Definitions for myriadˈmɪr i əd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
myr•i•adˈmɪr i əd(n.)
an indefinitely great number of persons or things.
(adj.)of an indefinitely great number; innumerable.
having innumerable phases, aspects, variations, etc.
Origin of myriad:
1545–55; < Gk mȳriad-, s. of mȳriás ten thousand
a large indefinite number
"he faced a myriad of details"
ten thousand, 10000, myriad(adj)
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and one thousand
countless, infinite, innumerable, innumerous, multitudinous, myriad, numberless, uncounted, unnumberable, unnumbered, unnumerable(adj)
too numerous to be counted
"incalculable riches"; "countless hours"; "an infinite number of reasons"; "innumerable difficulties"; "the multitudinous seas"; "myriad stars"; "untold thousands"
Ten thousand; 10,000.
A countless number or multitude (of specified things).
Earth hosts a myriad of animals.
Multifaceted, having innumerable elements.
Great in number; innumerable, multitudinous.
Earth hosts myriad animals.
Origin: From myriade, from myrias (genitive of myriadis), from μυριάδος, genitive of μυριάς, from μύριος.
the number of ten thousand; ten thousand persons or things
an immense number; a very great many; an indefinitely large number
consisting of a very great, but indefinite, number; as, myriad stars
Myriad, "numberless, countless, infinite", is a classical Greek word for the number 10,000. In modern English, the word refers to an unspecified large quantity.
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