plural noun Classical Mythology.
Related formsDan·a·id·e·an [dan-ee-id-ee-uh n, dan-ee-i-dee-uh n] /ˌdæn iˈɪd i ən, ˌdæn i ɪˈdi ən/, adjective
Examples from the Web for danaid
The Danaid is a low-country insect, while the Fritillary is not found until several thousand feet up.
Not only in colour but also in shape the swallow-tail bears a remarkable resemblance to the Danaid.
Danaid (3 syl), Dan'aus had fifty daughters, called the Danaïds or Dana'ïdês.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
The Danaid line ceased, when Perseus came to the throne, as he was descended on the fathers side from another source.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3|W. E. Gladstone
However, what do you say to calling on those Danaid girls, and getting them to teach you their little industry?The Casual Ward|A. D. Godley