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Laocoön

Laocoön

noun La·oc·o·ön \lā-ˈä-kə-ˌwän\

Definition of LAOCOÖN

:  a Trojan priest killed with his sons by two sea serpents after warning the Trojans against the wooden horse

Origin of LAOCOÖN

Latin, from Greek Laokoōn
First Known Use: 1582

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