Greek myth a winged monster with three bodies joined at the waist, killed by Hercules, who stole the monster's cattle as his tenth labour
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How to use Geryon in a sentence
To this spot Hercules was sent to take possession of the oxen of Geryon—a monster with three bodies.Stories of Old Greece and Rome | Emilie Kip Baker
To this land came Hercules,324 driving before him the oxen of Geryon, whom he had slain.Stories of the Old world | Alfred John Church
He first speaks of Geryon, who was supposed to have had three heads, and was thence styled τρικεφαλος.
Fraud is typified by Geryon, having the face of an honest man and the body of a dragon.Dante: "The Central Man of All the World" | John T. Slattery
Hope for the best; some little Cerberus or Geryon shall call you father, and Heracles have employment again.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4 | Lucian of Samosata