Mem·​non ˈmem-ˌnän How to pronounce Memnon (audio)
: an Ethiopian king slain by Achilles at a late stage of the Trojan War

Word History


Greek Memnōn

First Known Use

1567, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Memnon was in 1567

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“Memnon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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