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Phil•o•me•la



Pronunciation: (fil"u-mē'lu), [key]
n.
1. Class. Myth.an Athenian princess who was raped by her brother-in-law Tereus and was subsequently avenged and transformed into a nightingale.
2. (l.c.) philomel.

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