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Phil•oc•te•tes



Pronunciation: (fil"uk-tē'tēz), [key]
n.
1. Class. Myth.a noted archer and squire of Hercules. Bitten by a snake and abandoned on an island because of his festering wound, he was at length brought by the Greeks to Troy, where he recovered and later killed Paris.
2. (italics) a tragedy (408?b.c. ) by Sophocles.

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