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Meaning of Ariadne

Ar•i•ad•ne

Pronunciation: (ar"ē-ad'nē), [key]
— n.
  1. a daughter of Minos and Pasiphaë who gave Theseus the thread by which he escaped from the labyrinth: deserted by Theseus on Naxos, she became the bride of Dionysus.
  2. a female given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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