[ nahy-kos-truh-tuhs ]
/ naɪˈkɒs trə təs /
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noun Classical Mythology.
a son of Menelaus and Helen who, with his illegitimate brother Megapenthes, expelled Helen from Sparta when Menelaus died.
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How to use Nicostratus in a sentence
Nicostratus followed close behind him, without a word, frequently slapping his thigh with his hand.
What, would you have me imitate Nicostratus the actor, reciting his tetrameters to the music of the fife?The Symposium|Xenophon
And yet Hercules would esteem the brave though ugly Nicostratus as much as the beautiful Alcæus.Trips to the Moon|Lucian
At Nicostratus's table we discoursed of those matters which the Athenians were to debate of in their next assembly.Essays and Miscellanies|Plutarch
His three sons— Philippus, Araros and Nicostratus—were all comic poets.