[pol-uh-fee-muh s] /ˌpɒl əˈfi məs/

noun, Classical Mythology.
a Cyclops who was blinded by Odysseus.
(Greek myth) a cyclops who imprisoned Odysseus and his companions in his cave. To effect his escape, Odysseus blinded him

name of a Cyclops (“Odyssey,” IX), also used as the name for a one-eyed animal; the name is literally “many-voiced” or else “much-spoken-of” (see poly- + fame (n.)).


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