Ariadne

Ariadne

[ar-ee-ad-nee]
noun
1.
Classical Mythology. a daughter of Minos and Pasiphaë who gave Theseus the thread by which he escaped from the labyrinth: deserted by Theseus on Naxos, she became the bride of Dionysus.
2.
a female given name.
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Ariadne (ˌærɪˈædnɪ)
 
n
Greek myth daughter of Minos and Pasiphaë: she gave Theseus the thread with which he found his way out of the Minotaur's labyrinth

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