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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology The son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, who with his sister Electra avenged the murder of his father by murdering his mother and her lover Aegisthus.

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Heteropterygidae — several stick insects.
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from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (Greek mythology) the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra; his sister Electra persuaded him to avenge Agamemnon's death by killing Clytemnestra and Aegisthus


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