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[kres-i-duh] /ˈkrɛs ɪ də/

(in medieval adaptations of the story of the Trojan wars) a Trojan woman portrayed as the lover of Troilus, whom she deserts for Diomedes.
(in medieval adaptations of the story of Troy) a lady who deserts her Trojan lover Troilus for the Greek Diomedes


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