Definition of Cressida in English:


Syllabification: Cres·si·da
Pronunciation: /ˈkresədə
  • (In medieval legends of the Trojan War) the daughter of Calchas, a priest. She was unfaithful to her lover Troilus, a son of Priam.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody