[ at-l-id ]

noun,plural At·tal·ids, At·tal·i·dae [uh-tal-i-dee]. /əˈtæl ɪˌdi/.
  1. any of a line of kings, usually named Attalus orEumenes, that ruled Pergamum, in Asia Minor, 282–133 b.c.

Origin of Attalid

Presumably after Attalus (<Greek Áttalos), father ofPhiletaerus (died 263 b.c.), founder of the kingdom; see -id1

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