Acis

[ ey-sis ]

nounClassical Mythology.
  1. the lover of Galatea, killed by Polyphemus out of jealousy.

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Acis

/ (ˈeɪsɪs) /


noun
  1. Greek myth a Sicilian shepherd and the lover of the nymph Galatea. In jealousy, Polyphemus crushed him with a huge rock, and his blood was turned by Galatea into a river

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