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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Or·pheus /ˈɔrˌfjus, fiəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Or·phe·us prop. n.  Gr. Myth. The famous mythic Thracian poet, son of the Muse Calliope, and husband of Eurydice.  He is reputed to have had power to entrance beasts and inanimate objects by the music of his lyre.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : (Greek mythology) a great musician; when his wife Eurydice
          died he went to Hades to get her back but failed