Priam

noun
Pri·​am | \ ˈprī-əm How to pronounce Priam (audio) , -ˌam \

Definition of Priam

: the father of Hector, Paris, and Cassandra and king of Troy during the Trojan War

First Known Use of Priam

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Priam

Latin Priamus, from Greek Priamos

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“Priam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Priam. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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