[ an-see-uhs ]

nounClassical Mythology.
  1. a son of Poseidon who joined the Argonauts and became helmsman of the Argo.

  2. a descendant of Lycurgus who, among the Argonauts, was second in strength only to Hercules.

Words Nearby Ancaeus Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Ancaeus in a sentence

  • And they two girded themselves to slay the steers, proud Ancaeus and Heracles.

    The Argonautica | Apollonius Rhodius
  • But the others held them back, and many of his comrades granted it to Ancaeus.

    The Argonautica | Apollonius Rhodius