danaidean

Danaides

[duh-ney-i-deez]
plural noun Classical Mythology.
the 50 daughters of Danaus, 49 of whom were condemned to pour water forever into a leaky vessel for having murdered their husbands.
Also, Danaidae [duh-ney-i-dee] , Danaids [duh-ney-idz] .

Danaidean [dan-ee-id-ee-uhn, dan-ee-i-dee-uhn] , adjective
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Danaides (dəˈneɪɪˌdiːz)
 
pl n , sing Danaid
the fifty daughters of Danaüs. All but Hypermnestra murdered their bridegrooms and were punished in Hades by having to pour water perpetually into a jar with a hole in the bottom
 
Danaidean
 
adj

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