}
megawatt-hour {n} (unit of electrical energy)  :: megawattora {m}
Megleno-Romanian {prop} (language)  :: lingua meglenorumena {f}
meh {interj} /mɛ/ (slang: expressing indifference or lack of enthusiasm)  :: bah
meitnerium {n} /maɪtˈnɜriəm/ (chemical element)  :: meitnerio {m}
melancholy {adj} /ˈmɛl.ənˌkɑl.i/ (Affected with sadness or depression)  :: melancolico, malinconico
melancholy {n} (Sadness or depression)  :: malinconia {f}
Melanesian {n} (person living in or coming from Melanesia)  :: melanesiano {m}, melanesiana {f}
melanin {n} (dark pigment)  :: melanina {f}
melanoma {n} (type of skin tumor)  :: melanoma {m}
Melbourne {prop} /ˈmɛl.bɚn/ (city in Australia)  :: Melbourne {m}
melee {n} /mɛˈleɪ/ (Hand-to-hand combat. Mano-à-mano)  :: combattimento corpo a corpo {m}
Melissa {prop} /məˈlɪsə/ (female given name)  :: Melissa
mellifluous {adj} /məˈlɪfluəs/ (flowing like honey)  :: mellifluo
melodrama {n} (romantic drama)  :: melodramma {m}
melody {n} /ˈmɛlədi/ (sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase)  :: melodia {f}
melomania {n} (an abnormal love of music)  :: melomania {f}
melon {n} /ˈmɛlən/ (fruit)  :: melone {m}
melon {n} (slang: breasts)  :: meloni {p}
melongene {n} (eggplant) SEE: eggplant  ::
melt {n} (idiot) SEE: idiot  ::
melt {n} (melt sandwich) SEE: melt sandwich  ::
melt {v} (intransitive: to change from a solid to a liquid)  :: sciogliere, fondere
member {n} (in logic) SEE: premise  ::
member {n} (in set theory) SEE: element  ::
member {n} /ˈmɛmbɚ/ (one who officially belongs to a group)  :: membro {m}
member of parliament’s legislative motion {n} (private member's bill) SEE: private member's bill  ::
member's bill {n} (private member's bill) SEE: private member's bill  ::
membrane {n} (flexible part)  :: membrana
membrane {n} (separating tissue)  :: membrana {f}
membranophone {n} (instrument)  :: membranofono {m}
membranous {adj} (having the qualities of, or pertaining to, a membrane)  :: membranoso
meme {n} /miːm/ (unit of cultural information)  :: meme {m}
memento {n} (a keepsake)  :: memento {m}, ricordo {m}
memoirs {n} /ˈmɛmˌwɑrz/ (autobiography) SEE: memoir  ::
memoization {n}  :: memoizzazione {f}
memorial service {n} (funeral) SEE: funeral  ::
memorization {n} (act of committing something to memory)  :: memorizzazione {f}
memorize {v} /ˈmɛm.əɹˌaɪ̯z/ (to commit to memory, to learn by heart)  :: memorizzare, imparare a memoria
memory {n} /ˈmɛm(ə)ɹi/ (ability to recall)  :: memoria {f}
memory {n} (RAM or ROM)  :: memoria {f}
memory {n} (stored record)  :: memoria {f}
Memphis {prop} /ˈmemfɪs/ (city of ancient Egypt)  :: Menfi
men {n} /mɛn/ (human people)  :: genti {m-p}
menacingly {adv} (In a menacing manner)  :: minacciosamente
menagerie {n} /mɪˈnædʒərɪ/ (collection of live wild animals on exhibition; the enclosure where they are kept)  :: serraglio, recinto {m}
mend {v} (to repair a tear in clothing)  :: rammendare
mend {v} (to repair)  :: riparare
mendacious {adj} (false) SEE: false  ::
mendacious {adj} (lying, untruthful or dishonest)  :: mendace
mendaciousness {n} (mendacity) SEE: mendacity  ::
mendacity {n} (A lie, deceit or falsehood)  :: bugia {f}, menzogna {f}, falsità {f}, mendacità {f}
mendacity {n} /mɛnˈdæsəti/ (The fact or condition of being untruthful; dishonest)  :: mendacità {f}
mendelevium {n} (chemical element)  :: mendelevio {m}
Mendelian {adj} (of or relating to Gregor Mendel or his theories of genetics)  :: mendeliano
Mendelism {n} (Mendelism)  :: Mendelismo.
mendicant {n} /ˈmɛn.dɪ.kənt/ (beggar)  :: mendicante
mend one's ways {v} (attempting to remedy one's failings)  :: ravvedersi
Menelaus {prop} /ˌmɛnɪˈleɪəs/ (the king of Mycenaean Sparta)  :: Menelao
meningitic {adj} (of or pertaining to the meninges or to meningitis)  :: meningitico
meningococcal {adj} (Of, or pertaining to meningococcus)  :: meningococcico
meningococcus {n} (Neisseria meningitidis)  :: meningococco {m}
meninx {n} /ˈmenɪŋks/ (membrane)  :: meninge {f}
Mennonite {n} (a group of denominations)  :: Mennoniti
meno- {prefix} (relating to menstruation)  :: meno-
meno- {prefix} (relating to month)  :: meno-
menopause {n} (The ending of menstruation)  :: menopausa {f}
menorah {n} /mɪˈnɔːɹə/ (seven-branch candelabrum)  :: menorah
menorrhagia {n} (excessive menstruation)  :: menorragia {f}
menses {n} (menstrual flow)  :: mestruazioni {f}
mensiochronology {n}  :: mensiocronologia {f}
mensiversary {n} (day that is an exact month (or specified number of months) since the occurrence of a significant event)  :: mesiversario {m}
menstrual {adj} (lasting for a month)  :: mensile
menstrual {adj} /ˈmɛn.strəl/ (of or having to do with the menses)  :: mestruale
menstrual {adj} (occurring once a month)  :: mensile
menstrual cycle {n} (recurring cycle)  :: ciclo mestruale {m}
menstrual fluid {n} (menses)  :: mestruo {m}
menstruation {n} /ˌmɛnstruˈeɪʃən/ (periodic discharging of the menses)  :: mestruazione {f}, ciclo {m}
mensuralism {n} (system of musical notation)  :: mensuralismo {m}
mensuralist {adj} (pertaining to mensuralism)  :: mensurale
mental {adj}  :: amatto
mental {adj} (relating to a crazy person)  :: pazzo
mental {adj} (relating to the chin)  :: mentale, mentoniero, genieno
mental {adj} (relating to the mind)  :: mentale
mental breakdown {n} (an attack of depression) SEE: nervous breakdown  ::
mental hospital {n} (facility designed to treat persons with mental disorders)  :: ospedale psichiatrico {m}; manicomio {m} [obsolete]
mental illness {n} (a mental disorder (countable))  :: disturbo mentale {m}
mental institution {n} (psychiatric hospital) SEE: mental hospital  ::
mentality {n} /menˈtæləti/ (mindset)  :: mentalità {f}
mentally {adv} (in a mental manner)  :: mentalmente
menthol {n} (cyclic monoterpene alcohol)  :: mentolo {m}
mention {v} /ˈmɛnʃən/ (make a short reference to something)  :: menzionare
mentor {n} (A wise and trusted counselor or teacher)  :: mentore {m}
menu {n} /ˈmɛnjuː/ (details of the food to be served at a banquet)  :: carta {f}
meow {interj} /miˈaʊ̯/ (cry of a cat)  :: miao
meow {n} (cry of a cat)  :: miao
meow {v} (of a cat, to make its cry)  :: miagolare
mercantile {adj} /ˈmɚrkɪnˌtil/ (related to the exchange of goods for profit)  :: mercantile
mercenary {adj} /ˈmɜːrsəˌnɛri/ (motivated by private gain)  :: mercenario
mercenary {n} (person employed to fight)  :: mercenario {m}
merchant {n} /ˈmɜː(ɹ)tʃənt/ (person who traffics in commodities)  :: mercante {m}, commerciante
merchant {n} (the owner or operator of a retail business)  :: commerciante, negoziante
merciful {adj} (showing mercy)  :: misericordioso {m}, misericordiosa {f}
merciless {adj} /ˈmɝsɪlɛs/ (showing no mercy; cruel and pitiless)  :: spietato, crudele
mercurial {adj} /mɝˈkjʊriəl/ (lively, quick-witted)  :: mutevole, lunatico {m}, incostante, volubile
mercury {n} /ˈmɝkjəɹi/ (element)  :: mercurio {m}
Mercury {prop} /ˈmɝkjəɹi/ (Roman god)  :: Mercurio {m}
Mercury {prop} (planet)  :: Mercurio {m}
mercy {n} /ˈmɝsi/  :: misericordia {f}
merely {adv} /ˈmɪɹli/ (only, just, and nothing more)  :: soltanto, solamente, meramente, semplicemente
merge {v} /mɜː(r)dʒ/ (to combine into a whole)  :: fondersi
merge {v} (to be combined into a whole)  :: unirsi, mergere
merger {n}  :: fusione {f}
merger {n} /ˈmɚdʒɝ/ (the act or process of merging)  :: fusione {f}, unione {f}
mergirl {n} (mermaid) SEE: mermaid  ::
mericarp {n} (an individual carpel of a schizocarp)  :: mericarpo {m}
meridian {n} (imaginary great circle on the Earth's surface)  :: meridiana {f}
merit {n} /ˈmɛ.ɹɪt/ (Something worthy of a high rating)  :: merito {m}
Merkel {prop} (surname)  :: Merkel
merlon {n} (any of the projections between the embrasures of a battlement)  :: merlo {m}
mermaid {n} /ˈmɝ.meɪd/ (mythological woman with a fish's tail)  :: sirena {f}
merman {n}  :: tritone {m}
merogamy {n} /mɪˈɹɒɡəmi/ (merogony) SEE: merogony  ::
Meroitic {adj} (describing the language once used in Meroë)  :: meroitico
Merovingian {n} /ˌmerəˈvɪndʒɪən/ (Salian Frankish dynasty)  :: Merovingio {m}
merry {adj} (jolly and full of high-spirits)  :: allegro
Merry Christmas {phrase} (good wishes at Christmas time)  :: buon Natale
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year {phrase} (traditional greeting for the Christmas and the new year)  :: Buon Natale e felice anno nuovo
merry-go-round {n} /ˈmɛɹiɡow.ɹawnd/ (carousel)  :: carosello {m}, giostra {f}
merrymaking {n} (joyful festivities)  :: festività {f}, ricorrenza {f}
mesa {n} /ˈmeɪ.sə/  :: altopiano {m}
mesenteric {adj} (relating to mesentery)  :: mesenterico
mesentery {n} (the membrane that attaches the intestines to the wall of the abdomen)  :: mesentere {m}
mesh {n} (computing: polygon mesh) SEE: polygon mesh  ::
mesh {n} /mɛʃ/ (structure)  :: maglia {f}, rete {f}
mesmerize {v} (to exercise mesmerism on)  :: incantare
mesne {adj} (intermediate) SEE: intermediate  ::
meso- {prefix} (prefix meaning middle)  :: meso-
Mesolithic {n} (Mesolithic period)  :: mesolitico {m}
mesology {n} (branch of biology & environmental/sociological influence)  :: mesologia {f}
meson {n} /ˈmiːzɒn/ (elementary particle)  :: mesone {m}
mesonic {adj} (pertaining to mesons)  :: mesonico
mesophyte {n} (plant that grows with an average supply of water)  :: mesofita {f}
meso-region {n} (administrative system)  :: mesoregione {f}
mesoregion {n} (meso-region) SEE: meso-region  ::
mesosphere {n} (layer of the Earth's atmosphere)  :: mesosfera
mesothorium {n} (radioactive decay of thorium)  :: mesotorio {m}
mesotron {n} (meson)  :: mesotrone {m}
mess {n} (a disagreeable mixture or confusion of things…)  :: confusione {f}, macello, casino {m}, sconquasso {m}, percorso ad ostacoli, rovina {f}
mess {n} /mɛs/ (Mass; church service)  :: messa {f}
message {n} /ˈmɛsɪdʒ/  :: messaggio {m}
Messapian {adj} (Of or pertaining to the Messapians)  :: messapico
Messapian {n} (member of the people)  :: messapo {m}
Messapian {prop} (language)  :: lingua messapica {f}
messenger {n} /ˈmɛ.sɪn.dʒəɹ]/ (one who brings messages)  :: messaggero {m}, corriere {m}
messenger RNA {n} (information carrying RNA)  :: RNA messaggero {m}
messiah {n} /məˈsaɪ.ə/ (ordained to lead the people of Israel)  :: messia {m}
Messiah {prop} ((Christianity) Jesus)  :: Messia {m}
Messidor {prop} (month)  :: messidoro {m}
Messina {prop} (province)  :: Messina
Messina {prop} (town)  :: Messina {f}
Messinian {n}  :: Messiniano
messy {adj} /ˈmɛsi/ (in a disorderly state; causing mess or confusion; chaotic; disorderly)  :: disordinato
meta- {prefix}  :: meta-
metabasis {n} (A change of subject)  :: metabasi {f}
metabolism {n} (complete set of chemical reactions that occur in living cells)  :: metabolismo {m}, ricambio {m}
metabolization {n} (process of metabolism)  :: metabolizzazione {f}
metacarpal {n} (bone of the metacarpus)  :: metacarpo {m}
metacarpal bone {n} (metacarpal) SEE: metacarpal  ::
metagalaxy {n} (any very large-scale organized collection of galaxies)  :: metagalassia {f}
metal {n} /ˈmɛtəl/ (atomic element or material made of such atoms)  :: metallo
