Orpheus meaning

ôr'fē-əs, -fyo͝os'
A Thracian poet and musician whose music had the power to move even inanimate objects and who almost succeeded in rescuing his wife Eurydice from Hades.
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A poet-musician with magic musical powers who descends to the underworld and tries to lead his wife, Eurydice, back from the dead but fails because he breaks the injunction not to look back at her until they reach the upper world.
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Origin of orpheus

Latin Orpheus from Greek orbh- in Indo-European roots