Synonyms of penelope


1. Penelope

usage: (Greek mythology) the wife of Odysseus and a symbol of devotion and fidelity; for 10 years while Odysseus fought the Trojan War she resisted numerous suitors until Odysseus returned and killed them

2. Penelope, genus Penelope, bird genus

usage: a genus of guans (turkey-like arboreal birds valued as game and food birds)

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