[mey-yuh, mahy-uh] /ˈmeɪ yə, ˈmaɪ ə/
noun, Classical Mythology.
the eldest of the Pleiades and the mother of Hermes by Zeus.
(Greek myth) the eldest of the seven Pleiades, mother by Zeus of Hermes
Roman goddess of fertility, Latin Maia, literally “she who brings increase,” related to magnus “great” (see magnate). Maia, one of the Pleiades, is from Greek Maia, daughter of Atlas, mother of Hermes, literally “mother, good mother, dame; foster-mother, nurse, midwife,” said by Watkins to be from infant babbling (see mamma).
[mahy-uh-sawr] /ˈmaɪ əˌsɔr/ noun 1. a large hadrosaur, Maiasaura peeblesorum, that is thought to have cared for its young. maiasaura (mī’ə-sôr’ə) or maiasaur (mī’ə-sôr’ə) A duck-billed dinosaur of the genus Maiasaura of the late Cretaceous Period of North America. Its remains suggest that the adults lived in herds and cared for their young in large […]
[mahy-dahn] /maɪˈdɑn/ noun, (esp. in India) 1. an open area or space in or near a town, often used as a marketplace or parade ground. /mæˈdɑːn/ noun 1. (in Pakistan, India, etc) an open space used for meetings, sports, etc
[mahyd-n-ek, mahy-dah-nek] /ˈmaɪd nˌɛk, maɪˈdɑ nɛk/ noun 1. a Nazi concentration camp in eastern Poland, near Lublin.
[meyd-n] /ˈmeɪd n/ noun 1. a girl or young unmarried woman; maid. 2. a horse that has never won a race. 3. a race open only to maiden horses. 4. an instrument resembling the guillotine, formerly used in Scotland for beheading criminals. 5. Cricket. . adjective 6. of, relating to, or befitting a girl or […]