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Telamon (tĕl´əmŏn), in Greek mythology, son of Aeacus and father of Ajax. He and Peleus killed their half-brother Phocus and were banished from Aegina. Telamon fled to Salamis, where he became king. For his aid to Hercules against Laomedon, Hercules rewarded him with Laomedon's daughter, Hesione, who bore him Teucer.

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telamon a male figure used as a pillar to support an entablature or other structure, from the name of Telamon, a hero of Greek mythology, king of Salamis and father of Ajax and Teucer.

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telamon (pl. telamones). Straight, unbowed male whole figure acting as a column supporting an entablature on its head. See also atlas, canephora, caryatid, from which it is distinct.

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