Menelaus

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noun Men·e·la·us \ˌme-nə-ˈlā-əs\

Definition of Menelaus

  1. :  a king of Sparta, brother of Agamemnon, and husband of the abducted Helen of Troy

Origin and Etymology of menelaus

Latin, from Greek Menelaos


First Known Use: 13th century


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