Greek Mythology A Trojan priest of Apollo who had been killed together with his two sons by two ocean serpents for having warned their folks of the Trojan-horse.
A priest of Apollo, during Trojan war. (See 2.)
A marble group in Vatican at Rome, representing the priest Laocoön, together with sons, infolded within the coils of two serpents, as explained by Virgil.
(Greek mythology) the priest of Apollo which warned the Trojans to avoid Greeks bearing gift ideas if they wished to take the Trojan Horse; a god which preferred the Greeks (Poseidon or Athena) delivered snakes who coiled around Laocoon and his two twin sons killing all of them