Definition of Polyphemus in English:


Pronunciation /ˌpäləˈfēməs/ /ˌpɑləˈfiməs/

proper noun

Greek Mythology
  • 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.