Eurydice

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Eu·ryd·i·ce

 (yo͝o-rĭd′ĭ-sē)
n. Greek Mythology
The wife of Orpheus, whom he failed to rescue from the underworld when he looked back at her on their journey back to the upper world of the living and so violated the command of Hades.

Eurydice

(jʊˈrɪdɪsɪ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a dryad married to Orpheus, who sought her in Hades after she died. She could have left Hades with him had he not broken his pact and looked back at her

Eu•ryd•i•ce

(yʊˈrɪd əˌsi, yə-)

n.
(in Greek myth) the wife of Orpheus.
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Noun1.Eurydice - (Greek mythology) the wife of OrpheusEurydice - (Greek mythology) the wife of Orpheus
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Translations

Eurydice

[jʊˈrɪdɪsiː] NEurídice

Eurydice

[jʊˈrɪdɪsɪ] nEuridice f
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