Associations to the word «Zeus»

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ZEUS, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Zeidae   — the John Dory and the Cape dory.
ZEUS, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Rhytismataceae   — a fungus discovered on Mount Olympus, with yellow disc-shaped fruiting bodies that grow in the decaying wood of Bosnian pine trees.
ZEUS, proper noun. (Greek god) Supreme ruler of all Greek gods, husband to Hera.
ZEUS FABER, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Zeidae   — John Dory.

Dictionary definition

ZEUS, noun. (Greek mythology) the supreme god of ancient Greek mythology; son of Rhea and Cronus whom he dethroned; husband and brother of Hera; brother of Poseidon and Hades; father of many gods; counterpart of Roman Jupiter.
ZEUS, noun. Type genus of the family Zeidae.

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