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AUGEAN STABLES

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Augean stables mean? 

AUGEAN STABLES (noun)
  The noun AUGEAN STABLES has 1 sense:

1. (Greek mythology) the extremely dirty stables that were finally cleaned by Hercules who diverted two rivers through them

  Familiarity information: AUGEAN STABLES used as a noun is very rare.


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AUGEAN STABLES (noun)


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Meaning:

(Greek mythology) the extremely dirty stables that were finally cleaned by Hercules who diverted two rivers through them

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Instance hypernyms:

horse barn; stable; stalls (a farm building for housing horses or other livestock)

Domain category:

Greek mythology (the mythology of the ancient Greeks)

Domain usage:

plural; plural form (the form of a word that is used to denote more than one)


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