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Cadmus

[kad-muh s] /ˈkæd məs/
noun
1.
Paul, 1904–1999, U.S. painter and etcher.

Cadmus

[kad-muh s] /ˈkæd məs/
noun
1.
Classical Mythology. a Phoenician prince who introduced writing to the Greeks and who founded the city of Thebes in the company of five warriors.
Compare Sparti.
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Cadmus

/ˈkædməs/
noun
1.
(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
Derived Forms
Cadmean, adjective
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