Pyrrhus definition by Webster's New World
Gr. Myth. Achilles' son
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318?-272 ; king of Epirus (305?-272 )
Pyrrhus definition by American Heritage Dictionary
King of Epirus (306-302 and 297-272) who defeated the Romans at Heraclea (280) and Asculum (279) despite his own staggering losses.