Share this entry

Share this page

Clytemnestra

Line breaks: Cly¦tem|nes¦tra
Pronunciation: /ˌklʌɪtɪmˈnɛstrə
 
/
Greek Mythology

Definition of Clytemnestra in English:

Wife of Agamemnon. She conspired with her lover Aegisthus to murder Agamemnon on his return from the Trojan War, and was murdered in retribution by her son Orestes and her daughter Electra.

Words that rhyme with Clytemnestra

extra

Definition of Clytemnestra in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure