Penelope

Primary Meanings of Penelope

1.
n
(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.
n
a genus of guans (turkey-like arboreal birds valued as game and food birds)
Full Definitions of Penelope
1

n (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

Example of:
mythical being
an imaginary being of myth or fable
2

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

Synonyms:
genus Penelope
Type of:
bird genus
a genus of birds

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