[ troi-luh s, troh-uh- ]
/ ˈtrɔɪ ləs, ˈtroʊ ə- /

noun Classical and Medieval Legend.

a warrior son of Priam, mentioned by Homer and Vergil and later represented as the lover of Cressida. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (ˈtrɔɪləs, ˈtrəʊɪləs) /


Greek myth the youngest son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba, slain at Troy. In medieval romance he is portrayed as the lover of Cressida

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