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Melanuros

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Abstain from the Melanurus. This is the sixth symbol in the Protreptics. Melan-uros means the “black-tailed.” Pythagoras told his disciples to abstain from that which has a black tail, in other words, from such pleasures and pursuits as end in sorrow, or bring grief. The Melanuros is a fish of the perch family, sacred to the terrestrial gods.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Meigle (in Strathmore)
Meiny
Meissonier-like Exactness
Meistersingers
Mejnoun and Leiiak
Melampode
Melancholy
Melancholy Jacques
Melanchthon
Melantius
Melanuros
Melchior, Kaspar, and Balthazar
Melchisedeoians
Meleager
Melesigenes
Meletians
Meliadus (King)
Melibeus or Melibe
Melibœan Dye
Melicertes
Melior