Telemachus

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noun Te·lem·a·chus \tə-ˈle-mə-kəs\

Definition of Telemachus

  1. :  the son of Odysseus and Penelope who contrives with his father to slay his mother's suitors

Origin and Etymology of telemachus

Latin, from Greek Tēlemachos


First Known Use: circa 1556


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