or Rhad·a·man·thus

[ rad-uh-man-thuh s ]
/ ˌræd əˈmæn θəs /


Classical Mythology. a son of Zeus and Europa, rewarded for the justice he exemplified on earth by being made, after his death, a judge in the Underworld, where he served with his brothers Minos and Aeacus.
an inflexibly just or severe judge.

Related forms

Rhad·a·man·thine [rad-uh-man-thin, -thahyn] /ˌræd əˈmæn θɪn, -θaɪn/, adjective
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/ (ˌrædəˈmænθəs) /


Greek myth one of the judges of the dead in the underworld

Derived Forms

Rhadamanthine, adjective
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