noun Pe·nel·o·pe \pə-ˈne-lə-pē\

Definition of PENELOPE

:  the wife of Odysseus who waits faithfully for him during his 20 years' absence

Origin of PENELOPE

Latin, from Greek Pēnelopē
First Known Use: 14th century


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