Another posts

anglicised definition oversaturation definition planate definition horror stricken atramentous definition white samite crushing bearhug examples of diacope wiry body frame fearing definition coff definition iconize definition reawakened definition fool born definition eye muscle definition head jolt wire stripper definition xvi definition hump mold definition full measure meaning ploce definition social evil definition look down upon meaning examples of electric discharge pupation definition weal or woe unobjective definition ploughboy definition promotional material examples define:reconvene side street definition rubber mallet definition dirl definition rough drawing evil speaking definition

Centauromachy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Centauromachy (Ancient Art) A fight in which centaurs take part, -- a common theme for relief sculpture, as in the Parthenon metopes.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n centauromachy In art and archaeology, a contest in which centaurs take part; especially, a fight between centaurs and men; in Greek myth, a battle between Hercules and the centaurs, or between the Lapithæ, aided by the Athenians, and the centaurs.
    • ***

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. ; centaur + battle