HyperDic: aegis

English > 2 senses of the word aegis:
NOUNactaegis, auspices, protectionkindly endorsement and guidance
artifactaegis, breastplate, egisarmor plate that protects the chest
aegis > pronunciation
Soundsiy'jhahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > aegis: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningkindly endorsement and guidance.
Synonymsauspices, protection
Broaderendorsement, indorsementThe act of endorsing / endorsing
Spanishauspicio, auspicios, égida, protección
Catalanauspici, ègida, favor, protecció
English > aegis: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningarmor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass.
Synonymsbreastplate, egis
Part ofbody armor, body armour, suit of armor, suit of armour, coat of mail, cataphractarmor that protects the wearer's whole body
NarrowerplastronA metal breastplate that was worn under a coat of mail
Broaderarmor plate, armour plate, armor plating, plate armor, plate armourspecially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
Spanishégida, patrocinio, pechera, peto, plastrón
Catalanpeto, plastró

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