An example of myriad is the number of creatures living in the ocean.
An example of myriad is a huge grouping of trees in a forest.
The myriad fish in the ocean.
The myriad life of the metropolis.
A myriad of microorganisms in the pond; myriads of stars in the galaxy.
Origin of myriad
- Greek mūrias mūriad- ten thousand from mūrios countless
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From French myriade, from Late Latin myriadis (genitive of myrias), from Ancient Greek Î¼Ï…ÏÎ¹Î¬Î´Î¿Ï‚ (myriados), genitive of Î¼Ï…ÏÎ¹Î¬Ï‚ (myrias, “number of 10,000"), from Î¼ÏÏÎ¹Î¿Ï‚ (myrios, “numberless, countless, infinite").