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.
From Latin Antigonē, from Ancient Greek Ἀντιγόνη (Antigonē)