Danaus

[ dan-ey-uhs ]

nounClassical Mythology.
  1. a ruler of Argos who ordered his 50 daughters to kill their husbands on their wedding night.

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Danaüs

/ (ˈdænɪəs) /


noun
  1. Greek myth a king of Argos who told his fifty daughters, the Danaides, to kill their bridegrooms on their wedding night

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