a daughter of Orion who, with her sister Metioche, offered herself as a sacrifice to end a plague in Boeotia.
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How to use Menippe in a sentence
One book may be named as being familiarly known, the Satire Menippe.
This is No. 188, Menippe, whose elements are still somewhat uncertain.The Asteroids | Daniel Kirkwood
Soon Menippe dwindled to a point, and I saw her inhospitable inhabitant no more.Other Worlds | Garrett P. Serviss
Menippe, the one hundred and eighty-eighth, was also lost soon after its discovery in 1878.The Asteroids | Daniel Kirkwood
On Menippe I knew "g" must equal about one twentieth of a foot, and "r" 31,680 feet.Other Worlds | Garrett P. Serviss