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 (môr′fē-əs, -fyo͞os′)
The god of dreams in Ovid's Metamorphoses.

Mor′phe·an (-fē-ən) adj.
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(ˈmɔːfɪəs; -fjuːs)
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the god of sleep and dreams
ˈMorphean adj
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(ˈmɔr fi əs, -fyus)

the Greek god of dreams.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin < Greek]
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Noun1.Morpheus - the Roman god of sleep and dreamsMorpheus - the Roman god of sleep and dreams  
Ovid, Publius Ovidius Naso - Roman poet remembered for his elegiac verses on love (43 BC - AD 17)
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References in classic literature ?
The king was conducted with the greatest ceremony to the chamber of Morpheus, of which we owe some cursory description to our readers.
With Rosy held in the clutches of Morpheus for a many-hours deep slumber, and the bloodthirsty parent waiting, armed and forewarned, Ikey felt that his rival was close, indeed, upon discomfiture.
Be fore, however, he was quite locked—to use the language that would suit the Della-cruscan humor of certain refined minds of the present day—” in the arms of Morpheus,” he spoke aloud, observing due pauses between his epithets, the impressive terms of “monkey,” “parrot,” “picnic,” “tar pot,” and
If I don't sleep at once, chloral, the modern Morpheus! I must be careful not to let it grow into a habit.
Janine recalled: "I went outside to whistle Morpheus back into the house but there was no sign of him.
Derek Hatton, director of Morpheus Investments, a property investment company in southern Cyprus, said: "We've noticed an increase in the number of people buying second homes in Cyprus as the housing market in the UK continues to slow.
The company said the trojan then starts to spread itself from the computer, using any of the Bearshare, Limewire, Morpheus, Morpheus Ultra or Shareaza file-sharing networks as a vector and a new name.
After nearly two years in development and in the face of an expected landmark Supreme Court ruling, StreamCast Networks, Inc., the creator of the popular Morpheus file-sharing software, has debuted the beta version of Morpheus 5.0, its most advanced peer-to-peer file search and sharing software.
The Matrix followed the journey of computer whiz-kid Neo (Keanu Reeves) as his uber-cool mentor Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne) as he set his mind free from the Matrix.
Neo Keanu Reeves Morpheus Laurence Fishburne Trinity Carrie-Anne Moss Agent Smith Hugo Weaving Niobe Jada Pinkett Smith The Oracle Gloria Foster Link Harold Perrineau Persephone Monica Bellucei Commander Lock Harry Lennix Merovingian Lambert Wilson Keymaker Randall Duk Kim Zee Nona Gaye Councillor Hamann Anthony Zerbe The Architect Helmut Bakaitis Twin #1 Neil Rayment Twin #2 Adrian Rayment Stuck with the daunting challenge of topping the artistic/commercial/cultural hat trick that was "The Matrix," the Wachowski Brothers score a somewhat more straightforward power-play goal in "The Matrix Reloaded." Studded with remarkable action set pieces and graced with any number of felicitous performances, this continuation of the 1999 B.O.
As Morpheus explains it to the wandering cat, humans "dreamed the world so it always was the way it is now....They changed the universe from the beginning of all things, until the end of time" (#18: 18) unless a similar occurrence happens if enough cats share the joint dream of a renewed kingdom.