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

Definition of Arethusa

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

Origin and Etymology of arethusa

Latin, from Greek Arethousa

First Known Use: 1513

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