an incendiary mixture of unknown composition, used in warfare in medieval times by Byzantine Greeks.
any of a group of inflammable mixtures; wildfire.
a Byzantine weapon employed in naval warfare from 670 ad. It consisted of an unknown mixture that, when wetted, exploded and was projected, burning, from tubes
any of several other inflammable mixtures used in warfare up to the 19th century
noun 1. a man who is strikingly handsome and well built.
- Greek-letter fraternity
[greek-let-er] /ˈgrikˌlɛt ər/ noun 1. a fraternity whose name consists usually of two or three Greek letters, as Sigma Delta Phi (ΣΔΦ).
- Greek-letter sorority
noun 1. a sorority whose name consists usually of two or three Greek letters, as Lambda Rho (ΛP).
noun, Slang. 1. anal intercourse.