a combining form meaning “10,000,” used especially in the names of metric units equal to 10,000 of the unit denoted by the base word:
indicating a very great number: myriapod
[mir-ee-uh d] /ˈmɪr i əd/ noun 1. a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or things. 2. ten thousand. adjective 3. of an indefinitely great number; innumerable: the myriad stars of a summer night. 4. having innumerable phases, aspects, variations, etc.: the myriad mind of Shakespeare. 5. ten thousand. /ˈmɪrɪəd/ adjective 1. innumerable […]
[mir-ee-uh d-leef] /ˈmɪr i ədˌlif/ noun, plural myriad-leaves. 1. an aquatic plant, Myriophyllum verticillatum, of the North Temperate Zone, having hairlike, submerged leaves.
[mir-ee-uh-pod] /ˈmɪr i əˌpɒd/ noun 1. any arthropod of the group Myriapoda, having an elongated segmented body with numerous paired, jointed legs, formerly classified as a class comprising the centipedes and millipedes. adjective 2. Also, myriapodous [mir-ee-ap-uh-duh s] /ˌmɪr iˈæp ə dəs/ (Show IPA). belonging or pertaining to the myriapods. 3. having very numerous legs. […]
[mi-rahy-kuh] /mɪˈraɪ kə/ noun 1. the bark of the wax myrtle. 2. the bark of the bayberry. /mɪˈraɪkə/ noun 1. the dried root bark of the wax myrtle, used as a tonic and to treat diarrhoea