metaldehyde {n} (tetramer of acetaldehyde)  :: metaldeide {f}
metalhead {n} (one who listens to heavy metal music)  :: metallaro {m}
metallic {adj} /məˈtæl.ɪk/ (related to metal)  :: metallico
metalliferous {adj} (containing a metallic element)  :: metallifero
metallism {n} (economic system)  :: metallismo {m}
metallurgic {adj} (metallurgical) SEE: metallurgical  ::
metallurgical {adj} (or or relating to metallurgy)  :: metallurgico {m}, metallurgica {f}
metallurgically {adv} (in a metallurgical manner)  :: metallurgicamente
metallurgy {n} /meˈtælədʒi/ (science of metals)  :: metallurgia
metamer {n} (molecule)  :: metamero {m}
metamictic {adj}  :: metamittico
metamorphosis {n} (transformation)  :: metamorfosi {f}
metanavigation {n} (means of internet navigation)  :: metanavigazione {f}
metaphony {n}  :: metafonesi {f}
metaphor {n} (countable: word or phrase used in metaphor)  :: metafora {f}
metaphor {n} /ˈme.tə.fɚ/ (uncountable: figure of speech)  :: metafora {f}
metaphorize {v} (describe something using metaphors)  :: metaforeggiare, metaforizzare
metaphosphate {n} (any salt or ester of metaphosphoric acid)  :: metafosfato {m}
metaphosphoric {adj} (pertaining to metaphosphoric acid)  :: metafosforico
metaphylaxis {n}  :: metafilassi {f}
metaphysical {adj} /ˌmɛtəˈfɪzɪkəl/ (of or pertaining to metaphysics)  :: metafisico
metapopulation {n} (a group of interacting populations of the same species)  :: metapopolazione {f}
metapsychology {n} (principles of psychology)  :: metapsicologia {f}
metascientific {adj}  :: metascientifico
metasearch engine {n}  :: metamotore {m}
metastable {adj} (long-lived unstable state)  :: metastabile
metastasis {n} /mɪˈtæstəsɪs/ (the transference of a bodily function or disease to another part of the body)  :: metastasi {f}
metatartaric {adj}  :: metatartarico
metatheatre {n}  :: metateatro {m}
metathesis {n} /mɛ.ˈtæ.θə.sɪs]/ (the transportation of letters, syllables or sounds within a word)  :: metatesi {f}
metathesis {n}  :: metatesi {f}
metempsychosis {n} /mɛtəmsʌɪˈkəʊsɪs/ (Transmigration of the soul)  :: metempsicosi {f}
meteor {n} (streak of light)  :: meteora {f}
meteoric {adj}  :: meteorico
meteorite {n} (remains of a meteor)  :: meteorite {f}
meteorologic {adj} (meteorological) SEE: meteorological  ::
meteorological {adj} (meteorologic)  :: meteorologico
meteorologist {n} (person who studies meteorology)  :: meteorologo {m}
meter {n} /ˈmitəɹ/ (measuring instrument)  :: metro {m}, contatore {m}
meter {n} (unit of length) SEE: metre  ::
-meter {suffix} (used to form a measuring device)  :: -metro {m}
meter {v} (to measure) SEE: measure  ::
methamine {n} (hexamine) SEE: hexamine  ::
methanal {n} (formaldehyde) SEE: formaldehyde  ::
methane {n} /ˈmɛθeɪn/ (the compound CH4)  :: metano
methaniferous {adj} (producing methane)  :: metanifero
methanol {n} (the simplest aliphatic alcohol, CH3OH)  :: metanolo {m}
methanolysis {n} (alcoholysis using methanol)  :: metanolisi {f}
methinks {contraction} /mɪˈθɪŋks/ (it seems to me)  :: mi sembra, mi pare
methionine {n} /mɪˈθʌɪəniːn/ (amino acid)  :: metionina {f}
method {n} / / (process by which a task is completed)  :: metodo {m}
method {n} ((programming) subroutine or function in object-oriented languages)  :: metodo {m}
Methodism {n} (Methodist Christian movement founded by John Wesley)  :: metodismo {m}
Methodist {adj} (of or relating to Methodism)  :: metodista {m} {f}
Methodist {n} (a member of the Methodist Church)  :: metodista {m} {f}
methodological {adj} (of, pertaining to, or using methodology)  :: metodologico
methodology {n} (the study of methods used in a field)  :: metodologia
methoxide {n}  :: metanolato {m}, metilato {m}
Methuselah {prop} (Biblical character)  :: Matusalemme
methyl {n} /ˈmɛθɪl/ (univalent hydrocarbon radical, CH3)  :: metile, metilico [attributive]
methyl- {prefix} (prefix used to form terms describing the attachment of a methyl group)  :: metil-
methylation {n} /ˌmɛθəˈleɪʃən/ (addition of a methyl group)  :: metilazione {f}
methylenic {adj} (containing a methylene group)  :: metilenico
methylphenidate {n} (stimulant)  :: metilfenidato {m}
methylpropane {n} (isobutane) SEE: isobutane  ::
methylpropene {n} (isobutylene) SEE: isobutene  ::
metic {n} (resident alien in ancient Greece)  :: meteco {m}
meticulously {adv} (meticulously)  :: minuziosamente, accuratamente, meticolosamente
metonymic {adj} /ˌmɛt.əˈnɪm.ɪk/ (Of, or relating to, a word that names an object from a single characteristic of it or of a closely related object)  :: metonimico
metonymic {n} (metonym) SEE: metonym  ::
metonymy {n} (figure of speech)  :: metonimia {f}
metonymy {n} (metonym) SEE: metonym  ::
me too {phrase} (I agree)  :: anch’io
metre {n} /ˈmiːtə(r)/ (unit of length)  :: metro {m}
metrete {n} (unit of liquid measure)  :: metreta {f}
metric {adj} /ˈmɛt.ɹɪk/ (relating to metric system)  :: metrico
metric {adj} (relating to musical meter)  :: metrico
metric {n} (measure for something)  :: metrica {f}
metric {n} (notion in mathematics)  :: metrica {f}
metric space {n} (space (mathematics))  :: spazio metrico {m}
metric system {n} (International System of Units) SEE: International System of Units  ::
metric ton {n} (unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms)  :: tonnellata {f}
metro {n} /ˈmɛtɹəʊ/ (underground railway)  :: metropolitana {f}, metrò {m} {f}
metrological {adj} (of or pertaining to metrology)  :: metrologico
metrology {n} /mɛˈtɹɑ.lə.dʒi/ (science of measurement)  :: metrologia {f}
metrology {n} (system of weights and measures)  :: metrologia {f}
metronymy {n}  :: matronimia {f}
metropole {n} /ˈmɛtɹəpoʊl/ (city) SEE: metropolis  ::
metropolis {n} /mɪˈtɹɒpəlɪs/ (metropolitan archbishop) SEE: archbishopric  ::
metropolitan {adj} /mɛtɹɵˈpɑlɨtən/ (pertaining to a metropolis)  :: metropolitano
metrosexual {n} (A man concerned with personal appearance)  :: metrosessuale
metrosexual {n}  :: vitellone {m}
metrosexuality {n} (quality of being metrosexual)  :: metrosessualità {f}
-metry {suffix} (forming nouns relating to measures and measurement)  :: -metria {f}
mettle {n} /ˈmɛt.l̩/ (metal) SEE: metal  ::
Meuse {prop} (river)  :: Mosa {f}
mevalonate {n} (salt or ester of mevalonic acid)  :: mevalonato {m}
mevalonic {adj} (pertaining to mevalonic acid)  :: mevalonico
mevalonic acid {n} (hydroxy acid)  :: acido mevalonico {m}
mew {n} /mju/ (crying sound of a cat) SEE: meow  ::
mew {v} (meow) SEE: meow  ::
Mexican {adj} (of or pertaining to Nahuatl language) SEE: Nahuatl  ::
Mexican {adj} (of or pertaining to the Mexica people) SEE: Mexica  ::
Mexican {n} /ˈmɛks.ɪ.kən/ (Mexica) SEE: Mexica  ::
Mexican {n} (Nahuatl language) SEE: Nahuatl  ::
Mexican {n} (person from Mexico or of Mexican descent)  :: messicano
Mexican wolf {n} (rare subspecies of grey wolf)  :: lupo messicano
Mexico {prop} /ˈmɛk.sɪ.koʊ/ (country)  :: Messico {m}
Mexico City {prop} (capital of Mexico)  :: Città del Messico {f}
mezzaluna {n} (crescent-shaped steel blade)  :: mezzaluna {f}
mica {n} /ˈmaɪkə/ (hydrous aluminosilicate minerals)  :: mica {f}
Micah {prop} /ˈmʌɪkə/ (Biblical character: minor prophet and author)  :: Michea
micelle {n} /maɪˈsɛl/ (colloidal aggregate)  :: micella {f}
Michael {prop} (archangel)  :: Michele
Michael {prop} /ˈmaɪkəl/ (male given name)  :: Michele
Michaela {prop} (feminine form of Michael)  :: Michela
Michelangelo {prop} /ˌmaɪ̯.kəl.ˈæn.d͡ʒə.loʊ̯/ (Italian artist)  :: Michelangelo
Michelle {prop} (female given name) SEE: Michaela  ::
Michigan holly {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
Mickey Mouse {prop} (Disney character)  :: Topolino
micro- {prefix} (one millionth)  :: micro-
micro- {prefix} (very small)  :: micro-
microactuator {n} (a microscopic actuator, especially one on a silicon chip)  :: microattuatore {m}
microalga {n} (microscopic photosynthetic protists)  :: microalga {f}
microanatomy {n}  :: microanatomia {f}
microaneurism {n} (microscopic aneurism)  :: microaneurisma {m}
microangiology {n} (angiology using techniques)  :: microangiologia {f}
microbial {adj} /maɪˈkɹoʊb.i.‌əl/ (relating to microbes)  :: microbico
microbic {adj} (microbial)  :: microbico
microbicidal {adj} (of, pertaining to, or functioning as a microbicide)  :: microbicida
microbicide {n} (substance that is harmful to microorganisms)  :: microbicida {m}
microbiological {adj} (pertaining to microbiology)  :: microbiologico
microbiologically {adv} (with regard to microbiology)  :: microbiologicamente
microbiology {n} (branch of biology dealing with microorganisms)  :: microbiologia {f}
microbrewery {n}  :: microbirrificio {m}
microcalcification {n} (cluster of very small flecks of mineral deposits)  :: microcalcificazione {f}
microcassette {n} (An extremely small tape)  :: microcassetta {f}
micrococcus {n} (bacterium of the genus Micrococcus)  :: micrococco {m}
microcredit {n} (microloan) SEE: microloan  ::
microeconomic {adj} (relating to a microeconomy)  :: microeconomico
microextrusion {n} (a very small extrusion)  :: microestrusione {f}
microfiber {n} (particularly fine fiber)  :: microfibra {f}
microfluidity {n} (microscopic behaviour of fluids)  :: microfluidità {f}
microfracture {n}  :: microfrattura {f}
microgram {n} (µg)  :: microgrammo {m}
micrometer {n} (instrument)  :: micrometro {m}
micrometer {n} (one-millionth of a meter)  :: micron {m}
micrometre {n} (micrometer) SEE: micrometer  ::
micronation {n} (entity that resembles a nation or a state)  :: micronazione {f}
Micronesia {prop} /ˌmaɪ.kɹoʊˈniː.ʒə/ (country)  :: Micronesia
micronutrient {n} (essential mineral or vitamin)  :: micronutriente {m}, oligonutriente {m}
microorganism {n} /ˌmaɪ.kɹoʊˈɔːɹ.ɡən.ɪ.zəm̩/ (an organism too small to be seen by unaided eye )  :: microrganismo {m}
micropaleontology {n} (the study of microfossils)  :: micropaleontologia {f}
micropayment {n} (financial transaction)  :: micropagamento {m}
microphone {n} (transducer of sound waves to electricity)  :: microfono {m}
microphyll {n}  :: microfillo {m}
microphyllous {adj} (having microphyll leaves)  :: microfillo
microphysical {adj} (pertaining to microphysics)  :: meteorologico
microphysics {n} (branch of physics)  :: microfisica {f}
microprocessor {n} (the entire CPU of a computer)  :: microprocessore {m}
microprogram {n} (a set of microinstructions in a CPU)  :: microprogramma {m}
microprogram {v} (to manually write a microprogram)  :: microprogrammare
micro-region {n} (administrative system)  :: microrregione
microregion {n} (micro-region) SEE: micro-region  ::
microscope {n} (an optical instrument)  :: microscopio {m}
microsecond {n} (unit of time equal to 10−6 seconds)  :: microsecondo {m}
microskirt {n} (extremely short skirt)  :: microgonna
microvascular {adj} (of or pertaining to extremely small blood vessels)  :: microvascolare
microvoid {n} (a microscopic void in the crystal structure of a metal)  :: microvuoto {m}
microwave {n} /ˈmaɪkrəˌweɪv/ (wave)  :: microonda {f}
microwave {n} (microwave oven) SEE: microwave oven  ::
microwave oven {n} /ˈmaɪkrə(ʊ)ˌweɪv ˈʌv(ə)n/ (oven using microwave energy)  :: forno a microonde {m}, microonde {m}
