[ nee-op-tol-uh-muh s ]
/ ˌni ɒpˈtɒl ə məs /

noun Classical Mythology.

the son of Achilles, who slew Priam at the fall of Troy.


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Also called Pyrrhus. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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/ (ˌniːɒpˈtɒləməs) /


Greek myth a son of Achilles and slayer of King Priam of TroyAlso called: Pyrrhus
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