telamon


telamon

noun, plural tel·a·mo·nes [tel-uhmoh-neez] /ˌtɛl əˈmoʊ niz/. Architecture.

  1. atlas(def 5).

noun Classical Mythology.

  1. an Argonaut and friend of Hercules, and the father of Ajax and Teucer.

noun plural telamones (ˌtɛləˈməʊniːz) or -mons

  1. a column in the form of a male figure, used to support an entablatureAlso called: atlas Compare caryatid

noun

  1. Greek myth a king of Salamis; brother of Peleus and father of Teucer and Ajax

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