[ an-droj-ee-uhs, -yoos ]
/ ænˈdrɒdʒ i əs, -yus /
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noun Classical Mythology.
a son of Minos and Pasiphaë who fell victim to Athenian King Aegeus: in revenge, Minos waged war on the Athenians and forced them to send a tribute of seven maidens and seven youths to the Minotaur every nine years.
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Thus speaking, he next dons the plumed helmet and beautifully blazoned shield of Androgeus, and fits the Argive sword to his side.The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil
Androgeus also and Tenancius were at the battell in aid of Cassibellane.
But Androgeus, now incensed, scorned all compliance with him.Old English Chronicles|Various
Minos makes war upon the Athenians, for killing his son Androgeus.The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended|Isaac Newton
After this he landed, and ioining with Androgeus, came into a vallie nere to Canturburie, and there incamped.