noun \ˈpēl-ˌyüs, ˈpē-lē-əs\

Definition of PELEUS

:  a son of Aeacus who becomes by the goddess Thetis the father of Achilles

Origin of PELEUS

Latin, from Greek Pēleus
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with PELEUS


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