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Priam

noun Pri·am \ˈprī-əm, -ˌam\

Definition of PRIAM

:  the father of Hector, Paris, and Cassandra and king of Troy during the Trojan War

Origin of PRIAM

Latin Priamus, from Greek Priamos
First Known Use: 14th century

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