Sarpedon

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noun Sar·pe·don \sär-ˈpē-dən\

Definition of Sarpedon

  1. :  a son of Zeus and Europa and king of Lycia killed in the Trojan War

Origin and Etymology of sarpedon

Latin, from Greek Sarpēdōn


First Known Use: 14th century


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