Cadmean

Definition of Cadmean

Cad`me´an   Pronunciation: kăd`mē´an
a.1.Of or pertaining to Cadmus, a fabulous prince of Thebes, who was said to have introduced into Greece the sixteen simple letters of the alphabet - Cadmean letters.
Cadmean victory
a victory that damages the victors as much as the vanquished; probably referring to the battle in which the soldiers who sprang from the dragon's teeth sown by Cadmus slew each other. Similar to a Pyhrric victory.
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Cade
Cadence
Cadency
Cadene
Cadent
Cadenza
Cader
Cadet
Cadet midshipman
Cadet's fuming liquid
Cadetship
Cadew
Cadge
Cadger
Cadgy
Cadi
Cadie
Cadilesker
Cadillac
Cadis
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Cadmean victory
Cadmia
Cadmian
Cadmic
Cadmium
Cadmium yellow
Cadrans
Cadre
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Caducean
Caduceus
Caducibranchiate
Caducity
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Caduke
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Caecal
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