Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A nymph whose unrequited love for Narcissus caused her to pine away until only her voice remained.

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Calopterygidae — A genus of damselfly.
  • noun The letter E in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  • proper noun Greek mythology An oread, punished by Hera by losing her own voice and only being able to mimic that of others.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Ἠχώ (Ēkhō, "sound").

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  • See echo.

    July 8, 2019