Definition of myriad in English:

myriad

Line breaks: myr¦iad
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪrɪəd
 
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noun

  • 2(Chiefly in classical history) a unit of ten thousand: the army was organized on a decimal system, up to divisions of 10,000 or myriads

adjective

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Origin

mid 16th century (in sense 2 of the noun): via late Latin from Greek murias, muriad-, from murioi '10,000'.

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