a son of Aleus who, with his brother Cepheus, joined the Argonauts.
(in the Iliad) a king of Cythera.
Heracles burst the bonds which bound him, and, seizing his club, slew Busiris with his son Amphidamas and his herald Chalbes.
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And it is said that, because this reply was specially admired, Hesiod won the tripod (at the funeral games of Amphidamas).
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a plant having the sum of the chromosome numbers of two parental species, owing to the doubling of the chromosomes in a hybrid of two species. noun a plant originating from hybridization between two species in which the chromosome number is the sum of the chromosome numbers of both parental species. It behaves as an […]
adjective (of a ligand) able to coordinate through either of two different atoms, as in CN– Also ambidentate
a family festival in ancient Athens in honor of the birth of a child, during which the child received its name. Historical Examples This expressed itself in a family festival, called the amphidromia, celebrated usually on the seventh day after the birth. Aristotle and Ancient Educational Ideals Thomas Davidson He writes in one case of […]
- Amphidromic point
a point of almost zero tidal fluctuation on the ocean surface, represented on a chart of cotidal lines by a point from which these lines radiate.