Meaning of Telegonus


Pronunciation: (tu-leg'u-nus), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a son of Odysseus and Circe who unknowingly killed his father and eventually married Penelope.
  2. a son of Proteus and the husband of Io who was killed by Hercules in a wrestling match.
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