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Peleus

[ pee-lee-uhs, peel-yoos ]
/ ˈpi li əs, ˈpil yus /
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noun Classical Mythology.
a king of the Myrmidons, the son of Aeacus and father of Achilles.
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Peleus
/ (ˈpɛlɪəs, ˈpiːlɪəs) /

noun
Greek myth a king of the Myrmidons; father of Achilles
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