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Meaning of Danaides

Da•na•i•des

Pronunciation: (du-nā'i-dēz"), [key]
— n.pl. Class. Myth.
  1. the 50 daughters of Danaus, 49 of whom were condemned to pour water forever into a leaky vessel for having murdered their husbands.
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