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Etymology

From Middle French myriade, from Late Latin myrias (genitive of myriadis), from Ancient Greek μυριάδος (myriados), genitive of μυριάς (myrias), number of 10,000), from μύριος (myrios), numberless, countless, infinite).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈmɪ.ɹi.æd/, /ˈmɪ.ɹi.əd/; SAMPA: /"mI.ri.{d/, /"mI.ri.@d/

Adjective

myriad (not comparable)

Positive
myriad

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Great in number; innumerable.
    The myriad stars were impossible to count.

Translations

Noun

Singular
myriad

Plural
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myriad ({{{1}}})
  1. (archaic) Ten thousand.
  2. A vast diversity or number.
    Earth hosts a myriad of animals.

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