[ an-tee-uh s ]
/ ænˈti əs /
noun Classical Mythology.
an African giant who was invincible when in contact with the earth but was lifted into the air by Hercules and crushed.
Related formsAn·tae·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for antaean
/ (ænˈtiːəs) /
Greek myth an African giant who was invincible as long as he touched the ground, but was lifted into the air by Hercules and crushed to death
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