Remus

noun
Re·​mus | \ ˈrē-məs How to pronounce Remus (audio) \

Definition of Remus

: a son of Mars slain by his twin brother Romulus

First Known Use of Remus

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Remus

Latin

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