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paramour
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

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Definition
a lover — especially with a partner cheating on their husband or wife
  • The paramours of the wooers are hanged, and Odysseus, after some delay, is recognised by Penelope.
    Introduction (91% in)
  • Yet, for all that, sorrow for Penelope touched not her heart, but she loved Eurymachus and was his paramour.
    Book 18 (75% in)

There are no more uses of "paramour" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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