Electra[ē lek′trə, i-]
Gr. Myth. a daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra: she encourages her brother, Orestes, to kill their mother and their mother's lover, who together murdered Agamemnon
Origin of ElectraClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Elektra, literally , shining one: see electric
A daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon who with her brother Orestes avenged the murder of Agamemnon by killing their mother and her lover, Aegisthus.