Pandora Definition

păn-dôrə
noun
Webster's New World
The first mortal woman: out of curiosity she opens a box, letting out all human ills into the world (or, in a later version, letting all human blessings escape and be lost, leaving only hope)
Webster's New World
Pandora, the first mortal woman according to Greek mythology, who opened a box containing all the bad things that could happen to humans and let them out.
An example of Pandora is the woman who released evil into the world.
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Any fish of the genus Pagellus.

Wiktionary
pronoun

(Greek mythology) The first woman on earth, who had been given a box by the gods and instructed not to open it, but who disobeyed the instructions out of curiosity, releasing all manner of evils into the world.

Wiktionary

(astronomy) A moon of the planet Saturn.

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Other Word Forms of Pandora

Noun

Singular:
Pandora
Plural:
pandoras

Origin of Pandora

  • Greek Pandōrā having all gifts pan- pan- dōron gift dō- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek Πανδώρα (Pandṓra), "all gifts".

    From Wiktionary

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