Pandarus

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Pandarus

  1. (Greek mythology) An archer on the side of Troy in the Trojan War who precipitates the war by breaking a truce.

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The words pander and panderer derive from Pandarus because the character was developed by Geoffrey Chaucer and later by William Shakespeare as a go-between facilitating a romantic relationship between other characters.