Sarpedon

[ sahr-peed-n, -pee-don ]
/ sɑrˈpid n, -ˈpi dɒn /

noun Classical Mythology.

a Lycian prince, son of Zeus, killed by Patroclus in the Trojan War.

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Sarpedon
/ (sɑːˈpiːdɒn) /

noun

Greek myth a son of Zeus and Laodameia, or perhaps Europa, and king of Lycia. He was slain by Patroclus while fighting on behalf of the Trojans
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