Geryon


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Ge·ry·on

 (jîr′ē-ən, gĕr′-)
n. Greek Mythology
A monster with three bodies that was slain by Hercules.

Geryon

(ˈɡɛrɪən)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a winged monster with three bodies joined at the waist, killed by Hercules, who stole the monster's cattle as his tenth labour
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Noun1.Geryon - (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with three heads that was slain by HerculesGeryon - (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with three heads that was slain by Hercules
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mythical creature, mythical monster - a monster renowned in folklore and myth
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Fecundity and reproductive output in two species of deep-sea crabs, Geryon fenneri and G.
Mating behavior of the deep-sea red crab, Geryon quinquedens Smith (Decapoda, Brachyura, Geryonidae).
Murdered by Hercules (for no reason other than as one of Hercules' labors), Geryon, the mythical monster, is finished.
I have already stated that the Siren's speech and appearance have strong connections to the sins of pride and fraud--to the proud blasphemy of Capaneus in Inferno 14, for example, and to the deceit of Geryon and false counsel of Ulysses in Inferno 17 and 26.
Robert Demott (1972), for example thinks that he admired its precision, care, and seasonality David Moody, by contrast, thinks of the fishing fly as a dangerous forgery, the work of Geryon made from a heap of corpses (see Moody 2014, 233).
Etude biometrique de la taille a premiere maturite sexuelle de Geryon maritae Manning et Holthuis, 1981 du Senegal.
Additional exposures occurred when he wrestled the Cretan Bull and stole the Cattle of Geryon. Hercules' efforts to dispel the Stymphalian Birds and capture the Mares of Diomedes may have exposed him to zoonoses acquired from birds and equids.
Quantitative stock survey and some biological and morphometric characteristics of the deep-sea red crab Geryon quinquedens off South West Africa.
Also related to this theme is Dante's descent on top of Geryon where the image of the pilgrim embracing Virgil evokes an adult-child relationship (see Inf.