Cadmus

noun
Cad·​mus | \ ˈkad-məs How to pronounce Cadmus (audio) \

Definition of Cadmus

: the legendary founder of Thebes

First Known Use of Cadmus

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cadmus

Latin, from Greek Kadmos

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“Cadmus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cadmus. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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