Anchises

noun
An·​chi·​ses | \ an-ˈkī-(ˌ)sēz How to pronounce Anchises (audio) , aŋ- \

Definition of Anchises

: the father of Aeneas rescued by his son from the burning city of Troy

First Known Use of Anchises

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anchises

Latin, from Greek Anchisēs

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“Anchises.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anchises. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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