Philadelphus



noun
1.
(surnamed Philadelphus) 309?–247? b.c, king of Egypt 285–247? (son of Ptolemy I).
noun
1.
(Philadelphus) king of Pergamum c159–138 b.c.
/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfəs/
noun
1.
any shrub of the N temperate genus Philadelphus, cultivated for their strongly scented showy flowers: family Hydrangeaceae See also mock orange (sense 1)
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called Philadelphus. 309–246 bc, the son of Ptolemy I; king of Egypt (285–246). Under his rule the power, prosperity, and culture of Egypt was at its height

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