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[dahy-uh-mee-deez] /ˌdaɪ əˈmi diz/
noun, Classical Mythology.
a Greek hero in the Trojan War.
a Thracian king who fed his wild mares on human flesh and was himself fed to them by Hercules. Unabridged
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noun (Greek myth)
a king of Argos, and suitor of Helen, who fought with the Greeks at Troy
a king of the Bistones in Thrace whose savage horses ate strangers
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Greek hero in the Trojan War, literally "advised by Zeus," from Dios, genitive of Zeus (see Zeus) + medos "counsel, plan, device, cunning" (see Medea).

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