Definition of Pyrrhus in English:

Pyrrhus

proper noun

  • (c.318–272 bc), king of Epirus c.307–272. After invading Italy in 280, he defeated the Romans at Asculum in 279, but sustained heavy losses; the term pyrrhic victory is named in allusion to this.

Pronunciation:

Pyrrhus

/ˈpɪrəs/