Pronunciation: (fil"u-mē'lu), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/philomela.html on line 75 [key]
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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