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Salmacis

Definition of the noun salmacis

What does salmacis mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. nymph who merged with Hermaphroditus to form one body
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: nymph = a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden

Place

Salmacis was a fountain, located near the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus.

Group

Salmacis is a musical group, webpage.

  • albums: "Tears of the Tiger", "Cosmetic Power"

Writings

"Salmacis" is a book by R. Gopola Aiyar.

  • also known as "Salmacis (the Indian sea urchin)"

Phrases with Salmacis

Phrases starting with the word Salmacis:

  1. Salmacis Rufa
  2. Salmacis Belli
  3. Salmacis Lactea
  4. Salmacis Varius
  5. Salmacis Bicolor
  6. Salmacis Sulcata
  7. Salmacis Festivus
  8. Salmacis Globator
  9. Salmacis Sulcatus
  10. Salmacis Globatrix
  11. Salmacis Virgulata
  12. Salmacis Pyramidata
  13. Salmacis Virgulatus
  14. Salmacis Michaelseni
  15. Salmacis Roseovidris
  16. Salmacis Rubricincta
  17. Salmacis Sphaeroides
  18. Salmacis Rubrotinctus

Phrases ending with the word Salmacis:

  1. Genus Salmacis
  2. Hypolimnas Salmacis

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Salmacis

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Google previewOvid's Myth of Pygmalion on Screen (2011)

In Pursuit of the Perfect Woman by Paula James

Salmacis is a pertinent instance of a woman ...

Google previewA Web of Fantasies (2005)

Gaze, Image, and Gender in Ovid's Metamorphoses by Patricia B. Salzman-Mitchell

Salmacis succumbs to what the daughters of Minyas will not. But just like the Minyeides, Salmacis is a sexually ambiguous character who wavers ...

Google previewThe Reader's Handbook of Allusions, References, Plots and Stories (1880)

With Two Appendices by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Salmacis is a fountain of Caria, near HalicarnasBus, which rendered soft and effeminate those who bathed therein. Be (tenth the woman'! and the water's ...

Google previewThe Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, Allusions, References, Proverbs, Plots, Stories, and Poems (1910)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Salmacis is a fountain of Caria, near Halicarnassus, which rendered soft and effeminate those who bathed therein. Beneath the woman's and the water's kiss. Thy moist limbs melted into Salmacis . . . And all the boy's breath softened into sighs ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Salmacis (Greek) Salmacis is the name of the nymph of the fountain of the same name. All men who drink from its waters become effemi— nate. See also Hermaphroditus. Salmon (Babylon) see Saramana. Salmoneus (Greek) King of Elis.

Google previewDe officiis libri tres (1891)

by Marcus Tullius Cicero

Salmacis is the name of a spring in Caria, whose waters were said to have an enervating property; see Ovid's Metam. IV 285 ff., then of a voluptuous nymph. Spolia sinesudore ctsanguine= dvtdpiorl /cai dmi/iurl vUa. 1. 9. In laudibus] ' in the ...

Google previewM. Tulli Ciceronis De officiis liber primus (1901)

by Marcus Tullius Cicero

Salmacis is the name of a fountain in Caria, whose waters were said to make those who drank therefrom weak and effeminate ; also personified as the nymph of this fountain ; cf. Ovid, Metam. rv. 285, ff. spolia is in the Imperative. See Critical ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Baroque Art and Architecture (2010)

by Lilian H. Zirpolo

So, for example, Salmacis and Hermaphroditus is the story of two mythical characters who love each other so much that the gods merge them together so they may be united forever, resulting in a hermaphrodite. In the Ovide Moralisé, the story ...

Google previewAn English Dictionary (1717)

Explaining the Difficult Terms ... by Elisha Coles

balrnacian,-idan, bclcriging to Salmacis, a Fountain SAM Salrure, 1. a leaping. Salrilot, aTuwn in Lincoln (hire. ' Salvage- money , allowed [by' the Civil Law} to the Ship that fares another from Enemies.

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Small photo of Hermaphroditus and Salmacis statue in Lazienki Park (Royal Baths Park), Warsaw, PolandSmall photo of Hermaphroditus and Salmacis statue in Lazienki Park, Warsaw, PolandSmall photo of Hermaphroditus and Salmacis baroque statue in Lazienki Park, WarsawSmall photo of White salmacis urchinsSmall photo of Hermaphroditus and Salmacis statue in Lazienki Park, WarsawSmall photo of Hermaphroditus and Salmacis statue in Lazienki Park (Royal Baths Park), Warsaw, Poland More...

Scrabble value of S1A1L1M3A1C3I1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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