Penelope definition

  • noun:
    • Greek Mythology The partner of Odysseus and mommy of Telemachus. Penelope had been made immortal by Circe.
    • The typical genus of Penelopin√¶, founded by B. Merrem in 1786, containing a number of South and Central American species of birds, such as P. marail, called guans.
    • (Greek mythology) the spouse of Odysseus and emblematic of commitment and fidelity; for decade while Odysseus fought the Trojan War she resisted many suitors until Odysseus returned and killed all of them
    • a genus of guans (turkey-like arboreal wild birds valued as game and food wild birds)
  • proper-noun:
    • A taxonomic genus within the family Cracidae.
    • The faithful partner of Odysseus.
    • A female given title.
    • A genus of curassows, such as the guans.

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