Eumolpus

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Eu`mol´pus


n.1.(Zool.) A genus of small beetles, one species of which (E. viti) is very injurious to the vines in the wine countries of Europe.
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When Poseidon's son Eumolpos attacks Athens with an army of Thracians, Erechtheus learns that only by sacrificing one of his daughters can Athens prevail.