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Definition of Tyrannus

Tyrannus Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
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tyrant; despot; monarch| absolute ruler; king| prince
LATIN- ENGLISH (AZAD)
tyrant, absolute ruler.
Latin-English Online Dictionary
tyrant, absolute ruler
Tyrannus Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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tyrannus
n : type genus of the tyrannidae: tyrant flycatchers [syn: tyrannus, genus tyrannus]


tyrannus
prince, a greek rhetorician, in whose "school" at ephesus paul disputed daily for the space of two years with those who came to him (acts 19:9). some have supposed that he was a jew, and that his "school" was a private synagogue.
tyrannus
a prince; one that reigns


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 genus tyrannus 
 tyrannus tyrannus 
 tyrannus domenicensis domenicensis 
 tyrannus tyrannus 
 tyrannus vociferans 
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. type genus of the Tyrannidae: tyrant flycatchers
(synonym) genus Tyrannus
(hypernym) bird genus
(member-holonym) Tyrannidae, superfamily Tyrannidae
(member-meronym) kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus
Tyrannus Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
The genus Tyrannus is a group of large insect-eating birds in the tyrant flycatcher family Tyrannidae. The majority are named as kingbirds.

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Tyrannus Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Easton's Bible Dictionary
prince, a Greek rhetorician, in whose "school" at Ephesus Paul disputed daily for the space of two years with those who came to him (Acts 19:9). Some have supposed that he was a Jew, and that his "school" was a private synagogue.
Smith's Bible Dictionary

(sovereign), the name of a man in whose school or place of audience Paul taught the gospel for two years, during his sojourn at Ephesus. See (Acts 19:9) (A.D. 52,53.) The presumption is that Tyrannus himself was a Greek, and a public teacher of philosophy or rhetoric.
  
Smith's Bible Dictionary (1884) , by William Smith. About
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
a prince; one that reigns
  
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (1869) , by Roswell D. Hitchcock. About