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n. Greek Mythology
The Cyclops who confined Odysseus and his companions in a cave until Odysseus blinded him and escaped.
[Latin Polyphēmus, from Greek Poluphēmos, from poluphēmos, famous : polu-, much; see poly- + phēmē, saying, report; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a cyclops who imprisoned Odysseus and his companions in his cave. To effect his escape, Odysseus blinded him
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Pol•y•phe•mus(ˌpɒl əˈfi məs)
a Cyclops who was blinded by Odysseus.
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Polyphemus[ˌpɒlɪˈfiːməs] N → Polifemo
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Polyphemus[ˌpɒlɪˈfiːməs] n → Polifemo
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