Polyphemus

Polyphemus (s; Πολύφημος Polyphēmos) is the giant son of Poseidon and Thoosa in Greek mythology, one of the Cyclopes described in Odyssey. His name means `abounding in songs and legends`. Polyphemus first appears as a savage man-eating giant in the ninth book of Homer`s Odyssey. Some later Classical writers link his name with the nymp......
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Polyphemus

• (n.) A very large American moth (Telea polyphemus) belonging to the Silkworm family (Bombycidae). Its larva, which is very large, bright green, with silvery tubercles, and with oblique white stripes on the sides, feeds on the oak, chestnut, willow, cherry, apple, and other trees. It produces a large amount of strong silk. Called also America...
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polyphemus

<zoology> A very large American moth (Telea polyphemus) belonging to the Silkworm family (Bombycidae). Its larva, which is very large, bright green, with silvery tubercles, and with oblique white stripes on the sides, feeds on the oak, chestnut, willow, cherry, apple, and other trees. It produces a large amount of strong silk. ... Synonym: Am...
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Polyphemus

[Argonaut] In Greek mythology, Polyphemus (Πολύφημος) was the son of Elatus (or Poseidon) and Hippea. According to one source, he was married to Laonome, sister of Heracles. As a Lapith, he was remembered for having fought against the Centaurs in the days of his youth. Years later, he joined the expedition of the Argonauts. During ...
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Polyphemus

[genus] Polyphemus is a genus of water fleas, and the only genus in the family Polyphemidae. There are two species, P. exiguus and P. pediculus, although allopatric speciation has resulted in a number of cryptic species of P. pediculus. Polyphemus exiguus inhabits open zones in the Caspian Sea, while Polyphemus pediculus exists throughout t...
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Polyphemus

Pol`y·phe'mus noun [ Latin Polyphemus the one-eyed Cyclops who was blinded by Ulysses.] (Zoology) A very large American moth ( Telea polyphemus ) belonging to the Silkworm family ( Bombycidæ ). Its larva, which is very large, bright green, with silvery tubercles, and with obl...
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Polyphemus

Cyclops son of the water nymph Thoosa and Poseidon. Odysseus put out his eye to avoid being eaten by him.
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Polyphemus

Cyclops; devoured six of Odysseus's men; blinded by Odysseus.
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Polyphemus

In Greek mythology Polyphemus was the most famous of the Cyclops. He is described as a giant cannibal living alone in a cave on Mount Etna. Odysseus and his companions unwarily sheltered in his cave, and Polyphemus killed and ate four of them before Odysseus intoxicated him with wine and when he fell asleep poked his eye out with a blazing stake. P...
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Polyphemus

In Greek mythology, a Cyclops (one-eyed giant) and son of Poseidon, dwelling on the west coast of Sicily. He imprisoned
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Polyphemus

in Greek mythology, the most famous of the Cyclopes (one-eyed giants), son of Poseidon, god of the sea, and the nymph Thoösa. According to Ovid in ... [2 related articles]
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Polyphemus

Polyphemus (polifē'mus) , in Greek mythology, a Cyclops. He was a shepherd and the son of Poseidon. In the Odyssey, Polyphemus imprisoned Odysseus and his men in his cave. They gave him wine and then, when he was drunk, they blinded him and escaped, hiding under Polyphemus' sheep as they l...
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Polyphemus

Polyphemus In Greek mythology, the Cyclops who confined Odysseus and his companions in a cave until Odysseus blinded him and escaped.
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