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Meaning of Alcyoneus

Al•cy•o•neus

Pronunciation: (al-sī'u-nys", -nus), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a giant who threw a stone at Hercules and was killed when Hercules hit the stone back with his club.
  2. a giant who, invulnerable in his own country, was dragged by Hercules to another country and there killed.
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