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Leander

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noun Le·an·der \lē-ˈan-dər\

Definition of Leander

  1. :  a youth in Greek mythology who swims the Hellespont nightly to visit Hero and who ultimately drowns in one of the crossings



Origin and Etymology of leander

Latin, from Greek Leandros


First Known Use: 1513

Rhymes with leander

backhander, blackhander, bystander, commander, demander, expander, flatlander, germander, glad-hander, goosander, grandstander, inlander, left-hander, Lysander, mainlander, meander, outlander, philander, pomander, right-hander, scrimshander, soft-lander, Uitlander


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