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Daedalian Line breaks: Dae¦da|lian
Pronunciation: /diːˈdeɪlɪən/

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Definition of Daedalian in English:


Ingenious, intricate, and confusing: this curious amalgamation of comfortable hotel and Daedalian cruise ship
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  • To answer this is, however, to wander into a Daedalian labyrinth of conjectures.
  • Beauty of contrivance, adaptation, or mechanism we have called Daedalian beauty.
  • This informed his interest in machinery, in difficult texts, and in Daedalian structures such as labyrinths and winding stairs.


Early 17th century: from Latin Daedaleus 'relating to Daedalus' + -ian.

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