from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology A nymph whose unrequited love for Narcissus caused her to pine away until nothing but her voice remained.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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


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



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