Odyssean

adjective
Odys·​se·​an | \ ō-ˈdi-sē-ən ("Odysseus") How to pronounce Odyssean (audio) , ˌä-də-ˈsē-ən ("journey") How to pronounce Odyssean (audio) \

Definition of Odyssean

: of, relating to, or characteristic of Odysseus or his journey

First Known Use of Odyssean

circa 1614, in the meaning defined above

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odyssey

odzooks

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