Daedalus

(redirected from Daedalic)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Dae·da·lus

 (dĕd′l-əs)
n. Greek Mythology
A renowned craftsman, sculptor, and inventor and builder of the Labyrinth. He fashioned the wings with which he and his son Icarus escaped from Crete after their imprisonment by Minos.

Dae·da′li·an, Dae·da′le·an (dĭ-dā′lē-ən, -dāl′yən) adj.

Daedalus

(ˈdiːdələs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth an Athenian architect and inventor who built the labyrinth for Minos on Crete and fashioned wings for himself and his son Icarus to flee the island
Daedalian, Daedalean Daedalic adj

Daed•a•lus

(ˈdɛd l əs; esp. Brit. ˈdid l əs)

n.
a legendary Athenian who built the labyrinth for Minos and made wings for himself and his son Icarus to escape from Crete.
Dae•da•li•an, Dae•da•le•an (dɪˈdeɪ li ən) Dae•dal′ic (-ˈdæl ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Daedalus - (Greek mythology) an Athenian inventor who built the labyrinth of MinosDaedalus - (Greek mythology) an Athenian inventor who built the labyrinth of Minos; to escape the labyrinth he fashioned wings for himself and his son Icarus
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
Translations

Daedalus

[ˈdiːdələs] n (Myth) → Dedalo
References in periodicals archive ?
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ken Follett's best-selling novel Pillars of the Earth novel is to be turned into an adventure game by Daedalic Entertainment.
11) For example, on the side of another Middle Protocorinthian aryballos by a member of the Chigi Group, a vessel best known for its spout molded in the form of a quintessentially Daedalic head, a lizard descends between a striding warrior on the left and another warrior, who bends to aid a fallen comrade, to the right (Fig.
A phase of early Greek art, Daedalic sculpture, has been named for him.