Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

Phorcys

[fawr-sis] /ˈfɔr sɪs/
noun, Classical Mythology.
1.
a sea god who fathered the Gorgons.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Phorcys
Historical Examples
  • Homer says that the spear of Aias burst the gualon of Phorcys, and the bronze let out the entrails.

    The World of Homer

    Andrew Lang
  • The shield of Phorcys, if he wore one, must have been slung over his back or side at the moment.

    The World of Homer

    Andrew Lang
  • Phorcys, again, and noble Ascanius led the Phrygians from the far country of Ascania, and both were eager for the fray.

    The Iliad Homer
  • Phorcys and godlike Ascanius far from Ascania, led the Phrygians, and they eagerly desired to engage in battle.

Word of the Day

Nearby words for phorcys

Word Value for Phorcys

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends