Sarpedon

noun
Sar·​pe·​don | \ sär-ˈpē-dᵊn How to pronounce Sarpedon (audio) \

Definition of Sarpedon

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

First Known Use of Sarpedon

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sarpedon

Latin, from Greek Sarpēdōn

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“Sarpedon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sarpedon. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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