- flourished 1st century b.c., Greek epigrammatist.
- Classical Mythology. the heroic son of Althaea, an Argonaut, and the slayer of the Calydonian boar.Compare Calydonian hunt.
Also Mel·e·ag·ros [mel-ee-ag-ros] /ˌmɛl iˈæg rɒs/.
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Examples from the Web for meleager
Meleager saw it with joy, and called upon the others to follow.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew
Josephine Preston Peabody
But not for himself did Meleager despoil the body of his foe.A Book of Myths
Death of Meleager, and transformation of his sisters to birds.
The remains of such an oecus may be seen in the houses of Meleager and of the Labyrinth.Pompeii, Its Life and Art
And nothing that Meleager could say would turn her from her purpose.Children of the Dawn
Elsie Finnimore Buckley
- Greek myth one of the Argonauts, slayer of the Calydonian boar
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