micturate {v} (urinate) SEE: urinate  ::
midbrain {n} (part of brain)  :: mesemcefalo {m}
midday {n} (12 o'clock during the day) SEE: noon  ::
middle {adj} (located in the middle; in between)  :: medio, mezzano
middle {n} /ˈmɪdəl/ (centre, midpoint)  :: centro {m}
middle {n}  :: mezzo {m}, metà {f}
middle {n} (part between beginning and end)  :: centro {m}
middle age {n} (the period of life between youth and old age)  :: mezza età
Middle Ages {prop} /ˌmɪd.l̩ ˈeɪ.dʒɪz/ (period of time)  :: Medioevo {m}
Middle Chinese {prop} (Chinese language)  :: medio cinese
middle-class {adj} (between the upper class and working class)  :: borghese
middle-class {adj} (characteristic of the middle class)  :: borghese
Middle-earth {prop} (fictional place on Earth where most of the stories of J. R. R. Tolkien are set)  :: Terra di Mezzo {f}
Middle East {prop} (region comprising southwest Asia and northeast Africa)  :: Medio Oriente
middle finger {n} (finger between the forefinger and the ring finger)  :: medio
Middle High German {prop} (Middle High German)  :: medio alto tedesco {m}, alto tedesco medio {m}
Middle Kingdom {n} (a nickname for China)  :: Regno di Mezzo {m}
Middle Korean {prop} (Korean in the 10th to 16th century)  :: Medio Coreano {m}
middleman {n}  :: intermediario {m}, mediatorio {m}
Middle Saxon {prop} (Middle Low German) SEE: Middle Low German  ::
middle school {n} (school contain both primary and secondary students)  :: scuola media {f}
midfield {n} /ˈmɪd.fiːld/ (middle of the field)  :: centrocampo
midfielder {n} (player)  :: centrocampista {m} {f}
midge {n} /mɪdʒ/ (fly of family Chironomidae or Ceratopogonidae)  :: moscerino {m}
midget {n} (attributively: that is the small version of something)  :: mini-
midget {n} (derogatory: any short person)  :: nano {m}, nana {f}
midget {n} (person of small stature of adult height less than 4'10")  :: nano {m}, nana {f}
midmost {adj} (middlemost) SEE: middlemost  ::
midnight {n} /ˈmɪdˌnaɪt/ (12 o'clock at night)  :: mezzanotte {f}
midshipman {n} (midshipman fish) SEE: midshipman fish  ::
midway {adv} (halfway) SEE: halfway  ::
midweek {adj} (That happens in the middle of the week)  :: infrasettimanale
midwife {n} /ˈmɪd.waɪf/ (person who assists women in childbirth)  :: ostetrica {f}, levatrice {f}
mielie {n} (maize) SEE: maize  ::
mighty {adj} /ˈmaɪti/ (very strong, possessing might)  :: potente, possente {m}
migraine {n} /ˈmaɪɡreɪn/ (headache usually affecting only one side of the head)  :: emicrania {f}
migrant worker {n} (guest worker) SEE: guest worker  ::
Milan {prop} (city and capital)  :: Milano {f}
Milan {prop} /mɪˈlæn/ (province)  :: Milano
Milanese {adj} (pertaining to Milan)  :: milanese
mild {adj} /ˈmaɪld/ (gentle; pleasant; kind; soft)  :: delicato {m}, delicata {f}, mite {m} {f}, lene
mile {n} /maɪ̯l/ (measure of length)  :: miglio {m}
milestone {n} (important event)  :: pietra miliare
milestone {n} (one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road at regular intervals)  :: pietra miliare
militarization {n} (militarisation) SEE: militarisation  ::
military {adj} /ˈmɪl.ɪ.tɛɹ.i/  :: militare
militia {n} /məˈlɪʃə/ (army of trained civilians called upon in time of need)  :: milizia {f}
milk {n} /mɪlk/ (liquid)  :: latte {m}
milk {v} (to express milk from mammal)  :: mungere
milk {v} (to take advantage of situation)  :: sfruttare
milk-cap {n} (mushroom of the genus Lactarius)  :: sanguinello {m}
milk chocolate {n} (Chocolate that includes milk powder as one of its ingredients)  :: cioccolato al latte {m}
milking {n} (the act by which a cow is milked)  :: mungitura {f}
milkmaid {n} (a young woman who milked the cows on a farm)  :: lattaia {f}, mungitrice {f}
milkman {n} (man who delivers milk early in the morning)  :: lattaio {m}
milk powder {n} (pulverized milk solids)  :: latte in polvere {m}
milkshake {n} (milk and ice cream beverage)  :: frullato {m}, milkshake {m}, frappè {m}
milk tooth {n} (tooth of the first set of teeth)  :: dente da latte {m}
milky {adj} /ˈmɪlki/ (resembling milk in color or consistency)  :: latteo, lattiginoso
Milky Way {prop} (galaxy)  :: la Via Lattea {f}
Milky Way {prop} (light in night sky)  :: la Via Lattea {f}
mill {n} /mɪl/ (grinding apparatus)  :: mulino {m}
millennial {adj} /mɪˈlɛniəl/  :: millenniale
millennium {n} /mɪˈlɛnɪəm/ (thousand-year period)  :: millennio {m}
miller {n} (person)  :: mugnaio {m}, mulinaro {m}
Miller {prop} (surname meaning "a miller")  :: Molinaro
millet {n} /ˈmɪlɪt/ (any of a group of various types of grass or its grains used as food)  :: miglio {m}
milli- {prefix} (prefix)  :: milli-
milliard {num} /ˈmɪliɑɹd/ (10^9)  :: miliardo
milligram {n} /ˈmɪlɪɡɹæm/ (milligram)  :: milligrammo
milliliter {n} (milliliter) SEE: millilitre  ::
millilitre {n} (a unit of volume)  :: millilitro {m}
millimeter {n} (millimetre) SEE: millimetre  ::
millimetre {n} (unit of measure)  :: millimetro {m}
milliner's {n} (shop that sells millinery)  :: modisteria {f}
milling machine {n} (machine)  :: fresalesatrice {f}
million {num} /ˈmɪljən]/ (cardinal number)  :: milione {m}
millionaire {n} (somebody whose wealth is greater than one million)  :: milionario {m}
millionth {adj} /ˈmɪljənθ/ (millionth)  :: milionesimo, 1.000.000º
millionth {n} (one of a million equal parts of a whole)  :: milionesimo {m}
millionth {n} (person or thing in the millionth position)  :: milionesimo {m}
millipede {n} (elongated arthropod)  :: millepiedi
millisecond {n} (one one-thousandth of a second)  :: millisecondo {m}
millstone {n} (large round stone used for grinding grain)  :: mola {f}
milt {n} /mɪlt/ (the organ spleen) SEE: spleen  ::
Miltiades {prop} (given name)  :: Miltiade
Mimas {prop} (moon of Saturn)  :: Mimas {m}
mimeograph {v} (to make mimeographs)  :: mimeografare
mimic {n} (imitation) SEE: imitation  ::
mimicry {n} /ˈmɪm.ɪk.ɹi/ (the act or ability to simulate the appearance of someone or something else)  :: mimetismo {m}, scimmiottatura {f}, scimmiottamento {m}, mimica {f}, [zoology, botany] mimetizzazione {f}
mimosa {n} (plant belonging to the genus Mimosa)  :: mimosa {f}
mina {n} (myna) SEE: myna  ::
minaret {n} (mosque tower)  :: minareto {m}
mince {n} (finely chopped mixed fruit) SEE: mincemeat  ::
mince {n} /mɪns/ (finely chopped meat)  :: macinato {m}
mince {v} (chop fine)  :: tritare, macinare
mince {v} (To suppress or weaken the force of)  :: moderare
minced {adj} (finely chopped)  :: macinato
mind {n} /maɪnd/ (ability for rational thought)  :: mente {f}
mindfulness {n} (awareness) SEE: awareness  ::
mind one's own business {initialism} (to concern oneself only with what is of interest to oneself and not interfere in the affairs of others)  :: farsi gli affari propri
mine {n} (exploding device)  :: mina {f}
mine {n} (place from which ore is extracted)  :: miniera {f}
mine {pron} /maɪn/ (that which belongs to me)  :: il mio {m}
mine {v} (remove from the ground)  :: scavare, estrarre
mine {v} (sow mines in)  :: minare
minefield {n} (area in which mines have been hidden)  :: campo minato
minefield {n} (dangerous situation)  :: campo minato {m}
miner {n} /maɪnə/ (a person who works in a mine)  :: minatore {m}
mineral {adj} (relating to or containing minerals)  :: minerale
mineral {n} (as opposed to animal and vegetable)  :: minerale {m}
mineral {n} (mineral water)  :: acqua minerale {f}
mineral {n} /ˈmɪn.ɜː(ɹ).əl/ (in geology)  :: minerale {m}
mineralize {v}  :: mineralizzare, mineralizzarsi
mineralogical {adj} (relating to mineralogy)  :: mineralogico
mineralogist {n} (expert in mineralogy)  :: mineralogista {m} {f}
mineralogy {n} /ˌmɪnəˈɹɑlədʒi/ (the study or science of minerals)  :: mineralogia {f}
mineral water {n} (water containing dissolved minerals)  :: acqua minerale {f}
minerogenesis {n} (formation of minerals)  :: minerogenesi {f}
minestrone {n} /ˌmɪnəˈstroʊni/ (thick Italian vegetable soup)  :: minestrone {m}
mingle {v} /ˈmɪŋ.ɡəl/ (To mix; to intermix; to combine or join)  :: mescolare, rimestare, rigirare, amalgamare
mingle {v} (To associate; to cause or allow to intermarry)  :: mescolarsi, combinare
mingle {v} (To become mixed or blended)  :: miscelare, amalgamare, combinare
mingle {v} (To deprive of purity by mixture; to contaminate)  :: contaminare
mingle {v} (To make or prepare by mixing the ingredients of)  :: miscelare
mingle-mangle {n} (collection of miscellaneous things) SEE: hodgepodge  ::
miniature {n} /mɪnətʃɚ/ (a model of reduced scale)  :: miniatura {f}
minibar {n} (small refrigerator in a hotel room)  :: frigobar {m}
minicassette {n} (A small casssette)  :: minicassetta {f}
minigolf {n} (miniature golf) SEE: miniature golf  ::
minimalist {adj} (believing in or seeking a minimal state)  :: minimalista
minimal pair {n} (Pair of words)  :: coppia minima
minimart {n} (convenience store) SEE: convenience store  ::
minimize {v} (To make small as possible)  :: minimizzare
minimum {n} (lowest limit)  :: minimo {m}
minion {n} /ˈmɪnjən/ (A sycophantic follower)  :: tirapiedi {m}
miniseries {n} (miniseries)  :: miniserie {f}
miniskirt {n} /ˈmɪnɪskəːt/ (skirt)  :: minigonna {f}
ministerial {adj} /ˌmɪn.əˈstiɹ.i.əl/  :: ministeriale
ministry {n}  :: ministero {m}
ministry {n} (ministration) SEE: ministration  ::
mink {n} (mink coat) SEE: mink coat  ::
mink {n} /mɪŋk/ (mammal)  :: visone {m}
Min Nan {prop} (Hokkien) SEE: Hokkien  ::
Minnesotan {n} (person from Minnesota)  :: abitante {m} dello Minnesota
minor {adj} /maɪnə/ (of little importance)  :: minore
minor {adj} (musical scale)  :: minore
minor {n} (someone below the legal age)  :: minore {m} {f}
minority cabinet {n} (minority government) SEE: minority government  ::
Minos {prop}  :: Minosse
minotaur {n} /ˈmɪnɵˌtɑɹ/ (monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man)  :: minotauro {m} [both senses]
Minsk {prop} (capital of Belarus)  :: Minsk {m}
minstrel {n} (medieval traveling entertainer)  :: menestrello {m}
mint {n} (herb flavouring)  :: menta {f}
mint {n} /mɪnt/ (money-producing building or institution)  :: zecca {f}
mint {n} (plant)  :: menta {f}
mint {v} (to reproduce coins)  :: coniare
minus {adj} (negative)  :: negativo {m}, negativa {f}
minus {conj} /ˈmaɪnəs/ (mathematics: less)  :: meno
minus {n} (minus sign) SEE: minus sign  ::
minuscule {adj} (very small, tiny)  :: minuscolo
minuscule {n} /ˈmɪnəskjuːl/ (lower-case letter)  :: minuscolo {m}
minus sign {n} (symbol used to denote the operation of subtraction and to indicate that a number is negative)  :: segno meno {m}
minute {adj} /maɪˈn(j)ut/ (very small)  :: minuscolo, piccolissimo
minute {n} /ˈmɪnɪt/ (unit of time)  :: minuto {m}
minute {n} (short but unspecified period of time)  :: attimo {m}, momento {m}
minx {n} /mɪŋks/ (a pert, flirtatious or impudent young woman)  :: civetta {f}
Miocene {prop} (Miocene epoch)  :: Miocene
miosis {n} (contraction of the pupil of the eye)  :: miosi {f}
mirabilite {n} (saline evaporite consisting of sodium sulphate)  :: mirabilite {f}
miracle {n} /ˈmɪɹəkəl/ (wonderful event attributed to supernatural powers)  :: miracolo {m}
