[ skuh-man-der ]

  1. ancient name of the river Menderes.

  • Also Ska·man·dros [skuh-man-druhs] /skəˈmæn drəs/ .

Words Nearby Scamander Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Scamander in a sentence

  • There were, for example, wood and tree nymphs; Dryads and hamadryads—gods of rivers, such as Simois and Scamander.

  • We performed a ballet descriptive of the siege of Troy, and I undertook the part of a river god--the god Scamander, en effet.

    In the Days of My Youth | Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • The great ladies of the court, Monsieur, were graciously pleased to admire my proportions as the god Scamander.

    In the Days of My Youth | Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • Thus having said, she led impetuous Mars from the battle, and afterwards seated him on grassy 197 Scamander.

  • Against Vulcan also was the great deep-eddying river, which the gods call Xanthus, and men the Scamander.

British Dictionary definitions for Scamander


/ (skəˈmændə) /

  1. the ancient name for the Menderes (def. 2)

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