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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.
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