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Pandarus

or Pan·da·ros

[ pan-der-uhs ]
/ ˈpæn dər əs /
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noun Classical Mythology.
a Trojan who attempted to assassinate Menelaus, thereby violating a truce between the Greeks and the Trojans and prolonging the Trojan War: in Chaucerian and other medieval accounts, he is the procurer of Cressida for Troilus.
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Pandarus
/ (ˈpændərəs) /

noun
Greek myth the leader of the Lycians, allies of the Trojans in their war with the Greeks. He broke the truce by shooting Menelaus with an arrow and was killed in the ensuing battle by Diomedes
(in medieval legend) the procurer of Cressida on behalf of Troilus
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