miraculous {adj} (by supernatural or uncommon causes)  :: miracoloso
miraculously {adv} (in a miraculous manner)  :: miracolosamente
mirage {n} /mɪˈrɑːʒ/ (an optical phenomenon)  :: miraggio {m}
Miranda {prop} (moon of Uranus)  :: Miranda {m}
Mirandese {prop} (Romance language)  :: lingua mirandese
Miriam {prop} (female given name)  :: Miriam
mirror {n} /ˈmiɹ.ɚ/ (smooth reflecting surface)  :: specchio {m}
mirror ball {n} (disco ball) SEE: disco ball  ::
mirth {n} /mɝθ/ (merriment)  :: gioia {f}
misalignment {n} (state of being misaligned)  :: disallineamento {m}, disassamento {m}
misandry {n} /mɪˈsændɹi/ (hatred of or prejudice against men)  :: misandria {f}
misanthrope {n} /ˈmɪs.ənˌθroʊp/ (one who hates all mankind)  :: misantropo {m}
misanthropic {adj} /ˌmɪs.ənˈθɹɑp.ɪk/ (hating or disliking mankind)  :: misantropico
misanthropist {n} (misanthrope) SEE: misanthrope  ::
misanthropy {n} (hatred or dislike of people or mankind)  :: misantropia {f}
misappropriate {v} /ˌmɪs.əˈproʊ.pri.eɪt/ (to embezzle) SEE: embezzle  ::
misbegotten {adj} (by figurative extension: ill-conceived) SEE: ill-conceived  ::
misbegotten {adj} (of a person: born out of wedlock) SEE: illegitimate  ::
misbegotten {n} /ˌmɪsbəˈɡɑtn/ (one born out of wedlock) SEE: bastard  ::
miscarriage {n} /ˈmɪs.kɛɹ.ədʒ/ (termination of pregnancy)  :: aborto {m}
miscarry {v} /ˌmɪsˈkaɹi/ (to abort a foetus)  :: abortire
mischief {n} /ˈmɪstʃɨf/ (harm or evil caused by an agent or brought about by a particular cause)  :: danno {m}, malanno {m}, birboneria {f}, bravata {f}
mischief {n} (one who causes mischief)  :: malandrino, birbone
mischief {n} (vexatious or annoying conduct)  :: vessatorio, indisponente
mischievous {adj} /ˈmɪst͡ʃɪvəs/ (causing mischief)  :: piantagrane, attaccabrighe, casinista
mischievous {adj} (naughty)  :: birichino, furbetto, malizioso
miscibility {n} (the property of being able to be mixed)  :: miscibilità {f}
miscomprehend {v} (misunderstand) SEE: misunderstand  ::
misconduct {n} /mɪsˈkɒndʌkt/ (bad behavior) SEE: misbehavior  ::
misconduct {v} (misbehave) SEE: misbehave  ::
misconduct {v} /mɪskənˈdʌkt/ (mismanage) SEE: mismanage  ::
misdeed {n} /mɪsˈdiːd/ (something wrong done)  :: misfatto {m}, crimine {m}
mise en scène {n} /mizɑ̃sɛn/ (the arrangement of props and actors on a stage or for film)  :: messa in scena {f}
miser {n} /ˈmaɪzə(r)/ (skinflint or scrooge)  :: avaro {m}, avara {f}
misery {n} (great unhappiness)  :: miseria
misery loves company {proverb} (misery is easier when one is not the only one)  :: Mal comune mezzo gaudio
misfit {n} (a badly adjusted person)  :: disadattato
misfit {n} /ˈmɪsfɪt/ (an ill-fitting garment)  :: inadatto
misfortune {n} (an undesirable event such as an accident)  :: disgrazia {f}
misfortune {n} (bad luck)  :: malasorte
misinform {v} (give or deliver false information)  :: disinformare
misinformation {n} (disinformation) SEE: disinformation  ::
mislay {v} /ˈmɪsleɪ/ (to leave something in the wrong place and then forget where one put it) SEE: misplace  ::
mislead {v}  :: ingannare, prendere in giro
mislead {v} /ˈmɪsliːd/ (lead in a false direction)  :: portare sulla cattiva strada, sviare
mislead {v} (to deceive by lies or other false impression)  :: ingannare, raggirare, truffare, disinformare
misleading {adj} (tending to mislead)  :: fuorviante
misnomer {n} /mɪsˈnoʊmɚ/ (misleading term)  :: denominazione impropria {f}
misogyny {n} /mɪˈsɑːdʒ.ɪ.ni/ (hatred or contempt for women)  :: misoginia {f}
mispaired {adj}  :: disaccoppiante
miss {n} (Miss) SEE: Miss  ::
miss {n} (unmarried woman)  :: signorina {f}
miss {v} /mɪs/ (to fail to hit)  :: mancare
miss {v} (to fail to attend)  :: mancare
miss {v} (to feel the absence of someone or something)  :: mancare
Miss {n} (title)  :: signorina {f} (Sig.na)
missed miscarriage {n} (missed abortion) SEE: missed abortion  ::
missile {n} /ˈmɪsəl/ (self-propelled, guidable projectile)  :: missile
missing {adj} (missing, lacking, lost)  :: mancante
missing person {n} (person whose whereabouts are unknown)  :: persone scomparse {f}
mission {n} /ˈmɪʃən/ (set of tasks that fulfills a purpose)  :: missione {f}
missionary {n} (person traveling to spread a religion)  :: missionario {m}
Mississippi {n} /ˌmɪsɪˈsɪpi/ (state)  :: Mississippi
Missouri {prop} /mɨˈzɝi/ (US state)  :: Missouri
misspell {v} /mɪsˈspɛl/ (to spell incorrectly)  :: scrivere male
misspelling {n} (misspelt word)  :: errore d'ortografia {m}
miss the boat {v} (fail to take advantage of an opportunity)  :: perdere il treno
mist {n} /mɪst/ (Water or other liquid finely suspended in air)  :: nebbia {f}, foschia {f}, bruma {f}
mistake {n} /mɪsˈteɪk/ (an error )  :: errore {m}, sbaglio {m}
mistake {v} (To make an error)  :: sbagliare
mistake {v} (To take one thing for another)  :: fraintendere, confondere
mistakenly {adv} (by mistake)  :: erroneamente
mister {n} /ˈmɪstɚ]/ (title of adult male)  :: signore {m}
mistletoe {n} /ˈmɪsəltəʊ/ (either species of such evergreen plant)  :: vischio {m}
Mistralian {adj} (of or relating to the Mistralian norm)  :: mistraliano
mistress {n} (dominatrix)  :: dominatrice {f}, padrona {f}
mistress {n} (female teacher)  :: maestra {f}
mistress {n} /ˈmɪstrɪs/ (woman of authority)  :: signora {f}, padrona {f}
mistress {n} (woman in extramarital relationship)  :: amante {f}
misunderstand {v} /mɪs.ʌn.də(ɹ)ˈstænd/ (to understand incorrectly, while thinking one has understood correctly)  :: fraintendere, equivocare
misunderstanding {n} (mistake)  :: fraintendimento {m}
mite {n} /maɪt/ (an arachnid)  :: acaro {m}
mithridatism {n} (the development of immunity to a poison)  :: mitridatizzazione {f}, mitridatismo
mitochondrion {n} (respiratory organelle)  :: mitocondrio {m}
mitotic {adj} (of or pertaining to mitosis)  :: mitotico
mitralic {adj} (pertaining to the mitral valves)  :: mitralico
mitre {n} /ˈmaɪtər/ (a covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries)  :: mitra
mitt {n} /mɪt/ (mitten) SEE: mitten  ::
mitten {n} /ˈmɪtən]/ (glove with a separate sheath for the thumb only)  :: mezzoguanto
mix {v} /ˈmɪks/ (stir two or more substances together)  :: mischiare, mixare, mescolare
mix {v} (music: combine several tracks)  :: mixare
mixed bag {n} (a group of entities with few characteristics in common)  :: fritto misto {m}
mixed martial arts {n} (Style of combat sport)  :: arti marziali miste {f-p}
mixed reaction {n} (state of diverse reception)  :: reazioni varie
mixer {n} (blender)  :: frullatore {m}
mixture {n} (medicinal compound)  :: composto {m}
mixture {n} /ˈmɪkstʃɝ/ (act of mixing)  :: mistura {f}, amalgama {f}, combinazione {f}
mixture {n} (something produced by mixing)  :: lega {f}, combinazione {f}, composto {m}
mixture {n} (something that consists of diverse elements)  :: insieme {m}, composto {m}, mescolanza {f}, miscela {f}
mizzen {n} (mizzenmast) SEE: mizzenmast  ::
mizzenmast {n} /ˈmɪz.ənˌmæst/ (nautical: aftmost mast)  :: mezzanella {f}, albero di mezzana {m}
mizzle {n} /ˈmɪz.əl/ (misty rain)  :: pioggerellina {f}
Mkhitar {prop} (transliteration of the Armenian male given name)  :: Mechitar
mmole {n} (millimole) SEE: millimole  ::
mnemonics {n} /nəˈmɑn.ɪks/ (study of techniques for improving memory)  :: mnemonica {f}
Mnemosyne {prop} (Titaness)  :: Mnemosine {f}
moan {n} /moʊn/ (a low cry of pain)  :: gemito {m}
moan {v} (to complain)  :: lamentarsi
moan {v} (to make a moan or similar sound)  :: gemere
moat {n} /moʊt/ (defensive ditch)  :: fossato {m}, fosso {m}, canale {m}, canalone {m}
mob {n} (group of animals)  :: branco {m}
mob {n} (mafia) SEE: mafia  ::
mob {n} /mɑb/ (unruly group of people)  :: folla {f}, teppaglia {f}, accozzaglia {f}, schiera {f}, stuolo {m}, branco {m}, fiumana {f}, torma {f}
mobile {adj} /ˈmoʊbəl/ (capable of being moved)  :: mobile
mobile {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
mobile phone {n} (a portable telephone)  :: cellulare {m}, telefono cellulare {m}, telefono mobile {m}, telefonino {m}
mobilisation {n} (mobilization) SEE: mobilization  ::
mobility {n} (condition of being mobile)  :: mobilità {f}
mobility {n} (measure of its extent)  :: mobilità {f}
mobility {n} (movement of people or things)  :: movimento {m}
mobilization {n} (marshalling of troops and national resources in preparation for war)  :: mobilitazione {f}
mobilize {v} (mobilise) SEE: mobilise  ::
moccasin {n} /ˈmɑ.kə.ˌsɪn/ (low-heeled shoe)  :: mocassino {m}
mock {n} (act of mocking)  :: derisione {f}, finto, simulato
mock {v} (to disappoint someone)  :: deludere
mock {v} (to mimic)  :: parodiare, imitare
mock {v} (to taunt)  :: scimmiottare, schernire, sbeffeggiare
mocker {n} (mocking bird) SEE: mocking bird  ::
mockery {n} /ˈmɑkəɹi/ (action of mocking; ridicule, derision)  :: derisione {f}, scherno {m}
mocking {adj} (derisive or contemptuous)  :: beffeggiante, dileggiante, deridente, burlesco
mocking {adj} (teasing or taunting)  :: deridere, schernire, beffeggiare, dileggiare
mockingbird {n} (songbird of the family Mimidae)  :: tordo americano {m}
mockup {n} /mɒk.ʌp/ (a full-scale working model of something)  :: modello {m}, simulacro {m}
modacrylic {n} (fibre)  :: modacrilica {f}
modalism {n} (doctrine)  :: modalismo {m}
modalist {adj} (of or pertaining to modalism)  :: modaliste
modal verb {n} (an auxiliary verb)  :: verbo servile {m}, verbo modale {m}
mode {n} /moʊd/ (in statistics)  :: moda {f}
model {adj}  :: modello; in miniatura
model {adj} (worthy of being a model)  :: modello, esemplare
model {n} /ˈmɑdl̩/ (person)  :: modello {m}, modella {f}
model {n} (miniature)  :: modello {m}, modellino {m}
model {n} (praiseworthy example)  :: modello {m}
model {n} (simplified representation)  :: modello {m}
model {n} (structural design)  :: modello {m}
model {n} (style)  :: modello {m}
model {v} (be a model)  :: fare il modello, la modella
model {v} (create from a substance)  :: modellare
model {v} (display)  :: indossare, presentare
model {v} (make a miniature model)  :: modellare
model {v} (use as a model)  :: modellare
modem {n} /ˈmoʊdəm/ (A device that encodes digital computer signals into analog/analogue telephone signals and vice versa and allows computers to communicate over a phone line)  :: modem {m}
Modena {prop} (city)  :: Modena {f}
Modena {prop} (province)  :: Modena
moderate {v} /ˈmɒdərət/ (to reduce the excessiveness)  :: moderare
moderate {v} (to act as a moderator)  :: moderare
moderate {v} (to preside over as a moderator)  :: moderare
moderation {n} (instance of moderating; to bring away from extremes)  :: moderazione {f}
moderation {n} /ˌmɑdəˈɹeɪʃən/ (state or quality of being moderate; avoidance of extremes)  :: moderazione {f}
moderation {n} (moderating a discussion: supervision; mediation)  :: moderazione {f}
modern {adj} /ˈmɑdɚn/ (pertaining to the current time and style)  :: moderno
modernism {n} (any of several styles of art, architecture, literature, philosophy, etc., that flourished in the 20th century)  :: modernismo {m}
modernization {n} (process of modernizing)  :: modernizzazione {f}
