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Ar•go•naut



Pronunciation: (är'gu-nôt", -not"), [key]
n.
1. Class. Myth.a member of the band of men who sailed to Colchis with Jason in the ship Argo in search of the Golden Fleece.
2. (sometimes l.c.) a person in quest of something dangerous but rewarding; adventurer.
3. a person who moved to California during the gold rush of 1849.
4. (l.c.) See paper nautilus.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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