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Telamon(tĕl`əmŏn), in Greek mythology, son of Aeacus and father of Ajax. He and Peleus killed their half-brother Phocus and were banished from Aegina. Telamon fled to Salamis, where he became king. For his aid to Hercules against Laomedon, Hercules rewarded him with Laomedon's daughter, Hesione, who bore him Teucer.
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A curved chitinous outgrowth of the cloacal wall in various male nematodes.
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(pl.telamones) A sculptured male human figure used in place of a column to support an entablature; also called an atlas. (See illustration p. 984.)
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