modernly {adv} (in a modern manner)  :: modernamente
modest {adj} /ˈmɑdəst/ (not bragging or boasting about oneself or one's achievements)  :: modesto
modest {adj} (Small)  :: modesto {m}, irrisorio {m}, esiguo {m}
modicum {n} (small amount)  :: un po' di
modification {n} (act or result of modifying or condition of being modified)  :: modificazione {f}
modification {n} (alteration or adjustment)  :: modificazione {f}
modification {n} (change to an organism)  :: modificazione {f}
modularity {n} (property of being modular)  :: modularità {f}
modulator {n} (device that modulates)  :: modulatore {m}
modus operandi {n} /ˈməʊ.dʌs ˌɒp.ə(ɹ).æn.daɪ/ (person or thing's method of operation)  :: modus operandi
Moebius syndrome {n}  :: sindrome di Möbius {f}, sindrome di Moebius {f}
Moesia {prop} /miːʃiə/ (an ancient region and later Roman province situated in the Balkans)  :: Mesia
Mogadishu {prop} (capital city)  :: Mogadiscio {m}
Mohammad {prop} (male given name) SEE: Muhammad  ::
Mohammad {prop} (prophet) SEE: Muhammad  ::
moist {adj} /mɔɪst/ (slightly wet)  :: umido {m}, umida {f}
moisten {v} (to make moist)  :: inumidire
moisture {n} /ˈmɔɪstʃɚ/ (a moderate degree of wetness)  :: umidità {f}
moisturizing {adj} (appears to moisturize)  :: idratante
moisturizing {n} (make to appear wet)  :: idratazione
mojibake {n} /ˌmoʊ.dʒi.ˈbɑ.ki/ (corrupt characters or letters)  :: mojibake {p}
Moksha {prop} (language)  :: moksha, moxel
molal {adj} (of a solution)  :: molale
molality {n} ( concentration of a substance in solution)  :: molalità {f}
molar {adj}  :: molare
molar {n} (back tooth)  :: dente molare {m}, molare {m}
molarity {n} (moles per litre of a solution)  :: molarità {f}
molasses {n} (thick brownish syrup refined from raw sugar)  :: melassa {f}
mold {n} /moʊld/ (hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance)  :: stampo, calco {m}
mold {n} (woolly or furry growth of tiny fungi)  :: muffa {f}
Moldavia {prop} (Moldova) SEE: Moldova  ::
molding {n} (anything cast in a mold)  :: cimasa {f}
molding {n} (architecture: narrow decorative surface)  :: cimasa {f}
molding {n} /ˈmoʊl.dɪŋɡ/ (act or process of shaping in a mold)  :: cimasa {f}
Moldova {prop} /mɔlˈdoʊ.və/ (country)  :: Moldavia {f}, Moldovia {f}
Moldovan {adj} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian  ::
Moldovan {n} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian  ::
Moldovan {prop} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian  ::
moldy {adj} /ˈmoʊldi/ (mouldy) SEE: mouldy  ::
mole {n} /mol/ (burrowing insectivore)  :: talpa {f}
mole {n} /mol/ (dark spot on the skin)  :: neo {m}
mole {n} (mole rat) SEE: mole rat  ::
mole {n} /mol/ (massive structure used as a pier or breakwater)  :: molo {m}
mole {n} /mol/ (unit of amount)  :: mole {f}, grammo-molecola {f}
molecular {adj} /məˈlɛkjələɹ/ (relating to molecules)  :: molecolare
molecular genetics {n} (a field of biology)  :: genetica molecolare {f}
molecule {n} (group of atoms held together by chemical bonds)  :: molecola {f}
molester {n} (one who molests)  :: molestatore {m}
Molise {prop} /mɔˈli.zeɪ/ (region of Italy)  :: Molise {m}
mollie {n} /ˈmɑli/ (Molotov cocktail) SEE: Molotov cocktail  ::
mollusc {n} /ˈmɑːləsk/ (soft-bodied invertebrate of phylum Mollusca, see also: clam, see also: oyster, see also: mussel)  :: mollusco {m}
molten {adj} (glowing red-hot)  :: incandescente
molten {adj} (melted)  :: fuso, liquefatto
molybdate {n}  :: molibdato {m}
molybdenite {n} (mineral)  :: molibdenite {f}
molybdenum {n} (chemical element)  :: molibdeno {m}
molybdic {adj}  :: molibdico
molybdic acid {n} (H2MoO4)  :: acido molibdico {m}
mom {n} /mɑm]/ (mother) SEE: mum  ::
moment {n} /ˈmoʊmənt/ (very brief period of time)  :: momento {m}
momentary {adj} (lasting for only a moment)  :: momentaneo
moment of truth {n} (deciding instant)  :: momento della verità
momentum {n} (impetus, either of a body in motion, or of an idea or course of events)  :: momento {m}
momentum {n} /ˌmoʊˈmɛntəm/ (product of mass and velocity)  :: spinta {f}, impulso {m}, momento {m}
momentum {n}  :: quantità di moto, impulso, momento {f}
mommy {n} (mum) SEE: mum  ::
Monaco {prop} /ˈmɑ.nə.koʊ/ (country in Europe)  :: Monaco {f}, Principato di Monaco {m}
monadic {adj} (of or relating to a monad)  :: monadico
Mona Lisa {prop} (painting by Leonardo Da Vinci)  :: la Gioconda {f}
monarch {n} /ˈmɑnɚk/ (ruler)  :: monarca
monarchic {adj} /mɒnˈaː(ɹ)kɪk/ (of, or relating to monarchy or to be a monarch)  :: monarchico
monarchism {n} (advocacy of the monarchistic political system)  :: monarchismo {m}
monarchist {n} (an advocate of, or believer in, monarchy)  :: monarchico {m}
monastery {n} /ˈmɑːnəstɛɹi/ (place of residence for members of a religious community)  :: monastero {m}, certosa {f}
monastic {adj} (of or relating to monasteries or monks)  :: monastico, monacale
monasticism {n} (religious practice)  :: monachesimo {m}
monatomic {adj} (consisting os a single atom)  :: monoatomico
Monday {adv} (on Monday)  :: lunedì
Monday {n} /ˈmʌn.deɪ/ (day of the week)  :: lunedì {m}
monetization {n} (the conversion of something into money)  :: monetazione {f}
money {n} (available liquid assets)  :: liquido {m}
money {n} (cash)  :: contante {m}, grano {m}, conquibus
money {n} (currency)  :: valuta {f}
money {n} (item of value used as payment)  :: moneta di scambio
money {n} /ˈmʌni/ (means of exchange and measure of value)  :: denaro {m}, soldi, moneta {f}, sverza {f}, palanca {f}
money {n}  :: moneta {f}, denaro {m}, soldi {m} {p}
money {n} (person who funds an operation)  :: finanziatore {m}
money {n} (wealth)  :: benestante, ricco
money changer {n} (person who will exchange currency)  :: scambista {m}
money doesn't grow on trees {proverb} (you must work in order to have money)  :: i soldi non crescono sugli alberi
money laundering {n} (act of obscuring the origin of money that has been obtained illegally)  :: riciclaggio di denaro {m}
money market {n} (market)  :: mercato monetario {m}
money order {n} (a type of cheque)  :: ordine di pagamento {m}, vaglia {m}
Monégasque {n} /ˈmɒ.nə.ɡask/ (a native or inhabitant of Monaco)  :: monegasco {m}, monegasca {f}
monger {n} /ˈmʌŋɡə(ɹ)/ (dealer)  :: venditore {m}
Mongol {prop} /ˈmɑŋɡəl/ (A person from Mongolia; a Mongolian) SEE: Mongolian  ::
Mongolia {prop} /mɑːŋˈɡoʊliə/ (Central Asian country)  :: Mongolia {f}
Mongolian {adj} (designating or affected with Down syndrome) SEE: Mongol, mongoloid  ::
Mongolian {adj} (of or relating to Mongolia or its peoples, languages, or cultures)  :: mongolo {m}, mongola {f}
Mongolian {adj} (resembling or having some of the characteristic physical features of the Mongoloid racial type) SEE: mongoloid  ::
Mongolian {n} (language of Mongolia)  :: mongolico {m}, mongolica {f}
Mongolian {n} (native or inhabitant of Mongolia)  :: mongolo {m}, mongola {f}
Mongolian {n} (person of Mongoloid physical type)  :: mongolico {m}, mongolica {f}
mongoose {n} /ˈmɑŋɡus/ (a small carnivore of the family Herpesidae)  :: mangusta {f}
mongrel {n} (someone of mixed kind)  :: bastardo {m}
Monica {prop} /ˈmɒnɪkə/ (female given name)  :: Monica
Monika {prop} (female given name) SEE: Monica  ::
moniker {n} /ˈmɑn.ɪ.kɚ/ (signature) SEE: signature  ::
monism {n} (The doctrine of the oneness and unity of reality)  :: monismo {m}
monitor {n} (computer display)  :: monitor {m}
monitor {n} (ironclad) SEE: ironclad  ::
monitor {n} (monitor lizard) SEE: monitor lizard  ::
monitor {v} (watch over, guard)  :: monitorare, supervisionare
monitoring {n} (The act of detecting the presence of radiation and the measurement thereof)  :: monitoraggio {m}
monitoring {n} (The act of detecting the presence of signals)  :: monitoraggio {m}
monitoring {n} (The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording of enemy emissions for intelligence purposes)  :: monitoraggio {m}
monitoring {n} (The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on)  :: monitoraggio {m}
monitor lizard {n} (lizard of the genus Varanus)  :: varano
monk {n} /mʌŋk/ (male member of monastic order)  :: monaco {m}, frate {m}
monk {n} (slang: judge) SEE: judge  ::
monk {n} (slang: loner) SEE: loner  ::
monk {n} (slang: man living without sexual relationships)  :: celibe {m}
monkey {n} /ˈmʌŋki/ (primate)  :: scimmia {f}
monkey bars {n} (jungle gym) SEE: jungle gym  ::
monkey wrench {n} (adjustable wrench)  :: chiave inglese {f}, chiave giratubi {f}, chiave serratubi {f}
monkfish {n} (fish)  :: coda di rospo {f}
monk seal {n} (a seal of the genus Monachus)  :: foca monaca {f}
monk's hood {n} (monkshood) SEE: monkshood  ::
monobloc {n} (forging or casting)  :: monoblocco
monochromatic {adj}  :: monocromatico
monochrome {adj} /ˈmɑ.nə.kɹoʊm/ (having only one colour)  :: monocromo {m}
monocratic {adj} (having complete political power)  :: monocratico
monoculture {n} (a culture that lacks diversity)  :: monocultura {f}
monoculture {n} (the cultivation of a single crop)  :: monocoltura {f}
monodelphous {adj} (tubelike stamens)  :: monodelfo
monodimensional {adj} (unidimensional)  :: monodimensionale
monodromic {adj}  :: monodromico
monogamous {adj} (being married to one person at a time)  :: monogamo
monogermane {n} (germane) SEE: germane  ::
monoglottism {n} (condition of being able to speak only a single language) SEE: unilingualism  ::
monokini {n} /mɒnə(ʊ)ˈkiːni/ (bikini worn without the upper part)  :: monokini {m}
monolinear {adj} (having strokes of the same weight)  :: monolineare
monolingualism {n} (condition of being able to speak only a single language) SEE: unilingualism  ::
monolithism {n}  :: monolitismo {m}
monologue {n}  :: monologo {m}
monomania {n} /ˌmɑnoʊˈmeɪniə/ (an excessive interest with a singal subject)  :: monomania {f}
monomer {n} /ˈmɑnəmɚ/ (small molecule, bonded covalently to form polymers)  :: monomero {m}
monomeric {adj} (Of or pertaining to a monomer)  :: monomerico
monomial {adj}  :: monomiale {m}
monomial {n} (term with numbers and variables)  :: monomio {m}
mononucleosis {n} (viral infection marked by extreme fatigue, high fever, swollen lymph nodes, high monocyte count)  :: mononucleosi {f}
monophthong {n} /ˈmɑnəfθɔŋ/ (vowel that has same sound throughout its pronunciation)  :: monottongo {m}
monophthongal {adj} /ˌmɑ.nəfˈθɑŋ.əl/ (of or pertaining to a monophthong)  :: monottongato
monophthongal {adj} (pronounced as a single vowel sound)  :: monottongato
Monophysite {adj} (Describing the beliefs of a Μonophysite)  :: monofisista
Monophysite {n} /məˈnɒfɪsaɪt/ (member of an early Christian sect which held that Jesus Christ has one nature)  :: monofisista
monopole {n}  :: monopolo
monopolize {v} (dominate)  :: monopolizzare
monopolize {v} (have a monopoly)  :: monopolizzare
monopoly {n} /məˈnɑpəˌli/  :: monopoli, monopolio {m}
Monopoly {prop} (a board game)  :: Monopoli {m}
monoprotic {adj} (having a single hydrogen atom)  :: monoprotico
monosaccharide {n} (a simple sugar, composed of a single ring)  :: monosaccaride {m}
monose {n} (monosaccharide)  :: monoso {m}
