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Thersites

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noun Ther·si·tes \(ˌ)thər-ˈsī-(ˌ)tēz\

Definition of Thersites

  1. :  a Greek warrior at Troy known as a carping critic and slain by Achilles for mocking him



Origin of thersites

Latin, from Greek Thersitēs


First Known Use: circa 1530

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