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[tin-dair-ee-uh s] /tɪnˈdɛər i əs/
noun, Classical Mythology.
the husband of Leda and father of Clytemnestra and Castor. Unabridged
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  • Let them that sware the oath to Tyndareus go with thee on this errand.

  • Leda was the daughter of Thestius and the wife of Tyndareus.

  • It represents Leda showing to Tyndareus a nest containing the two boys produced from the egg.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
  • Wife of Tyndareus, king of Sparta, loved by Zeus, who took the form of a swan.

  • She was the niece of Tyndareus,—being the daughter of his brother Icarius, a Spartan prince.

  • (l. 5) Hail, children of Tyndareus, riders upon swift horses!

  • His uncle, a broken reed, is saved from committing himself by the entry of Tyndareus, father of Clytemnestra and Helen.

    Authors of Greece T. W. Lumb
  • She was the daughter of Tyndareus of Argos, one of the horde of kinglets who split up the Greek archipelago among them.

    Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune
  • And so adorable was she that some one started a rumor that she was not the daughter of Tyndareus, but of great Jove himself.

    Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune
  • Suitors came from one end of the archipelago to the other to visit the palace of Tyndareus and to pay court to the Wonder Girl.

    Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune
British Dictionary definitions for Tyndareus


(Greek myth) a Spartan king; the husband of Leda
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