Definition of ephialtes in English:

ephialtes

Line breaks: ephi|al¦tes
Pronunciation: /ɛfɪˈaltiːz/

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noun (plural same)

rare
  • A nightmare.

Origin

early 17th century: Greek ephialtēs, possibly from ephiallesthai 'leap on'.

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