[ el-pee-nawr ]
/ ɛlˈpi nɔr /
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(in the Odyssey) a companion of Odysseus who was killed when he fell off the roof of Circe's palace.
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The colours of individual larv of the same species are usually alike, but in Sphinx Elpenor and some others they vary exceedingly.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
Now occurs a curious incident: Ulysses beholds his companion Elpenor, dead, yet unburned, and hears his first message.
The companion Elpenor dead, but not yet buried, forms the transition between the Present and Past.
This may be seen especially from the speech of Elpenor in Od.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
The formation of the eye-spots does not therefore proceed any more rapidly in this species than in C. Elpenor.Studies in the Theory of Descent (Volumes 1 and 2)|August Weismann