Theseus

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noun The·seus \ˈthē-ˌsüs, -sē-əs\

Definition of Theseus

  1. :  a king of Athens in Greek mythology who kills Procrustes and the Minotaur before defeating the Amazons and marrying their queen

Origin and Etymology of theseus

Latin, from Greek Thēseus


First Known Use: 14th century


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