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[mel-ee-ey-jer] /ˌmɛl iˈeɪ dʒər/

flourished 1st century b.c, Greek epigrammatist.
Classical Mythology. the heroic son of Althaea, an Argonaut, and the slayer of the Calydonian boar.
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(Greek myth) one of the Argonauts, slayer of the Calydonian boar


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