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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.
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(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
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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.
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Phaedra[ˈfiːdrə] n → Fedra
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