Antigone[an tig′ə nē′]
Gr. Myth. a daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta: she defies the king of Thebes, Creon, by performing funeral rites for her brother, Polynices
Origin of AntigoneClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Antigonē
The daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta. She performed funeral rites over her brother's body in defiance of her uncle Creon.