Definition of Orthros

1. Noun. The divine office or service at dawn of the Orthodox Christian Church. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Orthros

1. one of the Greek canonical hours [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orthros

orthotonos
orthotope
orthotopes
orthotopic
orthotopic graft
orthotopically
orthotropic
orthotropous
orthotropous ovule
orthovanadate
orthovanadates
orthovoltage
orthowalpurgite
orthoxylene
orthoxylenes
orthros (current term)
orthroses
ortolan
ortolan bunting
ortolans
orts
ortygan
ortygans
orval
orvals
orvet
orvietan
orvieto
orycenin
oryctere

Literary usage of Orthros

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1. The Mythology of the Aryan Nations by George William Cox (1887)
"orthros. Typhon. the mother of three sons, whose strength is to be tested by the same ordeal to which Theseus and Sigurd are compelled to submit He only of ..."

2. Contributions to the Science of Mythology by Friedrich Max Müller (1897)
"orthros. Thus, for example, the same phonetic difficulty might be urged against the mythological equation of Vn'tra ..."

3. Chips from a German Workshop by Friedrich Max Müller, Christian Karl Josias Bunsen (1890)
"Chimaera, like orthros and Kerberos, is a being with three heads or three bodies ... nay, like orthros and Kerberos, Chimera, too, is the offspring of ..."

4. The library by Apollodorus (1921)
"See Hesiod, Theog. 293 (where Orthos seems to be the better reading); Quintus Smyrnaeus, Post- homerica, vi. 253 (orthros) ; Scholiast on Pindar, ..."

5. Selected Essays on Language, Mythology and Religion by Friedrich Max Müller (1881)
"... like orthros and Kerberos, is a being with three heads or three bodies ... nay, like orthros and Kerberos, ..."

6. The Greek Epic by George Charles Winter Warr (1895)
"the isle Erytheia (290) with orthros (?) and Eurytion the herdsman, when he crossed the ford of Ocean and ... orthros (vl Orthos) is identified by Prof. ..."

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