Definitions for daedalusˈdɛd l əs; esp. Brit. ˈdid l əs
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Daed•a•lusˈdɛd l əs; esp. Brit. ˈdid l əs(n.)
a legendary Athenian who built the labyrinth for Minos and made wings for himself and his son Icarus to escape from Crete.
Dae•da•li•andɪˈdeɪ li ən; -ˈdæl ɪk(adj.)Dae•dal′ic
Dae•da•le•andɪˈdeɪ li ən; -ˈdæl ɪk(adj.)Dae•dal′ic
(Greek mythology) an Athenian inventor who built the labyrinth of Minos; to escape the labyrinth he fashioned wings for himself and his son Icarus
Greek mythological figure who crafted the waxen wings of Icarus.
Origin: From Daedalus, from Δαίδαλος.
In Greek mythology, Daedalus /di:dəlɪs/ or /dɛdəlɪs/ was a skillful craftsman and artisan. He is the father of Icarus and Iapyx and the uncle of Perdix.
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