Pyrrhus

[ pir-uh s ]
/ ˈpɪr əs /

noun

c318–272 b.c., king of Epirus c300–272.
Classical Mythology. Neoptolemus.
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Pyrrhus

/ (ˈpɪrəs) /

noun

319–272 bc, king of Epirus (306–272). He invaded Italy but was ultimately defeated by the Romans (275 bc)
another name for Neoptolemus

Derived Forms

Pyrrhic, adjective
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