Amazon

Definition of Amazon

Am´a`zon
n.1.One of a fabulous race of female warriors in Scythia; hence, a female warrior.
2.A tall, strong, masculine woman; a virago.
3.(Zool.) A name numerous species of South American parrots of the genus Chrysotis
Amazon ant
(Zool.) a species of ant (Polyergus rufescens), of Europe and America. They seize by conquest the larvæ and nymphs of other species and make slaves of them in their own nests.

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Xanthippe, androgyne, butch, colossus, dyke, fishwife, giant, harpy, hoyden, lesbian, ogress, romp, scold, shrew, termagant, titan, tomboy, virago, vixen
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