Zephyr Definition

zĕfər
noun
The west wind.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World
A gentle breeze.
Webster's New World
A fine, soft, lightweight yarn, cloth, or garment.
Webster's New World
Something that is airy, insubstantial, or passing.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
gentle windairbreezeblastgalewindgustblowaurawest winddraft
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pronoun

(Greek mythology) The god of the West Wind.

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Other Word Forms of Zephyr

Noun

Singular:
zephyr
Plural:
zephyrs

Origin of Zephyr

  • Middle English Zephirus Zephyrus from Latin Zephyrus from Greek Zephuros

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

  • Borrowing from Ancient Greek Ζέφυρος (Zephuros) ("westerly wind").

    From Wiktionary

  • From Ancient Greek Ζέφυρος (Zephuros)

    From Wiktionary

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