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Meaning of Aegisthus

Ae•gis•thus

Pronunciation: (ē-jis'thus), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a cousin of Agamemnon who seduced Clytemnestra, Agamemnon's wife, and was later killed by Orestes.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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