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Meaning of ACHILLES

Pronunciation:  u'kileez

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a mythical Greek hero of Homer's Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his"Achilles' heel"
 

ACHILLES is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: mythical being

 

 

 

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