Definition for I-CA'RI-AN

I-CA'RI-AN, a. [from Icarus, the son of D├Ždalus, who fled on wings to escape the resentment of Minos, but his flight being too high was fatal to him, as the sun melted the wax that cemented his wings.]

Adventurous in flight; soaring too high for safety, like Icarus.

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