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Meaning of ZEPHYR

Pronunciation:  'zefur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (Greek mythology) the Greek god of the west wind
  2. [n]  a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
 

ZEPHYR is a 6 letter word that starts with Z.

 

 Synonyms: air, breeze, gentle wind
 
 See Also: breath, fresh breeze, gentle breeze, Greek deity, light air, light breeze, moderate breeze, sea breeze, strong breeze, wind

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Zeph"yr\, n. [L. zephyrus, Gr. ?, akin to ? darkness,
the dark side, west: cf. F. z['e]phyr.]
The west wind; poetically, any soft, gentle breeze. ``Soft
the zephyr blows.'' --Gray.

      As gentle As zephyrs blowing below the violet. --Shak.

{Zephyr cloth}, a thin kind of cassimere made in Belgium;
   also, a waterproof fabric of wool.

{Zephyr shawl}, a kind of thin, light, embroidered shawl made
   of worsted and cotton.

{Zephyr yarn}, or {worsted}, a fine, soft kind of yarn or
   worsted, -- used for knitting and embroidery.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming of soft zephyrs, symbolizes your desire for love and happiness over wealth and fortune. You will sacrifice fortune to obtain the object of your affection. It is also indication of your general contentment with life.
 

 

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