Gr. Myth. King Minos' daughter, who gives Theseus the thread by which he finds his way out of the labyrinth
Origin of AriadneClassical Latin from Classical Greek Ariadn?
The daughter of Minos and Pasiphaë who gave Theseus the thread with which he found his way out of the Minotaur's labyrinth.
Ancient Greek Ἀριάδνη (Ariadnē).