Meaning of Merope
Pronunciation: (mer'u-pē), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
- a queen of Corinth and the foster mother of Oedipus.
- a queen of Messenia, the wife of Cresphontes and mother of Aepytus, who with Aepytus sought revenge upon Polyphontes, the brother and murderer of Cresphontes.
- one of the six visible stars in the Pleiades.