Definitions containing ægis

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ægides

ægides

Plural form of ægis.

— Wiktionary

Egis

Egis

See Ægis.

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Medusa

Medusa

me-dū′sa, n. one of the three Gorgons, whose head, cut off by Perseus, and placed in the ægis of Minerva, had the power of turning those who looked on it into stone: the name given to the common kinds of jelly-fishes, prob. from the likeness of their tentacles to the snakes on Medusa's head:—pl. Medū′sæ, a division of hydrozoans.—adjs. Medū′siform, Medū′soid—also ns. [Gr., 'ruler,' fem.]

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