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Pyramus

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noun Pyr·a·mus \ˈpir-ə-məs\

Definition of Pyramus

  1. :  a legendary youth of Babylon who dies for love of Thisbe



Origin of pyramus

Latin, from Greek Pyramos


First Known Use: 14th century


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