[ham-uh-drahy-uh d, -ad] /ˌhæm əˈdraɪ əd, -æd/
noun, plural hamadryads, hamadryades
[ham-uh-drahy-uh-deez] /ˌhæm əˈdraɪ əˌdiz/ (Show IPA)
Classical Mythology. a dryad who is the spirit of a particular tree.
(classical myth) one of a class of nymphs, each of which inhabits a tree and dies with it
another name for king cobra
late 14c., from Greek hamadryas (plural hamadryades) “wood-nymph,” fabled to die with her tree, from hama “together” (see same) + drus (genitive dryos) “tree.”
/ˌhæməˈdraɪəs/ noun 1. a baboon, Papio (or Comopithecus) hamadryas, of Arabia and NE Africa, having long silvery hair on the head, neck, and chest: regarded as sacred by the ancient Egyptians: family Cercopithecidae Also called hamadryas baboon, sacred baboon
[ham-uh-drahy-uh s] /ˌhæm əˈdraɪ əs/ noun 1. a baboon, Papio (Comopithecus) hamadryas, of Ethiopia, the male of which has a mantle of long, dark hair about the head and shoulders: held sacred by the ancient Egyptians.
[huh-mahl, -mawl] /həˈmɑl, -ˈmɔl/ noun 1. (in the Middle East and Orient) a porter. /həˈmɑːl/ noun 1. (in Middle Eastern countries) a porter, bearer, or servant
[hah-mah-mah-tsoo] /ˈhɑ mɑˈmɑ tsʊ/ noun 1. a city on S central Honshu, in central Japan. /ˌhæməˈmætsuː/ noun 1. a city in central Japan, in S central Honshu: cotton textiles and musical instruments. Pop: 573 504 (2002 est)