athelia a·the·li·a (ə-thē’lē-ə)
The congenital absence of the nipples.
a man of royal blood; a prince. Historical Examples “Whom thou thinkest a nithing, O friend,” answered the atheling. Wulnoth the Wanderer Herbert Escott-Inman Nor was this all: in London, there had already formed a cabal in favour of the atheling. Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton His espousal of the cause of Edgar the atheling led […]
a.d. 895?–940, king of England 925–940. Historical Examples He also remembers seeing Athelstan place the packet in the safe.’ The Ivory Gate, a new edition Walter Besant Athelstan succeeds to the throne of Wessex and its dependencies. On Some Ancient Battle-Fields in Lancashire Charles Hardwick Because his son Edmund was under age, the crown was […]
inflected without a vowel. Historical Examples In the verb the athematic conjugation has disappeared and the distinction of primary and secondary endings is not observed. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5 Various adjective (music) not based on themes (linguistics) (of verbs) having a suffix attached immediately to the stem, without an intervening vowel
Also, Athene [uh-thee-nee] /əˈθi ni/ (Show IPA). Also called Pallas, Pallas Athena. the virgin deity of the ancient Greeks worshiped as the goddess of wisdom, fertility, the useful arts, and prudent warfare. At her birth she sprang forth fully armed from the head of her father, Zeus. Compare . a female given name. Contemporary Examples […]