Odysseus: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ō-dis'ē-us, ō-dis'ys), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. king of Ithaca; son of Laertes; one of the heroes of the Iliad and protagonist of the Odyssey: shrewdest of the Greek leaders in the Trojan War. Latin,
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