a son of Asclepius who was famed as a healer and who served as physician of the Greeks in the Trojan War.
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How to use Machaon in a sentence
Thus the word is not a vague epithet: the words simply mean, that the manful exertions of Machaon were arrested.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3 | W. E. Gladstone
In the pupa of Papilio Machaon there is one such channel between the third and fourth segments.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4) | William Kirby
But soon Paris wounded with an arrow another brave chieftain, even the physician Machaon.Stories of the Old world | Alfred John Church
So loud was the cry that it roused old Nestor where he sat in his tent, tending the wounded Machaon.Stories of the Old world | Alfred John Church
And those who were around Machaon were fearful that the Trojans would seize the stricken man and bear him away.The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy | Padriac Colum