Lycaon

World English Dictionary
Lycaon (laɪˈkeɪɒn)
 
n
Greek myth a king of Arcadia said to have offered Zeus a plate of human flesh to learn whether the god was omniscient

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: lycanthropy
Next Definition: lycaon pictus
Words Near: lycaon
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for lycaon
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing lycaon
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature