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Galatea

noun Gal·a·tea \ˌga-lə-ˈtē-ə\

Definition of GALATEA

:  a female figure sculpted by Pygmalion and given life by Aphrodite in fulfillment of his prayer

Origin of GALATEA

Latin, from Greek Galateia
First Known Use: 14th century

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