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Actaeon

[ ak-tee-uhn ]
/ ækˈti ən /
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noun Classical Mythology.

a hunter who, for having seen Diana bathing, was changed by her into a stag and was torn to pieces by his own hounds.

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Actaeon
/ (ækˈtiːən, ˈæktɪən) /

noun

Greek myth a hunter of Boeotia who, having accidentally seen Artemis bathing, was turned into a stag and torn apart by his own hounds
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