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Pelops

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noun Pe·lops \ˈpē-ˌläps, ˈpe-\

Definition of Pelops

  1. :  a son of Tantalus served by his father to the gods for food but later restored to life by them



Origin and Etymology of pelops

Latin, from Greek


First Known Use: 15th century


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