Definition of Morrigan

1. Noun. Celtic war goddess.

Exact synonyms: Morrigu
Geographical relationships: Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland
Generic synonyms: Celtic Deity



Definition of Morrigan

1. Proper noun. (context: Irish mythology) An Irish mythological figure widely considered to be a goddess, and usually interpreted as a triple goddess. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morrigan

Myxobacterales
Myxobacteriaceae
Myxobacteriales
Myxocephalus
Myxocephalus aenaeus
Myxomycetes
Myxomycota
Myxophyceae
Myxosporidia
Mœræ
Mœsia
Médoc
Médocs
Ménière's disease
Mérida
Mórrígan
Möbius group
Möbius groups
Möller-Barlow disease
Mössbauer effect
Müller-Lyer illusion
Mülleran mimicry
Münchausen syndrome
Mývatn
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N'Djamena
N'Yawk
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N(2)-succinylarginine dihydrolase

Literary usage of Morrigan

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1. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1903)
"But I must point out to Miss Weston that the morrigan belongs to the same divine clan as Fand. There is no reason why she should not, like others of the ..."

2. Heroic Romances of Ireland by Arthur Herbert Leahy (1905)
"The prose version given here is a little closer to the Irish than Miss Hull's, and differs very little from that of Windisch. The song sung by the morrigan ..."

3. The Mythology of All Races by Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, John Arnott MacCulloch (1918)
""I shall throw a sling-stone at thee, and thy heel shall be broken, and no help wilt thou get from me," cried Cuchulainn; and with that morrigan disappeared ..."

4. Celtic Mythology by John Arnott MacCulloch, Jan Máchal, Louis Herbert Gray (1918)
""I shall throw a sling-stone at thee, and thy heel shall be broken, and no help wilt thou get from me," cried Cúchulainn; and with that morrigan disappeared ..."

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