HyperDic: byzantine

English > 4 senses of the word Byzantine:
ADJECTIVEpertByzantineof or relating to the Eastern Orthodox Church or the rites performed in it
pertByzantineof or relating to or characteristic of the Byzantine Empire or the ancient city of Byzantium
allByzantine, convoluted, involved, knotty, tangled, tortuoushighly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
NOUNperson Byzantinea native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire
Byzantine > pronunciation
Soundsbih'zahntay.n; bih'zahntiy.n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
Aberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > Byzantine: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the Eastern Orthodox Church or the rites performed in it.
Spanishbizantino
NounsEastern Orthodox Churchderived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
English > Byzantine: 4 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of the Byzantine Empire or the ancient city of Byzantium.
Spanishbizantino
Catalanbizantí
NounsByzantine Empirea continuation of the Roman Empire in the Middle East after its division in 395
English > Byzantine: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHighly complex or intricate and occasionally devious.
Synonymsconvoluted, involved, knotty, tangled, tortuous
Broadercomplexcomplicated in structure
Spanishbizantino, intrincado, laberíntico, tortuoso
English > Byzantine: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire.
Member ofByzantine Empire, Byzantium, Eastern Roman EmpireA continuation of the Roman Empire in the Middle East after its division in 395
ByzantiumAn ancient city on the Bosporus founded by the Greeks
BroaderAsian, AsiaticA native or inhabitant of Asia
Spanishbizantino
Catalanbizantí, bizantina

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