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[fil-uh k-tee-teez] /ˌfɪl əkˈti tiz/

Classical Mythology. a noted archer and squire of Hercules. Bitten by a snake and abandoned on an island because of his festering wound, he was at length brought by the Greeks to Troy, where he recovered and later killed Paris.
(italics) a tragedy (408? b.c.) by Sophocles.
/ˌfɪlɒkˈtiːtiːz; fɪˈlɒktɪˌtiːz/
(Greek myth) a hero of the Trojan War, in which he killed Paris with the bow and poisoned arrows given to him by Hercules


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