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also Dan·a·üs  (dăn′ē-əs)
n. Greek Mythology
A king of Argos and father of the Danaides.


(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a king of Argos who told his fifty daughters, the Danaides, to kill their bridegrooms on their wedding night
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Noun1.Danaüs - type genus of the Danaidae: monarch butterfliesDanaus - type genus of the Danaidae: monarch butterflies
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Danaidae, family Danaidae - small family of usually tropical butterflies: monarch butterflies
Danaus plexippus, milkweed butterfly, monarch butterfly, monarch - large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
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Once the Danai, servants of Ares, followed him to Thebes, to win renown.
Mr Danai Wangsiri commented, "A company can differentiate itself from competition by providing superior customer experience at affordable costs.
NEW YORK, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Danai Gurira, who plays "Michonne" on "The Walking Dead," has teamed up with CrowdRise to offer fans a chance to attend the exclusive event and win the ultimate fan package.
When my daughter Danai was little she used to clop about the kitchen in her mother's "hee-hiles" as she called high heels.
LOS ANGELES -- Bono, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman and "The Walking Dead'' actress Danai Gurira are among the celebrities playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
He looked confident to set the record straight in Indore and has displayed good form right from the first round where he beat seasoned Danai Udomchoke and then got the better of seventh seed K.
The smallest glitch is clearly much larger than we expected," Danai Antonopoulou from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), said.
Farhad Mahmud helped Hillfields car salesman, Danai Muhammadi, murder his estranged wife, his 15-month old son and his father-in-law by burning down a house in Chatham, Kent where they all lay sleeping in September 2011.
1M by September 2014, Transport Minister Danai Papazov pledged.
TENNIS: Jamie Murray and Australian John Peers reached the Thailand Open semi-finals with a 7-6 (9-7) 7-5 win over Yen-Hsun Lu and Danai Udomchoke.
The visit of Danai Gurira, who plays Michonne, one of the series' main characters, was sponsored by the U.