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Heraclidae

or Heracleidae

[her-uh-klahy-dee] /ˌhɛr əˈklaɪ di/
noun
1.
a drama (429? b.c.) by Euripides.
Also called Children of Hercules.

Heraclid

[her-uh-klid] /ˈhɛr ə klɪd/
noun, plural Heraclidae
[her-uh-klahy-dee] /ˌhɛr əˈklaɪ di/ (Show IPA)
1.
a person claiming descent from Hercules, especially one of the Dorian aristocracy of Sparta.
Related forms
Heraclidan
[her-uh-klahyd-n] /ˌhɛr əˈklaɪd n/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Heraclid

/ˈhɛrəklɪd/
noun (pl) Heraclidae, Heraklidae (ˌhɛrəˈklaɪdiː)
1.
any person claiming descent from Hercules, esp one of the Dorian aristocrats of Sparta
Derived Forms
Heraclidan, Heraklidan (ˌhɛrəˈklaɪdən) adjective
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