Ae·​a·​cus ˈē-ə-kəs How to pronounce Aeacus (audio)
: a son of Zeus who is given the Myrmidons as followers and becomes on his death a judge of the underworld

Word History


Latin, from Greek Aiakos

First Known Use

circa 1572, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Aeacus was circa 1572

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“Aeacus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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