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proper noun 
  1. Greek mythology son of Peleus and Thetis, prince and leader of the Myrmidons; great warrior of the Achaean (Greek) camp, killed in the Trojan War; central character of the w:Iliad, Iliad.
Etymology: Unknown origin, possibly from the name of the river (, w:Acheloos River, Akheloís) before the arrival of the Greeks.


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