Definition of Nessus in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnɛsəs/
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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