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Aeneas

Syllabification: Ae·ne·as
Pronunciation: /əˈnēəs
 
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Greek & Roman Mythology

Definition of Aeneas in English:

A Trojan leader, son of Anchises and Aphrodite, and legendary ancestor of the Romans. When Troy fell to the Greeks he escaped and after wandering for many years eventually reached Italy. The story of his voyage is recounted in Virgil’s Aeneid.

Words that rhyme with Aeneas

Apuleius, Judas Maccabaeus, Linnaeus, Piraeus, uraeus

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