Artemis

noun
Ar·te·mis | \ˈär-tə-məs \

Definition of Artemis 

: a Greek moon goddess often portrayed as a virgin huntress — compare diana

First Known Use of Artemis

1673, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Artemis

Greek

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Artemis

Dictionary Entries near Artemis

artefact

artel

artemia

Artemis

artemisia

artemisia green

artemon

Statistics for Artemis

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Artemis

The first known use of Artemis was in 1673

See more words from the same year

Comments on Artemis

What made you want to look up Artemis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to reject or criticize sharply

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!