Damon

noun
Da·​mon | \ ˈdā-mən How to pronounce Damon (audio) \

Definition of Damon

: a legendary Sicilian who pledges his life for his condemned friend Pythias

First Known Use of Damon

1557, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Damon

Latin, from Greek Damōn

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“Damon.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Damon. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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