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Orestes Syllabification: O·res·tes
Pronunciation: /ôˈrestēz/
Greek Mythology

Definition of Orestes in English:

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.

Words that rhyme with Orestes

testes, Thyestes

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