Androcles

noun
An·​dro·​cles | \ˈan-drə-ˌklēz \

Definition of Androcles 

: a fabled Roman slave spared in the arena by a lion from whose foot he had years before extracted a thorn

First Known Use of Androcles

1607, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Androcles

Latin, from Greek Androklēs

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