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Meaning of EURYALE

Pronunciation:  yû'rIu`lee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  basket stars
  2. [n]  (Greek mythology) one of the three Gorgons
 

EURYALE is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: genus Euryale
 
 See Also: echinoderm genus, Euryalida, Gorgon, subclass Euryalida

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Eu*ry"a*le\, n. [NL., fr. Euryale, one of the Gorgons.]
1. (Bot.) A genus of water lilies, growing in India and
   China. The only species ({E. ferox}) is very prickly on
   the peduncles and calyx. The rootstocks and seeds are used
   as food.

2. (Zo["o]l) A genus of ophiurans with much-branched arms.

 

 

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