Da·​mon ˈdā-mən How to pronounce Damon (audio)
: a legendary Sicilian who pledges his life for his condemned friend Pythias

Word History


Latin, from Greek Damōn

First Known Use

1557, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Damon was in 1557

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“Damon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Damon. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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