daedalus


daedalus

noun Classical Mythology.

  1. an Athenian architect who built the labyrinth for Minos and made wings for himself and his son Icarus to escape from Crete.

noun

  1. Greek myth an Athenian architect and inventor who built the labyrinth for Minos on Crete and fashioned wings for himself and his son Icarus to flee the island

father of Icarus in Greek mythology, builder of the Cretan labyrinth, from Greek Daidalos, literally “the cunning worker,” from daidallein “to work artfully.”

In classical mythology, an ingenious inventor, designer of the Labyrinth, and one of the few to escape from it. He was the father of Icarus.

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