Meaning of Meleagrides

Mel•e•ag•ri•des

Pronunciation: (mel"ē-ag'ri-dēz"), [key]
— n.pl. Class. Myth.
  1. the sisters of Meleager of Calydon who were changed into guinea hens by Artemis in order to relieve their grief over the death of their brother.
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