[n] - legendary king of ancient Phrygia who was said to be responsible for the Gordian knot
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Gor'di·us noun [ New Latin See Gordian , 1.] (Zoology) A genus of long, slender, nematoid worms, parasitic in insects until near maturity, when they leave the insect, and live in water, in which they deposit their eggs; -- called also...
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<zoology> A genus of long, slender, nematoid worms, parasitic in insects until near maturity, when they leave the insect, and live in water, in which they deposit their eggs; called also hair eel, hairworm, and hair snake, from the absurd, but common and widely diffused, notion that they are m...
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• (n.) A genus of long, slender, nematoid worms, parasitic in insects until near maturity, when they leave the insect, and live in water, in which they deposit their eggs; -- called also hair eel, hairworm, and hair snake, from the absurd, but common and widely diffused, notion that they are me...
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(from the article `Gordium`) ...but the city achieved its greatest prominence as the flourishing capital of Phrygia in the 9th and 8th centuries . According to legend, the ...
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Gordius (gôr'dēus) , in Greek mythology, king of Phrygia. An oracle had told the Phrygians that the king who would put an end to their troubles was approaching in an oxcart, and, thus, when Gordius, a peasant, appeared in his wagon, he was hailed king. In gratitude, Gordius dedicated...
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Gordius is the hair-worm genus of marine worms. The eggs are laid in water, but the larvae on emergence bore their way into the bodies of young insects, larvae etc. If thee hosts are swallowed by fish or other predators, the worms mature in the new host before finally quitting for a free life in wat...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: gōr′dē-ŭs Definitions: 1. An old name for the nematode genus Dracunculus, properly applied to members of the phylum Nematomorpha, commonly called the gordian or horsehair worms, hair worms, or hair snakes.
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1) Gordius 2) King 3) Male monarch
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