noun he·tae·ra \hi-ˈtir-ə\
plural he·tae·rae \-ˈtir-(ˌ)ē\ or hetaeras or hetairas or he·tai·rai \-ˈtī-ˌrī\

Definition of HETAERA

:  one of a class of highly cultivated courtesans in ancient Greece

Variants of HETAERA

he·tae·ra or he·tai·ra \-ˈtī-rə\

Origin of HETAERA

Greek hetaira, literally, companion, feminine of hetairos
First Known Use: 1820

Rhymes with HETAERA


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