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Nessus

Line breaks: Nes¦sus
Pronunciation: /ˈnɛsəs
 
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Greek Mythology
  • A centaur who was killed by Hercules with a poisoned arrow. Hercules eventually died when he was given a shirt smeared with the centaur’s blood, which poisoned him.

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