noun Classical Mythology.
a daughter of the king of Argos and mother, by Zeus disguised as a shower of gold, of Perseus.

Danaän [dan-ee-uhn] , adjective
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Danaë (ˈdæneɪˌiː)
Greek myth the mother of Perseus by Zeus, who came to her in prison as a shower of gold

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