Definition of Icarus in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈikərəs/
Greek Mythology
The son of Daedalus, who escaped from Crete using wings made by his father but was killed when he flew too near the sun and the wax attaching his wings melted.

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Syllabification: Ic·a·rus

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