Laocoon

Laocoon

1. A priest of apollo, during the Trojan war. (see 2)

2. A marble group in the Vatican at Rome, representing the priest laocoon, with his sons, infolded in the coils of two serpents, as described by Virgil.

Origin: L, fr. Gr.

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