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Definition of the noun salmacis
What does salmacis mean as a name of something?
- nymph who merged with Hermaphroditus to form one body
Salmacis was a fountain, located near the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus.
Salmacis is a musical group, webpage.
- albums: "Tears of the Tiger", "Cosmetic Power"
"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:
- Salmacis Rufa
- Salmacis Belli
- Salmacis Lactea
- Salmacis Varius
- Salmacis Bicolor
- Salmacis Sulcata
- Salmacis Festivus
- Salmacis Globator
- Salmacis Sulcatus
- Salmacis Globatrix
- Salmacis Virgulata
- Salmacis Pyramidata
- Salmacis Virgulatus
- Salmacis Michaelseni
- Salmacis Roseovidris
- Salmacis Rubricincta
- Salmacis Sphaeroides
- Salmacis Rubrotinctus
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Salmacis
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In Pursuit of the Perfect Woman by Paula James
Salmacis is a pertinent instance of a woman ...
A 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 ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
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.
De 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
An 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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Fountain of Salmacis
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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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