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Definition of the adjective Achillean

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  1. Resembling Achilles, the hero of the Iliad, who was invincible with only one small weakness which became his downfall.

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Google previewBergman's Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation (2016)

by R. Shane Tubbs, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Marios Loukas

Leg perforating veins: 3a, paratibial PV; 3b, posterior tibial PV; 3c, anterior leg PV ; 3d, lateral leg PV; 3ei, medial gastrocnemius PVs; 3eii, lateral gastrocnemius PVs; 3eiii, intergemellar PVs; 3eiv, para‐Achillean PVs. Knee perforating veins: ...

Google previewDictionary of Hard Words (1910)

by Robert Morris Pierce

Achillean adj. ( of Achilles) xki'hi-an. aching adj., n. [also spelt aking] 'ee-kin. achromatic adj.

Google previewA Thomas Hardy Dictionary (1989)

with maps and a chronology by F. B. Pinion

Achillean moodiness ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Achillean, akillē′an, Achilles, the great Greek hero in the Trojanwar, brave, swiftof foot, unrelenting in wrath.—Achilles tendon, theattachment of the ...

Google previewCollins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)

by Rosalind Fergusson

Helvetian, deletion, depletion, repletion, secretion, excretion, Venetian, Ossetian, collegian, Galwegian, Glaswegian, Norwegian, *browbeaten, * Jacobean, Maccabean, Aramaean,Tanzanian, Atlantean, Caribbean, Manichaean, Achillean ...

Google previewThe New Universal English Dictionary ... To which is added, a dictionary of cant words ... The fourth edition, carefully corrected by Mr. Buchanan, etc (1760)

by Nathan BAILEY

Achillean STATUE, a statue of some Here, so named, because of the great number of statue: Acbilsu ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

Achilles' heel see under Achillean; at (or on or upon) the heels of following close behind; back on one's heels driven back by an opponent: on the defensive; bring to heel to cause or persuade to come to heel: clap by the heels see lay by the ...

Google previewNeve's The city and country purchaser and builder's dictionary (1736)

by Richard NEVE (Philomath.)

* Achillean Statue, a Statue of fome antient Hero, ...

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Achillean Meaning

Video shows what Achillean means. resembling Achilles, the hero of the Iliad, who was invincible with only one small weakness which became his downfall.

Scrabble value of A1C3H4I1L1L1E1A1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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