[mer-uh-pee] /ˈmɛr ə pi/
noun, Classical Mythology.
a queen of Corinth and the foster mother of Oedipus.
a queen of Messenia, the wife of Cresphontes and mother of Aepytus, who with Aepytus sought revenge upon Polyphontes, the brother and murderer of Cresphontes.
one of the six visible stars in the Pleiades.
[mer-uh-plangk-tuh n] /ˌmɛr əˈplæŋk tən/ noun 1. a floating mass of eggs and larvae of organisms that are nektonic or benthic in their adult stage; temporary plankton. /ˌmɛrəʊˈplæŋktən/ noun 1. plankton consisting of organisms at a certain stage of their life cycles, esp larvae, the other stages not being spent as part of the plankton […]
[mee-rops] /ˈmi rɒps/ noun 1. (in the Iliad) a Percosian augur who foresaw and unsuccessfully tried to prevent the death of his sons in the Trojan War.
merorachischisis mer·o·ra·chis·chi·sis or mer·or·rha·chis·chi·sis (měr’ō-rə-kĭs’kĭ-sĭs) n. The fissure of a portion of the spinal cord.
[mee-ros] /ˈmi rɒs/ noun 1. (in the Doric order) a flat surface between two channels of a triglyph.