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Dictionary entry overview: What does Procrustean mean?
• PROCRUSTEAN (adjective)
The adjective PROCRUSTEAN has 1 sense:
1. of or relating to the mythical giant Procrustes or the mode of torture practiced by him
Familiarity information: PROCRUSTEAN used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Of or relating to the mythical giant Procrustes or the mode of torture practiced by him
Relational adjectives (pertainyms)
Procrustes ((Greek mythology) a mythical giant who was a thief and murderer; he would capture people and tie them to an iron bed, stretching them or hacking off their legs to make them fit; was killed by Theseus)
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