Iphigenia: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (if"i-ju-nī'u, -nē'u), [key]
- the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra and sister of Orestes and Electra: when she was about to be sacrificed to ensure a wind to take the Greek ships to Troy, she was saved by Artemis, whose priestess she became.
- a female given name.
- iphigenia (Thesaurus)