Electra

noun
Elec·​tra | \ i-ˈlek-trə How to pronounce Electra (audio) \

Definition of Electra

: a sister of Orestes who aids him in killing their mother Clytemnestra

First Known Use of Electra

1580, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Electra

Latin, from Greek Ēlektra

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“Electra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Electra. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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