Hip·​pom·​e·​nes hi-ˈpä-mə-nēz How to pronounce Hippomenes (audio)
: the successful suitor of Atalanta in Greek mythology

Word History


Latin, from Greek Hippomenēs

First Known Use

1567, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hippomenes was in 1567

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“Hippomenes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hippomenes. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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