Acis

[ ey-sis ]
/ ˈeɪ sɪs /

noun Classical Mythology.

the lover of Galatea, killed by Polyphemus out of jealousy.
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Acis

/ (ˈeɪsɪs) /

noun

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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