Pronunciation: ( jō-kas'tu), [key]
1. Class. Myth.a queen of Thebes, the wife of Laius and the mother, later the wife, of Oedipus, by whom she bore Eteocles, Polynices, and Antigone: called Epicaste by Homer.
2. a female given name. Also,Jo•cas'te.
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