Meaning of Philomelides

Phil•o•me•li•des

Pronunciation: (fil"ō-mu-lī'dēz), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a king of Lesbos who wrestled and killed every opponent until he himself was defeated by Odysseus.
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