Caliban

[ kal-uh-ban ]
/ ˈkæl əˌbæn /

noun

the ugly, beastlike slave of Prospero in Shakespeare's The Tempest.

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Caliban
/ (ˈkælɪˌbæn) /

noun

a brutish or brutalized man

Word Origin for Caliban

C19: after a character in Shakespeare's The Tempest (1611)
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