Androcles

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noun An·dro·cles \ˈan-drə-ˌklēz\

Definition of Androcles

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

Origin and Etymology of androcles

Latin, from Greek Androklēs


First Known Use: 1607


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