(cryptozoology) A manlike or apelike animal said to exist in the Himalayas.
(mythology) A river in the Nether World or infernal regions; also, the infernal regions themselves. By some of the English poets it was supposed to be a flaming lake or gulf.
And pull her out of by the heels - Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus, IV-iii
Greek mythology son of Peleus and Thetis, prince and leader of the Myrmidons; great warrior of the Achaean (Greek) camp, killed in the Trojan War; central character of the w:Iliad, Iliad.
noun (wikipedia, actor, actor (player))
a person who performs in a theatrical play or film
one who acts; a doer
one who takes part in a situation
An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.
One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.
(policy debate) One who enacts a certain policy action.
(software engineering) The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).
noun ((plural) Adonises)
A beautiful man.
A male given name
(Greek mythology) 'ÎÎ´ÏÎ½Î¹Ï ('Adonis): A beautiful young man loved by Aphrodite.
noun (aegises, pl2=aegides)
A mythological shield associated with Zeus and Athena shown as a short cloak consisting of a goatskin. The aegis of Athena is usually shown with a border of snakes and with the head of Medusa in the center. The aegis is more an emblem of protection and power than an actual military shield.
Protection, guidance. Usually used as "under the aegis" because of its origin as protection of the shield of Athena.
Of or belonging to Aesculapius, the Greco-Roman god of medicine, or the healing art.
The chief gods of pagan Scandinavia.
(context, poetic, _, or, _, literary) The sky or heavens; the upper air.
(context, ancient philosophy) A classical physical element, considered as prevalent in the heavens and inaccessible to humans.
2002, Philip Ball, The Elements: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford 2004, p. 10
:There is thus a fifth classical element, which Aristotle called the . But it is inaccessible to earthly beings, and so plays no part in the constitution of mundane matter.
(context, physics, archaic) An elastic substance once thought to fill all space, and to allow for the transmission of light.
(chemistry) A volatile liquid, C4H10O, formed from the addition of sulphuric acid to alcohol (now only spelled ether).
(context, Greek mythology) One of the most distinguished heroes of Greek mythology. He is the son of King Atreus of Mycenae and Queen Aerope, and brother of Menelaus. He is attributed with rallying the Greeks for the w:Trojan War, Trojan War
(given name, female)
proper noun (wikipedia, Ajax the Lesser)
(in Greek mythology) either of two heroes of the Trojan war
(computing) a Web development technique for creating interactive web applications
February 2005: Jesse James Garrett, Ajax: A New Approach to Web Applications—An Ajax application eliminates the start-stop-start-stop nature of interaction on the Web by....
(context, poker slang) An ace and a jack as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em
The ancient name for England (or sometimes, the British Isles), now only used poetically.
Any of several small towns in the United States.
In w:Greek mythology, Greek mythology, the mother of Heracles.
(greekmyth) One of the Pleiades; daughter of Aeolus and wife of Ceyx. When her husband died in a shipwreck, Alcyone threw herself into the sea whereupon the gods transformed them both into halcyon birds (kingfishers). When Alcyone made her nest on the beach, waves threatened to destroy it. Aeolus restrained his winds and made the waves be calm during seven days in each year, so she could lay her eggs. These became known as the "halcyon days", when storms never occur.
(given name, female).
proper noun (plural:Amatas)
(given name, female, from Latin, )
Any of the large parrots from the genus Amazona.
(Greek mythology) a member of a mythical race of female warriors inhabiting the Black Sea area
a female warrior
relating to the area around the Amazon River in South America (e.g., the Amazon Basin, the Amazon Rainforest); or referring to the river itself, The Amazon
A brand of tinned milk puddings, especially a creamed rice pudding
An ancient people of Israel
(astronomy) An asteroid that orbits between the orbits of Earth and Mars
(greekmyth): Daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia, king and queen of Eritrea, rescued from her sacrifice to a sea monster by Perseus who married her; mother of Perseus, ancient king of Persia.
