: of or relating to Lake Zaraka in Arcadia that according to Greek mythology was haunted by man-eating birds slain by Hercules

Word History


Greek stymphalios Stymphalian (from Stymphalos Stymphalus, mountain in Arcadia near the lake formerly called Stymphalis and now called Zaraka) + English -an

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“Stymphalian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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