As·​ty·​a·​nax ə-ˈstī-ə-ˌnaks How to pronounce Astyanax (audio)
: a son of Hector and Andromache hurled by the Greeks from the walls of Troy

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First Known Use

1567, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Astyanax was in 1567

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“Astyanax.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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