E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Medamothi (Greek, never in any place).
The island at which the fleet of Pantagruel landed on the fourth day of their voyage, and where they bought many choice curiosities, such as the picture of a mans voice, echo drawn to life, Platos ideas, the atoms of Epicuros, a sample of Philomelas needlework, and other objects of vertu which could be obtained in no other portion of the globe. (Rabelais: Pantagruel, iv. 3.)