Odysseus

noun
Odys·​seus | \ ō-ˈdi-sē-əs How to pronounce Odysseus (audio) , -ˈdis-yəs, -ˈdi-shəs, -ˈdi-ˌshüs \

Definition of Odysseus

: a king of Ithaca and Greek leader in the Trojan War who after the war wanders 10 years before reaching home

First Known Use of Odysseus

1616, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Odysseus

Greek

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“Odysseus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Odysseus. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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