Definitions for cadmeankædˈmi ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Cad•musˈkæd məs(n.)

  1. a Phoenician of Greek myth who founded the city of Thebes.

    Category: Mythology

Cad•me•ankædˈmi ən(adj.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cadmean(adj)

    of or pertaining to Cadmus, a fabulous prince of Thebes, who was said to have introduced into Greece the sixteen simple letters of the alphabet -- /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /. These are called Cadmean letters


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