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Definition of the noun Actaeon

What does Actaeon mean as a name of something?

Actaeon is a genus of Mollusca, described by Oken in 1815.

Actaeon is a genus of Acteonidae, described by Goldfuss in 1820.

Actaeon is a genus of Plakobranchidae, described by Rang in 1829.

Actaeon is a genus of Acteonidae, described by Ersch & Gruber in 1818.

Actaeon is a genus of Plakobranchidae, described by Rang in 1829.

Actaeon is a genus of Mollusca, described by Grateloup in 1836.

Actaeon is a genus of Acteonidae, described by de Montfort in 1810.


Actaeon, in Greek mythology, son of the priestly herdsman Aristaeus and Autonoe in Boeotia, was a famous Theban hero. Like Achilles in a later generation, he was trained by the centaur Chiron.


"Actaeon" is a book by John Erskine.

  • also known as "Actaeon, and other poems"; "Actæon: and other poems"; Actæon


Actaeon was a ship that was wrecked without loss of life on 28 October 1822 in the D'Entrecasteaux Channel in Bass Strait, between Tasmania and mainland Australia.

Phrases with Actaeon

Phrases starting with the word Actaeon:

  1. Actaeon Retusa
  2. Actaeon Reussi
  3. Actaeon Ringei
  4. Actaeon Flammea
  5. Actaeon Pusilla
  6. Actaeon Australis
  7. Actaeon Argentinus

Phrases ending with the word Actaeon:

  1. Toya actaeon
  2. Genus Actaeon
  3. Olios actaeon
  4. Tinea Actaeon
  5. Clytus Actaeon
  6. Nothus Actaeon
  7. Thecla Actaeon
  8. Opogona Actaeon
  9. Tabanus actaeon
  10. Megasoma Actaeon
  11. Dolomedes actaeon
  12. Oriostoma Actaeon
  13. Zephronia Actaeon

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Actaeon

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Google previewBack to Nature (2011)

The Green and the Real in the Late Renaissance by Robert N. Watson

entire court looks notably like the summer bachelor herd they describe,23 and the horn-sprouting Actaeon is a demonic figure that threatens to possess not only Jaques and the lord who killed the deer, but also Orlando and perhaps ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

actaeon is similar to that described ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Actaeon (Greek) Actaeonis thehero sonofAristaeus and Autonoe,brother of Macris, and possibly the grandson ofCadmus. Hebecame a celebrated hunter andhero trained by the renowned hunter, Cheiron, said to be the wisest of the centaurs.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Amazons (2015)

Women Warriors from Antiquity to the Modern Era by Jessica Amanda Salmonson

The youth Actaeon spied Diana bathing in a river and soincensed the goddess ofthechase thatshe turned himinto a ...

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Small photo of KROMERIZ, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEPTEMBER 18: Statue of Actaeon from colonnade in Flower garden on September 18, 2012 in Kromeriz. Flower garden in Kromeriz is UNESCO World Heritage Site.Small photo of Antique illustration of a decorative Statue - by Fulconis - in Louvre Museum, portraying Actaeon. From drawing of Marc, published on L'Illustration, Journal Universel, Paris, 1860Small photo of actaeon mauled by dogsSmall photo of The Actaeon sculptural garden fountain group at the Cascade in the park of Caserta Palace (Reggia of Caserta). Campania, Italy More...

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1A1E1O1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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