[ al-kon ]

nounClassical Mythology.
  1. a noted archer who helped Hercules abduct the cattle of Geryon.

  2. a Trojan warrior who wounded Odysseus while trying to seize the body of Achilles and who was later killed by Odysseus.

Words Nearby Alcon Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Alcon in a sentence

  • Alcon Entertainment, which financed and produced the film, worked with Warner Bros. on more traditional marketing.

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  • Other studios passed but CAA had a buyer in Alcon, a company funded by FedEx founder Fred Smith.

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  • The philosopher saw Alcon, the peaceful citizen, who had just come down from the Acropolis, pass through the centre of the Forum.

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  • With this melancholy exclamation Alcon said farewell to the Greek, who descended the rope in silence.

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  • The prudent Alcon seemed to enjoy great ascendancy, and he figured at the head of the assembly.

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  • One morning, on his way to the upper part of the mount where the defense continued, Acton met the prudent Alcon in the Forum.

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  • The surgeon Alcon made a fortune of nearly £100,000 by a few years' practice in Gaul.