Amphion

noun
Am·​phi·​on | \ am-ˈfī-ən How to pronounce Amphion (audio) \

Definition of Amphion

: a musician of Greek mythology who builds the walls of Thebes by charming the stones into place with his lyre

First Known Use of Amphion

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amphion

Latin, from Greek Amphiōn

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“Amphion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amphion. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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