(Greek mythology) A Trojan boy who was abducted (either by Zeus or Eos), and ultimately became immortal in order to be Zeus' cup-bearer and lover.
(astronomy) A moon of Jupiter.
A servant boy or young waiter, particularly one who serves liquor.
A boy kept for pederastic purposes; a catamite.
noun (: genii)
(Islam) An invisible spirit mentioned in the Qur'an and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals.
A fictional magical being that is typically bound to obey the commands of a mortal possessing its container.
noun (plural:genii(classical Roman mythology) or geniuses(colloquial))
someone possessing extraordinary intelligence or skill
extraordinary mental capacity
inspiration, a mental leap, an extraordinary creative process.
a work of genius
(Roman mythology) the guardian spirit of a place or person.
A way of thinking, optimizing one's capacity for learning and understanding.
(baseball) A player on the team the "San Francisco Giants".
A player on the team the "New York Giants".
(baseball) The team w:San Francisco Giants, The San Francisco Giants.
The team w:New York Giants, The New York Giants.
an open source, free software computer desktop environment for Unix operating systems. (GNOME is an acronym for "GNU Network Object Model Environment".)
noun (wikipedia, Golden Age (metaphor))
a happy age of peace and prosperity
a time of great progress or achievement in a particular field
(classical mythology) the first age of the world, when people lived innocent lives of happiness and prosperity
(greekmyth) A magical fleece from a winged ram guarded by the hydra in the tale of Jason and the Argonauts.
(heraldry) A chivalric order founded in 1430 by Duke Philip III of Burgundy.
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(greekmyth) Vicious female monsters from Greek mythology with sharp fangs and hair of living, venomous snakes.
An intimidating, ugly, or disgusting woman.
"Swilling martinis and spewing venom, Phyllis is a particularly unappetizing , telling us at one point that an acquaintance of hers is aroused by the Heimlich maneuver." — Washington Post, July 1, 2005
(given name, female) from the noun grace
A unit of mass equal to one-thousandth of a kilogram.
A mythical creature reputed to be mechanically inclined and mischievous.
By extension, any mysterious, unknown source of trouble or mischief.
We rechecked everything, and we suspect gremlins in the database.
(given name, male) derived from Griffinus, a latinized form of Griffith.
A legendary creature with the body of a lion and the head of an eagle with the addition of prominent ears
A breed of dog usually called the Brussels Griffon, reminiscent of the legendary creature.
A belay device that incorporates an automatic breaking system.
An alternative spelling of gris-gris
Alternate spelling of griffin.
(given name, female, from Welsh, ) of Welsh origin.