monostable {adj} (electronics: having more than one state, only one of which is stable)  :: monostabile
monotheistic {adj} /ˈmɒn.əʊ.θeɪ.ɪst.ɪk/ (believing in a single god)  :: monoteistico {m}
monotone {adj} /ˈmɑː.nə.toʊn/ (having a single pitch)  :: monotonale
monotonous {adj} /məˈnɑtn̩əs/ (having an unvarying tone or pitch)  :: monocorde
monotonous {adj} (tedious, repetitious or lacking in variety)  :: monotono
monotypic {adj} (Relating to monotypy)  :: monotipico
monovular {adj} (derived from the same ovum)  :: monoovulare
monoxide {n} (oxide containing a single oxygen atom)  :: monossido {m}
Monsignor {n} (ecclesiastic title bestowed on some Roman Catholic clerics by the Pope)  :: monsignore {m}
monster {n} /ˈmɑnstɚ/ (terrifying dangerous creature)  :: mostro {m}
monstrance {n} /ˈmɑnztɹəns/ (ornamental in which the consecrated host is placed for veneration)  :: ostensorio {m}
monstrous {adj} (enormously large)  :: enorme, gigantesco
monstrous {adj} (hideous or frightful)  :: mostruoso
mons veneris {n} (female mons pubis)  :: monte di venere
Mont Blanc {prop} (the highest mountain in France)  :: Monte Bianco {m}
Monterey cypress {n} (tree native to California)  :: cipresso di Monterey {m}, cipresso di Lambert {m}
Montevideo {prop} (capital of Uruguay)  :: Montevideo
month {n} /mʌnθ/ (period into which a year is divided)  :: mese {m}
monthly {adv} (Occurring every month)  :: mensilmente
Montreal {prop} /ˌmɑntɹiˈɔl/ (a city in Quebec)  :: Montreale {f}
Montserrat {prop} /mɒntsəˈræt/ (island)  :: Monserrat
monument {n} (a structure built for commemorative or symbolic reasons)  :: monumento {m}
moo {n} /muː/ (characteristic sound made by a cow or bull)  :: muggito {m}
moo {v} (to make a lowing sound)  :: muggire
mooch {n} /muːtʃ/ (moocher) SEE: moocher  ::
mood {n} (bad mood)  :: cattivo umore {m}
mood {n} (in grammar)  :: modo {m}
mood {n} /muːd/ (mental state)  :: umore {m}
moon {n} (any substantially sized natural satellite of a planet)  :: satellite {m}, luna {f}
moon {n} (month)  :: mese {m}, luna {f} [poetic]
moon {n} /muːn/ (largest natural satellite of planet Earth)  :: luna {f}
Moon {prop} (sole natural satellite of the Earth)  :: luna {f}
moonbeam {n} (moonlight generally) SEE: moonlight  ::
moon-blind {n} (moon blindness) SEE: moon blindness  ::
moon-blind {n} (night-blind) SEE: night-blind  ::
moon blindness {n} (night blindness) SEE: night blindness  ::
moon bounce {n} (bounce house) SEE: bouncing castle  ::
moonbounce {n} (bouncy castle) SEE: bouncing castle  ::
moonbow {n} (Meteorological phenomenon)  :: arcobaleno lunare {m}
moon landing {n} ( arrival of a spacecraft on the moon)  :: allunaggio {m}
moonlight {n} /ˈmunlaɪt/ (light reflected from the moon)  :: chiaro di luna {m}
moonquake {n} (lunar seismic event)  :: lunamoto {m}, terremoto lunare {m}
moonshine {n} /ˈmuːnʃaɪn/ (shine of the moon)  :: chiaro di luna {m}
moonstone {n} (translucent gemstone)  :: pietra di luna {f}, lunaria {f}
moor {n}  :: [2] brughiera {f}
moor {n} /mɔɹ/ (region with poor, marshy soil, peat and heath)  :: landa {f}, brughiera {f}
moor {v} (to cast anchor or become fastened)  :: ancorare, attraccare
moor {v} (to fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains)  :: attraccare, ancorarsi
Moor {n} (a member of a certain mixed race of Arab and Berber people)  :: moro {m}
moorer {n} (one who moors)  :: ormeggiatore {m}, ormeggiatrice {f}
mooring {n} (act of securing a vessel)  :: ormeggio {m}, attracco {m}
mooring {n} (place to moor a vessel)  :: ormeggio {m}, attracco {m}
Moorish {adj} /ˈmʊɹ.ɪʃ/ (of or pertaining to Moors)  :: moresco
moose {n} /muːs/ (largest member of the deer family (Alces alces))  :: alce
moot {v} (debate) SEE: debate  ::
moot {v} /muːt/ (discuss) SEE: discuss  ::
mop {n} (head of hair)  :: zazzera {f}
mop {n} /mɑp/ (implement for washing floors)  :: lavapavimenti {m}, spazzolone {m}, scopino {m}
mop {v} (to rub, scrub, clean or wipe with a mop, or as if with a mop)  :: lavare, ripulire, dare lo spazzolone, ripassare con lo spazzolone
moped {n} /moʊpt/ (two-wheeled vehicle)  :: motorino {m}, ciclomotore {m}
morainal {adj} (of or pertaining to a moraine)  :: morenico
moraine {n} /məˈreɪn/ (an accumulation of rocks and debris)  :: morena {f}
moral {adj} /ˈmɔrəl/ (relating to principles of right and wrong)  :: morale
morale {n} /ˈmərɑːl/ (capacity)  :: morale {m}
moralism {n} /ˈmɒrəlɪzm/ (Act or process of moralizing)  :: moralismo {m}
morality {n} /məˈɹalɪti/ (recognition of / obedience to the rules of right conduct)  :: moralità {f}
morality {n}  :: moralità
moral panic {n} (mass movement, public outcry)  :: panico morale
moral philosophy {n} (ethics) SEE: ethics  ::
moratorium {n} /ˌmɔ.ɹəˈtɔ.ɹiəm/ (authorization permitting temporary suspension of payments)  :: moratoria {f}
Moravia {prop} (historical region)  :: Moravia {f}
morbid {adj} (grisly, gruesome)  :: raccapricciante
morbid {adj} /ˈmɔɹ.bɪd/ (unhealthy or unwholesome, especially psychologically)  :: morboso
mordacious {adj} (corrosive) SEE: corrosive  ::
Mordvin {adj} (pertaining Mordovia) SEE: Mordovian  ::
Mordvinia {prop} (republic of Russia) SEE: Mordovia  ::
Mordvinian {adj} (pertaining to Mordvinia) SEE: Mordovian  ::
Mordvinian {n} (someone from Mordvinia) SEE: Mordovian  ::
more {adv} (comparative of much)  :: più
more {adv} (word to form a comparative)  :: più
more {determiner} (comparative of much)  :: più
more {determiner} /mɔɹ/ (comparative of many)  :: più
more and more {adv} (in a manner that progressively increases)  :: viepiù
more and more {adv} (progressively more)  :: viepiù
more haste, less speed {proverb} (when we are in a hurry, we often end up completing our task slower)  :: presto e bene raro avviene
morello {n} (fruit)  :: marasca {f}
morello {n} (Prunus cerasus austera tree)  :: marasca {f}
more or less {adv} (almost)  :: quasi
more or less {adv} (approximately)  :: più o meno, su per giù, approssimativamente
moreover {adv} (in addition to what has been said)  :: inoltre
morganatic {adj} /mɔɹɡəˈnætɪk/  :: morganatico
Morgan le Fay {prop} (half-sister of King Arthur)  :: Morgana {f}
morgue {n} /mɔɹɡ/ (haughty attitude) SEE: arrogance  ::
morgue {n} (place for dead people)  :: obitorio {m}, camera mortuaria {f}
morion {n} /ˈmɒɹɪən/ (type of helmet)  :: morione
Mormonism {prop} (religious aspects of the Latter-day Saint movement)  :: mormonismo {m}
morna {n} /məʊˈɹnɑ/ (a genre of Cape Verdean music)  :: morna
morning {n} /ˈmɔɹnɪŋ/ (the part of the day after midnight and before midday)  :: mattina {f}, mattino {m}
morning after {n} (hangover) SEE: hangover  ::
morning-after pill {n} (type of contraceptive pill)  :: pillola del giorno dopo {f}
morning gift {n} (gift given by husband to wife upon first morning of marriage)  :: morgengabio {m}
morning glory {n} (erection present on waking) SEE: morning wood  ::
morning person {n} (early bird) SEE: early bird  ::
morning sickness {n} (early morning nausea from pregnancy)  :: nausee mattutine {f}
morning star {n} (planet Venus as seen around dawn)  :: stella del mattino {m}, lucifero {m}
morning star {n} (spiked weapon on staff)  :: mazza ferrata {f}, stella del mattino {f}
morning star {n}  :: stella del mattino {m}, mazza ferrata {f}
Morning Star {prop} (planet Venus as seen around dawn)  :: stella del mattino {f}
Morning Star {prop}  :: stella del mattino {m}, mazza ferrata {f}
morning tent {n} (morning erection) SEE: morning wood  ::
morning wood {n} (morning erection)  :: alzabandiera {m}
Morocco {prop} /məˈrɒkəʊ/ (country)  :: Marocco {m}
moron {n}  :: cretino {m}, deficiente {m}, idiota {m}, imbecille {m}, stupido {m}
moron {n} (idiot) SEE: idiot  ::
moron {n} /ˈmɔːɹɒn/ (person of borderline intelligence)  :: imbecille {m}, cretino {m}, stupido {m}, deficiente {m}, babbeo {m}, idiota {m}, ritardato {m}, mongoloide {m}
morpheme {n} /ˈmɔː(ɹ)fiːm/ (smallest linguistic unit)  :: morfema {m}
Morpheus {prop} /ˈmɔərfiəs/ (Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams)  :: Morfeo {m}
morphine {n} /ˈmɔrfiːn/ (crystalline alkaloid)  :: morfina {f}
morphological {adj} /ˌmɔːfəˈlɒd͡ʒɪkəl/ (relating to morphology)  :: morfologico
morphologically {adv} (with regard to morphology)  :: morfologicamente
morphology {n} (a description of the form and structure of something)  :: morfologia
morphology {n} (a scientific study of form and structure)  :: morfologia {f}
morphology {n} (biological study of the form and structure)  :: morfologia {f}
morphology {n} (geological study of the form and structure)  :: morfologia
morphology {n} (linguistic study of the form and structure)  :: morfologia {f}
morphology {n} (the form and structure of something)  :: morfologia {f}
morphopsychology {n}  :: morfopsicologia {f}
morra {n}  :: morra
Morse code {prop} (a character code represented by dots and dashes)  :: codice Morse {m}
morsel {n} /mɔː(ɹ)səl/ (small fragment)  :: boccone {m}
mortal {adj} /ˈmɔːtəl/ (susceptible to death)  :: mortale
mortality {n} (condition of being susceptible to death)  :: mortalità {f}
mortar {n} /ˈmɔːtɘ(ɹ)/ (mixture of lime or cement, sand and water)  :: malta {f}
mortar {n} (short large-bore cannon)  :: mortaio {m}
mortar {n} (vessel used to grind ingredients)  :: mortaio {m}
mortgage {n} /ˈmɔɹ.ɡɪdʒ/ (special form of secured loan)  :: ipoteca {f}
mortgage {v} (to borrow against a property)  :: ipotecare
mortise-and-tenon joint {n} (joint)  :: tenone e mortasa
mortmain {n} /ˈmɔɹt.meɪn/ (inalienable possession of lands)  :: manomorta {f}
mortuary {n} (morgue) SEE: morgue  ::
mosaic {n} (composite picture)  :: mosaico {m}
mosaic {n} /moʊˈzeɪɪk/ (artwork)  :: mosaico {m}
Mosaic {adj} (Of or relating to Moses or the Torah)  :: mosaico
mosasaur {n} (group of extinct marine reptiles)  :: mosasauro
Moscow {prop} /ˈmɑskaʊ/ (Capital city of Russia)  :: Mosca {f}
Moselle {prop} (River)  :: Mosella {f}
Moses {prop} (the biblical patriarch)  :: Mosè
mosh {v} /mɒʃ/ (jump and collide with other dancer)  :: pogare
mosque {n} (a place of worship for Muslims)  :: moschea
mosquito {n} /məˈski.toʊ/ (small flying insect of the family Culcidae, known for biting and sucking blood)  :: zanzara {f}
mosquito coil {n}  :: zampirone, piroconofobo
mosquito net {n} (fine net used to protect against mosquitos)  :: zanzariera {f}
moss {n} (bog) SEE: bog  ::
moss {n} /mɑs/ (plants of the division Bryophyta)  :: muschio {m}
mossy {adj} /ˈmɑːsi/ (covered in or overgrown with moss)  :: muscoso {m}, muscosa {f}
most {adv} (adverb forming superlative)  :: il più
most {adv}  :: la maggioranza ; la maggioranza della gente
most {determiner} /moʊst/ ( majority of )  :: la maggioranza di, di più
mostly {adv} /ˈməʊstli/ (for the most part)  :: soprattutto, per lo più
most of all {adv} (to a greater extent than anything else)  :: più di tutto
motet {n} (a composition adapted to sacred words in the elaborate polyphonic church style)  :: mottetto {m}
moth {n} /mɔθ/ (insect similar to a butterfly)  :: falena {f}
mothball {n} (small ball)  :: pallina tarmicida {f}
mother {n} /ˈmʌðɚ/ (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)  :: madre {f}
