Babylon NG
The world's best online dictionary

Download it's free

Definition of Tyrannus

Tyrannus Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
tyrant; despot; monarch| absolute ruler; king| prince
tyrant, absolute ruler.
Latin-English Online Dictionary
tyrant, absolute ruler
Tyrannus Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
hEnglish - advanced version

n : type genus of the tyrannidae: tyrant flycatchers [syn: tyrannus, genus 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.
a prince; one that reigns

  similar words(5) 

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

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.

See more at
© This article uses material from Wikipedia® and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
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