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Laestrygones

[les-trig-uh-neez] /lɛsˈtrɪg əˌniz/
plural noun, singular Laestrygon
[les-tri-gon] /ˈlɛs trɪˌgɒn/ (Show IPA).
Classical Mythology
1.
giant cannibals encountered by Odysseus on his return to Ithaca.
Also, Laestrygonians
[les-tri-goh-nee-uh nz] /ˌlɛs trɪˈgoʊ ni ənz/ (Show IPA)
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