[ih-raz-muh s] /ɪˈræz məs/
[des-i-deer-ee-uh s] /ˌdɛs ɪˈdɪər i əs/ (Show IPA), 1466?–1536, Dutch humanist, scholar, theologian, and writer.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “beloved.”.
Desiderius (ˌdɛzɪˈdɪərɪəs), real name Gerhard Gerhards. ?1466–1536, Dutch humanist, the leading scholar of the Renaissance in northern Europe. He published the first Greek edition of the New Testament in 1516; his other works include the satirical Encomium Moriae (1509); Colloquia (1519), a series of dialogues; and an attack on the theology of Luther, De Libero Arbitrio (1524)
masc. proper name, Latin, literally “beloved;” related to Greek erasmios “lovely, pleasant,” from eran “to love” (see Eros).
[ih-rey-sher] /ɪˈreɪ ʃər/ noun 1. an act or instance of . 2. a place where something has been ; a spot or mark left after : You can’t sign a contract with so many erasures in it. /ɪˈreɪʒə/ noun 1. the act or an instance of erasing 2. the place or mark, as on a […]
[er-uh-toh] /ˈɛr əˌtoʊ/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. the Muse of love poetry. /ˈɛrəˌtəʊ/ noun 1. (Greek myth) the Muse of love poetry muse who presided over lyric poetry, from Greek erastos “loved, beloved; lovely, charming,” verbal adjective of eran “to love, to be in love with” (see Eros).
[er-uh-tos-thuh-neez] /ˌɛr əˈtɒs θəˌniz/ noun 1. 276?–195? b.c, Greek mathematician and astronomer at Alexandria. /ˌɛrəˈtɒsθɪˌniːz/ noun 1. ?276–?194 bc, Greek mathematician and astronomer, who calculated the circumference of the earth by observing the angle of the sun’s rays at different places Eratosthenes (ěr’ə-tŏs’thə-nēz’) Greek mathematician and astronomer who is best known for making an accurate […]
[eer-bil, air-] /ˈɪər bɪl, ˈɛər-/ noun 1. a town in N Iraq: built on the site of ancient Arbela. /ˈɜːbɪl/ noun 1. a city in N Iraq: important in Assyrian times. Pop: 870 000 (2005 est) Ancient name Arbela