from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Illness, affliction.
  • n. A longboard (type of surfboard).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Evil; disease.
  • n. A prefix of Latin origin, through French (equivalent to dys- or caco- of Greek origin), meaning ‘bad,’ and implying usually imperfection or deficiency, and often simply a negative, as in malodor, a bad odor, malfeasance, bad- or wrong-doing, malformation, imperfect shape, maladroit, not adroit, malcontent, not content, etc. The prefix in this form occurs only in words taken from the French, or formed upon the analogies of such.
  • n. An abbreviation
  • n. of Malachi, a book of the Old Testament;
  • n. of Malayan.


From French mal ("illness"). (Wiktionary)
Shortening of malibu (Wiktionary)



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