Odysseus

noun

Odys·​seus ō-ˈdi-sē-əs How to pronounce Odysseus (audio)
-ˈdis-yəs,
-ˈdi-shəs,
-ˈdi-ˌshüs
: a king of Ithaca and Greek leader in the Trojan War who after the war wanders 10 years before reaching home

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Word History

Etymology

Greek

First Known Use

1616, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Odysseus was in 1616

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“Odysseus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Odysseus. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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