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(Greek myth) a king of Arcadia said to have offered Zeus a plate of human flesh to learn whether the god was omniscient


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    [lik-ey-oh-nee-uh, -ohn-yuh, lahy-key-] /ˌlɪk eɪˈoʊ ni ə, -ˈoʊn yə, ˌlaɪ keɪ-/ noun 1. an ancient country in S Asia Minor: later a Roman province. /ˌlɪkəˈəʊnɪə/ noun 1. an ancient region of S Asia Minor, north of the Taurus Mountains; corresponds to present-day S central Turkey an inland province of Asia Minor, on the west of […]

  • Lycee

    [lee-sey] /liˈseɪ/ noun, plural lycées [lee-seyz; French lee-sey] /liˈseɪz; French liˈseɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a secondary school, especially in France, maintained by the government. /lise; English ˈliːseɪ/ noun (pl) lycées (lise; English) (ˈliːseɪz) 1. a secondary school

  • Lyceum

    [lahy-see-uh m] /laɪˈsi əm/ noun 1. an institution for popular education providing discussions, lectures, concerts, etc. 2. a building for such activities. 3. (initial capital letter) the gymnasium where Aristotle taught, in ancient Athens. 4. a lycée. /laɪˈsɪəm/ noun (now chiefly in the names of buildings) 1. a public building for concerts, lectures, etc 2. […]

  • Lych

    [lich] /lɪtʃ/ noun 1. British Obsolete. . [lich] /lɪtʃ/ noun, British Obsolete. 1. the body; the trunk. 2. a dead body; corpse. n. also litch, lych, “body, corpse,” southern England dialectal survival of Old English lic “body, dead body, corpse,” cognate with Old Frisian lik, Dutch lijk, Old High German lih, German leiche “dead body,” […]

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