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Cressida

[ kres-i-duh ]
/ ˈkrɛs ɪ də /
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noun
(in medieval adaptations of the story of the Trojan wars) a Trojan woman portrayed as the lover of Troilus, whom she deserts for Diomedes.
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Cressida

Criseyde or Cressid

/ (ˈkrɛsɪdə) /

noun
(in medieval adaptations of the story of Troy) a lady who deserts her Trojan lover Troilus for the Greek Diomedes
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