Classical Mythology. the second of the four ages of humankind, inferior to the golden age but superior to the bronze age that followed: characterized by an increase of impiety and of human weakness.
(usually initial capital letters) a period in Latin literature, a.d. c14–138, following the Augustan Age: the second phase of classical Latin.
Compare golden age (def 3).
(in Greek and Roman mythology) the second of the world’s major epochs, inferior to the preceding golden age and characterized by opulence and irreligion
the postclassical period of Latin literature, occupying the early part of the Roman imperial era, characterized by an overindulgence in elegance for its own sake and empty scholarly rhetoric
- Silver alert
noun any program set up to help authorities track down adults with memory problems who wander off Examples The legislators signed an order creating “Silver Alert,” which will help law enforcement agencies find missing elders with dementia or other cognitive impairments and return them home safely. Word Origin modeled on Amber Alert
noun 1. an older male gorilla, usually the leader of a troop, whose hairs along the back turn gray with age. noun 1. an older male gorilla with grey hair on its back
noun 1. white bass.
- Silver beet
noun 1. a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, having large firm green leaves: staple cooked green vegetable in Australia and New Zealand