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Definition maw

Etymology 1

From Middle English mawe, maghe, ma?e, from Old English maga (“stomach; maw”), from Proto-Germanic *magô (“belly; stomach”), from Proto-Indo-European *mak-, *maks- (“bag, bellows, belly”). Cognate with West Frisian mage, Dutch maag (“stomach; belly”), German Low German Maag, German Magen (“stomach”), Danish mave, Swedish mage (“stomach; belly”), and also with Welsh megin (“bellows”), archaic Russian ?????? (mošná, “pocket, bag”), Lithuanian mãkas (“purse”).

Noun

maw (plural maws)

  1. (archaic) The stomach, especially of an animal.
  2. The upper digestive tract (where food enters the body), especially the mouth and jaws of a fearsome and ravenous creature.
  3. Any large, insatiable or perilous opening.
  4. Appetite; inclination.

Etymology 2

By shortening of mother

Noun

maw (plural maws)

  1. (dialectal, colloquial) Mother.

Etymology 3

See mew (“a gull”).

Noun

maw (plural maws)

  1. A gull.

Results 485 Words with the letters MAW

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10 letter words with the letters MAW 
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6 letter words with the letters MAW 
ASWARM 12
AWMOUS 13
BOWMAN 16
COWMAN 16
HAYMOW 16
IMPAWN 16
LAWMAN 14
LAWMEN 14
MACAWS 15
MALLOW 14
MARROW 12
MAWING 15
MEADOW 13
MIAOWS 12
MIDWAY 15
REWARM 12
SHAWMS 14
SWAMIS 12
SWAMPS 15
SWAMPY 17
SWARMS 12
WADMAL 14
WADMEL 14
WADMOL 14
WAMBLE 16
WAMBLY 18
WAMMUS 16
WAMPUM 19
WAMPUS 16
WARMED 13
WARMER 12
WARMLY 15
WARMTH 14
WARMUP 16
WHAMMO 17
WHAMMY 19
WIGWAM 17
WOMANS 13
WOMBAT 15
WOMERA 12
5 letter words with the letters MAW 
MACAW 14
MAWED 12
MIAOW 11
SHAWM 13
SWAMI 11
SWAMP 14
SWAMY 13
SWARM 11
WAMES 11
WAMUS 12
WARMS 11
WHAMO 13
WHAMS 13
WOMAN 12
4 letter words with the letters MAW 
MAWN 11
MAWS 10
SWAM 10
WAME 10
WARM 10
WHAM 12
3 letter words with the letters MAW 
MAW 9
2 letter words with the letters MAW 
AM 5
AW 5
MA 5

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