Clytemnestra

noun
Cly·​tem·​nes·​tra | \ ˌklī-təm-ˈne-strə How to pronounce Clytemnestra (audio) \

Definition of Clytemnestra

: the wife and murderess of Agamemnon

First Known Use of Clytemnestra

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Clytemnestra

Latin, from Greek Klytaimnēstra

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The first known use of Clytemnestra was in the 15th century

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“Clytemnestra.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clytemnestra. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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