Definition of Philoctetes
: a Greek archer who uses the bow of Hercules to slay Paris at Troy
Origin of philoctetes
First Known Use: 14th century
Rhymes with philoctetes
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "Philoctetes"
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