Meaning of Priam


Pronunciation: (prī'um), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a king of Troy, the son of Laomedon, husband of Hecuba, and father of Paris, Cassandra, Hector, Polyxena, and many others. He was killed during the capture of Troy.
  2. the grandson of King Priam.
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