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Pelops

noun Pe·lops \ˈpē-ˌläps, ˈpe-\

Definition of PELOPS

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

Origin of PELOPS

Latin, from Greek
First Known Use: 15th century

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