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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Odysseus.

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  • proper noun Greek mythology Latin name form of Odysseus

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  • noun (Roman mythology) Roman spelling for Odysseus

Etymologies

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[Latin Ulixēs, Ulyssēs, from Greek dialectal Olusseus, variant of Greek Odusseus.]

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From Latin Ulyssēs, a frequent error for Ulixēs ("Odysseus"), influenced by the Ancient Greek Ὀδυσσεύς (Odusseus).

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