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Patroclus

[puh-troh-kluh s]
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  1. Classical Mythology. a friend of Achilles, who was slain by Hector at Troy.
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Patroclus

noun
  1. Greek myth a friend of Achilles, killed in the Trojan War by Hector. His death made Achilles return to the fight after his quarrel with Agamemnon
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