- Greek (culture)
- Giant (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
The name of a Giant king who was the son of Neptune or Poseidon. According to the Roman poet Ovid (43 BC – 17 AD) he was the King of the Laestrygonians. He was also responsible for founding the town Formiae in Italy and started the family name of Lamiae.
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