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Philoctetes

noun Phi·loc·te·tes \fi-ˈläk-tə-ˌtēz, ˌfi-läk-ˈtē-tēz\

Definition of PHILOCTETES

:  a Greek archer who uses the bow of Hercules to slay Paris at Troy

Origin of PHILOCTETES

Greek Philoktētēs
First Known Use: 14th century

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