or Cly·taem·nes·ra

[ klahy-tuh m-nes-truh ]
/ ˌklaɪ təmˈnɛs trə /

noun Classical Mythology.

the daughter of Tyndareus and Leda, the wife of Agamemnon, and the mother of Orestes, Electra, and Iphigenia. She killed Agamemnon and was herself killed, along with her lover, Aegisthus, by Orestes. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (ˌklaɪtɪmˈnɛstrə) /


Greek myth the wife of Agamemnon, whom she killed on his return from the Trojan War
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