Aeneas

noun
Ae·​ne·​as | \ i-ˈnē-əs How to pronounce Aeneas (audio) \

Definition of Aeneas

: a son of Anchises and Aphrodite, defender of Troy, and hero of Virgil's Aeneid

First Known Use of Aeneas

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aeneas

Latin, from Greek Aineias

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“Aeneas.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aeneas. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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