Morpheus

noun
Mor·​pheus | \ ˈmȯr-fē-əs How to pronounce Morpheus (audio) , -ˌfyüs, -ˌfüs How to pronounce Morpheus (audio) \

Definition of Morpheus

: the Greek god of dreams

First Known Use of Morpheus

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Morpheus

Latin, from Greek

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