(gr. myth., proper) A boar sent by Artemis to scourge the fields of Calydon and killed by Meleager.
Calydonian-boar Sentence Examples
Her husband, having accidentally killed Eurytion in the Calydonian boar hunt, fled and obtained expiation from Acastus, whose wife made advances to Peleus.
He took part in the Calydonian boar hunt and accompanied the Argonauts as their prophet.
He destroyed sundry sea-monsters, set free the bound Prometheus, took part in the Argonautic voyage and the Calydonian boar hunt, made war against Augeas, and against Nestor and the Pylians, and restored Tyndareus to the sovereignty of Lacedaemon.