myriad

[ mir-ee-uhd ]
/ ˈmɪr i əd /

noun

a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or things.
ten thousand.

adjective

of an indefinitely great number; innumerable: the myriad stars of a summer night.
having innumerable phases, aspects, variations, etc.: the myriad mind of Shakespeare.
ten thousand.

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Origin of myriad

1545–55; <Greek mȳriad- (stem of mȳriás) ten thousand; see -ad1

OTHER WORDS FROM myriad

myr·i·ad·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for myriad

myriad
/ (ˈmɪrɪəd) /

adjective

innumerable

noun

(also used in plural) a large indefinite number
archaic ten thousand

Word Origin for myriad

C16: via Late Latin from Greek murias ten thousand
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