noun Iph·i·ge·nia \ˌi-fə-jə-ˈnī-ə\

Definition of Iphigenia

  1. :  a daughter of Agamemnon nearly sacrificed by him to Artemis but saved by her and made a priestess

Origin and Etymology of iphigenia

Latin, from Greek Iphigeneia

First Known Use: 1563

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