Definition of Androcles in English:

Androcles

Syllabification: An·dro·cles
Pronunciation: /ˈandrəˌklēz
 
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A runaway slave in a story by Aulus Gellius (2nd century ad) who extracted a thorn from the paw of a lion, which later recognized him and refrained from attacking him when he faced it in the arena.

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