Definition of Lycaeon

1. Noun. African hunting dog.

Exact synonyms: Genus Lycaeon
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Canidae, Family Canidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lycaeon

Luyia
Luys' body
Luzon
Luzon Strait
Luír Cheltchair
Lviv
Lvov
Lw
Lyallpur
Lyb antigen
Lybian
Lybian Arab Jamahiriya
Lycaena
Lycaena hypophlaeas
Lycaenidae
Lycaeon (current term)
Lycaon pictus
Lychins chalcedonica
Lychins floscuculi
Lychnis alba
Lychnis coronaria
Lychnis dioica
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lycia
Lycian
Lycium
Lycium barbarum
Lycium carolinianum
Lycium halimifolium
Lycoperdaceae

Literary usage of Lycaeon

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1. A Classical and Topographical Tour Through Greece, During the Years 1801 by Edward Dodwell (1819)
"We quitted Sinano on the 13th, with the intention of proceeding across the plain to Mount Lycaeon, in search of the ancient city of ..."

2. The History of Greece by Thomas Keightley, Joshua Toulmin Smith (1839)
"... and Lycaeon, form its south side; and Pholoe, with the mountains which unite it to Lycaeon, close it in on the west. The included region is named ..."

3. Lectures on Ancient History, from the Earliest Times to the Taking of by Barthold Georg Niebuhr, Marcus von Niebuhr (1852)
"Aratus, therefore, retreated, but being attacked by the Lacedaemonians on mount Lycaeon, he sustained a serious defeat. The Achaeans who carried on their ..."

4. The mythology of ancient Greece and Italy by Thomas Keightley (1838)
"At Mount Lycaeon there was a sacred inclosure or temenos of Zeus, within which neither man nor beast cast a shadow, and any one who entered it designedly ..."

5. The Mythology of Ancient Greece and Italy. By Thomas Keightley by Thomas Keightley (1838)
"At Mount Lycaeon there was a sacred inclosure or temenos of Zeus, within which neither man nor beast cast a shadow, and any one who entered it designedly ..."

6. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1913)
"... western Arcadia on the mountain of Lycaeon, beside the dread sanctuary of Zeus, of which it was told that whosoever entered it lost his shadow and died ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... stretches toward the west, and Pholoe along the eastern frontier; ¡n the south a prolongation of Mount Lycaeon bore in ancient times the names of Minthe ..."

8. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... stretches toward the west, and Pholoe along the eastern frontier; in the south a prolongation of Mount Lycaeon bore in ancient times the names of Minthe ..."

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