Orpheus

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Greek Ὀρφεύς, built from an uncertain root with the -εύς suffix. Perhaps root-cognate to ὀρφανός "orphan".

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Orpheus

  1. (Greek mythology) A Thracian musician and poet, who failed to retrieve his wife Eurydice from Hades.
  2. (rare) A male given name.

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