Pronunciation: (mi-dē'u), [key]
1. Class. Myth.a sorceress, daughter of Aeëtes and wife of Jason, whom she assisted in obtaining the Golden Fleece: when Jason deserted her, she killed their children.
2. (italics) a tragedy (431b.c. ) by Euripides.
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