Definition of Lernaean

1. pertaining to a swamp near Argos [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lernaean

leptothrix
leptus
leptynite
leptynites
lerdelimumab
lere
lered
leres
leresis
lergotrile
leriche's syndrome
lering
lermontovite
lernaea
lernaeacea
lernaean (current term)
lernean
lerot
lerp
lerps
lerret
lerrets

Literary usage of Lernaean

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1. The History and Antiquities of the Doric Race by Karl Otfried Müller (1830)
"The combat with the lernaean hydra may also be thus explained. Hercules is represented as employing in this contest the same sickle with which Perseus ..."

2. The history and antiquities of the Doric race, tr. from [Die Dorier] by H by Carl Otfried Müller (1830)
"... &c.; although we can scarcely attempt to explain the whole legend in a similar manner. The combat with the lernaean hydra may also be thus explained. ..."

3. The Greek Coins by John H. Kroll, Jeremy B. Rutter (1993)
"... if employed at all for temper by lernaean potters, may have been so used only for coarser and usually undecorated vases (see pp. 744-746 above). ..."

4. Pausanias's Description of Greece by Pausanias (1898)
"Most of tk lernaean marsh lies between them, but much nearer to the Amymone. ... Great beds of reeds, marking the site of the lernaean marsh, ..."

5. Sophocles: with English notes by Sophocles, Fredericus H. M. Blaydes, Frederick Apthorp Paley (1880)
"Campbell, " at the place where the nature of the lernaean hydra tinged the dark arrow." Madvig, Adv. Crit. ip 228, reads lit. ' coagulated round it. ..."

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