noun Classical Mythology.
Examples from the Web for acis
For miles along this shore, town after town has Aci prefixed to its name, as a reminder of the story of Galatea and Acis.Vistas in Sicily|Arthur Stanley Riggs
Thus was Straws classic in his taste, affecting the instrument wherein Acis sighed his soul and breath away for fair Galatea!The Strollers|Frederic S. Isham
The blood of Acis was changed into a river of the same name at the foot of mount Etna.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
It was repeated four times, and then withdrawn to make room for “Acis and Galatea” and the oratorio of “Esther.”The Standard Cantatas|George P. Upton
The pretty little plants, formerly known as Acis, are now included with the Leucojums.Beautiful Bulbous Plants|John Weathers