[pahy-er-i-deez] /paɪˈɛr ɪˌdiz/
plural noun, Classical Mythology.
nine Thessalian maidens who challenged the Muses to a singing contest, lost, and were changed into magpies for insulting the victors.
plural noun (Greek myth)
the Muses See Muse
nine maidens of Thessaly, who were defeated in a singing contest by the Muses and turned into magpies for their effrontery
[pahy-er-id, pahy-er-] /paɪˈɛr ɪd, ˈpaɪ ər-/ adjective 1. belonging or pertaining to the Pieridae, a family of butterflies comprising the whites, sulfurs, etc. noun 2. Also called pieridine [pahy-er-i-dahyn, -din] /paɪˈɛr ɪˌdaɪn, -dɪn/ (Show IPA). any member of the butterfly family Pieridae. /paɪˈɛərɪˌdaɪn/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Pieridae, a family […]
/ˈpaɪərɪs/ noun 1. any plant of a genus, Pieris, of American and Asiatic shrubs, esp P. formosa forrestii, grown for the bright red colour of its young foliage: family Ericaceae
- Piero della Francesca
[pee-air-oh del-uh fran-ches-kuh, frahn-; Italian pye-raw del-lah frahn-che-skah] /piˈɛər oʊ ˈdɛl ə frænˈtʃɛs kə, frɑn-; Italian ˈpyɛ rɔ ˈdɛl lɑ frɑnˈtʃɛ skɑ/ noun 1. (Piero de’ Franceschi) . [fran-ches-kuh, frahn-; Italian frahn-che-skah] /frænˈtʃɛs kə, frɑn-; Italian frɑnˈtʃɛ skɑ/ noun 1. Piero della [pee-air-oh del-uh;; Italian pye-raw del-lah] /piˈɛər oʊ ˈdɛl ə;; Italian ˈpyɛ rɔ ˈdɛl […]
- Piero di Cosimo
[pee-air-oh di koh-zuh-moh; Italian pye-raw dee kaw-zee-maw] /piˈɛər oʊ dɪ ˈkoʊ zəˌmoʊ; Italian ˈpyɛ rɔ di ˈkɔ zi mɔ/ noun 1. (Piero di Lorenzo) 1462–1521, Italian painter. [koh-zuh-moh; Italian kaw-zee-maw] /ˈkoʊ zəˌmoʊ; Italian ˈkɔ zi mɔ/ noun 1. Piero di [pee-air-oh di;; Italian pye-raw dee] /piˈɛər oʊ dɪ;; Italian ˈpyɛ rɔ di/ (Show IPA), . […]