Polydorus



[pol-i-dawr-uh s, -dohr-] /ˌpɒl ɪˈdɔr əs, -ˈdoʊr-/

noun
1.
flourished 1st century b.c, Greek sculptor who, with Agesander and Athenodorus, carved the Laocoön group.

Priam’s youngest son (Homer), from Latin Polydorus, from Greek Polydoros “one who has received many gifts,” noun use of adjective meaning “richly endowed,” from polys “much, many” (see poly-) + doron “gift” (see date (n.1)).

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