Orpheus

Definition of Orpheus

Or´phe`us
prop. n.1.(Gr. Myth.) The famous mythic Thracian poet, son of the Muse Calliope, and husband of Eurydice. He is reputed to have had power to entrance beasts and inanimate objects by the music of his lyre.

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