1. Midas (Greek legend) the greedy king of Phrygia who Dionysus gave the power to turn everything he touched into gold
  2. mediacy the quality of being mediate
  3. Mathias United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930)
  4. medusa one of two forms that coelenterates take: it is the free-swimming sexual phase in the life cycle of a coelenterate; in this phase it has a gelatinous umbrella-shaped body and tentacles
  5. Medusa a woman transformed into a Gorgon by Athena
  6. Medici aristocratic Italian family of powerful merchants and bankers who ruled Florence in the 15th century
  7. mods a youth subculture that began in London in the early 1960s
  8. Metis a person in western Canada who is of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry
  9. modest marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
  10. Matisse French painter and sculptor; leading figure of fauvism
  11. mutisia any of various plants of the genus Mutisia
  12. madras a light patterned cotton cloth
  13. meatus a natural body passageway
  14. median relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
  15. madhouse pejorative terms for an insane asylum
  16. matzah brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
  17. maths a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
  18. mates a pair of people who live together
  19. Mideast the area around the eastern Mediterranean
  20. Madras a state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal