Sar·​pe·​don sär-ˈpē-dᵊn How to pronounce Sarpedon (audio)
: a son of Zeus and Europa and king of Lycia killed in the Trojan War

Word History


Latin, from Greek Sarpēdōn

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Sarpedon was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Sarpedon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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