[ ree-muh s ]
/ ˈri məs /


Roman Legend. See under Romulus(def 1).
Uncle. Uncle Remus.

Definition for remus (2 of 2)

[ rom-yuh-luh s ]
/ ˈrɒm yə ləs /

noun Roman Legend.

the founder of Rome, in 753 b.c., and its first king: a son of Mars and Rhea Silvia, he and his twin brother (Remus) were abandoned as babies, suckled by a she-wolf, and brought up by a shepherd; Remus was finally killed for mocking the fortifications of Rome, which Romulus had just founded.
a town in S Michigan. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for remus (1 of 2)

/ (ˈriːməs) /


Roman myth the brother of Romulus

British Dictionary definitions for remus (2 of 2)

/ (ˈrɒmjʊləs) /


Roman myth the founder of Rome, suckled with his twin brother Remus by a she-wolf after they were abandoned in infancy. Their parents were Rhea Silvia and Mars. Romulus later killed Remus in an argument over the new city
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