before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Latin, from Greek Achilleus
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“Achilles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Achilles. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.
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