Meaning of Melanippus

Mel•a•nip•pus

Pronunciation: (mel"u-nip'us), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a Theban who killed Tydeus in the battle of the Seven against Thebes and who was, in turn, slain by Amphiaraus.
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