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Definition of "argonaut" [ar•go•naut]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "argonaut" in a sentence
  • "The nautilus (or argonaut) is a poulpe or octopus, but one peculiar both in its nature and its habits."
  • "Having accepted the wind for his pilot, our argonaut seeks no improvement upon his aërial raft."
  • "How wouldt you feel if you rescued der argonaut, and lose your chump; dell me dot?"