Daphnis

noun
Daph·nis | \ ˈdaf-nəs \

Definition of Daphnis 

: a Sicilian shepherd renowned in Greek mythology as the inventor of pastoral poetry

First Known Use of Daphnis

1563, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Daphnis

Latin, from Greek

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