Pyrrhus

noun Pyr·rhus \ ˈpir-əs \

Definition of Pyrrhus

:a son of Achilles and slayer of Priam at the taking of Troy

Origin and Etymology of pyrrhus

Latin, from Greek Pyrrhos


Pyrrhus

biographical name Pyr·rhus \ ˈpir-əs \

Definition of Pyrrhus

319–272 b.c. king of Epirus (306–302; 297–272 b.c.)

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