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Definition of the noun malus

What does malus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Mali

  1. apple trees; found throughout temperate zones of the northern hemisphere

Alternative definition of the noun malus


  1. [business] The return of performance-related compensation originally payed by an employer to an employee as a result of the discovery of a defect in the performance.


Malus is a musical group.

  • albums: "Creation of Death", "The Beauty of Doom"


"Malus" is a musical album of EAT YOU ALIVE.

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"Malus" a.k.a. "Her Father's Daughter": Her Father's Daughter is a 2001 drama film written by Olivier Lorelle and Jacques Deschamps and directed by Olivier Lorelle.


Malus was a subdivision of the ancient constellation Argo Navis proposed in 1844 by the English astronomer John Herschel. It would have replaced Pyxis, the compass, which was introduced in the 1750s by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille. Herschel's suggestion was not widely adopted and Malus is not now recognized by astronomers.

Phrases with Malus

Phrases starting with the word Malus:

  1. Malus Hybr
  2. Malus Nana
  3. Malus zumi
  4. Malus Aegra
  5. Malus Anisa
  6. Malus Cerea
  7. Malus Eleyi
  8. malus fusca
  9. Malus Kaido
  10. Malus malus
  11. Malus Mengo
  12. Malus Nigra
  13. Malus Ringo
  14. Malus Rinki
  15. Malus Roris
  16. Malus Setok

Phrases ending with the word Malus:

  1. genus malus
  2. Pyrus malus
  3. Rubus Malus
  4. Acarus Malus

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Google previewInsurance Glossary (2014)

by Nicolae Sfetcu

Malus is an increase in the premium if there is a claim in the previous year. Bonus-malus systems are very commom in automobile insurance. The fundamental principle of BMS is that the higher the claim frequency of a policyholder, the higher ...

Google previewCarnal Knowledge (2007)

A Navel Gazer's Dictionary of Anatomy, Etymology, and Trivia by Charles Hodgson

Latin malus means not only "apple tree” but also "tall pole" and "evil.” If the meanings of the two males have an affinity, it is just coincidence. Still, the convergence of all these ideas of evil, nakedness, males, poles, and serpents makes one ...

Google previewCompendio sulla normativa relativa ai compensi degli amministratori e dei manager aziendali 2012 (2012)

by Guido Cutillo, Franco Fontana

Malus is a method for the implementation of risk adjustment and reducing the value of a part of the deferred remuneration, taking into account risk out‐comes of the underlying performances of the institution as a whole, the business unit and, ...

Google previewPlants on Islands (2006)

Diversity and Dynamics on a Continental Archipelago by Martin L. Cody

Yet there is an apparent tradeoff, since Malus is the superior colonist but Prunus is superior in persisting once it reaches an island (chapter 5 and Fig. 5.25). The tradeoff seems particularly well balanced, as the two species maintain island ...

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

Malus. floribunda. Malus. hupehensis. Japanese flowering crabapple tea crabapple This species is an old favorite. It has carmine buds and 1- to 11⁄2-in.- wide, white flowers. The 3⁄8-in.-wide fruit are yellow to red. Broad-rounded habit.

Google previewThe grammar-school dictionary, a dictionary of the English language (1867)

malus, and administration,] n. bad management. Mal a -cAlte, [(Jr. malache,] n. a beautiful green veined marble ; the native carbonate of copper. Mal'a-dy, [L. malus] n. sickness; disease. Mal'a-pert, [L. malus + W. pert ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

Malus angustifolia (Aiton) Michx. Rosaceae MCME North America (USA: Illinois to New Jersey, Texas to Florida) S D fd (fruits: cider, jelly, preserves) fr pl (ornamental) ti(ob)(tool handles, ...

Google previewDictionarium medicum universale: or, a New medical dictionary. Containing an explanation of all the terms used in physic, anatomy ... chymistry, etc (1749)

by John Barrow (teacher of mathematics.)

MALUS, tree. . This is a tree so well known,that it would be superfluous to give any description of it. Among the numerouz variety os apples, those which are accounted hest for medicinal use, >are the pearmain and pippin, being thsPama ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language (1844)

by Alexander Reid

malus, W. pert) saucy ; impudent ; impertinent. Mal'a-pert-ly, ad. impudently ; saucily. Mal'a-pert-ness, n. sauciness ; impudence. Mal-ap-ro-pos', mal-ap-pro- po', ad, (Fr. mat, a, propot) unsuitably. Male, a. (L. mas) of the sex that begets ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language, containing the pronunciation, etymology and explanation of all words authorized by eminent writers. To which are added, a vocabulary of the roots of English words and an accented list of proper names (1844)

by Alexander REID (LL.D.)

malus) a disease; a distemper; a disorder. Mäl'a-pért, a. (L. malus, W. pert) saucy; impudent; impertinent. Mál'a-pért-ly, ad. impudently; saucily. Mál'a-pért-ness, n. sauciness; impudence.

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)

by Walter W. Skeat, Walter William Skeat

malus, bad; see Malioe. Malachite ; see Mallow . Malady, Malapert, Malaria; see Malioe. Male ; see Masculine. Malediction, Malefactor, Malevolent ; see Malloe. Malioe, ill will (F. -L.) M. E. malice. F. malice.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics (2014)

by Eric C.R. Reeve

Introduction The apple, Malus domestica, is one of the most important fruit crops of the colder and temperate parts of the Old World, New World and Southern Hemisphere (Vavilov, 1951; Brown, 1975). Evidence for the collection of apples from ...

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Malus Meaning

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Quotes about Malus

Malus sargentti
unwatered for a week, now-
early autumn. (Morgan Michaels)
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Scrabble value of M3A1L1U1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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