Peleus

noun
Pe·​leus | \ ˈpēl-ˌyüs How to pronounce Peleus (audio) , ˈpē-lē-əs How to pronounce Peleus (audio) \

Definition of Peleus

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

First Known Use of Peleus

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Peleus

Latin, from Greek Pēleus

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“Peleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Peleus. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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