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Daphnis

[daf-nis] /ˈdæf nɪs/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
a son of Hermes: the originator of pastoral poetry.
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Daphnis

/ˈdæfnɪs/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a Sicilian shepherd, the son of Hermes and a nymph, who was regarded as the inventor of pastoral poetry
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