Banquo

noun
Ban·​quo | \ ˈbaŋ-(ˌ)kwō How to pronounce Banquo (audio) , ˈban- How to pronounce Banquo (audio) \

Definition of Banquo

: a murdered Scottish thane in Shakespeare's Macbeth whose ghost appears to Macbeth

First Known Use of Banquo

1607, in the meaning defined above

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“Banquo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Banquo. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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