Tereus

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noun Te·reus \ˈtir-ˌyüs, ˈtē-ˌrüs\

Definition of Tereus

  1. :  the husband of Procne who rapes his sister-in-law Philomela

Origin and Etymology of tereus

Latin, from Greek Tēreus


First Known Use: 14th century


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