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(Greek myth) a son of Apollo and Cyrene: protector of herds and fields
Historical Examples

Actaeon (Actae′on) was the son of aristaeus, a famous huntsman.
1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described Edward S. Ellis

“I learnt to knead clay a little of aristaeus,” interrupted Balbilla.
The Emperor, Complete Georg Ebers

Coins of Ceos exhibit the head of aristaeus and Sirius in the form of a dog crowned with rays.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5 Various

aristaeus, a mythic founder of Cyren, was the son of Apollo and Cyren.
A Catalogue of Sculpture in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum, Volume I (of 2) A. H. Smith


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