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Is mac a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word mac is a Scrabble US word. The word mac is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

M3A1C3

Is mac a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word mac is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

M3A1C3

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3 letters words from 'mac'

CAM 7MAC 7

2 letters words from 'mac'

AM 4MA 4

All 3 letters words made out of mac

mac amc mca cma acm cam

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Definitions and meaning of mac

mac

Pronunciation

  • enPR: măk, IPA(key): /mæk/
  • Rhymes: -æk
  • Homophones: Mac, mack, Mack

Etymology 1

Clipping of mackintosh.

Noun

mac (plural macs)

  1. Clipping of mackintosh (a raincoat).
Translations

Etymology 2

Clipping of macaroni.

Noun

mac (uncountable)

  1. (Canada, US, slang) Clipping of macaroni.
    Is there any mac and cheese left?
Derived terms
  • mac 'n' cheese

Anagrams

  • ACM, AMC, C.M.A., CAM, CMA, Cam, MCA, cam

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mak/

Etymology 1

Noun

mac m (plural macs)

  1. (colloquial, slang) Clipping of maquereau (pimp).

Etymology 2

Noun

mac m (plural macs)

  1. (colloquial, computing) Clipping of Macintosh.

Further reading

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

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish macc, from Primitive Irish ᚋᚐᚊᚊᚔ (maqqi, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *makkʷos, a variant of *makʷos (son) (compare Welsh mab, Gaulish mapos, Maponos).

Pronunciation

  • (Munster, Aran) IPA(key): /mˠɑk/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /mˠaːk/
  • (Mayo, Ulster) IPA(key): /mˠak/

Noun

mac m (genitive singular mic, nominative plural mic)

  1. son
  2. A common prefix of many Irish and Scottish names, signifying "son of".

Declension

Coordinate terms

  • iníon (daughter)

Derived terms

Mutation

Further reading

  • "mac" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 mac, macc”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

K'iche'

Noun

mac

  1. (Classical K'iche') sin

Manx

Etymology

From Old Irish macc, from Primitive Irish ᚋᚐᚊᚊᚔ (maqqi, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *makkʷos, a variant of *makʷos (son), from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ḱ- (to raise, increase).

Noun

mac m (genitive singular mic, plural mec)

  1. son

Derived terms

  • mac-

Mutation

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 mac, macc”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Middle Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish macc, from Primitive Irish ᚋᚐᚊᚊᚔ (maqqi, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *makkʷos, a variant of *makʷos (son), from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ḱ- (to raise, increase).

Noun

mac m (genitive mic, nominative plural mic)

  1. son

Descendants

  • Irish: mac
  • Manx: mac
  • Scottish Gaelic: mac

Mutation

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 mac, macc”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Old Irish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *makkos. Cognate with Welsh mach.

Noun

mac m

  1. bond, surety

Inflection

Mutation

References

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “2 mac(c)”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mak/

Etymology 1

From a Slavic language, from Proto-Slavic *makъ (poppy), compare Serbo-Croatian and Polish mak.

Noun

mac m (plural maci)

  1. poppy
Declension

Etymology 2

Onomatopoeic.

Interjection

mac

  1. quack (sound made by ducks)

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish macc, from Primitive Irish ᚋᚐᚊᚊᚔ (maqqi, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *makkʷos, a variant of *makʷos (son), from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ḱ- (to raise, increase).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [maʰk], [maxk]

Noun

mac m (genitive singular mic, plural mic)

  1. son
  2. Commonly used as a prefix of Irish and Scottish surnames, meaning son.
    MacDhòmhnaill (MacDonald, literally son of Donald, Donaldson)

Derived terms

Mutation

References

  • “mac” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 mac, macc”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (short for) mackintosh.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)