• Definition for "Philomela"
    • Greek Mythology A princess of Athens just who,…
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Philomela definition

  • noun:
    • Greek Mythology A princess of Athens just who, after becoming raped by her brother-in-law, Tereus, had been avenged by the woman sibling, Procne, and ended up being later on converted into a swallow or nightingale while fleeing Tereus.
    • The nightingale; philomel.
    • A genus of wild birds such as the nightingales.
    • A genus of oscine passerine birds, the sort of the nightingale: today often called Luscinia or Daulias.
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