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Jocasta

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noun Jo·cas·ta \jō-ˈkas-tə\

Definition of Jocasta

  1. :  a queen of Thebes who marries Oedipus not knowing that he is her son



Origin of jocasta

Latin, from Greek Iokastē


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with jocasta


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