[ koh-ef-uh-rahy ]
/ koʊˈɛf əˌraɪ /


a tragedy (458 b.c.) by Aeschylus.
Compare Oresteia.
Also called The Libation-bearers.

Definition for libation-bearers (2 of 2)

Libation-bearers, The

[ lahy-bey-shuh n-bair-erz ]
/ laɪˈbeɪ ʃənˈbɛər ərz /

noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for libation-bearers

  • Aeschylus in his Libation-Bearers had dealt with this theme on broad lines and with gorgeous intensity of imagination.

    Euripedes and His Age|Gilbert Murray
  • The Choephori (Libation-bearers), the second play of the trilogy, opens with the entry of Orestes.