Erebus

Definition of Erebus

Er´e`bus
n.1.(Greek Myth.) A place of nether darkness, being the gloomy space through which the souls passed to Hades. See Milton's "Paradise Lost," Book II., line 883.
2.(Greek Myth.) The son of Chaos and brother of Nox, who dwelt in Erebus.
To the infernal deep, with Erebus and tortures vile.
- Shak.

Related Words

Aides, Aidoneus, Cerberus, Charon, Cora, Despoina, Dis, Dis pater, Egyptian darkness, Hades, Hel, Kore, Loki, Minos, Orcus, Osiris, Persephassa, Persephone, Pluto, Proserpina, Proserpine, Rhadamanthus, Satan, blackness, dark, darkness, darkness visible, dead of night, intense darkness, lightlessness, moonlessness, night, obscure, obscure darkness, obscurity, pitch-darkness, pitchy darkness, starlessness, sunlessness, swarthiness, tenebrosity, tenebrousness, the palpable obscure, total darkness, velvet darkness
Word:

Browse

Eranthis
Erasable
Erase
Erased
Erasement
Eraser
Erasion
Erastian
Erastianism
Erasure
Erative
Erato
Erbium
Ercedeken
Erd
Erd shrew
Ere
Ere long
Ere now
Ere that
-Erebus-
Erect
Erectable
Erecter
Erectile
Erectile tissue
Erectility
erecting
Erecting shop
Erection
Erective
Erectly
Erectness
Erecto-patent
Erector
Erelong
Eremacausis
Eremitage
Eremite
Eremitic
Eremitish
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home