Leander

noun
Le·​an·​der | \lē-ˈan-dər \

Definition of Leander 

: a youth in Greek mythology who swims the Hellespont nightly to visit Hero and who ultimately drowns in one of the crossings

First Known Use of Leander

1513, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Leander

Latin, from Greek Leandros

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The first known use of Leander was in 1513

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