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Arethusa

noun Ar·e·thu·sa \ˌa-rə-ˈthü-zə, -ˈthyü-\

Definition of ARETHUSA

:  a wood nymph who is changed into a spring while fleeing the advances of the river-god Alpheus

Origin of ARETHUSA

Latin, from Greek Arethousa
First Known Use: 1513

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