telamon

noun
tel·a·mon | \ˈte-lə-ˌmän \
plural telamones\ˌte-lə-ˈmō-(ˌ)nēz \

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Rather than stone telamons that hold society up, Homer and Plato and Ovid are bodies that some embrace and feel, still, a heartbeat. Giancarlo Buonomo, New Republic, "Some People Just Don’t Like The Odyssey," 3 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of telamon

circa 1706, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for telamon

Latin, from Greek telamōn bearer, supporter; akin to Greek tlēnai to bear — more at tolerate

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