Clytemnestra

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Κλυταιμνήστρα (Klutaimnḗstra, Clytemnestra).

Proper noun[edit]

Clytemnestra f

  1. A genus of copepods, crustaceans, variously placed:
    1. A taxonomic genus within the family Peltidiidae.
    2. A taxonomic genus within the family Clytemnestridae.
  2. (obsolete) A taxonomic genus within the family Cerambycidae – certain longhorn beetles.

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Κλυταιμνήστρα (Klutaimnḗstra), a Greek female given name made famous by the wife and murderer of Agamemnon in Greek legend.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌklaɪtɪmˈnɛstɹə/, /ˌklaɪtəmˈnɛstɹə/

Proper noun[edit]

Clytemnestra

  1. (rare) A female given name