[ih-rek-thee-uh m, er-ik-thee-uh m] /ɪˈrɛk θi əm, ˌɛr ɪkˈθi əm/
a temple at Athens on the Acropolis, begun c420 b.c., having two Ionic porches and a porch of caryatids: regarded as one of the finest examples of classical architecture.
a temple on the Acropolis at Athens, which has a porch of caryatids
/ɛˈrɛkθjuːs; -θɪəs/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a king of Athens who sacrificed one of his daughters because the oracle at Delphi said this was the only way to win the war against the Eleusinians legendary first king and founder of Athens, from Latin Erechtheus, from Greek Erekhtheos, literally “render, shaker” (of the earth), from erekhthein […]
[ek-wuh-see-tuh m] /ˌɛk wəˈsi təm/ noun, plural equisetums, equiseta [ek-wuh-see-tuh] /ˌɛk wəˈsi tə/ (Show IPA) 1. any plant of the genus Equisetum, comprising the horsetails. /ˌɛkwɪˈsiːtəm/ noun (pl) -tums, -ta (-tə) 1. any tracheophyte plant of the genus Equisetum, which comprises the horsetails
[ee-kwee, ek-wee] /ˈi kwi, ˈɛk wi/ noun, Linguistics. 1. .
[ee-kwuh-roht-l, ek-wuh-] /ˌi kwəˈroʊt l, ˌɛk wə-/ adjective 1. having wheels all of the same size or diameter, as a vehicle.