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Definition of the noun Ouroboros

What does Ouroboros mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. A serpent or worm who eats its own tail, a representation of the continuous cycle of life and death.
  2. A picture or symbol representing this.

Groups

  1. Ouroboros is a French group with Claire Claire Delaporte as singer.
    • album: "Poètes & chansons: Joyce Mansour"
  2. Ouroboros is a musical group.
    • albums: "Circling the Coils of Chaos", "Spear of Destiny", "Tästä alkavat minun vuoteni / Live Invocation"
  3. Ouroboros is an Australian technical death metal band.
    • album: "Glorification of a Myth"

There are other groups with in their name, like Worm Ouroboros and Thee Kvlt ov Ouroboros.

Music

  1. "Ouroboros" is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It is named after the Ouroboros, a symbol depicting a serpent or dragon swallowing its own tail and forming a circle, and is dedicated to snakes.
    • genre: Noise music
    • released on (4 years ago)
  2. "Ouroboros" is a composition.
  3. "Ouroboros" is a musical album of TNVVNüM.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  4. "Ouroboros" is a musical album of Ad Lux Tenebrae.
    • released on
  5. "Ouroboros" is a musical album of Status Minor.
    • released on
  6. "Ouroboros" is a musical album of Big Mean Sound Machine.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  7. "Ouroboros" is a musical EP of Archive Mind.
    • released on
  8. "Ouroboros" is a musical album of Unearthly Trance.
    • released on
  9. "Ouroboros" is a musical album of Zorch.
  10. "Ouroboros" is a musical album of Kotebel.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  11. "Ouroboros" is a musical album of Pentatones.
    • released on
  12. "Ouroboros" is a musical album of Yatrogeny.

Miscellanea

The Ouroboros or Uroboros is an ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon eating its own tail.

  • also known as 銜尾蛇

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ouroboros

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Google previewKukulcan (2009)

Who is Quetzalcoatl? by Julia SvadiHatra

Ouroboros is an ancient alchemy symbol depicting a snake or dragon swallowing its own tail, constantly creating itself and forming a circle. It is the Wheel of Time - The Alchemy Wheel – 12 around 1 to manifest grid programs that give the ...

Google previewThe Demon Dictionary (2014)

by Kimberly Daniels

ouroboros (infinity snake) Ouroboros is a Greek word for an ancient circular symbol ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Symbols (2013)

by J. E. Cirlot

Ouroboros This symbol appears principally among the Gnostics and is depicted as a dragon, snake or serpent biting its own tail. In the broadest sense, it is symbolic of time and of the continuity of life (57). It sometimes bears the caption Hen to ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions (1999)

by Wendy Doniger, Merriam-Webster, Inc

OUROBOROS \U-'ra-b3-r3s\, emblematic serpent of ancient Egypt and Greece represented with its tail in its mouth continually devouring itself and being reborn. A Gnostic and alchemical symbol, Ouroboros expresses the unity of all things, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Religions (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

A Gnostic and alchemical symbol, Ouroboros expresses the unity of all things, material and spiritual, which...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Comparative Iconography (2013)

Themes Depicted in Works of Art by Helene E. Roberts

Abduction/Rape OUROBOROS (GNOSTIC), Serpent's Bite PEYOTE CEREMONIES (NATIVE AMERICAN), Ecstasy PHNOM ...

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Scrabble value of O1U1R1O1B3O1R1O1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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