from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The sister and wife of Cronus and the mother of Demeter, Hades, Hera, Hestia, Poseidon, and Zeus.
- n. The satellite of Saturn that is tenth in distance from the planet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Rheidae — the rheas.
- proper n. A Titan, the daughter of Uranus and Gaia, the mother of Demeter, Hades, Hera, Hestia, Poseidon, and Zeus.
- proper n. One of the moons of Saturn.
- proper n. A female given name in occasional use.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The ramie or grass-cloth plant. See Grass-cloth plant, under grass.
- n. Any one of three species of large South American ostrichlike birds of the genera Rhea and Pterocnemia. Called also the American ostrich.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anc. myth., a daughter of Uranus and Ge, or Heaven and Earth, wife and sister of Kronos, and mother of various divinities.
- n. [NL.] In ornithology: The only genus of Rheidæ; the only American genus of living ratite birds; the only three-toed ostriches.
- n. [lowercase] An American ostrich.
- n. The fifth satellite of Saturn.
- n. The ramie-plant or -fiber.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. fertility goddess in ancient Greek mythology; wife of Cronus and mother of Zeus; identified with Roman Ops and Cybele of ancient Asia Minor
- n. larger of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Brazil to Patagonia
- n. smaller of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Peru to Strait of Magellan
Latin, from Greek Rheā.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek Ῥέα. (Wiktionary)