mother {n} (motherfucker) SEE: motherfucker  ::
mother {n} (one’s female parent)  :: madre {f}
motherboard {n} (primary circuit board of a computer)  :: scheda madre {f}
motherfucker {n} (generic term of abuse)  :: figlio di puttana (son of a bitch), pezzo di merda (piece of shit)
mother-in-law {n} /ˈmʌðɜɹɪnˌlɑː/ (spouse’s mother)  :: suocera {f}
motherland {n}  :: madrepatria {f}
mother-naked {adj} (in the buff) SEE: in the buff  ::
mother tongue {n} (one's native tongue)  :: madrelingua {f}
motion {n} /ˈmoʊʃən/ (state of progression from one place to another)  :: movimento {m}
motion {n} (parliamentary proposal)  :: mozione {f}, mozioni {f-p}
motionless {adj} /ˈmoʊʃənlɛs/ (at rest, not moving)  :: immobile
motion picture {n} (movie) SEE: movie  ::
motion sickness {n} (a feeling of nausea or dizziness)  :: chinetosi
motivate {v} /ˈmoʊtɪveɪt/ (to encourage)  :: motivare
motive {n}  :: motivo {m}
motive {n} /ˈmoʊtɪv/ (a cause to commit a crime)  :: motivo {m}
motley {adj} (comprising greatly varied elements)  :: variegato, eterogeneo
motley {adj} (having many colours; variegated)  :: multicolore, variegato
motor {n} /ˈməʊtə/ (engine)  :: [1] motore {m}, [2] macchina {f}
motor {n} (motor car)  :: macchina {f}, auto {m}, autovettura {f}
motorcade {n} (procession of cars)  :: sfilata di automobili {f}, corteo di automobili {m}
motorcar {n} (enclosed passenger vehicle powered by engine) SEE: automobile  ::
motorcycle {n} (open-seated motor-powered vehicle with two wheels)  :: motocicletta {f}, moto {f}, motociclo {m}
motorcycle sport {n} (The sport of racing with motorcycles)  :: motociclismo {m}
motorist {n} (one who drives a motor vehicle)  :: motorista {m} {f}
motorization {n} (the act of motorizing something)  :: motorizzazione {f}
motorize {v} (military: to mechanize)  :: motorizzare
motorjet {n} (rudimentary type of jet engine)  :: motoreattore {m}, termogetto {m}
motor vehicle {n} (any land-based means of transportation)  :: autoveicolo {m}
motorway {n} (broad highway)  :: autostrada {f}
mottled duck {n} (Anas fulvigula)  :: germano maculato {m}
mouflon {n} /ˈmuf.lɔn/ (sheep)  :: muflone {m}
mould {n} (mould) SEE: mold  ::
mould {v} (mould) SEE: mold  ::
mouldboard {n}  :: versoio {m}
mouldy {adj} (covered with mould)  :: ammuffito
mouldy {adj} (neglected) SEE: neglected  ::
moult {n} (The process of shedding or losing a covering of fur, feathers or skin etc)  :: muta, muda
moult {v} (To shed or lose a covering of fur, feathers or skin etc.)  :: mutare, fare la muta
mound {n} /maʊnd/ (artificial elevation of earth)  :: terrapieno {m}, tumulo {m}, cumulo {m}, monticello {m}
mound {n} (natural elevation)  :: collinetta {f}
mound {n} (vulva) SEE: vulva  ::
mound {v} (to pile into mounds)  :: accumulare, ammucchiare
mount {n} (horse)  :: destriero {m}
mount {n} (mountain)  :: monte {m}
mount {v} (to have sexual intercourse with someone, something)  :: montare
mountain {n} /ˈmaʊntn̩/ (large mass of earth and rock)  :: montagna {f}, monte {m}
mountain bike {n} (bicycle especially designed for off-road riding)  :: rampichino
mountain buzzard {n} (Buteo oreophilus)  :: poiana africana dei monti {f}
mountain chain {n} (a series of mountain ranges)  :: catena montuosa {f}, giogaia {f}
mountain climbing {n} (mountaineering) SEE: mountaineering  ::
mountaineer {n} /ˌmaʊn.tɪnˈɪɹ/ (one who climbs mountains for sport or pleasure)  :: alpinista {m} {f}
mountainous {adj} (having many mountains)  :: montagnoso
mountain sickness {n} (altitude sickness) SEE: altitude sickness  ::
Mount Everest {prop} (world’s highest mountain, located in the Himalayas)  :: l’Everest {m}, il monte Everest {m}
mourn {v} /mɔː(r)n/ (express sadness for, grieve over)  :: rimpiangere, essere (in) lutto
mournful {adj} (filled with grief or sadness)  :: lamentoso
mourning {n} /ˈmɔːnɪŋ/ (to be checked)  :: lutto {m}
mouse {n} (computing: input device)  :: mouse {m}
mouse {n} /maʊs/ (rodent of the genus Mus)  :: topo {m}, sorcio {m}
mouse-colored antshrike {n} (bird)  :: averla formichiera grigiotopo
mousekin {n} (baby mouse)  :: topolino {m}
mouse mat {n} (mouse pad) SEE: mouse pad  ::
mouse pad {n} (mouse pad)  :: tappetino per mouse {m}
mousepad {n} (mouse pad) SEE: mouse pad  ::
moustache {n} /ˈmʌstæʃ/ (hair on upper lip)  :: baffi {m-p}
moustached {adj} (having moustache)  :: baffuto {m}
mouth {n} (an outlet, aperture or orifice)  :: imboccatùra {f}, imbócco {m}
mouth {n} /maʊθ/ (the opening of a creature through which food is ingested)  :: bocca {f}
mouth {n} (the end of a river out of which water flows)  :: foce {f}
mouthful {n} (amount that will fit in a mouth)  :: boccone {m}
mouth organ {n} (mouth organ) SEE: harmonica  ::
mouthpiece {n} /ˈmaʊθˌpiːs/ (part of a wind or brass instrument)  :: imboccatura {f}
mouthpiece {n} (spokesman who speaks on behalf of someone else)  :: portavoce
mouth ulcer {n} (aphthous ulcer) SEE: aphthous ulcer  ::
mouthwash {n} (liquid used to clean one's mouth)  :: collutorio {m}
move {n} (an act for the attainment of an object or purpose)  :: passo {m}
move {n} (change strategy)  :: cambiamento {m}, cambio {m}
move {n} (the act of moving; a movement)  :: movimento {m}
move {n} (the act of moving a token on a gameboard)  :: mossa {f}
move {n} (the event of changing one's residence)  :: trasloco {m}
move {v} /muːv/ (to change place or posture; to go)  :: muoversi
move {v} (to act; to take action)  :: smuoversi, darsi una mossa, agire
move {v} (to apply to)  :: prodigarsi
move {v} (to arouse the feelings or passions of)  :: emozionare
move {v} (to cause to change place or posture; to set in motion)  :: trasportare
move {v} (to change residence)  :: trasferirsi, traslocare
move {v} (to change the place of a piece)  :: muovere, spostare
move {v} (to excite to action)  :: persuadere
move {v} (to propose; to recommend)  :: proporre, raccomandare
move {v} (to transfer from one space or position to another)  :: trasferire, spostare
movement {n} /ˈmuːv.mənt/ (physical motion)  :: movimento
movie {n} /ˈmuːvi/ (motion picture)  :: cinema {m}, film {m}, pellicola {f}
moviehouse {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema  ::
moviemaker {n} (a person who makes movies as a profession) SEE: filmmaker  ::
moviemaking {n} (the production of movies ) SEE: filmmaking  ::
movie theater {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema  ::
moving {adj} (that causes someone to feel emotion)  :: commovente
moving walkway {n} (slow conveyor belt that transports people horizontally)  :: nastro trasportatore
mow {v} /moʊ/ (to cut something down)  :: falciare, tagliare l'erba
mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower  ::
mower {n} /ˈməʊ.ə(r)/ (somebody who mows)  :: falciatore {m}
moxibustion {n} (burning of moxa against skin)  :: moxibustione {f}
Mozabite {n} (member of a Berber ethnic group)  :: mozabita {m} {f}
Mozambican {adj} (f, from, or pertaining to Mozambique, or the Mozambican people)  :: mozambicano {m}
Mozambican {n} (person from Mozambique or of Mozambican descent)  :: mozambicano {m}
Mozambique {prop} /ˌmoʊ.zæmˈbiːk/ (country in Southern Africa)  :: Mozambico {m}
Mozartian {adj} (of or pertaining to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)  :: mozartiano
mozzarella {n} /mɒt.sə.ˈɹɛl.ə/ (soft Italian cheese)  :: mozzarella {f}
MP3 player {n} (electronic device for playing digital audio files in the MP3 format)  :: lettore MP3 {m}
Mr {abbr} /ˈmɪstɚ]/ (abbreviation of Mister)  :: Sig
Mr. {abbr} /ˈmɪstɚ]/ (Mr) SEE: Mr  ::
Mrs {abbr} /ˈmɪsɪz/ (title before woman's name)  :: Sig.ra
much {adv} (to a great extent)  :: molto
much {determiner} /mʌtʃ/ (a large amount of)  :: molto
much ado about nothing {n} (a lot of fuss)  :: tanto rumore per nulla
much obliged {adj} (grateful) SEE: grateful  ::
much obliged {adj} (thank you) SEE: thank you  ::
mucic {adj}  :: mucico
muckamuck {n} (person in a position of authority) SEE: big cheese  ::
muckety muck {n} (muckamuck) SEE: muckamuck  ::
mucopus {n} /ˈmjuːkəʊpʌs/ (mixture of mucus and pus)  :: mucopus {m}
mucosa {n} (mucous membrane)  :: mucosa {f}
mucus {n} /ˈmjukəs/ (slippery secretion)  :: muco {m}
mud {n} /mʌd/ (mixture of soil and water)  :: fango {m}
mud {n} (willfull remarks or claims)  :: fango {m}
mud cake {n} (Mississippi mud pie) SEE: Mississippi mud pie  ::
muddiness {n} (the characteristic of being muddy)  :: fangosità {f}, melmosità {f}, limosità {f}
muddle {n} (A mixture; a confusion; a garble)  :: pasticcio {m}, guazzabuglio {m}, casino {m}, pastrocchio {m}, pateracchio {m}, intruglio {m}
muddle {v} (mix together, to mix up; to confuse)  :: pastrocchiare, pasticciare, ingarbugliare, imbrogliare, impasticciare, aggrovigliare, arruffare
muddy {adj} /ˈmʌdi]/ (covered with mud)  :: fangoso
mudguard {n} (a cover over, or a flap behind, the wheels of a vehicle)  :: parafango {m}
mudslinger {n} (one who casts aspersion)  :: infangatore {m}
mudstone {n} (a fine-grained sedimentary rock)  :: marna
muff {n} (an error)  :: fallo {m}
muff {n} /mʌf/ (a piece of fur or cloth for keeping the hands warm)  :: manicotto {m}
muff {n} (pubic hair)  :: pelo pibico, fica {f}
muff diving {n} (cunnilingus) SEE: cunnilingus  ::
muffin {n} /ˈmʌfɪn/ (individual cake)  :: muffin {m}
muffle furnace {n}  :: muffola {f}
muffler {n} /ˈmʌflɚ/ (scarf) SEE: scarf  ::
mufti {n} /ˈmʌfti/ (civilian dress)  :: abito civile
mug {n} ((colloquial) a person who is easily fooled)  :: gonzo {m}, babbeo, credulone, idiota {m}
mug {n} /mʌɡ/ (large cup)  :: boccale {m}, gotto {m}
mug {n} ((slang) the face)  :: muso {m}
mug {v} (to assault for the purpose of robbery)  :: scippare, borseggiare
mugful {n} (as much as a mug will contain)  :: gotto {m}
Muggle {n} (non-magical person)  :: babbano {m}
Muhammad {prop} (the prophet who introduced Islam)  :: Maometto {m}
mujahideen {n} /muˌdʒɑhɛˈdin/ (mujahid) SEE: mujahid  ::
mujik {n} /muːˈʒɪk/ (Russian peasant)  :: mužik {m}
mulatto {n} (A person of mixed African and Caucasian descent)  :: mulatto {m}
mulberry {n} /ˈmʌlbeɹi/ (the tree)  :: moro {m}, gelso {m} [botanical]
mulberry {n} (the fruit)  :: mora {f}
mule {n} /mjuːl/ (offspring of male donkey and female horse)  :: mulo
mulled wine {n} (wine with spices served hot)  :: vin brulé {m}
mullein {n} /ˈmʌlɨn/ (plants of the genus Verbascum)  :: verbasco {m}
mullet {n} /ˈmʌlɪt/ (fish)  :: triglia {f}
mullion {n} (vertical bar between the casements of a window)  :: montante {m}, colonnina {f}
multi- {prefix} (pertaining to many)  :: multi-
multiarticular {adj} (having multiple joints)  :: multiarticolato
multi-billion {adj} (having more than 1,000,000,000)  :: multi-billione
multibillion {adj} (having more than 2,000,000,000 in the billion range)  :: multibillione
multicellular {adj} (having many cells)  :: pluricellulare, multicellulare
multicentric {adj} (occurring in multiple centres at the same time)  :: multicentrico
multicolor {adj} /ˌmʌltɪˈkʌlə/ (having many colours)  :: multicolore
multicombustible {adj}  :: multicombustibile
