the ramie plant or fiber.
Other definitions for Rhea (2 of 3)
Classical Mythology. a Titan, the daughter of Uranus and Gaia, the wife and sister of Cronus, and the mother of Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, Hades, Demeter, and Hestia: identified with Cybele and, by the Romans, with Ops.
Astronomy. one of the moons of Saturn.
(lowercase) either of two South American, ratite birds, Rhea americana or Pterocnemia pennata, resembling the African ostrich but smaller and having three toes.
a female given name.
How to use rhea in a sentence
He's been with the model rhea Durham since 2001, and the two were married in 2009.
Romulus and Remus were the twin sons of a lady named rhea Sylvia.A Week of Instruction and Amusement, | Mrs. Harley
Cronus, the head of the dynasty which preceded that of Zeus, is described as the son of rhea, but nothing is said of his father.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1 | Andrew Lang
Spartan rhea was from Missouri, and belonged to a family intensely Southern in their convictions.Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler | Pardee Butler
He chose his sister rhea (Cybele) for his wife, and gave his brothers and sisters different parts of the universe to govern.Stories of Old Greece and Rome | Emilie Kip Baker
One child after another was thus disposed of; and349 at last rhea resolved to save her youngest son by stratagem.Stories of Old Greece and Rome | Emilie Kip Baker
British Dictionary definitions for rhea (1 of 3)
either of two large fast-running flightless birds, Rhea americana or Pterocnemia pennata, inhabiting the open plains of S South America: order Rheiformes . They are similar to but smaller than the ostrich, having three-toed feet and a completely feathered body: See ratite
British Dictionary definitions for Rhea (2 of 3)
Greek myth a Titaness, wife of Cronus and mother of several of the gods, including Zeus: a fertility goddess: Roman counterpart: Ops
British Dictionary definitions for Rhea (3 of 3)
the second largest satellite of the planet Saturn
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