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Gender Masculine
Scripts Πατροκλος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. pə-TRO-kləs(English)
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Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek Πατροκλος (Patroklos) meaning "glory of the father", derived from πατηρ (pater) "father" (genitive πατρος) and κλεος (kleos) "glory". In Greek legend he was one of the heroes who fought against the Trojans. His death at the hands of Hector drew his friend Achilles back into the war.


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