Pronunciation: (dē"yu-nī'ru), [key]
—n. Class. Myth.
a sister of Meleager and wife of Hercules, whom she killed unwittingly by giving him a shirt that had been dipped in the poisoned blood of Nessus. Also,De"ia•nei'ra.
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