[ yoo-mee-uhs ]
/ yuˈmi əs /
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noun (in the Odyssey)
the faithful swineherd of Odysseus.
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eulogistic, eulogium, eulogize, eulogy, -eum, Eumaeus, eumelanin, Eumenes I, Eumenes II, Eumenides, Eumetazoa
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How to use Eumaeus in a sentence
And in like manner Eumaeus prayed that Ulysses might return home.
On hearing this Telemachus smiled to his father, but so that Eumaeus could not see him.
Then he roused Telemachus, Philoetius, and Eumaeus, and told them all to put on their armour also.
Remembering the anxiety of his mother during his absence he sent Eumaeus to the town to acquaint her with his arrival.
Seeing him from a little distance Odysseus wiped away his tears unnoticed of Eumaeus and asked whose the hound was.