Geryon


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Ge·ry·on

 (jîr′ē-ən, gĕr′-)
n. Greek Mythology
A monster with three bodies that was slain by Hercules.

Geryon

(ˈɡɛrɪən)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a winged monster with three bodies joined at the waist, killed by Hercules, who stole the monster's cattle as his tenth labour
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Noun1.Geryon - (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with three heads that was slain by HerculesGeryon - (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with three heads that was slain by Hercules
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
mythical creature, mythical monster - a monster renowned in folklore and myth
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