- a son of Aeëtes, killed by his sister Medea, who, while fleeing with Jason, threw pieces of her brother's body into the sea so that her father, in pursuing her, might be delayed while picking them up.
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Examples from the Web for apsyrtus
How then by evil doom did she slay Apsyrtus when he came to meet her?
And Jason went to the ambush to lie in wait for Apsyrtus and then for his comrades.
And so on other islands too, close by, Apsyrtus left his host as far as the river Salangon and the Nestian land.