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 alludes to this.

Pronunciation

Pyrrhus

/ˈpɪrəs//ˈpirəs/