Pelops

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Pe·lops

 (pē′lŏps′)
n. Greek Mythology
The son of Tantalus and father of Atreus.

[Latin, from Greek : pelios, dark; see pel- in Indo-European roots + ōps, face, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots.]

Pelops

(ˈpiːlɒps)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the son of Tantalus, who as a child was killed by his father and served up as a meal for the gods

Pel•ops

(ˈpi lɒps, ˈpɛl ɒps)

n.
(in Greek myth) a son of Tantalus slaughtered by his father and served to the gods as food but later restored to life by Hermes.