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Orestes

Orestes

noun Ores·tes \ə-ˈres-(ˌ)tēz, -\

Definition of ORESTES

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

Origin of ORESTES

Latin, from Greek Orestēs
First Known Use: 15th century

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