Meaning of COLOSSUS in English


Pronunciation: k ə - ' lä-s ə s

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural co · los · si \ - ' lä- ˌ s ī \

Etymology: Latin, from Greek kolossos

Date: 14th century

1 : a statue of gigantic size and proportions

2 : a person or thing of immense size or power

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.