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[klish-ee-uh s]
noun Classical Mythology.
  1. (in the Iliad) a brother of Priam killed by Hercules.
  2. a companion of Jason.
  3. one of the Gigantes.
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Examples from the Web for clytius

Historical Examples

  • Then Ajax struck Caletor son of Clytius in the chest with a spear as he was bringing fire towards the ship.

    The Iliad


  • First Euneus, son of Clytius; for as he meets her the long fir shaft crashes through his open breast.