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Hippolytus

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noun Hip·pol·y·tus \-təs\

Definition of Hippolytus

  1. :  a son of Theseus falsely accused of amorous advances by his stepmother and killed by his father through the agency of Poseidon



Origin and Etymology of hippolytus

Latin, from Greek Hippolytos


First Known Use: 1567


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