Synonyms

1. argus

noun. ['ˈɑːrgəs'] large brilliantly patterned East Indian pheasant.

Synonyms

  • Argusianus
  • argus pheasant
  • genus Argusianus

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Rhymes with Argus

  • vargas

Sentences with argus


1. Adverb
buttonii; and the multicolored lady's slipper (Paphiopedilum argus) whose botanic name comes from Greek mythology.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Among these, the orchids, Phaleonopsis amablis and Paphiopedlium argus, have been over-harvested.

2. argus-eyed

adjective. having very keen vision.

Synonyms

  • sharp-sighted
  • lynx-eyed
  • keen-sighted
  • quick-sighted
  • sighted
  • sharp-eyed

Antonyms

  • unwary
  • asleep
  • lethargic
  • unaware

3. argus-eyed

adjective. carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger.

Synonyms

  • open-eyed
  • alert
  • wakeful
  • watchful

Antonyms

  • unperceptive
  • nearsighted
  • eyeless
  • dull

4. Argus

noun. (Greek mythology) a giant with 100 eyes; was guardian of the heifer Io and was slain by Hermes.

Antonyms

  • little

Etymology

  • Ἄργος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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