Phineus: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fin'ē-us, fī'nys), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a brother of Cepheus who was not brave enough to rescue his betrothed Andromeda from a sea monster and who was eventually turned to stone.
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