Rhad·​a·​man·​thus ˌra-də-ˈman(t)-thəs How to pronounce Rhadamanthus (audio)
: a judge of the underworld in Greek mythology

Word History


Latin , borrowed from Greek Rhadámanthys, probably of pre-Greek substratal origin

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Rhadamanthus was in the 15th century

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“Rhadamanthus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhadamanthus. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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