Augean

Definition of Augean

Au`ge´an
a.1.(Class. Myth.) Of or pertaining to Augeus, king of Elis, whose stable contained 3000 oxen, and had not been cleaned for 30 years. Hercules cleansed it in a single day.
2.Hence: Exceedingly filthy or corrupt.
Augean stable
an accumulation of corruption or filth almost beyond the power of man to remedy.

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