noun Classical Mythology.
Examples from the Web for erigone
His daughter Erigone was led to his grave by his dog Maera, and hanged herself on the tree under which he lay.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata
Erigone, guided by her faithful dog Maera, found his grave, and hanged herself on the tree.
The festival called Aeora (the “swing”) was subsequently instituted to propitiate Icarius and Erigone.
The spider, it appears, is an "undescribed species of Erigone," and the larvæ are probably lepidopterous.The First Landing on Wrangel Island|Irving C. Rosse
The legs of Erigone are only moderately long, and they walk easily, like the small Drassidæ.The Common Spiders of the United States|James Henry Emerton