Meaning of amphictyon


Pronunciation: (am-fik'tē-un), [key]
— n.
  1. a deputy to the council of an amphictyony.


Pronunciation: (am-fik'tē-un), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a son of Deucalion and Pyrrha who seized the throne of Attica and who, in devising a plan for avoiding disputes at his council meetings, became the first man to mix water with wine.
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