Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈtur.nus/(Latin)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown. According to Virgil's Aeneid, Turnus was a king of the Rutuli. He led the Latins in war against the Trojans led by Aeneas. At the end of the book he is killed by Aeneas in a duel.
Entry updated November 20, 2020