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Yes. The word lice is a Scrabble US word. The word lice is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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4 letters words from 'lice'

CEIL 6CIEL 6
LICE 6 

3 letters words from 'lice'

CEL 5ICE 5
LEI 3LIE 3

2 letters words from 'lice'

EL 2LI 2

All 4 letters words made out of lice

lice ilce lcie clie icle cile liec ilec leic elic ielc eilc lcei clei leci elci celi ecli icel ciel iecl eicl ceil ecil

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word lice. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in lice.

Definitions and meaning of lice

lice

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /laɪs/
  • Rhymes: -aɪs

Noun

lice

  1. plural of louse

Anagrams

  • -icle, Celi, ICLE, ILEC, Icel., ceil, ciel

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lis/
  • Homophones: lices, lis, lisse, lissent, lisses, lys

Etymology 1

From Frankish *listia.

Noun

lice f (plural lices)

  1. (fortifications) curtain wall
  2. (historical) pomerium
  3. (by extension) list, field (for combat); playing field; arena
    Il est entré en lice. He came into contention.
Derived terms
  • en lice

Etymology 2

Probably from Vulgar Latin *licia, from Latin lycisca, feminine of lyciscus (wolf dog).

Noun

lice f (plural lices)

  1. (archaic) brach, bitch hound (specifically, dog used for breeding hunting dogs)

Further reading

  • “lice” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈl̠ʲɪcɪ/

Noun

lice f sg

  1. Alternative form of leice: genitive singular of leac

Further reading

  • "lice" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Latin

Verb

licē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of liceō

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlit͡sɛ/, [ˈlʲit͡sə]

Verb

lice

  1. third-person plural present of licyś

Scottish Gaelic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʎiʰkʰʲə/

Noun

lice f

  1. genitive singular of leac

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *lice.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lǐːt͡se/
  • Hyphenation: li‧ce

Noun

líce n (Cyrillic spelling ли́це)

  1. face
    (translated name of the film "Face Off")
  2. (grammar) person
  3. (Bosnia, Montenegro, Serbia) person, individual

Declension

See also

  • obraz

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *lice, from Proto-Indo-European *līg-

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lìːt͡sɛ/, /líːt͡sɛ/
  • Hyphenation: li‧ce

Noun

līce n

  1. (anatomy) cheek
  2. (anatomy, archaic) face

Inflection

Related terms

  • obràz

Further reading

  • lice”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU[1], portal Fran

Source: wiktionary.org
  • LOUSE, a parasitic insect.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)