Gr. Myth. the wife of Orpheus
Origin of EurydiceClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Eurydik?
The wife of Orpheus, whom he failed to rescue from the underworld when he looked back at her on their journey back to the upper world of the living and so violated the command of Hades.
From Latin Eurydice, from Ancient Greek Εὐρυδίκη (Eurudikē).