how to pronounce aegis

dʒɪs

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meanings of aegis

noun:

  1. A mythological shield associated with the Greek deities Zeus and Athena (and their Roman counterparts Jupiter and Minerva) shown as a short cloak made of goatskin worn on the shoulders, more as an emblem of power and protection than a military shield. The aegis of Athena or Minerva is usually shown with a border of snakes and with the head of Medusa in the center.
  2. Usually as under the aegis: guidance, protection; endorsement, sponsorship.

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