(constellation): An autumn constellation of the northern sky representing the "Chained Lady" Andromeda from Greek myth. The constellation lies between Pisces and Cassiopeia.
(astronomy): The nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way; M31.
(Greek mythology) : The goddess of beauty and love,<ref>Webster's College Dictionary, Random House, 2001</ref> born when Cronus castrated Uranus and threw his genitalia into the sea.<ref>Oxford Dictionary of World Mythology, Arthur Cotterell, Oxford University Press, 1986</ref>
(astronomy) An asteroid possessing an orbit that crosses the orbit of the Earth and an orbital period of over one year, with semimajor axis, semimajor axes greater than 1 AU, and perihelion distances less than 1.017 AU.
(Greek, Roman mythology): The son of Zeus and Leto (or Jupiter and Latona), and the twin brother of Artemis (or Diana).<ref>Oxford Dictionary of World Mythology, Arthur Cotterell, Oxford University Press, 1986</ref> He was the god of light, music, medicine, and poetry;<ref name="Webster's c 2001">Webster's College Dictionary, Random House, 2001</ref> and prophecy, dance, manly beauty, and more.
A very handsome young man.<ref name="Webster's c 2001"/>
Space, U.S. A three-man spacecraft designed to travel to and land on the moon.
A town in Pennsylvania, USA.
A butterfly (Parnassius apollo, a large swallowtail with black and red spots on white wings).
of or relating to the Greek god W:Apollo, Apollo
apple of discord
An object which sows dissention and anger.
(greekmyth): A woman famous for her skill at weaving. She was changed into a spider by the goddess Athena.
A web browser
(Greek mythology) The god of war, son of Zeus and Hera, brother Hephaestus, sister Eris, who is his companion. Attended by his sons, (to Aphrodite), Deimos and Phobos, and old war-goddess Enyo.
proper noun (wikipedia, Argo)
(greekmyth): The ship in which Jason and the Argonauts sailed on their quest for the Golden Fleece.
proper noun (wikipedia, Argonauts)
(Greek Mythology) One of the members of the Argo who sailed with Jason in search of the Golden Fleece.
Any of several ships and submarines of the British and US navies.
Team name for the Toronto, Ontario franchise of the Canadian Football League (CFL)
(greekmyth) A fabulous being of antiquity, said to have had a hundred eyes. His eyes were transplanted to the peacock"s tail. He was a servant of the greek goddess Hera.
A musical piece written typically for a solo voice with orchestral accompaniment in an opera or cantata.
In Greek mythology, the daughter of King Minos of Crete and his queen, Pasiphae
(greek mythology) The daughter of Leto and Zeus, and twin sister of Apollo. The goddess of the hunt, wild animals, and wilderness,<ref>Oxford Dictionary of World Mythology, Arthur Cotterell, Oxford University Press, 1986</ref> and healing, chastity, and childbirth.
Of or pertaining to the legend of Arthur, king of the Britons and his court at Camelot.
Greek god of medicine and healing.
The realm of the ísir gods in Norse mythology.
The first male human, according to the w:Poetic Edda, Poetic Edda.
(simple past of, eat)
(italbrac-colon, Greek mythology) The goddess of wisdom, especially strategic warfare, the arts, and especially crafts, in particular, weaving; daughter of Zeus and Hera
(Greek mythology) One of the three Fates, or Moirae, daughter of Zeus and Themis; the cutter of the thread of life
noun (auras, pl2=aurae)
The distinctive atmosphere or quality associated with someone or something.
An invisible force surrounding a living creature.
An inner or special power/energy mentioned of in graphic novels (manga) Ex: In the Manga/Anime series Yu Yu Hakusho, the amount of power someone has is measured by their Aura
The perceptual disturbance experienced by some migraine sufferers before a migraine headache.
The telltale sensation experienced by some people with epilepsy before a seizure.