Androcles(redirected from Androclus)
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An·dro·cles(ăn′drə-klēz′) also An·dro·clus (-kləs)
A legendary Roman slave held to have been spared in the arena by a lion that remembered him as the man who had once removed a thorn from its paw.
(Classical Myth & Legend) (in Roman legend) a slave whose life was spared in the arena by a lion from whose paw he had once extracted a thorn
a Roman slave, in a fable of the 1st–2nd centuries a.d., who was spared in the arena by a lion from whose foot he had once extracted a thorn.