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Idomeneus Syllabification: I·dom·e·neus
Pronunciation: /īˈdämən(y)o͞os/ /īˌdäməˈnēəs/
Greek Mythology

Definition of Idomeneus in English:

King of Crete, son of Deucalion and descendant of Minos. He was forced to kill his son after vowing to sacrifice the first living thing that he met on his return from the Trojan War.

Words that rhyme with Idomeneus

Odysseus • hypotenuse

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