Patroclus

play
noun Pa·tro·clus \pə-ˈtrō-kləs, -ˈträ-\

Definition of Patroclus

  1. :  a Greek hero and friend of Achilles slain by Hector at Troy

Origin and Etymology of patroclus

Latin, from Greek Patroklos


First Known Use: 15th century


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Patroclus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to help become familiar with something

Get Word of the Day daily email!