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Definition of the noun Acteon

What does Acteon mean as a name of something?

Acteon is a genus of Mollusca, described by Fleming in 1828.

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

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

Alternative definition of the noun Acteon


  1. [1811] A cuckold. (1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue)


Acteon a.k.a. Actéon is a fictional character from the 2014 film Métamorphoses.


  1. "Acteon" a.k.a. "Actéon" is a Pastorale in the form of a miniature tragédie en musique in six scenes by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Opus H 481, based on a Greek myth.
  2. "Acteon" a.k.a. "Actéon" is a musical album of Marc-Antoine Charpentier, William Christie, Les Arts Florissants.


"Acteon" a.k.a. "Acteón" is a 1965 drama film from Spain, written and directed by Jorge Grau, with writing credits by Ovid.

  • country: Spain
  • language: Spanish Language
  • genre: Drama
  • released in (50 years ago)

Phrases with Acteon

Phrases starting with the word Acteon:

  1. Acteon Albus
  2. Acteon hebes
  3. Acteon Kirai
  4. Acteon Mirim
  5. Acteon Castus
  6. Acteon Dianae
  7. Acteon Editus
  8. Acteon Fortis
  9. Acteon Ghossi
  10. Acteon Luculi
  11. Acteon Torrei
  12. Acteon Boteroi
  13. Acteon candens
  14. Acteon Chariis
  15. Acteon Comptus
  16. Acteon danaida
  17. Acteon Exiguus
  18. Acteon finlayi

Phrases ending with the word Acteon:

  1. genus Acteon
  2. Clytus Acteon

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acteon

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Google previewChristian Mythology (2014)

Revelations of Pagan Origins by Philippe Walter

[Acteon is the name of the hunter who happened to see the goddess Diana bathing naked and, as punishment, wastorn to pieces byhis own dogs. —Trans.] * 49. [The guivre is a mythical beast similar to a dragon and a basilisk. — Trans.] * 50.

Google previewThe Fossil Book (1989)

A Record of Prehistoric Life by Carroll Lane Fenton, Pat Vickers Rich, Mildred Adams Fenton, Thomas H. V. Rich

OPISTHOBRANCHS: PROGRESS BY DEGENERATION Acteon is an egg- shaped or slender gastropod whose varied species range from the Pierre and Bearpaw formations (Chapter II) to modern temperate seas. They also typify the ...

Google previewWoman's Power, Man's Game (1993)

Essays on Classical Antiquity in Honor of Joy K. King by Joy K. King, Mary DeForest

Acteon is the West Semitic hunter Aqht , and ...

Google previewBazaar Exchange and Mart, and Journal of the Household (1892)

acteon is an active little butterfly, very difficult to follow in its fli ht, but it may often be taken in dull weat er resting on teasles, ...

Google previewThe Cervantes Encyclopedia: A-K (2004)

by Howard Mancing

Actaeon [Acteon, Anteon].

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Invasions (2011)

by Dr. Daniel Simberloff, Dr. Marcel Rejmanek

Marco Faasse, Acteon Marine Biology Consultancy.) expected to use very similar resources, and hence to compete if these resources are scarce. If the intensity of competition increases with resource overlap, then ...

Google previewLexicon Balatronicum (1811)

A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence by Francis Grose

Acteon. A cuckold, from the horns planted on the head of Acteon ...

Google previewDictionary of American-Indian place and proper names in New England (1909)

with many interpretations, etc by Robert Alexander Douglas-Lithgow

Vide Acteon. Ohquamchud, one of the sachems who acknowledged subjection to King James in 1621, the others being — Conwacomet, Obbat- tinnua, Nattawahunt, Caunbatant, Chickatawbut, Quada- quina, Huttamoiden and Apannow.

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Thymelicus acteon

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Small photo of COLOGNE - MARCH 22: Crest splitting with the new dental tool Piezotome Solo by ACTEON at the IDS Dental Industry trade show in Cologne, Germany on March 22, 2011. More...

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1E1O1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ACTEON

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