Oe·​no·​ne ē-ˈnō-nē How to pronounce Oenone (audio)
: a nymph who is abandoned by her husband Paris for Helen of Troy

Word History


Latin, from Greek Oinōnē

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Oenone was in the 15th century

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“Oenone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oenone. Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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