Artemis

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noun Ar·te·mis \ˈär-tə-məs\

Definition of Artemis

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

Origin and Etymology of artemis

Greek


First Known Use: 1673


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