[pol-uh-fee-muh s] /ˌpɒl əˈfi məs/
noun, Classical Mythology.
a Cyclops who was blinded by Odysseus.
(Greek myth) a cyclops who imprisoned Odysseus and his companions in his cave. To effect his escape, Odysseus blinded him
name of a Cyclops (“Odyssey,” IX), also used as the name for a one-eyed animal; the name is literally “many-voiced” or else “much-spoken-of” (see poly- + fame (n.)).
noun 1. a large, yellowish-brown American silkworm moth, Antheraea polyphemus, having a prominent eyespot on each hind wing and feeding on cherry, apple, and other trees.
- Polyphenic gene
polyphenic gene pol·y·phe·nic gene (pŏl’ē-fē’nĭk) n. See pleiotropic gene.
[pol-ee-fee-nawl, -nol] /ˌpɒl iˈfi nɔl, -nɒl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a polymeric . polyphenol (pŏl’ē-fē’nôl’, -nōl’) Any of various alcohols containing two or more benzene rings that each have at least one hydroxyl group (OH) attached. Many polyphenols occur naturally in plants and some kinds, such as the flavonoids and tannins, are believed to be beneficial […]
polyphobia pol·y·pho·bi·a (pŏl’ĭ-fō’bē-ə) n. An abnormal fear of many things; a condition marked by the presence of many phobias.