Meaning of Autolycus

Au•tol•y•cus

Pronunciation: (ô-tol'i-kus), [key]
— n.
  1. a thief, the son of Hermes and Chione, and the grandfather of Odysseus. He possessed the power of changing the shape of whatever he stole and of making it and himself invisible.
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