Cadmus

Cadmus

[kad-muhs]
noun
Paul, 1904–1999, U.S. painter and etcher.
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Cadmus

[kad-muhs]
noun
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)
 
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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adj

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