\\akˈtēən\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Actaeon, a hunter in Greco-Roman mythology turned into a stag by Diana and torn to pieces by his own dogs, from Latin, from Greek Aktaiōn
: a genus (the type of the family Actaeonidae) of tectibranchiate mollusks having the viscera twisted to a figure 8 and the shell large and spiral with the spire usually prominent — compare tectibranchia

Useful english dictionary. 2012.