Cadmean

Cadmean

[kad-mee-uhn]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or like Cadmus.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin Cadmē(us) (< Greek Kadmeîos of Cadmus) + -an

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Cadmus (ˈkædməs)
 
n
Greek myth a Phoenician prince who killed a dragon and planted its teeth, from which sprang a multitude of warriors who fought among themselves until only five remained, who joined Cadmus to found Thebes
 
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