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Caliban

[kal-uh-ban] /ˈkæl əˌbæn/
noun
1.
the ugly, beastlike slave of Prospero in Shakespeare's The Tempest.
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Caliban

/ˈkælɪˌbæn/
noun
1.
a brutish or brutalized man
Word Origin
C19: after a character in Shakespeare's The Tempest (1611)
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