noun (pl) -thi (-θaɪ)
(in ancient Greece) a vase with a narrow neck
[lee-duh, ley-] /ˈli də, ˈleɪ-/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. the mother, by her husband Tyndareus, of Castor and Clytemnestra and, by Zeus in the form of a swan, of Pollux and Helen. 2. Astronomy. a small natural satellite of the planet Jupiter. /ˈliːdə/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a queen of Sparta who was the mother […]
[led] /lɛd/ verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of 1 . [el-ee-dee, led] /ˈɛlˌiˈdi, lɛd/ noun 1. light-emitting diode: a semiconductor diode that emits light when conducting current and is used in electronic displays, indoor and outdoor lighting, etc. [leed] /lid/ verb (used with object), led, leading. 1. to go before or with […]
- Leda and the swan
Leda and the swan [(lee-duh)] The subject of a story from classical mythology about the rape of Leda, a queen of Sparta, by Zeus, who had taken the form of a swan. Helen of Troy was conceived in the rape of Leda. Note: W. B. Yeats wrote a famous poem entitled “Leda and the Swan.”
[led-bet-er] /ˈlɛd bɛt ər/ noun 1. Huddie [huhd-ee] /ˈhʌd i/ (Show IPA), (“Leadbelly”) 1885?–1949, U.S. folk singer.