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Actaeon

Syllabification: Ac·tae·on
Pronunciation: /akˈtēən
 
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Greek Mythology

Definition of Actaeon in English:

A hunter who, because he accidentally saw Artemis bathing, was changed into a stag and killed by his own hounds.

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