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Daedalus

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noun Dae·da·lus \ˈde-də-ləs, ˈdē-\

Definition of Daedalus

  1. :  the legendary builder of the Cretan labyrinth who makes wings to enable himself and his son Icarus to escape imprisonment

Daedalian or Daedalean play \di-ˈdāl-yən\ adjective


Origin of daedalus

Latin, from Greek Daidalos


First Known Use: 1546


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