(Greek myth) a king of Athens who sacrificed one of his daughters because the oracle at Delphi said this was the only way to win the war against the Eleusinians
legendary first king and founder of Athens, from Latin Erechtheus, from Greek Erekhtheos, literally “render, shaker” (of the earth), from erekhthein “to rend, break, shatter, shake.” Hence, Erechtheum, the name of a temple on the Athenian acropolis.
[ek-wuh-see-tuh m] /ˌɛk wəˈsi təm/ noun, plural equisetums, equiseta [ek-wuh-see-tuh] /ˌɛk wəˈsi tə/ (Show IPA) 1. any plant of the genus Equisetum, comprising the horsetails. /ˌɛkwɪˈsiːtəm/ noun (pl) -tums, -ta (-tə) 1. any tracheophyte plant of the genus Equisetum, which comprises the horsetails
[ee-kwee, ek-wee] /ˈi kwi, ˈɛk wi/ noun, Linguistics. 1. .
[ee-kwuh-roht-l, ek-wuh-] /ˌi kwəˈroʊt l, ˌɛk wə-/ adjective 1. having wheels all of the same size or diameter, as a vehicle.
[ee-kwuh-prob-uh-buh l, ek-wuh-] /ˌi kwəˈprɒb ə bəl, ˌɛk wə-/ adjective 1. equal in probability. /ˌiːkwɪˈprɒbəbəl/ adjective 1. equally probable