Re·​mus ˈrē-məs How to pronounce Remus (audio)
: a son of Mars slain by his twin brother Romulus

Examples of Remus in a Sentence

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Word History



First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Remus was in the 13th century

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“Remus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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