[ moh-drid ]
/ ˈmoʊ drɪd /

noun Arthurian Romance.

the nephew and treacherous killer of Arthur.


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Mordred (ˈmɔːdrɛd)

/ (ˈməʊdrɪd) /


(in Arthurian legend) a knight of the Round Table who rebelled against and killed his uncle King Arthur
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