noun Classical Mythology.
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Example sentences from the Web for actaeon
Actaeon in Greek mythology was a hunter who saw Diana bathing, and was in consequence changed by the goddess into a stag.La Lgende des Sicles|Victor Hugo
What a hunt, Actaeon-like;—which Actaeon de Malseigne happily gains!The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
Actaeon was a brute for wanting to push in where Diana was bathing.The History of Pendennis|William Makepeace Thackeray
Preller thinks that Actaeon, devoured by his hounds after being changed into a stag, is a symbol of the vernal year.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1|Andrew Lang
I only thought of Curtiss as Actaeon being chivied round the billiard tables by the nymphs of Diana.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition|Rudyard Kipling