Memnon

noun
Mem·​non | \ ˈmem-ˌnän How to pronounce Memnon (audio) \

Definition of Memnon

: an Ethiopian king slain by Achilles at a late stage of the Trojan War

First Known Use of Memnon

1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Memnon

Greek Memnōn

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“Memnon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Memnon. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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