[ tin-dair-ee-uhs ]

nounClassical Mythology.
  1. the husband of Leda and father of Clytemnestra and Castor.

Words Nearby Tyndareus

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Tyndareus in a sentence

  • His uncle, a broken reed, is saved from committing himself by the entry of Tyndareus, father of Clytemnestra and Helen.

    Authors of Greece | T. W. Lumb
  • She was the daughter of Tyndareus of Argos, one of the horde of kinglets who split up the Greek archipelago among them.

    Superwomen | Albert Payson Terhune
  • And so adorable was she that some one started a rumor that she was not the daughter of Tyndareus, but of great Jove himself.

    Superwomen | Albert Payson Terhune
  • Suitors came from one end of the archipelago to the other to visit the palace of Tyndareus and to pay court to the Wonder Girl.

    Superwomen | Albert Payson Terhune
  • (l. 5) Hail, children of Tyndareus, riders upon swift horses!

British Dictionary definitions for Tyndareus


/ (tɪnˈdærɪəs) /

  1. Greek myth a Spartan king; the husband of Leda

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012