Morphean Mor"phe*an, a. Of or relating to Morpheus, to dreams, or to sleep. --Keats. [1913 Webster]

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  • morphean — ˈmȯ(r)fēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Morpheus + English an archaic : of, relating to, or producing sleep some drowsy Morphean amulet John Keats …   Useful english dictionary

  • Morphean — See Morpheus. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Morpheus — Morphean, adj. /mawr fee euhs, fyoohs/, n. 1. Class. Myth. a son of Hypnos and the god of dreams. 2. in the arms of Morpheus, asleep. [1325 75; ME < L < Gk morph(é) form + L eus n. suffix; coined by Ovid, with allusion to the forms seen in… …   Universalium

  • Morpheus — name for the god of dreams in Ovid, son of Sleep, lit. the maker of shapes, from Gk. morphe form, shape, figure, especially a fine figure, a beautiful form; beauty, fashion, outward appearance, perhaps from PIE *merph , a possible Greek root… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Morpheus — /ˈmɔfiəs/ (say mawfeeuhs) noun 1. Greek Mythology a minor deity, son of the god of sleep; the god of dreams. –phrase 2. in the arms of Morpheus, asleep. {Middle English, from Latin, from Greek morphē form, in allusion to the forms seen in dreams} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Morpheus —   n. god of dreams.    ♦ morphean, a.    ♦ morphetic, a. pertaining to sleep …   Dictionary of difficult words

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