Eurydice


Orpheus Leading Eurydice from the Underworld (1861) by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

Gender: Feminine

Origin: Greek

Meaning: “She whose justice extends widely.”

Pronunciation: (yoo-RID-uh-see) Eurydice

Nicknames: Eury, Dice

Detail: She was poisoned by a snake, and Orpheus, her husband, went to the underworld to save her.

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