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[daw-nuh s]
noun Roman Legend.
  1. father of Euippe, second wife of Diomedes.
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Historical Examples of daunus

  • Protesilaus defeats Daunus, who had expelled him from Calabria.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1


  • Cleaving the deep, he floats with the tide down the flood, and is borne on to his father Daunus' ancient city.

  • Thou hast the kingdom of thy father Daunus; and there are other noble virgins in Latium whom thou mayest have to wife.

    Stories from Virgil

    Alfred J. Church