Endymion

noun
En·​dym·​i·​on | \ en-ˈdi-mē-ən How to pronounce Endymion (audio) \

Definition of Endymion

: a beautiful youth loved by Selene in Greek mythology

First Known Use of Endymion

1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Endymion

Latin, from Greek Endymiōn

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“Endymion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Endymion. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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