Calydonian
adjective see Calydon

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  • Calydonian — See Calydon. * * * …   Universalium

  • calydonian — cal·y·do·ni·an …   English syllables

  • calydonian — |kalə|dōnēən, ōnyən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Calydon, ancient city of Aetolia, Greece (from Latin, from Greek Kalydōn) + English ian : of or relating to Calydon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calydonian boar — n. Gr. Myth. a boar sent by Artemis to scourge the fields of Calydon and killed by Meleager * * * …   Universalium

  • Calydonian boar — n. Gr. Myth. a boar sent by Artemis to scourge the fields of Calydon and killed by Meleager …   English World dictionary

  • Calydonian boar hunt — Calydonian boar hunt, Greek Legend. the pursuit of the wild boar which Artemis sent to attack Calydon and which Meleager finally killed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calydonian Boar — The Calydonian Boar is one of the monsters of Greek mythology that had to be overcome by heroes of the Olympian age. Sent by Artemis to ravage the region of Calydon in Aetolia because its king failed to honor her in his rites to the gods, it was… …   Wikipedia

  • Calydonian hunt — Class. Myth. the pursuit by Meleager, Atalanta, and others of a savage boar (Calydonian boar) sent by Artemis to lay waste to Calydon. * * * …   Universalium

  • Calydonian hunt — /kæləˈdoʊniən/ (say kaluh dohneeuhn) noun Greek Legend the pursuit, by Meleager and a band of heroes, of a savage boar (Calydonian boar) sent by Artemis to ravage Calydon …   Australian English dictionary

  • Calydonian hunt — Class. Myth. the pursuit by Meleager, Atalanta, and others of a savage boar (Calydonian boar) sent by Artemis to lay waste to Calydon …   Useful english dictionary

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