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noun, (used with a plural verb)
Classical Mythology. a group of fully armed warriors who sprang from the dragon’s teeth that Cadmus planted.


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    noun 1. a member of the ruling class of ancient Laconia; a Spartan citizen. Compare Helot (def 1), Perioeci.

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