Gender Feminine
Scripts Φαίδρα(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. FEED-rə(English) FEHD-rə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Greek Φαίδρα (Phaidra), derived from φαιδρός (phaidros) meaning "bright". Phaedra was the daughter of Minos and the wife of Theseus in Greek mythology. Aphrodite caused her to fall in love with her stepson Hippolytos, and after she was rejected by him she killed herself.

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Entry updated May 29, 2020