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Androcles

[an-druh-kleez] /ˈæn drəˌkliz/
noun, Roman Legend.
1.
a slave who was spared in the arena by a lion from whose foot he had long before extracted a thorn.
Also, Androclus
[an-druh-kluh s] /ˈæn drə kləs/ (Show IPA)
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Androcles

/ˈændrəˌkliːz/
noun
1.
(in Roman legend) a slave whose life was spared in the arena by a lion from whose paw he had once extracted a thorn
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