[ her-uh-klid ]
/ ˈhɛr ə klɪd /
noun, plural Her·a·cli·dae [her-uh-klahy-dee]. /ˌhɛr əˈklaɪ di/.
a person claiming descent from Hercules, especially one of the Dorian aristocracy of Sparta.
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OTHER WORDS FROM HeraclidHer·a·cli·dan [her-uh-klahyd-n], /ˌhɛr əˈklaɪd n/, adjective
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How to use Heraclid in a sentence
In short, wherever there were Heraclid, or Herculeans, an Hercules has been supposed.
Tisamenes and Penthilus, sons of Orestes, reigned after their father, and were at last driven out by the Heraclid.
As the authority of the Hittite satraps at Sardis began to decay the Heraclid dynasty arose.
In gratitude for the services of their able leader, Oxylus, the kingdom of Elis, was conferred upon him by the Heraclid.
British Dictionary definitions for Heraclid
noun plural Heraclidae or Heraklidae (ˌhɛrəˈklaɪdiː)
any person claiming descent from Hercules, esp one of the Dorian aristocrats of Sparta
Derived forms of HeraclidHeraclidan or Heraklidan (ˌhɛrəˈklaɪdən), adjective
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