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echo Tweet Definition of echo Like Definition of echo on Facebook
noun
  1. A reflected sound that is heard again by its initial observer.
  2. (computing): The displaying on the command line of the command that has just been executed.
  3. The letter E in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
verb (echo, es)
  1. To repeat back what another has just said.
egis Tweet Definition of egis Like Definition of egis on Facebook
noun
  1. (alternative spelling of, aegis)
elf Tweet Definition of elf Like Definition of elf on Facebook
noun (elves)
(
wikipedia, Elf)
  1. A mythical, supernatural being resembling but seen as distinct from humans.
  2. (Norse mythology) A luminous spirit presiding over nature and fertility and dwelling in the world of ílfheim (Elfland). Compare angel, nymph, fairy.
  3. (fantasy) Any of the magical, humanoid, typically forest-guarding races bearing some similarities to the Norse íˇlfar (through Tolkien's Eldar).
Elysium Tweet Definition of Elysium Like Definition of Elysium on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (Classical mythology) the home of the blessed after death.
  2. A place or state of ideal happiness; paradise.
  3. A region in the northern hemisphere of Mars.
adjective
  1. blissful; euphoric
  2. of or pertaining to Elysium.
Erato Tweet Definition of Erato Like Definition of Erato on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (Greek mythology) The Muse of lyric poetry, particularly of love and eroticism.
Erinys Tweet Definition of Erinys Like Definition of Erinys on Facebook
proper noun (pl.Erinyses)
  1. (Greek mythology) The female personifications of vengeance, particularly wrong or immoral deeds on behalf of the victims.
Eris Tweet Definition of Eris Like Definition of Eris on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (Greek mythology) The goddess of discord, confusion, and strife, keeper of the golden Apple of Discord which she threw into the wedding of Peleus and Thetis starting the Trojan War; daughter of Nyx, sister and constant companion of Ares, mother of Lethe.
  2. (astronomy) The largest known dwarf planet in the solar system, (initially dubbed the "tenth planet",) previously known as 136199 Eris, with one natural satellite, Dysnomia.
erlking Tweet Definition of erlking Like Definition of erlking on Facebook
noun
  1. in German mythology, a giant who preys on children
  • 1962: This line, and indeed the whole passage (lines 653-664), allude to the well-known poem by Goethe about the , hoary enchanter of the elf-haunted alderwood, who falls in love with the delicate little boy of a belated traveler. " Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire
EROS Tweet Definition of EROS Like Definition of EROS on Facebook
initialism
  1. w:Earth Resources Observation Satellite, Earth Resources Observation Satellite.
Europa Tweet Definition of Europa Like Definition of Europa on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (greek mythology) A Phoenician princess abducted to Crete by Zeus.
  2. A moon of Jupiter.
Europe Tweet Definition of Europe Like Definition of Europe on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A continent north of Africa, west of Asia and east of the Atlantic Ocean. It contains many countries, including (in alphabetical order):
  2. A political entity; the European Union.
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Euterpe Tweet Definition of Euterpe Like Definition of Euterpe on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (Greek mythology) The Muse of music and lyric poetry, specifically of flute playing, joy and pleasure.

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