Horatius

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noun Ho·ra·tius \hə-ˈrā-sh(ē-)əs\

Definition of Horatius

  1. :  a hero in Roman legend noted for his defense of a bridge over the Tiber against the Etruscans

Origin and Etymology of horatius

Latin


First Known Use: 1587

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