Origin of Argive
Examples from the Web for argive
Cleobis and Biton are the first they mention, sons of the Argive priestess; the story is a well-known one.Cicero's Tusculan Disputations|Marcus Tullius Cicero
The reader will remember that Danaus and gyptus were brothers, and descendants of Argive Io.Ancient Society|Lewis Henry Morgan
This would agree with the longer form of the Argive genealogy; several of the names however are generally regarded as suspicious.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
Eteocles then usurped the rule while Polyneices called an Argive host to attack Thebes.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
Really of pre-Hellenic date, the place claimed to be an Argive colony.
British Dictionary definitions for argive
Word Origin and History for argive
"of Argos," hence, especially in Homeric usage, "the Greeks," as a byword for Achaean (he describes Agamemnon as king of Argos), 1520s, from Latin Argivus, from Greek Argeios "of Argos."