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Gr. Myth. a king of Sparta: son of Atreus, brother of Agamemnon, and husband of Helen of Troy
Origin: L from Glassical Greek Menelaos
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noun Greek Mythology
The king of Sparta at the time of the Trojan War; husband of Helen and brother of Agamemnon.