noun \ˈmr-fē-əs, -ˌfyüs, -ˌfüs\

Definition of MORPHEUS

:  the Greek god of dreams

Origin of MORPHEUS

Latin, from Greek
First Known Use: 14th century


noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

In Greek and Roman mythology, the god of dreams. He was one of the sons of Hypnos (Somnus), god of sleep. Morpheus sent human shapes of all kinds to the dreamer, while his brothers Phobetor and Phantasus sent the forms of animals and inanimate objects.


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