Danaides(redirected from Danaidean)
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Da·na·i·desalso Da·na·ï·des (də-nā′ĭ-dēz′)
pl.n. Greek Mythology
The daughters of Danaus, who at their father's command murdered their bridegrooms on their wedding night and were condemned in Hades to pour water eternally into a leaky vessel.
pl n, sing Danaid
(Classical Myth & Legend) the fifty daughters of Danaüs. All but Hypermnestra murdered their bridegrooms and were punished in Hades by having to pour water perpetually into a jar with a hole in the bottom