Astyanax Definition

ə-stīə-năks
noun
The young son of Hector and Andromache, killed when the Greeks conquered Troy.
American Heritage
The young son of Hector and Andromache: he is killed at Troy by the Greek conquerors.
Webster's New World
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pronoun

(mythology) The nickname of Scamandrius, child son of Hector and Andromache.

Wiktionary
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Origin of Astyanax

  • From Ancient Greek Ἀστυάναξ (Astuanaks, “high lord”), the nickname for the firstborn son of Hector, protector of Troy.

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