Zephyr meaning

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The west wind.
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A gentle breeze.
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Any of various soft light fabrics, yarns, or garments, especially a lightweight, checked gingham fabric.
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A gentle breeze.
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A fine, soft, lightweight yarn, cloth, or garment.
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A light wind from the west.
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Anything of fine, soft, or light quality, especially fabric.
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(Greek mythology) The god of the West Wind.
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(poetic) The west wind personified.
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Something that is airy, insubstantial, or passing.
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The definition of a zephyr is a soft breeze, the west wind or a lightweight article of clothing.

A light cotton dress is an example of a zephyr.

A light breeze is an example of a zephyr.

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The west wind.
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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