telamon

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See also: Telamon and telamón

English[edit]

two telamons or telamones

Etymology[edit]

From Latin telamon, from Ancient Greek τελαμών (telamṓn, pillar shaped as a male figure, strap used for carrying).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛləməʊn/, /ˈtɛləmən/[1]

Noun[edit]

telamon (plural telamons or telamones)

  1. A figure of a man (often Atlas) used as a pillar for support. [from early 17th c.]

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