Pronunciation: (al-sim'i-don"), [key]
—n. Class. Myth.
1. an Arcadian hero whose daughter, Philao, was seduced by Hercules.
2. (in the Iliad) a son of Laerces who was a captain of the Myrmidons under Patroclus.
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