noun Classical Mythology.
Examples from the Web for leander
See Leander Kahney's piece in Wired last year for more tales of the firm's secrecy.
"Ah," thought Leander, "I am not in her power as it is, then."
Leander at his window saw the pale light disappear and return no more.Children of the Dawn|Elsie Finnimore Buckley
He has lost his two schooners captured, and himself in the Leander returned to Jamaica.
Leander came down, taking care to shut the street door behind him.
The doctor will order porter or wine, when your back aches, or when Leander looks thin.
British Dictionary definitions for leander
Word Origin and History for leander
youth of Abydos, lover of Hero, who swam nightly across the Hellespont to visit her, from Greek Leiandros, literally "lion-man," from leon "lion" + aner (genitive andros) "man" (see anthropo-).