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
nounpl. tel·a·mon·es, Architecture
Origin of telamonLatin from Greek telamōn bearer ; see telə- in Indo-European roots.
One of the Argonauts and the father of Ajax.
From Latin telamon, from Ancient Greek Ï„ÎµÎ»Î±Î¼ÏŽÎ½ (telamon, “pillar shaped as a male figure, strap used for carrying")