hekibolos means “far-shooter” (or also far-thrower).
It’s an epithet of Apollo, meaning an archer who can shoot someone or something from a long distance away.
So basically, Apollo Sniper.
hekibolos is pronounced “HECK-y Bowl-oss,” where HECK is the primary accent and Bowl is secondary.
Yes, I decided that I was having more fun with the Great Courses channel add-on to Amazon Prime than with Audible, and it’s cheaper too. So I’m back doing Greek 101 again.