Definition of Orestes in English:

Orestes

Syllabification: O·res·tes
Pronunciation: /ôˈrestēz
 
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Greek Mythology
  • The son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra and the brother of Electra and Iphigenia. He killed his mother and her lover Aegisthus to avenge the murder of Agamemnon.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody