Cadmus 1 [ kad-m uhs ] SHOW IPA / ˈkæd məs / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Paul, 1904–1999, U.S. painter and etcher.
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caducibranchiate Other definitions for Cadmus (2 of 2) Cadmus 2 [ kad-m uhs ] SHOW IPA / ˈkæd məs / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Classical Mythology. a Phoenician prince who introduced writing to the Greeks and who founded the city of Thebes in the company of five warriors.
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How to use Cadmus in a sentence British Dictionary definitions for Cadmus noun Greek myth a Phoenician prince who killed a dragon and planted its teeth, from which sprang a multitude of warriors who fought among themselves until only five remained, who joined Cadmus to found Thebes Derived forms of Cadmus Cadmean, adjective
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