Definition 2023



Ancient Greek

Proper noun

Γοργώ (Gorgṓ) f (genitive Γοργοῦς); mixed declension
Γοργώ (Gorgṓ) f (genitive Γοργόνος); third declension

  1. gorgon

Usage notes

The third declension inflections with the irregular nominative singular are only sometimes found in the archaic or verse.


Derived terms

  • Γοργόνειος (Gorgóneios)
  • Γόργειος (Górgeios)



  • Γοργώ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Γοργώ in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Γοργώ in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «Γοργώ» in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (© 2006–2016)
  • Γοργώ in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,011