Argonaut: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (är'gu-nôt", -not"), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of the band of men who sailed to Colchis with Jason in the ship Argo in search of the Golden Fleece.
  2. (sometimes l.c.) a person in quest of something dangerous but rewarding; adventurer.
  3. a person who moved to California during the gold rush of 1849.
  4. (l.c.) See
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