Pyramus

noun
Pyr·​a·​mus | \ ˈpir-ə-məs How to pronounce Pyramus (audio) \

Definition of Pyramus

: a legendary youth of Babylon who dies for love of Thisbe

First Known Use of Pyramus

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Pyramus

Latin, from Greek Pyramos

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“Pyramus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pyramus. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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