Electra

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • Elektra

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἤλεκτρον ‎(ḗlektron, amber), related to ἠλέκτωρ ‎(ēléktōr, shining sun).

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Electra

  1. (Greek mythology) Any of several mythical women, including a daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, one of the Pleiades, and one of the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys.
  2. (astronomy) One of the stars in the Pleiades star cluster.
  3. (rare) A female given name.

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