Endymion

noun

En·​dym·​i·​on en-ˈdi-mē-ən How to pronounce Endymion (audio)
: a beautiful youth loved by Selene in Greek mythology

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Word History

Etymology

Latin, from Greek Endymiōn

First Known Use

1567, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Endymion was in 1567

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Cite this Entry

“Endymion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Endymion. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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