Middle English, from Latin, from Greek Trōïlos
14th century, in the meaning defined above
“Troilus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Troilus. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about Troilus
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