multicriteria {adj} (Involving multiple criteria)  :: multicriterio
multielectronic {adj} (involving multiple electrons)  :: multielettronico
multihadronic {adj} (involving multiple hadrons)  :: multiadronico
multi-hydrocarbon {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly  ::
multilingual {adj} /ˌmʌltiˈlɪŋɡwəl/ (pertaining to multiple languages)  :: multilingue
multimillion {adj} (having more than 2,000,000 in the million range.)  :: multimillione
multi-million {adj} /ˌmʌltiˈmɪljən/ (having several millions)  :: multi-millione
multiple personality disorder {n} (dissociative identity disorder) SEE: dissociative identity disorder  ::
multiplex {n} (large cinema complex)  :: multisala {f}
multiplication {n} /ˌmʌltəplɪˈkeɪʃən/ (process)  :: moltiplicazione {f}
multiplication table {n} (in arithmetic)  :: tavola pitagorica {f}, tabellina {f}
multiplicity {n} (a large indeterminate number)  :: molteplicità {f}
multiplicity {n} (mathematics: the number of values for which a given condition holds)  :: molteplicità {f}
multiplicity {n} (the state of being made of multiple diverse elements)  :: molteplicità {f}
multiplier {n} /ˈmʌɫ.tɪ.ˌplaɪ.ɚ]/ (number)  :: moltiplicatore {m} (all senses)
multiply {v} /ˈmʌltɪplaɪ/ (transitive: perform multiplication on (a number))  :: moltiplicare
multiracial {adj} (of, or having a mixture of, multiple races)  :: multirazziale
multiverse {n} (hypothetical group of all possible universes)  :: multiverso {m}
mum {n} /mʌm/ (mother (informal, familiar))  :: mamma {f}
mumble {v} (to speak unintelligibly)  :: biascicare
mumijo {n} (shilajit) SEE: shilajit  ::
mummy {n} (child's term for mother)  :: mamma {f}
mummy {n} /ˈmʌmi/ (embalmed corpse)  :: mummia {f}
mummy's boy {n} (momma's boy) SEE: momma's boy  ::
mumps {n} (contagious disease)  :: parotite epidemica {f}, orecchioni
mum's the word {phrase} (the accompanying facts are a secret)  :: acqua in bocca
Munich {prop} /mjuːnɪk/ (capital of Bavaria)  :: Monaco {f}, Monaco di Baviera {f}
municipal {adj} (pertaining to city)  :: civico, comunale
municipality {n} /ˈmjʊu.nɪs.ɪ.pæl.It.ɪi/ (a district with a government that typically encloses no other governed distrcits)  :: comune, municipalità
municipalization {n}  :: municipalizzazione {f}
municipalize {v} (to convert into a municipality)  :: municipalizzare
Muntenia {prop} /mʊnˈtɛniə/ (Muntenia)  :: Muntenia {f}
muon {n} /ˈmjuːɒn/ (an unstable elementary particle in the lepton family)  :: muone {m}
muonic {adj} (pertaining to, or composed of muons)  :: muonico
mural {n} /ˈmjʊɹəl/ (painting on wall)  :: murales {m}
Muratorian {adj}  :: muratoriano
Murcia {prop} (city)  :: Murcia
murder {n} /ˈmɝdɚ/ (an act of deliberate killing)  :: assassinio {m}, omicidio {m}, delitto {m}
murder {n} (the crime of deliberate killing)  :: assassinio {m}, omicidio {m}
murder {v} (defeat decisively)  :: massacrare
murder {v} (deliberately kill)  :: assassinare
murder {v} (devour)  :: distruggere
murderer {n} (person who commits murder)  :: assassino {m}
murderess {n} (woman who commits murder)  :: assassina {f}
muriatic acid {n} (hydrochloric acid)  :: acido muriatico
murky {adj} (gloomy) SEE: gloomy  ::
murky {adj} (obscure) SEE: obscure  ::
murmur {v} /ˈmɜː(ɹ)ˌmə(ɹ)/ (to speak or make low, indistinguishable noise; to mumble)  :: mormorare
murrey {n} /məriː/ (mulberry) SEE: mulberry  ::
muscarine {n} (poisonous alkaloid)  :: muscarina {f}
muscle {n} /ˈmʌs.əl/ (contractile tissue)  :: muscolo {m}
muscleman {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard  ::
Muscovite {n} /ˈmʌs.kəˌvaɪt/ (resident of Moscow)  :: moscovita {m} {f}
Muscovy {prop} (Grand Duchy of Moscow)  :: Moscovia {f}
Muscovy duck {n} (duck)  :: anatra muschiata {f}, anatra muta {f}
muscular {adj} (having strength)  :: muscoloso
muscular {adj} /ˈmʌs.kjə.lɚ/ (of or relating to muscles)  :: muscolare
muscular dystrophy {n} (muscular dystrophy)  :: distrofia muscolare {f}
muscularity {n}  :: muscolosità {f}
musculoskeletal {adj} (of, or relating to both muscles and the skeleton)  :: muscoloscheletrico
muse {n} /mjuːz/ (a source of inspiration)  :: muse
Muse {n} /mjuːz/ (one of the nine Ancient Greek deities of the arts)  :: Musa, musa {f}
museologist {n}  :: museologo {m}
museum {n} /mjuˈziəm/ (building or institution)  :: museo {m}
mushroom {n} (champignon) SEE: champignon  ::
mushroom {n} /ˈmʌʃˌruːm/ (fruiting body of a fungus)  :: fungo {m}
music {n} /ˈmjuːzɪk/ (sound, organized in time in a melodious way)  :: musica {f}
musical box {n} (device for playing tunes)  :: carillon {m}
musical chairs {n} (game)  :: gioco della sedia {m}
musical instrument {n} (a device, object, contrivance or machine used to produce musical notes or sounds)  :: strumento musicale {m}
musicality {n} (condition of being musical)  :: musicalità {f}
musically {adv} (in a musical manner)  :: musicalmente
musical notation {n} (writing system)  :: notazione musicale {f}
music box {n} (box that generates or plays music)  :: carillon
musician {n} /mjuˈzɪʃən/ (person who performs or writes music)  :: musicista {m} {f}, musico {m}
musicologist {n} (one who studies musicology)  :: musicologo {m} {f}
musicology {n} (study of music)  :: musicologia {f}
music theory {n} (field of study dealing with how music works)  :: teoria musicale {f}
music therapy {n} (any of various therapeutic uses of music)  :: musicoterapia {f}
music to someone's ears {n} (good news; pleasing sound or expression)  :: musica per le proprie orecchie
musk {n} /mʌsk/ (greasy secretion with powerful odour)  :: muschio {m}
musk duck {n} (Biziura lobata)  :: anatra muschiata australiana
musket {n} /mʌskʌt/ (firearm)  :: moschetto {m}
musketeer {n} (member of French royal bodyguard)  :: moschettiere {m}
musk mallow {n} (Abelmoschus moschatus) SEE: abelmosk  ::
musk mallow {n} (Malva lcea) SEE: vervain mallow  ::
muskrat {n} /ˈmʌskræt/ (Ondatra zibethicus)  :: topo muschiato {m}
Muslim {adj} (relating to believers of Islam)  :: musulmano
Muslim {n} /ˈmʌsləm/ (believer of Islam)  :: musulmano {m}, musulmana {f}
Muslimize {v} (to convert to Islam)  :: musulmanizare
muslin {n} (very different styles of fabric) SEE: fabric  ::
mussel {n} /ˈmʌsəl/ (a small edible bivalve shellfish, see also: clam, see also: oyster, see also: mollusc)  :: cozza {f}, mitilo {m}, muscolo {m}, peocio {m}, dattero nero {m}, poverazza {f}
Mussolini {prop} (surname)  :: Mussolini
must {n} (unfermented fruit juice)  :: mosto
must {v} /mʌst/ (must)  :: dovere
mustache {n} /ˈmʌstæʃ/ (moustache) SEE: moustache  ::
mustard {n} (colour)  :: senape {m}
mustard {n} (condiment)  :: senape {f}
mustard {n} /ˈmʌs.tɚd]/ (plant)  :: senape {f}
muster {n} (assembling or review of troops)  :: adunata {f}, adunanza {f}, rivista {f}
muster {n} /ˈmʌs.tɚ/ (any assemblage or display)  :: adunata {f}, assemblea {f}, raduno {m}
muster {n} (roundup of cattle)  :: raduno {m}
muster {n} (show; display)  :: mostra {f}
muster {v} (to call or assemble a group together)  :: radunare, esibire, adunare
muster {v} (to enroll in service)  :: arruolare, ingaggiare, assumere
muster {v} (to summon together)  :: convocare, adunare
muster roll {n} (official list of the officers in a military)  :: ruolino {m}
mutability {n} (state or quality of being mutable)  :: mutevolezza {f}
mutagen {n} (agent or substance that can cause genetic mutation)  :: mutageno {m}
mutarotation {n} (a dynamic change in the rotation of polarized light)  :: mutarotazione {f}
mutation {n} /mjuˈteɪʃən]/ (mutant) SEE: mutant  ::
mute {adj} /mjuːt/ (not having the power of speech)  :: muto
mute {n} (sordine)  :: sordino {m}, sordina {f}
mute h {n} /mjuːt eɪtʃ/ (usage of the letter h at the start of a word which allows liaison with a preceding consonant)  :: h muto {m}
mute swan {n} (Cygnus olor)  :: cigno reale {m}
mutual {adj} /ˈmjuːt͡ʃuəl/ (having the same relationship, each to each other)  :: mutuo, vicendevole
mutual {adj} (possessed in common)  :: vicendevole
mutual {adj} (reciprocal)  :: reciproco, vicendevole
mutualism {n} (interaction between two species that benefits both)  :: mutualismo {m}
mutually {adv} (in a shared manner; equally; affecting all parties the same way)  :: vicendevolmente
mutually {adv} /ˈmjutʃuəli/ (in the same way, each to the other; reciprocally)  :: vicendevolmente
muzzle {n} (device to stop an animal from biting)  :: museruola {f}, mordacchia {f}
muzzle {n} (open end of a gun)  :: avancarica {f}
muzzle {n} (part of animal's head)  :: muso {m}
muzzle {v} (to apply a muzzle)  :: mettere la museruola
muzzle {v} (to restrain from speaking or acting)  :: imbavagliare, mettere a tacere
muzzle compensator {n} (muzzle brake) SEE: muzzle brake  ::
my {determiner} /maɪ/ (belonging to me)  :: mio {m}
Myanmar {prop} (Burmese) SEE: Burmese  ::
Myanmar {prop} /ˌmjɑːnˈmɑɹ/ (Southeast Asian country)  :: Myanmar
mycelium {n} (vegetative part of a fungus)  :: micelio
mycological {adj} (of or pertaining to mycology)  :: micologico
mycologist {n} (a person who studies, professes or practices mycology)  :: micologista {m} {f}
mycology {n} (study of fungi)  :: micologia {f}
mycorrhiza {n} (symbiotic relationship between the mycelium of a fungus and the roots of a plant)  :: micorriza {f}
mycorrhization {n}  :: micorrizazione {f}
mycotoxin {n} (toxin produced by a fungus)  :: micotossina {f}
my foot {interj} (Indicates disapproval, disregard or disbelief)  :: un corno!
my name is {phrase} (a way to identify oneself)  :: mi chiamo...
myocardiocyte {n} (cell)  :: miocardiocito {m}
myocardium {n} (muscles that surround and power the heart)  :: miocardio {m}
myoinositol {n} (most commonly-occurring isomer of inositol)  :: mioinositolo {m}
myoma {n} /maɪˈoʊmə/ (tumor comprised of muscle tissue)  :: mioma {m}
myopia {n} /maɪ.əʊ.piː.ə/ (disorder of vision)  :: miopia {f}
myosin {n} (motor protein)  :: miosina {f}
myrmecological {adj} (pertaining to myrmecology)  :: mirmecologico
myrrh {n} /mɝ]/ (dried sap of the myrrha tree)  :: mirra {f}
myrtle {n} /ˈmɝtəl/ (evergreen shrub)  :: mirto {m}
myself {n} (that being which is oneself)  :: me stesso {m}, me stessa {f}
myself {pron} /maɪˈsɛlf/ (me, reflexive case of I)  :: mi
mysterious {adj} /mɪˈstiəɹiəs/ (of unknown origin)  :: misterioso
mystery {n}  :: mistero {m}, giallo {m}
mystery {n} (something secret or unexplainable)  :: mistero {m}
myth {n} (commonly-held but false belief)  :: mito {m}
myth {n} (divine story)  :: mito {m}
mythical {adj} (existing in myth)  :: mitico, leggendario, favoloso
mythicize {v}  :: mitizzare
mythologic {adj} (mythological) SEE: mythological  ::
mythological {adj} (of, or relating to myths or mythology)  :: mitologico
mythology {n} (collection and study of myths)  :: mitologia {f}
mythology {n} /mɪˈθɑːlədʒi/ (myths of a people)  :: mitologia {f}
mythomania {n} (compulsion to tell lies)  :: mitomania {f}
mythomaniac {n} (someone who suffers from mythomania)  :: mitomane {m}
Mytilene {prop} (capital of Lesbos)  :: Mitilene
myxoma {n} (tumor of primitive connective tissue)  :: mixoma {m}
myxomatosis {n} (rabbit disease)  :: mixomatosi {f}