Greek Mythology The partner of Odysseus and mommy of Telemachus. Penelope had been made immortal by Circe.
The typical genus of Penelopinæ, 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)