Actaeon(redirected from Aktaion)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
n. Greek Mythology
A young hunter who, having inadvertently observed Artemis while she was bathing, was turned by her into a stag and killed by his own dogs.
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a hunter of Boeotia who, having accidentally seen Artemis bathing, was turned into a stag and torn apart by his own hounds
(in Greek myth) a hunter who, for having seen Diana bathing, was changed by her into a stag and was torn to pieces by his own hounds.