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Polyphemus British & World English

A Cyclops who trapped Odysseus and some of his companions in a cave, from which they escaped by putting out his one eye while he slept. In another story Polyphemus loved the sea nymph Galatea, and in jealousy killed his rival Acis

Limulus polyphemus in horseshoe crab British & World English

A large marine arthropod with a domed horseshoe-shaped shell, a long tail spine, and ten legs, little changed since the Devonian

Gopherus polyphemus in gopher1 British & World English

A tortoise of dry sandy regions that excavates tunnels as shelter from the sun, native to the southern US