Definition of Rhea

1. Noun. Fertility goddess in ancient Greek mythology; wife of Cronus and mother of Zeus; identified with Roman Ops and Cybele of ancient Asia Minor.

Generic synonyms: Titaness
Specialized synonyms: Agdistis



2. Noun. Smaller of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Peru to Strait of Magellan.
Exact synonyms: Nandu, Pterocnemia Pennata
Generic synonyms: Flightless Bird, Ratite, Ratite Bird
Group relationships: Genus Pterocnemia, Pterocnemia

3. Noun. Larger of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Brazil to Patagonia.
Exact synonyms: Rhea Americana
Generic synonyms: Flightless Bird, Ratite, Ratite Bird
Group relationships: Genus Rhea

Definition of Rhea

1. n. The ramie or grass-cloth plant. See Grass-cloth plant, under Grass.

2. n. Any one of three species of large South American ostrichlike birds of the genera Rhea and Pterocnemia. Called also the American ostrich.

Definition of Rhea

1. Proper noun. (Greek god) A Titan, the daughter of Uranus and Gaia, the mother of Demeter, Hades, Hera, Hestia, Poseidon, and Zeus. ¹

2. Proper noun. (astronomy) One of the moons of Saturn. ¹

3. Proper noun. (Ancient Greek female given name) in occasional use. ¹

4. Noun. A large flightless bird of the genus ''Rhea'', native to South America. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rhea

1. a flightless bird [n -S]

Medical Definition of Rhea

1. The ramie or grass-cloth plant. See Grass-cloth plant, under Grass. Any one of three species of large South American ostrichlike birds of the genera Rhea and Pterocnemia. Called also the American ostrich. The common rhea, or nandou (Rhea Americana), ranges from Brazil to Patagonia. Darwin's rhea (Pterocnemia Darwinii), of Patagonia, is smaller, and has the legs feathered below the knee. Origin: L, a proper name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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