Icarus

noun
Ic·​a·​rus | \ˈi-kə-rəs \

Definition of Icarus 

: the son of Daedalus who to escape imprisonment flies by means of artificial wings but falls into the sea and drowns when the wax of his wings melts as he flies too near the sun

Other Words from Icarus

Icarian \ ī-​ˈker-​ē-​ən , i-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of Icarus

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Icarus

Latin, from Greek Ikaros

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