Orpheus

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noun Or·pheus \ ˈȯr-ˌfyüs , -fē-əs \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of Orpheus

:a poet and musician in Greek mythology who almost rescues his wife Eurydice from Hades by charming Pluto and Persephone with his lyre

Origin and Etymology of orpheus

Latin, borrowed from Greek Orpheús


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