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Achates

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Pronunciation: /əˈkeɪtiːz
 
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Greek & Roman Mythology

Definition of Achates in English:

A companion of Aeneas. His loyalty to his friend was so exemplary as to become proverbial, hence the term fidus Achates (‘faithful Achates’).

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