[ uh-fel-teez ]
/ əˈfɛl tiz /
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noun Classical Mythology.
the son of King Lycurgus of Nemea who was killed in infancy by a serpent and in whose memory the Nemean games were held.
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Also called Ar·chem·o·rus [ahr-kem-er-uhs] /ɑrˈkɛm ər əs/ .
Words nearby Opheltes
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Example sentences from the Web for Opheltes
There is also a mound of earth said to be the tomb of Lycurgus, the father of Opheltes.
My father Opheltes trained me not to such baseness, nor have I so borne myself in thy company.Stories from Virgil|Alfred J. Church