franion

franion

(ˈfrænjən)
n
a paramour; a lover
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When Franion, the novella's equivalent to Camillo in The Winter's Tale, tries to dissuade Pandosto from poisoning Egistus, he points out that such an action would be "a means to sow perpetual enmity between the Sicilians and the Bohemians"(Greene 8).