Archit. a supporting column in the form of a man's figure
Origin of telamonClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek telam?n, bearer ; from telassai, to bear ; from Indo-European base an unverified form tel- from source tolerate
One of the Argonauts and the father of Ajax.
nounpl. tel·a·mon·es Architecture
A figure of a man used as a supporting pillar.
Origin of telamonLatin, from Greek telam&omacron;n, bearer; see tel&schwa;- in Indo-European roots.
From Latin telamon, from Ancient Greek Ï„ÎµÎ»Î±Î¼ÏŽÎ½ (telamon, “pillar shaped as a male figure, strap used for carrying")