[hi-pol-i-tuh] /hɪˈpɒl ɪˌtə/
noun, Classical Mythology.
a queen of the Amazons, variously said to have been killed by Hercules or to have been conquered and married by Theseus.
(Greek myth) a queen of the Amazons, slain by Hercules in battle for her belt, which he obtained as his ninth labour
[hi-pol-uh-jee] /hɪˈpɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the study of horses. noun the study of horses Word Origin Greek hippos ‘horse’ Usage Note adj. hippological, n. hippologist
Amazon in Greek mythology, daughter of Ares, from Greek Hippolyte, fem. of Hippolytos (see Hippolytus).
[hi-pol-i-tuh s] /hɪˈpɒl ɪ təs/ noun 1. Also, Hippolytos [hi-pol-i-tuh s, -tos] /hɪˈpɒl ɪ təs, -ˌtɒs/ (Show IPA). Classical Mythology. the son of Theseus who was falsely accused by his stepmother, Phaedra, of raping her after he had rejected her advances and who was killed by Poseidon in response to the plea of Theseus. /hɪˈpɒlɪtəs/ […]
noun a passion for horses Word Origin Greek hippos ‘horse’