rhea

(from the article `ramie`) ...group. Boehmeria nivea, native to China, is the species usually cultivated for fibre, although B. nivea variety tenacissima, native to Malaysia ...
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rhea

[n] - fertility goddess in ancient Greek mythology 2. [n] - smaller of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed 3. [n] - larger of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed
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Rhea

• (n.) Any one of three species of large South American ostrichlike birds of the genera Rhea and Pterocnemia. Called also the American ostrich. • (n.) The ramie or grass-cloth plant. See Grass-cloth plant, under Grass.
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rhea

<botany> The ramie or grass-cloth plant. See Grass-cloth plant, under Grass. ... <ornithology> Any one of three species of large South American ostrichlike birds of the genera Rhea and Pterocnemia. Called also the American ostrich. ... The common rhea, or nandou (Rhea Americana), ranges from Brazil to Patagonia. Darwin's rhea (Pterocnem...
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rhea

Pterocnemia pennata noun smaller of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Peru to Strait of Magellan
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Rhea

noun fertility goddess in ancient Greek mythology; wife of Cronus and mother of Zeus; identified with Roman Ops and Cybele of ancient Asia Minor
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Rhea

(Ops) Daughter of Uranus and Gaea; wife of Cronus; mother of Zeus; identified with Cybele.
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Rhea

[bird] The rheas ə are ratites (flightless birds without a keel on their sternum bone) in the order Rheiformes, native to South America. There are two extant species: the greater or American rhea and the lesser or Darwin`s rhea. The genus name was given in 1752 by Paul Möhring and adopted as the English common name. Möhring named the rhe...
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Rhea

[moon] Rhea (ə; Ῥέᾱ) is the second-largest moon of Saturn and the ninth-largest moon in the Solar System. It is the smallest body in the Solar System confirmed to be in hydrostatic equilibrium. It was discovered in 1672 by Giovanni Domenico Cassini. == Name == Rhea is named after the Titan Rhea of Greek mythology, `mother of the gods`...
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Rhea

[mythology] Rhea (ə; Ῥέα, r̥é.a͜a) is the Titaness daughter of the earth goddess Gaia and the sky god Uranus, in Greek mythology and sister and wife to Cronos. In early traditions, she is known as `the mother of gods` and therefore is strongly associated with Gaia and Cybele, who have similar functions. The classical Greeks saw her ...
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Rhea

Rhe'a noun (Botany) The ramie or grass-cloth plant. See Grass-cloth plant , under Grass .
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Rhea

A variety of ramie plant (Boehmeria nivea tenacissima), a member of the nettle family of plants, from which ramie fiber is obtained. See also china grass, green ramie, ramie, and white ramie.
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rhea

either of two species of large, flightless birds in the family Rheidae, order Rheiformes. They are native to South America and are related to the ... [4 related articles]
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Rhea

In Greek mythology, a fertility goddess, one of the Titans, wife of Kronos...
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Rhea

In Greek mythology, mother of Zeus and wife of Cronos the Titan .
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Rhea

in Greek religion, ancient goddess, probably pre-Hellenic in origin, who was worshipped sporadically throughout the Greek world. She was associated ... [2 related articles]
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Rhea

major regular moon of Saturn and the planet`s second largest, after Titan. It was discovered in 1672 by the Italian-born French astronomer Gian ... [2 related articles]
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rhea

One of two flightless birds of the family Rheidae, order Rheiformes. The common rhea Rhea americana is 1.5 m/5 ft high and is distributed widely in South America. The smaller Darwin's rhea Pterocnemia pennata occurs only in the south of South America and has shorter, feathered legs, and mottled plumage....
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rhea

rhea (rē'u) , common name for a South American bird of the family Rheidae, which is related to the ostrich. Weighing from 44 to 55 lb (20–25 kg) and standing up to 60 in. (152 cm) tall, the rhea is slightly smaller than the ostrich and lacks that bird's extravagant plumelike tail fea...
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Rhea

Rhea is a Greek name for girls. The meaning is `river, flow` The name Rhea is most commonly given to Scottish girls. (4 times more often than to American girls.) Rhea is given to boys and girls in the Netherlands What do they use in other countries? Riah The name sounds like: Rae, Raya, Ree, Rei, Rie, Roya, Rue, Rye See also: Cybele, Maria
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Rhea

Rhea seen by the Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera from a distance of 341,000 km (212,000 miles) on Dec. 23, 2005. The hemisphere shown faces away from Saturn. North on Rhea is up and tilted 30° to the left. This enhanced color view is a combination of images taken using filters sensitive...
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Rhea

Rhea was one of the Titans. She married Cronos, rule of the titans. She had 6 children, the gods Zeus, Poseidon and Hades and the goddesses Hestia, Hera and Demeter.
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Rhea

Rhea was the Greek goddess of the earth, mountains and forests. A Titaness, Rhea was a daughter of Gaea and Uranus. She married her brother Cronos and by him bore Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, Poseidon and Zeus, all of whom Cronos swallowed except Zeus who was hidden by his mother and substituted for a great stone wrapped in swaddling clothes.
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Rhea

Rhea, in astronomy, one of the named moons, or natural satellites, of Saturn. Also known as Saturn V (or S5), Rhea is 950 mi (1530 km) in diameter, orbits Saturn at a mean distance of 327,487 mi (527,040 km), and has equal orbital and rotational periods of 4.517 earth days. The second largest of Sat...
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Rhea

Rhea, in Greek religion and mythology, a Titan. She was the wife and sister of Kronos, by whom she bore Zeus, Poseidon, Pluto, Hestia, Hera, and Demeter. She eventually helped Zeus overthrow Kronos. Her worship, which was orgiastic and associated with fertility rites, was particularly prominent in C...
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