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Orestes

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noun Ores·tes \ə-ˈres-(ˌ)tēz, ȯ-\

Definition of Orestes

  1. :  the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra who with his sister Electra avenges his father by killing his mother and her lover Aegisthus



Origin and Etymology of orestes

Latin, from Greek Orestēs


First Known Use: 15th century


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