- (in the Aeneid) the faithful companion and friend of Aeneas.
- a faithful friend or companion.
- classical myth Aeneas’ faithful companion in Virgil’s Aeneid
- a loyal friend
armor-bearer and faithful friend of Aeneas in the “Aeneid,” hence sometimes used figuratively for “faithful friend.” The name is from Greek akhates “agate” (see agate).