[al-si-dahyn] /ˈæl sɪˌdaɪn/ (Show IPA). of, pertaining, or belonging to the family Alcidae, comprising the auks, murres, puffins, etc.
a bird of the family Alcidae.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Alcidae, a family of sea birds including the auks, guillemots, puffins, and related forms
the mother of Jason.
a son of Jason and Medea. the mother of Jason.
an Arcadian hero whose daughter, Philao, was seduced by Hercules. (in the Iliad) a son of Laerces who was a captain of the Myrmidons under Patroclus. Historical Examples There is also a branch that lieth folded and wreathed into circles, like to the wreath of Alcimedon. Chronicles (1 of 6): The Description of Britaine Raphaell […]
(Ferdinand) Lew(is, Jr.) original name of .
king of the Phaeacians and father of Nausicaä and Laodamas. Historical Examples alcinous knew in his heart what she really meant, but he answered her with no unseemly jest. Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2) John Addington Symonds Agriculture is present, also horticulture, which the garden of alcinous presupposes. Homer’s Odyssey Denton […]