Oenone

noun
Oe·​no·​ne | \ ē-ˈnō-nē How to pronounce Oenone (audio) \

Definition of Oenone

: a nymph who is abandoned by her husband Paris for Helen of Troy

First Known Use of Oenone

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Oenone

Latin, from Greek Oinōnē

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“Oenone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oenone. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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