Phaedra(redirected from Phædra)
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n. Greek Mythology
The daughter of Pasiphaë and wife of Theseus who killed herself after accusing her stepson Hippolytus of rape.
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the wife of Theseus, who falsely accused her stepson Hippolytus of raping her and then hanged herself because he spurned her amorous advances
Phae•dra(ˈfi drə, ˈfɛd rə)
(in Greek myth) a daughter of Minos and wife of Theseus, who fell in love with her stepson, Hippolytus.