Philomelides



[fil-oh-muh-lahy-deez] /ˌfɪl oʊ məˈlaɪ diz/

noun, Classical Mythology.
1.
a king of Lesbos who wrestled and killed every opponent until he himself was defeated by Odysseus.

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