Definition of Aeneas in US English:

Aeneas

proper noun

Roman Mythology Greek Mythology
  • A Trojan leader, son of Anchises and Aphrodite, and legendary ancestor of the Romans. When Troy fell to the Greeks he escaped and after wandering for many years eventually reached Italy. The story of his voyage is recounted in Virgil's Aeneid.

Pronunciation

Aeneas

/əˈniəs//əˈnēəs/