[ mahy-see-nuhs ]
/ maɪˈsi nəs /
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noun Roman Legend.
a son of Aeolus who challenged the gods to a musical contest and was killed by them for his arrogance.
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Words nearby Misenus
mise en place, mise en scène, misemploy, mis en bouteilles, Miseno, Misenus, miser, miserabilism, miserabilist, miserable, misère
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How to use Misenus in a sentence
And therewithal the Teucrians on the beach wept Misenus, and bore the last rites to the thankless ashes.The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil
This urn was afterwards deposited in a lofty tomb which Æneas erected on a promontory that henceforth bore the name of Misenus.
Therefore, the Harpies coming yet again, Misenus with his trumpet gave the sound for battle.
Misenus lay there, than whom no man was more skilful to call men to battle with the voice of the trumpet.
Misenus was the most skilled among all the Trojans in the art of blowing the trumpet.