Simple Definition of Pandora's box
: a source of many troubles : something that will lead to many problems
Full Definition of Pandora's box
: a prolific source of troubles
Origin of pandora's box
from the box, sent by the gods to Pandora, which she was forbidden to open and which loosed a swarm of evils upon humankind when she opened it out of curiosity
First Known Use: 1579
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