from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A renowned craftsman, sculptor, and inventor and builder of the Labyrinth. He fashioned the wings with which he and his son Icarus escaped from Crete after their imprisonment by Minos.
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- proper n. Greek mythological figure who crafted the waxen wings of Icarus.
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- n. (Greek mythology) an Athenian inventor who built the labyrinth of Minos; to escape the labyrinth he fashioned wings for himself and his son Icarus
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