Erymanthian boar(redirected from Erymanthian-boar)
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Erymanthian boar(ĕrĭmăn`thēən), in Greek mythology, a huge boar that ravaged the environs of Mt. Erymanthos. As his third labor, Hercules captured it by chasing it into deep snow and binding it with heavy chains.
Hercules’ fourth Labor: to take this ravaging beast alive. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Hall, 149]
ravaged Arcadian countryside until capture by Hercules. [Gk. Myth.: Jobes, 523]