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Phaedra

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noun Phae·dra \ˈfē-drə\

Definition of Phaedra

  1. :  a daughter of Minos who marries Theseus and falls in love with her stepson Hippolytus



Origin and Etymology of phaedra

Latin, from Greek Phaidra


First Known Use: 14th century


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