Melanippus



[mel-uh-nip-uh s] /ˌmɛl əˈnɪp əs/

noun, Classical Mythology.
1.
a Theban who killed Tydeus in the battle of the Seven against Thebes and who was, in turn, slain by Amphiaraus.

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