Definition of Hypnos

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) the Greek god of sleep; the son of Nyx.

Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Deity, Divinity, God, Immortal



Definition of Hypnos

1. Proper noun. (Greek god) The god of sleep. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypnos

Hypericum spathulatum
Hypericum tetrapterum
Hypericum virginianum
Hyperion
Hyperionian
Hypermastigina
Hyperodontidae
Hyperoglyphe
Hyperoodon
Hyperoodon ampullatus
Hyperstat
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Hyphantria
Hyphantria cunea
Hyphomyces destruens
Hypnos
Hypochaeris
Hypochaeris radicata
Hypochoeris
Hypocreaceae
Hypodermatidae
Hypopachus
Hypopitys
Hypoxidaceae
Hypoxis
Hypoxis hirsuta
Hypsiglena
Hypsiglena torquata
Hypsiprymnodon
Hypsiprymnodon moschatus

Literary usage of Hypnos

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1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1870)
"Teeth tricuspid, with very slender points. Spiracles immediately behind the eyes. An electric apparatus on each side of the head. Australian seas. 1. hypnos ..."

2. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1910)
"283 hypnos ON IDA THEY then to fountain-abundant Ida, mother of wild beasts, Came, ... There hung hypnos fast, ere the vision of Zeus was observant, ..."

3. Masterpieces of Greek Sculpture: A Series of Essays on the History of Art by Adolf Furtwängler (1895)
"We find in the hypnos a broad type of face and a pronounced bony structure, quite different from the graceful elongated oval of the ..."

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