Endymion

[ en-dim-ee-uh n ]
/ ɛnˈdɪm i ən /

noun

Classical Mythology. a young man kept forever youthful through eternal sleep and loved by Selene.
(italics) a narrative poem (1818) by John Keats.

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Endymion
/ (ɛnˈdɪmɪən) /

noun

Greek myth a handsome youth who was visited every night by the moon goddess Selene, who loved him
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