Definition of Daphnis in English:


Syllabification: Daph·nis
Pronunciation: /ˈdafnis
Greek Mythology
  • A Sicilian shepherd who, according to one version of the legend, was struck with blindness for his infidelity to the nymph Echenaïs. He consoled himself with pastoral poetry, of which he was the inventor.

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