Philoctetes

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noun Phi·loc·te·tes \fi-ˈläk-tə-ˌtēz, ˌfi-läk-ˈtē-tēz\

Definition of Philoctetes

  1. :  a Greek archer who uses the bow of Hercules to slay Paris at Troy

Origin and Etymology of philoctetes

Greek Philoktētēs


First Known Use: 14th century


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