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Amazon in Greek mythology, daughter of Ares, from Greek Hippolyte, fem. of Hippolytos (see Hippolytus).


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  • Hippolytus

    [hi-pol-i-tuh s] /hɪˈpɒl ɪ təs/ noun 1. Also, Hippolytos [hi-pol-i-tuh s, -tos] /hɪˈpɒl ɪ təs, -ˌtɒs/ (Show IPA). Classical Mythology. the son of Theseus who was falsely accused by his stepmother, Phaedra, of raping her after he had rejected her advances and who was killed by Poseidon in response to the plea of Theseus. /hɪˈpɒlɪtəs/ […]

  • Hippomania

    noun a passion for horses Word Origin Greek hippos ‘horse’

  • Hippomenes

    [hi-pom-uh-neez] /hɪˈpɒm əˌniz/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. the successful suitor of Atalanta. /hɪˈpɒmɪˌniːz/ noun 1. (Greek myth) the husband, in some traditions, of Atalanta

  • Hippophagist

    [hi-pof-uh-jist] /hɪˈpɒf ə dʒɪst/ noun 1. a person who eats horseflesh.

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