from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or resembling Briareus, a giant of Grecian mythology fabled to have a hundred hands; hence, having or seeming to have many hands; reaching or grasping in many directions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or resembling, Briareus, a giant fabled to have a hundred hands; hence, hundred-handed or many-handed.


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