Peleus

noun

: a son of Aeacus who becomes by the goddess Thetis the father of Achilles

Word History

Etymology

Latin, from Greek Pēleus

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Peleus was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Peleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Peleus. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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