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Synonyms of rhea

Noun


1. Rhea

usage: fertility goddess in ancient Greek mythology; wife of Cronus and mother of Zeus; identified with Roman Ops and Cybele of ancient Asia Minor

2. rhea, nandu, Pterocnemia pennata, ratite, ratite bird, flightless bird

usage: smaller of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Peru to Strait of Magellan

3. rhea, Rhea americana, ratite, ratite bird, flightless bird

usage: larger of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Brazil to Patagonia

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